Updated: 10/04/2013 11:38 AM
Created: 10/04/2013 11:14 AM WHEC.com
Irondequoit will soon have a new police chief.
News10NBC has learned the town supervisor and town board plan to promote Deputy Chief Richard Tantalo to chief Friday afternoon. His salary will be more than $119,000.
Former Chief Richard Boyan is retiring after serving the Irondequoit community for nearly 50 years.
The town board plans to appoint and promote the deputy chief at a special meeting at 4 p.m. We are told the promotion will take effect immediately.