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Final Decision FIC2011-298
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Nicholas Mingione,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2011-298
Superintendent of Schools, Branford Public
Schools; and Board of Education, Branford
Public Schools,
     Respondents
March 28, 2012

The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on December 12, 2011, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared.

The parties agreed to conduct an off the record settlement conference, without the presence of the hearing officer.  After the hearing officer was called back into the hearing room, the complainant stated on the record that he wished to withdraw his complaint, based on a letter provided to him from the respondents during the settlement conference.

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 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:
Nicholas Mingione
Fasano, Ippolito & Lee, LLC
388 Orange Street
New Haven, CT  06511
Superintendent of Schools, Branford Public School; and
Board of Education, Branford Public Schools
1111 Main Street
Branford, CT  06405
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2011-298/FD/cac/4/4/2012