Final Decision FIC2014-508
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Jon Lender, Vanessa De La Torre and The
Hartford Courant,
     Complainants
     against
Docket #FIC 2014-508
CEO, Family Urban Schools of
Excellence; and Family Urban Schools of
Excellence,
     Respondents
July 22, 2015

     The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on March 19 and April 15, 2015, at which times the complainants and the respondents appeared, stipulated to certain facts and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint. 
     On July 7, 2015, a report of hearing officer was issued.  That report resulted in a proposed decision that was adverse to the complainant.
     On July 21, 2015, the complainants withdrew their complaint by email.  Also, on July 22, 2015, the respondents filed a request that the Freedom of Information Commission dismiss this matter with prejudice.  The Commission takes administrative notice of both emails.
     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 complaint is dismissed.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of July 22, 2015.

__________________________
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:
Jon Lender, Vanessa De La Torre and
The Hartford Courant
c/o William Fish, Esq.
20 Church Street
Hartford, CT  06103
CEO, Family Urban Schools of Excellence; and Family
Urban Schools of Excellence
c/o Mark J. Sommaruga, Esq.
Pullman & Comley, LLC
90 State House Square
Hartford, CT  06103
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission

FIC/2014-508/FD/cac/7/22/2015