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Final Decision FIC2013-435
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Gregory Dandio and the Trifection Group,
     Complainants
     against
Docket #FIC 2013-435
Executive Director, State of Connecticut,
Area Cooperative Educational Services; and
State of Connecticut, Area Cooperative
Education Services,
     Respondents
April 23, 2014

     The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on February 27, 2014 at 11:00 A.M., at which time the respondents and their counsel appeared, but the complainants did not appear to prosecute the case.  The hearing officer notes that counsel for the respondents appeared with Steven Manley, the respondents’ Director of Technical Services, and Director Manley was prepared to testify at the contested case hearing.  The hearing officer also notes that counsel had assembled documents well over a foot high, which were to be offered into evidence in this case.  
     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.

Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of April 23, 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:
Gregory Dandio and the Trifection Group
421 Wolcott Road
Suite B
Wolcott, CT  06716
Executive Director, State of Connecticut,
Area Cooperative Educational Services; and
State of Connecticut, Area Cooperative
Education Services
c/o Jarad M. Lucan, Esq.
Henry J. Zaccardi, Esq.
Shipman & Goodwin, LLP
One Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT  06103
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission

FIC/2013-435/FD/cac/4/23/2014