rJo Winch

Hartford Council Approves Salary Hike To Help Fill DPW Vacancy

Hartford Council Approves Salary Hike To Help Fill DPW Vacancy

The city council approved a move by Mayor Luke Bronin to increase the salary range of a vacant public works position in an attempt to garner more interest in filling it.

At a special meeting Monday, council members voted 7-2 in favor of the mayor's resolution to raise the compensation for the assistant director of public works and city engineer to between $78,400 and $117,600. Councilman Larry Deutsch and Councilwoman rJo Winch were the dissenting votes.

"When you see it, on the surface level, you can say, 'Why would we want to increase the salary in hard fiscal...

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