The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of June 6, 2017 through June 9, 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
 June 5, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0721 RichardBenson v. Anthony Campbell, Acting Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
 June 6, 2017  11:00AM FIC 2017-0198 Ethan Book v. Mayor, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
FIC 2017-0199 Ethan Book v. Director, Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Bridgeport; Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
FIC 2017-0217 Ethan Book v. City Attorney, Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 1:00 PM FIC 2017-0206 Jason Newton and WTNH Channel 8 v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
 2:30 PM The Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents v. Police Bureau of Identification, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 June 7, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0748 Donald Raynor v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2017-0219 Nicole Dorman v. Chairman, Board of Education, Glastonbury Public Schools; Superintendent of Schools, Glastonbury Public Schools; and Glastonbury Public Schools
 2:30 PM FIC 2017-0210 Marsha Sterling v. Town Manager, Town of Winchester; and Town of Winchester
 June 8, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0754 Luis Diaz v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 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 2017-0070 David Desroches and WNPR v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Greenwich; Police Department, Town of Greenwich; and Town of Greenwich
 2:30 PM FIC 2017-0231 Jay Hardison v. Superintendent of Schools, Darien Public Schools; and Darien Public Schools
 June 9, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0768 Tyronne Pierce v. Mayor, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 1:00 PM FIC 2017-0220 Henry Dacey v. Chairman, Board of Education, Easton Public Schools; and Board of Education, Easton Public Schools
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 June 5, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0721 Richard Benson v. Anthony Campbell, Acting Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for June 5, 2017 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.

           

Docket #FIC 2016-0721;

Richard Benson v. Anthony Campbell, Acting Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven



Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 June 6, 2017  11:00 AM FIC 2017-0198 Ethan Book v. Mayor, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on June 6, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.


Docket #FIC 2017-0198;

Ethan Book v. Mayor, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport

Ethan Book appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Tamara Titre appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:22 AM, with Hearing Officer Victor R. Perpetua presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 12:09 PM

Dated:  June 7, 2017

 
FIC 2017-0199 Ethan Book v. Director, Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Bridgeport; Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on June 6, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.


Docket #FIC 2017-0199;

Ethan Book v. Director, Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Bridgeport; Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport


Ethan Book appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Tamara Titre appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:22 AM, with Hearing Officer Victor R. Perpetua presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 12:09 PM

Dated:  June 7, 2017

FIC 2017-0217 Ethan Book v. City Attorney, Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on June 6, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.


Docket #FIC 2017-0217;

Ethan Book v. City Attorney, Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport

Ethan Book appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Tamara Titre appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:22 AM, with Hearing Officer Victor R. Perpetua presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 12:09 PM

Dated:  June 7, 2017

 1:00 PM FIC 2017-0206 Jason Newton and WTNH Channel 8 v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for June 6, 2017 at 1:00 PM, was postponed.

Docket #FIC 2017-0206;
Jason Newton and WTNH Channel 8 v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven

 2:30 PM The Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents v. Police Bureau of Identification, 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 June 6, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.


Docket #FIC 2017-0230;

The Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents v. Police Bureau of Identification, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

Attorney Gary Brochu appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Attorney Terrence M. O'Neill appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 2:30 PM, with Hearing Officer Tracie C. Brown presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 4:23 PM.

Dated:  June 7, 2017


Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 June 7, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0748 Donald Raynor v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; 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 June 7, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.


Docket #FIC 2016-0748;

Donald Raynor v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

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

The hearing convened at 9:32 AM, with Hearing Officer Victor R. Perpetua presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 9:40 AM.

Dated:  June 12, 2017


 11:00 AM FIC 2017-0219 Nicole Dorman v. Chairman, Board of Education, Glastonbury Public Schools; Superintendent of Schools, Glastonbury Public Schools; and Glastonbury Public Schools

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on June 7, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.


Docket #FIC 2017-0219;

Nicole Dorman v. Chairman, Board of Education, Glastonbury Public Schools; Superintendent of Schools, Glastonbury Public Schools; and Glastonbury Public Schools

Nicole Dorman appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Richard Mills appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:00 AM, with Hearing Officer Lisa F. Siegel presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 12:30 PM.

Dated:  June 12, 2017


 2:30 PM FIC 2017-0210 Marsha Sterling v. Town Manager, Town of Winchester; and Town of Winchester

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on June 7, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.


Docket #FIC 2017-0210;

Marsha Sterling v. Town Manager, Town of Winchester; and Town of Winchester

Marcia Sterling failed to appear.   Attorney Kevin Nelligan appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 2:42 PM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 2:49 PM.

Dated:  June 12, 2017



Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 June 8, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0754 Luis Diaz v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on June 8, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.


Docket #FIC 2016-0754;

Luis Diaz v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; City of Bridgeport; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

Luis Diaz 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 10:00 AM, with Hearing Officer Lisa F. Siegel presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 10:01 AM.

Dated:  June 12, 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

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for June 8, 2017 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.

           

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


 1:00 PM FIC 2017-0070 David Desroches and WNPR v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Greenwich; Police Department, Town of Greenwich; and Town of Greenwich

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on June 8, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.


Docket #FIC 2017-0070;

David Desroches and WNPR v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Greenwich; Police Department, Town of Greenwich; and Town of Greenwich

Attorney Daniel Klau appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Attorney Valerie Maze Keeney 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 Paula S. Pearlman presiding.

The hearing adjourned at 2:04 PM.

Dated:  June 12, 2017

 2:30 PM FIC 2017-0231 Jay Hardison v. Superintendent of Schools, Darien Public Schools; and Darien Public Schools

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on June 8, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.


Docket #FIC 2017-0231;

Jay Hardison v. Superintendent of Schools, Darien Public Schools; and Darien Public Schools

Jay Hardison appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Richard Mills appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 2:33 PM, with Hearing Officer Victor R. Perpetua presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 4:20 PM.

Dated:  June 12, 2017


Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 June 9, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0768 Tyronne Pierce v. Mayor, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on June 9, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.


Docket #FIC 2016-0768;

Tyronne Pierce v. Mayor, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford

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

The hearing convened at 9:34 AM, with Hearing Officer Tracie C. Brown presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 10:05 AM.

Dated:  June 12, 2017


 1:00 PM FIC 2017-0220 Henry Dacey v. Chairman, Board of Education, Easton Public Schools; and Board of Education, Easton Public Schools

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on June 9, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.


Docket #FIC 2017-0220;

Henry Dacey v. Chairman, Board of Education, Easton Public Schools; and Board of Education, Easton Public Schools

Henry Dacey appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Henry Zaccardi appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 1:08 PM, with Hearing Officer Paula S. Pearlman presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 2:53 PM.

Dated:  June 12, 2017