It's official: James Rovella will remain Hartford's chief of police.
Hartford's city council voted 7-1 Monday night to reappoint Rovella, whose contract expired Aug. 13 after four years leading his hometown's department.
Councilwoman Wildaliz Bermudez was the lone no vote, and Councilman Larry Deutsch abstained.
Rovella's new contract was not publicly available Monday. But Brett Broesder, a spokesman for Mayor Luke Bronin, said that its terms will allow the chief to stay in his position for "up to two years," leaving the door open for an earlier departure if he chooses.
The contract won't come with a pay bump: Rovella, 58, earns $156,800 annually, the...