rJo Winch

Hartford Councilor: Call To Fire Aide Over Sexual Harassment Investigation 'Harsh'

Hartford Councilor: Call To Fire Aide Over Sexual Harassment Investigation 'Harsh'

The city council aide embroiled in a sexual-harassment probe told her supervisor that the initial conflict between her and her accuser was rooted in a dispute over janitorial services, according to city documents obtained by The Courant this week.

Meanwhile, the aide, Kelly Kirkley-Bey, remains employed by the city, despite a call from the corporation counsel in June to terminate her employment. And the councilwoman who appointed her has not indicated that she will honor that request.

Councilwoman rJo Winch told the Courant this week that Kirkley-Bey is still serving as her aide. She referred further comment to a written statement, in which she outlined how she had handled the...

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