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Final Decision FIC2012-510
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Geovanny Zillo,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2012-510
Commissioner, State of Connecticut,
Department of Emergency Services and
Public Protection, Division of State Police;
and State of Connecticut, Department of
Emergency Services and Public Protection,
Division of State Police,
     Respondents
August 14, 2013

     The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on June 28, 2013, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared.  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.).
     After the opening of the hearing, following a constructive initiative by the complainant, both parties agreed that they wished to conduct an off the record settlement conference, which the hearing officer stated could take place so long as he was not present.  After the hearing officer was called back into the hearing room, the complainant stated that since he is satisfied with the records provided to him by the respondents, he would withdraw his complaint in this contested case.
     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.
     2.  The Commission commends the parties on having reached a settlement of this matter without adjudication.

Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of August 14, 2013.
__________________________
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:
Geovanny Zillo #365810
MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution
1153 East Street South
Suffield, CT  06080
Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of
Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division
of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department
of Emergency Services and Public Protection,
Division of State Police
c/o Terrence M. O’Neill, Esq.
Steven M. Barry, Esq.
Assistant Attorneys General
State of Connecticut,
Office of the Attorney General
110 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT  06105

____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission

FIC/2012-510/FD/cac/8/14//2013