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Council to Meet Regarding Possible Complaints Against Mayor Cockayne

City Hall plague of current Mayor Ken Cockayne

On Monday, September 25, at 5:30 p.m. the City Council will hold another special council meeting at City Hall to consult with outside counsel about complaints against Mayor Ken Cockayne by City officials and municipal employees.

The Council will discuss in executive session — not open to the public — what role they have on information that was provided to them in a previous executive session.

The Hartford Courant reported during an August council meeting, Mayor Ken Cockayne read an unexpected apology to Jodi Zils Gagne, District 2 Councilmember, and his cousin.

The Press reported Cockayne said “There has been tension between myself and Gagne, and this has been caused by a family matter that was taken too far and into politics. We are looking to move past this and iron out our differences.”

In addition to the latest complaint, the Courant reported that last summer, a consultant’s report recommended Cockayne attend employee assistance counseling to address any remaining animosity he had regarding a sexual harassment complaint from an employee in the city attorney’s office. Cockayne had acknowledged that as a council member he developed a personal relationship with a female city employee, which led to “an awkward relationship moving forward.”

Once out of executive session, the City Council will publicly discuss, make recommendations and take any actions against Mayor Ken Cockayne in response to the consultation with outside counsel.

There will be no public participation.

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