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Final Decision FIC2015-659
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Jose Medina,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2015-659
James Rovella, Chief, Police Department,
City of Hartford; Police Department,
City of Hartford; City of Hartford;
Commissioner, State of Connecticut,
Department of Correction; and State of
Connecticut, Department of Correction,
     Respondents
May 25, 2016

     The above-captioned matter was heard as contested case on February 16, 2016, at which time the complainant and the City of Hartford respondents appeared.  The complainant, who is incarcerated, appeared via teleconference, pursuant to the January 2004 memorandum of understanding between the Commission and the Department of Correction.  See Docket No. CV 03-0826293, Anthony Sinchak v. FOIC et al, Superior Court, J.D. of Hartford at Hartford, Corrected Order dated January 27, 2004 (Sheldon, J.).
     At the hearing, the City of Hartford respondents introduced evidence showing that the requested records had been forwarded to the Department of Correction for delivery to the complainant.  By notice dated March 8, 2016, the case caption was modified to reflect the addition of the Department of Correction respondents, and by notice dated March 10, 2016, a continued hearing was scheduled for April 6, 2016.  On April 5, 2016, the complainant filed a written withdrawal with the Commission.  The Commission takes administrative notice of such withdrawal.
     The Commission recommends the following order on the basis of the record:
     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 May 25, 2016.
__________________________
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:
Jose Medina # 376957
MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution
1153 East Street South
Suffield, CT  06080
James Rovella, Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford;
Police Department, City of Hartford; City of Hartford;
c/o Cynthia Lauture, Esq.
Office of the Corporation Counsel
550 Main Street
Hartford, CT  06103
Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of
Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department
of Correction
c/o James Neil, Esq.
24Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT  06109
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission

FIC/2015-659/FD/cac/5/25/2016