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Final Decision FIC2011-289
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
New Haven Firefighters Local 825,
     Complainants
     against
Docket #FIC 2011-289
Department of Labor Relations,
City of New Haven; and
City of New Haven,
     Respondents
March 28, 2012

The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on October 11, 2011, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared, stipulated to certain facts and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.  This case was consolidated for hearing with Docket #FIC 2011-218, James Kottage et al. v. Department of Labor Relations, City of New Haven et al., and Docket #FIC 2011-219, James Kottage et al. v. Department of Labor Relations, City of New Haven et al.  At the hearing, the parties agreed to a settlement of the complaint, pursuant to which the complainant withdrew his complaint.

The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:
 1.  The complaint is dismissed.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of March 28, 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:
New Haven Firefighters Local 825
c/o Patricia Cofrancesco
89 Kimberly Avenue
East Haven, CT  06512
Department of Labor Relations, City of
New Haven; and City of New Haven
c/o Kathleen Foster, Esq.
Assistant Corporation Counsel
165 Church Street
New Haven, CT  06510
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2011-289/FD/cac/4/4/2012