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Final Decision FIC2013-055
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Joseph Tarzia,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2013-055
Vice Chairman, Board of Finance,
City of Stamford; and Board of
Finance, City of Stamford,
     Respondents
September 25, 2013

     The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on July 12, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.  The respondents appeared, but the complainant failed to appear.
     The hearing officer opened the hearing at 11:16 a.m., and stated for the record, that prior to the commencement of the hearing, the clerk of the Commission contacted the complainant.  At that time, the complainant notified the Commission that he believed the hearing in this matter was scheduled for 2:00 p.m.  Counsel for the respondents represented that he was prepared to proceed with the hearing.  At the discretion of the hearing officer, the matter was continued.
     A continued hearing was scheduled for August 29, 2013.  However, by email, dated August 16, 2013, and filed with the Commission on August 19, 2013, the complainant withdrew the complaint.  The Commission takes administrative notice of such withdrawal.  The continued hearing was cancelled.
     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 hereby dismissed.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of September 25, 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:
Joseph Tarzia
310 Soundview Avenue
Stamford, CT  06902
Vice Chairman, Board of Finance, City of Stamford; and Board of Finance,
City of Stamford
c/o Michael S. Toma, Esq.
Stamford Corporation Counsel
888 Washington Blvd.
Stamford, CT  06094

____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2013-055/FD/cac/9/25//2013