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Final Decision FIC2013-371
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Josephine Smalls Miller,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2013-371
Superintendent of Schools, Bridgeport
Public Schools; and Bridgeport Public
Schools,
     Respondents
February 11, 2014

     The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on December 19, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., at which time the respondents appeared; however, the complainant failed to appear. 
     The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:
     1.  The complaint is hereby dismissed for failure to prosecute.
     2.  The Commission admonishes the complainant for her failure to appear or to communicate with the Commission that she would not appear.  Such failure to appear has caused the needless expenditure of scarce state resources by this Commission, as well an inconvenience to the respondents.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of February 11, 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:
Josephine Small Miller
914 Main Street
Suite 206
East Hartford, CT  06108
Superintendent of Schools, Bridgeport Public Schools;
and Bridgeport Public Schools
c/o Christopher J. Sugar, Esq.
Durant, Nichols, Houston, Hodgson & Cortese-Costa, P.C.
1057 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT  06604
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission

FIC/2013-371/FD/cac/2/11/2014