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Final Decision FIC2011-091
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Vernal Morgan,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2011-091
State of Connecticut, Department of
Correction; Northern Correctional
Institution; and State of Connecticut,
Department of Correction,
     Respondents
January 11, 2012

The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on October 3, 2011, at which time the complainant and 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 et al, Superior Court, J.D. of Hartford at Hartford, Corrected Order dated January 27, 2004 (Sheldon, J.).  For purposes of hearing, this matter was consolidated with Docket #FIC 2011-092; Vernal Morgan v. State of Connecticut, Department of Correction, Northern Correctional Institution; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction, and Docket #FIC2011-180; Vernal Morgan v. Freedom of Information Liaison, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction.
Following the hearing and in this matter, the complainant withdrew his complaint by letter filed December 21, 2011.  The Freedom of Information 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 withdrawal of the complaint, the complaint is dismissed.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of January 11, 2012.
__________________________
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:
Vernal Morgan #254614
Northern Correctional Institution
287 Bilton Road
Somers, CT  06071
State of Connecticut, Department of Correction,
Northern Correctional Institution; and
State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
c/o James Neil, Esq.
Department of Correction
24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT  06109

____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2011-091/FD/cac/1/11/2012