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Final Decision FIC2015-826
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Timothy Townsend,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2015-826
City Clerk, City of New Haven;
and City of New Haven,
     Respondents
April 13, 2016

     The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on February 25, 2016, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.  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, Superior Court, J.D. of Hartford at Hartford, Corrected Order dated January 27, 2004 (Sheldon, J.).  
     By letter dated March 7, 2016 and filed with the Commission on March 8, 2016, the complainant withdrew his complaint in this matter.  The Commission takes administrative notice of such withdrawal.
     The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the withdrawal of 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 13, 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:
Timothy Towsend #243804
Osborn Correctional Institution
335 Bilton Road
Somers, CT  06071
City Clerk, City of New Haven;
and City of New Haven
c/o Kathleen Foster, Esq.
165 Church Street
New Haven, CT  06510

____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2015-826/FD/cac/4/13/2016