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   The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of January 30, 2017 through February 3, 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
January 30, 2017  9:30 AM  FIC 2016-0232 David Stratton and the University of New Haven Police Union v. Chief, Police Department, University of New Haven; and Police Department, University of New Haven
 11:00 AM FIC 2016-0776 Terry Spring v. Town Planner, Town of New Canaan; and Town of New Canaan
 1:00 PM FIC 2016-0663 Lilly Phillips v. Chairman, State of Connecticut, Retirement Commission; and State of Connecticut, Retirement Commission
 January 31, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0516 Tyronne Pierce v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Putnam; and Police Department, Town of Putnam
 11:00 AM FIC 2016-0746 Jonathan Tierney v. Attorney General, State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General
 1:00 PM FIC 2016-0780 Karen Share v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 2:30 PM FIC 2016-0775 Stephen Williams 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
 February 1, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0540 Andres Sosa v. Scott Semple, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

 11:00 AM FIC 2016-0478 Louise Czar v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

FIC 2016-0479 Louise Czar v. 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 2016-0730 Ray Rossomando and the Connecticut Education Association v. Principal, Capital Preparatory Harbor School; and Capital Preparatory Harbor School
 February 2, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0455 Ian Cooke v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2016-0779 Kenneth Lerman v. Chief, Newtown Ambulance Association; and Newtown Ambulance Association
 1:00 PM FIC 2016-0777 Torrey Townsend v. Human Resource Officer, Board of Education, City of New Haven; Board of Education, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
 2:30 PM FIC 2016-0778 Torrey Townsend v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury; Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
 February 3, 2017   9:30 AM FIC 2016-0581 Anthony Sinchak v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
    11:00 AM FIC 2016-0794 Steve Changaris and the National Waste and Recycling Association 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 2016-0797 Wallace Lugli v. Comptroller, State of Connecticut, Office of the Comptroller; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Comptroller
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 30, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0232 David Stratton and the University of New Haven Police Union v. Chief, Police Department, University of New Haven; and Police Department, University of New Haven

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 30, 2017 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled due to a settlement of the parties. 

           

Docket #FIC 2016-0232;

David Stratton and the University of New Haven Police Union v. Chief, Police Department, University of New Haven; and Police Department, University of New Haven

 January 30, 2017  11:00 AM FIC 2016-0776 Terry Spring v. Town Planner, Town of New Canaan; and Town of New Canaan

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 30, 2017 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.

           

Docket #FIC 2016-0776;

Terry Spring v. Town Planner, Town of New Canaan; and Town of New Canaan

 
 January 30, 2017  1:00 PM FIC 2016-0663 Lilly Phillips v. Chairman, State of Connecticut, Retirement Commission; and State of Connecticut, Retirement Commission

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 30, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0663;

Lilly Phillips v. Chairman, State of Connecticut, Retirement Commission; and State of Connecticut, Retirement Commission

Lilly Phillips appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Cindy M. Cieslak appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 1:00 PM, with Hearing Officer Valicia D. Harmon presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 2:15 PM.

Dated:  January 31, 2017


















 
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 31, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0516 Tyronne Pierce v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Putnam; and Police Department, Town of Putnam

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 31, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0516;

Tyronne Pierce v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Putnam; and Police Department, Town of Putnam

Tyronne Pierce appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Rick Hayes appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 9:38 AM, with Hearing Officer Victor R. Perpetua presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 11:19 AM.

Dated:  February 2, 2017

 January 31, 2017  11:00 AM FIC 2016-0746 Jonathan Tierney v. Attorney General, State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 31, 2017 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.

           

Docket #FIC 2016-0746;

Jonathan Tierney v. Attorney General, State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General

 January 31, 2017  1:00 PM FIC 2016-0780 Karen Share 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 January 31, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0780;

Karen Share v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

Karen Share failed to appear.   Department of Correction failed to appear.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 1:17 PM, with Hearing Officer Kathleen K. Ross presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 1:18 PM.

Dated:  February 2, 2017

 January 31, 2017  2:30 PM FIC 2016-0775 Stephen Williams 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

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 2, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0775;

Stephen Williams 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

Stephen Williams appeared on his own behalf.   Assistant Attorney General Stephen Sarnoski appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 2:25 PM, with Hearing Officer Lisa F. Siegel presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 3:00 PM.

Dated:  February 2, 2017
















 
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 1, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0540 Andres Sosa v. Scott Semple, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.

           

Docket #FIC 2016-0540;

Andres Sosa v. Scott Semple, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

 February 1, 2017  11:00 AM FIC 2016-0478 Louise Czar 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 February 1, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0478;

Louise Czar v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

Louise Czar failed to appear.   Assistant Attorney General Steven M. Barry appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:05 AM, with Hearing Officer Kathleen K. Ross presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 11:08 AM.

Dated:  February 3, 2017

 February 1, 2017  11:00 AM FIC 2016-0479 Louise Czar v. 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 February 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.

           

Docket #FIC 2016-0479;

Louise Czar v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

 
 February 1, 2017  2:30 PM FIC 2016-0730 Ray Rossomando and the Connecticut Education Association v. Principal, Capital Preparatory Harbor School; and Capital Preparatory Harbor School

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 1, 2017 at 2:30 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.

           

Docket #FIC 2016-0730;

Ray Rossomando and the Connecticut Education Association v. Principal, Capital Preparatory Harbor School; and Capital Preparatory Harbor School


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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 2, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0455 Ian Cooke 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 February 2, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0455;

Ian Cooke v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

Ian Cooke appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney James Neil appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 9:33 AM, with Hearing Officer Kathleen K. Ross presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 10:15 AM.

Dated:  February 3, 2017

 February 2, 2017  11:00 AM FIC 2016-0779 Kenneth Lerman v. Chief, Newtown Ambulance Association; and Newtown Ambulance Association

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 2, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0779;

Kenneth Lerman v. Chief, Newtown Ambulance Association; and Newtown Ambulance Association

Kenneth Lerman appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Christopher Winans appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:07 AM, with Hearing Officer Kathleen K. Ross presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 12:22 PM.

Dated:  February 3, 2017

 
 February 2, 2017  1:00 PM FIC 2016-0777 Torrey Townsend v. Human Resource Officer, Board of Education, City of New Haven; Board of Education, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 2, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0777;

Torrey Townsend v. Human Resource Officer, Board of Education, City of New Haven; Board of Education, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven

Torrey Townsend failed to appear.   Attorney Kathleen Foster appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 1:20 PM, with Hearing Officer Lisa F. Siegel presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 1:21 PM.

Dated:  February 3, 2017

 
 February 2, 2017  2:30 PM FIC 2016-0778 Torrey Townsend v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury; Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 2, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0778;

Torrey Townsend v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury; Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury

Torrey Townsend failed to appear.   Attorney Gary S. Roosa appeared on behalf of the Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury and Attorney Richard T. Scappini appeared on behalf of the City of Waterbury.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 2:46 PM, with Hearing Officer Victor R. Perpetua presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 2:48 PM.

Dated:  February 3, 2017





















 
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 3, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0581 Anthony Sinchak 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 February 3, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0581;

Anthony Sinchak v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

Anthony Sinchak appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney James Neil appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 9:36 AM, with Hearing Officer Victor R. Perpetua presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 10:18 AM.

Dated:  February 8, 2017

 February 3, 2017  11:00 AM FIC 2016-0794 Steve Changaris and the National Waste and Recycling Association 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 February 3, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0794;

Steve Changaris and the National Waste and Recycling Association v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Steve Changaris failed to appear.   Attorney Kenneth Collette failed to appear for the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 12:01 PM, with Hearing Officer Tracie C. Brown presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 12:01 PM.

Dated:  February 8, 2017


 February 3, 2017  1:00 PM FIC 2016-0797 Wallace Lugli v. Comptroller, State of Connecticut, Office of the Comptroller; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Comptroller

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 3, 2017 at 1:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.

           

Docket #FIC 2016-0797;

Wallace Lugli v. Comptroller, State of Connecticut, Office of the Comptroller; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Comptroller

 
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