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Final Decision FIC2011-666
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Gene Ruocco,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2011-666
Mayor, Town of East Haven; and
Town Council, Town of East Haven,
     Respondents
May 30, 2012
     The above-captioned matter was heard as contested case on March 12, 2012, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared and presented testimony and argument on the complaint.
     On April 10, 2012, the complainant and the respondents filed a joint letter with the Commission requesting that the case be withdrawn. The respondents stated their agreement to abide by “the well-developed rules regarding caucuses”.
     The following orders by the Commission are hereby recommended on the basis of the record:
     1. Based on the withdrawal of the complaint, the case is hereby dismissed.
     2. The Commission commends the parties on having reached a settlement that may ease partisan political division in the Town of East Haven.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its special meeting of May 30, 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:
Gene Ruocco
c/o Patricia A. Cofrancesco, Esq.
89 Kimberly Avenue
Eat Haven, CT  06512
Mayor, Town of East Haven; and
Town Council, Town of East Haven
c/o Joseph H. Zullo, Esq.
Law Offices of Zullo and Jacks, LLC
83 Main Street
East Haven, CT  06512
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2011-666/FD/cac/5/30/2012