Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin announced several new appointments ahead of his swearing in ceremony, including CMSC Board Member Jamie Bratt as the Director of Planning and Economic Development.

Other appointments include Sean Fitzpatrick as head of development services; Melissa McCaw as director of Hartford’s management and budget office; Gary Rhule as director of health and human services; Dianne Jones as director for re-entry services and Promise Zone community empowerment; and Marilynn Cruz-Aponte the interim director of public works. Howard Rifkin, who served as general counsel to former Gov. William A. O’Neill, was appointed corporation counsel, replacing Henri Alexandre.

Luke Bronin Makes Appointments Ahead of Midnight Swearing-In