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Final Decision FIC2015-687
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Mari-Ellen Valyo,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2015-687
Arthur Melycher, Chairman, Commission
for Persons with Disabilities, Town of
Winchester; and Commission for Persons
with Disabilities, Town of Winsted,
     Respondents
May 25, 2016

     The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on February 1, 2016, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared, stipulated to certain facts and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint. 
     The hearing was continued to allow the parties additional time to pursue an alternative resolution to the complainant’s concerns regarding the conduct of the respondent Commission and its chairman.
     By letter dated March 4, 2016, and received on March 7, 2016, the complainant withdrew her complaint.  The Commission takes administrative notice of such letter.
     The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:
     1. Based on the complainant’s letter of withdrawal, the complaint 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:
Mari-Ellen Valyo
359 Winchester Road
Winsted, CT  06098
Arthur Melycher, Chairman, Commission for Persons with
Disabilities, Town of Winchester; and Commission for
Persons with Disabilities, Town of Winsted
c/o Kevin F. Nelligan, Esq.
P.O. Box 776
Canaan, CT  06018
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2015-687/FD/cac/5/25/2016