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Fredda Bisman from the law firm of Dickinson and Wright has been selected to serve as the InterimTown Attorney for the Town of Fountain Hills. Her first official day on the job will begin Tuesday,October 10, at the Special Town Council meeting.“Ms. Bisman possesses considerable municipal law experience and we’re fortunate that she hasagreed to fill in as the legal counsel for Fountain Hills,” said Town Manager Grady Miller.Fredda Bisman previously served 15 years in the Scottsdale City Attorney’s Office, with five years asCity Attorney. She served as the chief legal counsel for the Town of Cave Creek for a number ofyears and is currently serving as the Town Attorney of Queen Creek. Ms. Bisman also serves asGeneral Counsel for the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) and the Northern ArizonaIntergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA), and as counsel for the City of PeoriaPersonnel Board.When the Town Council terminated its legal services contract with Gust Rosenfeld on October 3,2017, the Town Council also tasked the Town Manager to hire an Interim Town Attorney. Prior tothe hiring of Ms Bisman, there were a number of highly qualified law firms and attorneys that hadbeen referred to or who contacted the Town about the temporary legal post. “We are extremelygrateful to the referrals of law firms and attorneys who offered their legal expertise to the Townduring this interim period for Fountain Hills,” stated Mayor Linda Kavanagh.It is anticipated that Ms. Bisman will serve as Interim Town Attorney for three to four months untilthe Town Council selects a permanent Town Attorney. The Town Council plans to hold a worksession in the near future to discuss and provide direction to staff on various legal service optionsincluding having an in-house Town Attorney or another law firm provide legal services to the Townof Fountain Hills.