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Final Decision FIC2013-248
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Joseph Sargent,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2013-248
Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, 
City of Stamford; Emmet Hibson, Director,
Human Resources Division, City of Stamford;
and City of Stamford,
     Respondents
March 26, 2014

     The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on October 17, 2013, at which time the complainant, and the respondent Corporation Counsel and the respondent City of Stamford appeared.  At that time, it was determined that the Director of Human Resources, Emmet Hibson, also should have been named as a respondent.  The case was continued to give Mr. Hibson notice of this matter, and the case caption was amended to identify Mr. Hibson as a respondent.
     Thereafter, this matter was heard as a contested case on November 26, 2013, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared, stipulated to certain facts and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.  For purposes of hearing, the matter was consolidated with Docket #FIC 2013-247; Joseph Sargent v. Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, City of Stamford; Emmet Hibson, Michael Handler, Director of Administration, Office of Administration, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford, and Docket #FIC 2013-249; Joseph Sargent v. Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, City of Stamford; Michael Scacco, Fleet Manager, Fleet Maintenance, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford.
     After the November 26, 2013 continued case hearing was convened, the complainant indicated that he wished to withdraw this matter.
     The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:
      1. Based on the withdrawal of the complaint, the case is hereby dismissed.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of March 26, 2014.
__________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission

PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-180(c), G.S., THE FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES OF EACH PARTY AND THE MOST RECENT MAILING ADDRESS, PROVIDED TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION, OF THE PARTIES OR THEIR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE.
THE PARTIES TO THIS CONTESTED CASE ARE:
Joseph Sargent
1595 Black Rock Turnpike
Fairfield, CT  06824
Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, 
City of Stamford; Emmet Hibson, Director,
Human Resources Division, City of Stamford;
and City of Stamford
c/o Chris Dellaselva, Esq.
Office of Legal Affairs
888 Washington Boulevard
P.O. Box 10152
Stamford, CT  06904
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission

FIC/2013-248FD/cac/3/26/2014