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      The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of October 16, 2017 through October 20, 2017 at the specific dates and times listed below.  Each meeting will be held in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, First Floor, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut, for the purpose of conducting a hearing concerning the contested case designated by the corresponding docket number listed below.  For further information concerning these hearings, please contact the Commission’s administrative office at 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06106:  telephone (860) 566-5682.
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 October 16,2017  11:00 AM  FIC 2017-0101 Thomas Melone and Allco Renewable Energy Limited v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
 1:00 PM FIC 2017-0461 Beverly Jackson v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health
     2:30 PM FIC 2017-0452 Ronald Mason v. First Selectman, Town of Woodbury; and Town of Woodbury
 October 17,2017  9:30 AM FIC 2017-0148 Bryan Jordan v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; City of New Haven; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2017-0454 Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury; Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
 1:00 PM FIC 2017-0456 Alexander Wood, Chris Powell, Doreen Guarino, Matthew Knox and Journal Inquirer v. Dora Schriro, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
     2:30 PM FIC 2017-0332 Eric Desmond v. Attorney Chief Executive Officer, Yale New Haven Hospital; and Yale New Haven Hospital
  October 18,2017   2:30 PM FIC 2017-0469 John Moise v. Chairman, Town Council, Town of Southington; and Town Council, Town of Southington
 October 19,2017  11:00 AM FIC 2017-0317 Marianne Heffernan v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 1:00 PM FIC 2017-0480 Joe Cooper and Journal Inquirer v. Town Administrator, Town of Andover; and Town of Andover
FIC 2017-0482 Lauren Yandow and Rivereast News Bulletin v. Town Administrator, Town of Andover; and Town of Andover
  October 20,2017   9:30 AM FIC 2017-0402 Lauren Sievert, Mike Savino and Record Journal v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
    11:00 AM FIC 2017-0261 Claire Howard v. Superintendent of Schools, Norwalk Public Schools; and Norwalk Public Schools
      FIC 2017-0286  Claire Howard v. Superintendent of Schools, Norwalk Public Schools; and Norwalk Public Schools
      FIC 2017-0376 Claire Howard v. Superintendent of Schools, Norwalk Public Schools; and Norwalk Public Schools
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
October 16,2017  11:00 AM FIC 2017-0101 Thomas Melone and Allco Renewable Energy Limited v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on October 16, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0101;

Thomas Melone and Allco Renewable Energy Limited v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Thomas Melone appeared on behalf of the complainants.  Attorney Kirsten Rigney appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:13 AM with Commissioner Christopher P. Hankins presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 12:52 AM.

Dated:  October 18, 2017  

October 16,2017  1:00 PM FIC 2017-0461 Beverly Jackson v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on October 16, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0461;

Beverly Jackson v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health

Beverly Jackson appeared on her own behalf.  Assistant Attorney General Walter Menjivar appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 1:06 PM with Attorney Tracie C. Brown presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 2:06 PM.

Dated:  October 18, 2017  

 October 16,2017  2:30 PM FIC 2017-0452 Ronald Mason v. First Selectman, Town of Woodbury; and Town of Woodbury

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for October 16, 2017 at 2:30 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.

         

Docket #FIC 2017-0452;

Ronald Mason v. First Selectman, Town of Woodbury; and Town of Woodbury

 
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
  October 17,2017  9:30 AM FIC 2017-0148 Bryan Jordan v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; City of New Haven; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on October 17, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0148;

Bryan Jordan v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; City of New Haven; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

Bryan Jordan appeared via speakerphone on his own behalf.  Attorney Kathleen Foster failed to appear on behalf of the respondents.  Craig Washington failed to appear on behalf of the respondents.    No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 9:44 AM with Attorney Kathleen K. Ross presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 9:47 AM.

Dated:  October 20, 2017  

  October 17,2017  11:00 AM FIC 2017-0454 Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury; Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for October 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.

         

Docket #FIC 2017-0454;

Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury; Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury

 
October 17,2017  1:00 PM FIC 2017-0456 Alexander Wood, Chris Powell, Doreen Guarino, Matthew Knox and Journal Inquirer v. Dora Schriro, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for October 17, 2017 at 1:00 PM, was postponed.

           

Docket #FIC 2017-0456;

Alexander Wood, Chris Powell, Doreen Guarino, Matthew Knox and Journal Inquirer v. Dora Schriro, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

 
October 17,2017  2:30 PM FIC 2017-0332 Eric Desmond v. Attorney Chief Executive Officer, Yale New Haven Hospital; and Yale New Haven Hospital

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on October 17, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0332;

Eric Desmond v. Attorney Chief Executive Officer, Yale New Haven Hospital; and Yale New Haven Hospital

Eric Desmond appeared on his own behalf.  Attorney Robin Gallagher and Attorney Aaron Bayer appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 2:45 PM with Attorney Lisa F. Siegel presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 5:10 PM.

Dated:  October 20, 2017

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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
October 18,2017  2:30 PM FIC 2017-0469 John Moise v. Chairman, Town Council, Town of Southington; and Town Council, Town of Southington

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on October 18, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0469;

John Moise v. Chairman, Town Council, Town of Southington; and Town Council, Town of Southington

John Moise appeared on his own behalf.  Attorney Jeremy Taylor appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 2:33 PM with Attorney Tracie C. Brown presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 4:10 PM.

Dated:  October 20, 2017

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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
October 19,2017  11:00 AM FIC 2017-0317 Marianne Heffernan v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on October 19, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0317;

Marianne Heffernan v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

Marianne Heffernan appeared on her own behalf.  Attorney Nicole Anker appeared on behalf of the respondents.  Attorney Kenneth Rosenthal appeared on behalf of David Weinberg.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:05 AM with Attorney Valicia D. Harmon presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 12:25 PM.

Dated:  October 23, 2017 

October 19,2017  1:00 PM FIC 2017-0480 Joe Cooper and Journal Inquirer v. Town Administrator, Town of Andover; and Town of Andover

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on October 19, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0480;

Joe Cooper, and Journal Inquirer v. Town Administrator, Town of Andover; and Town of Andover

Docket #FIC 2017-0482;

Lauren Yandow, and Rivereast News Bulletin v. Town Administrator, Town of Andover; and Town of Andover

Joe Cooper appeared on behalf of the complainants.  Attorney Dennis O'Brien appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

Laurean Yandow appeared on behalf of the complainants.  Attorney Dennis O’Brien appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 1:01 PM with Attorney Paula S. Pearlman presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 2:15 PM.

Dated:  October 23, 2017

October 19,2017  1:00 PM FIC 2017-0482 Lauren Yandow and Rivereast News Bulletin v. Town Administrator, Town of Andover; and Town of Andover
     

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on October 19, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0480;

Joe Cooper, and Journal Inquirer v. Town Administrator, Town of Andover; and Town of Andover

Docket #FIC 2017-0482;

Lauren Yandow, and Rivereast News Bulletin v. Town Administrator, Town of Andover; and Town of Andover

Joe Cooper appeared on behalf of the complainants.  Attorney Dennis O'Brien appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

Laurean Yandow appeared on behalf of the complainants.  Attorney Dennis O’Brien appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 1:01 PM with Attorney Paula S. Pearlman presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 2:15 PM.

Dated:  October 23, 2017

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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
October 20,2017  9:30 AM FIC 2017-0402 Lauren Sievert, Mike Savino and Record Journal v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on October 20, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0402;

Lauren Sievert, Mike Savino and Record Journal v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

Lauren Sievert and Mike Savino appeared on behalf of the complainants.  Assistant Attorney General Stephen Sarnoski appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 9:32 AM with Attorney Paula S. Pearlman presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 10:14 AM.

Dated:  October 23, 2017  

October 20,2017  11:00 AM FIC 2017-0261 Claire Howard v. Superintendent of Schools, Norwalk Public Schools; and Norwalk Public Schools

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on October 20, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0261;

Claire Howard v. Superintendent of Schools, Norwalk Public Schools; and Norwalk Public Schools

Claire Howard appeared on her own behalf.  Attorney Benjamin FrazziniKendrick appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:06 AM with Attorney Valicia D. Harmon presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 1:59 PM.

Dated:  October 23, 2017  

October 20,2017  11:00 AM FIC 2017-0286 Claire Howard v. Superintendent of Schools, Norwalk Public Schools; and Norwalk Public Schools

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on October 20, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0286;

Claire Howard v. Superintendent of Schools, Norwalk Public Schools; and Norwalk Public Schools

Claire Howard appeared on her own behalf.  Attorney Benjamin FrazziniKendrick appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:06 AM with Attorney Valicia D. Harmon presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 1:59 PM.

Dated:  October 23, 2017  

October 20,2017  11:00 AM FIC 2017-0376 Claire Howard v. Superintendent of Schools, Norwalk Public Schools; and Norwalk Public Schools
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on October 20, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0376;

Claire Howard v. Superintendent of Schools, Norwalk Public Schools; and Norwalk Public Schools

Claire Howard appeared on her own behalf.  Attorney Benjamin FrazziniKendrick appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:06 AM with Attorney Valicia D. Harmon presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 1:59 PM.

Dated:  October 23, 2017

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