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Notice of Special Meeting
       The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of August 28, 2017 through September 1, 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
  August 28, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2017-0205 Christopher Shuckra; and Edwin Aponte v. James Wardwell, Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain; Police Department, City of New Britain; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 1:00 PM FIC 2017-0237 Thomas Potter v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
     2:30 PM FIC 2017-0326 Kathryn McGann v. Chairman, Thompsonville Fire District Commission; and Thompsonville Fire District
  August 29, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0859 Christopher Shuckra v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain; and Police Department, City of New Britain
 1:00 PM FIC 2017-0341 Barbara Schafer v. First Selectman, Town of Southbury; and Town of Southbury
    2:30 PM FIC 2017-0308 Danielle Morfi v. First Selectman, Town of North Haven; Chairman, Middle School Building Committee, Town of North Haven; and Town of North Haven
  August 30, 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; City of New Haven; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
   11:00 AM FIC 2017-0334 J.R. McMullen v. President, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford
August 31, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2017-0014 James Mitchell v. Dora B. Schriro, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2017-0354 Nadine Blakely v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services
September 1, 2017   
No Special Meetings Scheduled
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
August 28, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2017-0205 Christopher Shuckra; and Edwin Aponte v. James Wardwell, Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain; Police Department, City of New Britain; 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 August 28, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0205;

Christopher Shuckra and Edwin Aponte v. James Wardwell, Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain; Police Department, City of New Britain; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

Christopher Shuckra and Edwin Aponte appeared via speakerphone on their own behalf.  Attorney Joseph Skelly, Jr. and Craig Washington appeared on behalf of the respondents.    No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 9:40 AM with Attorney Tracie C. Brown presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 10:22 AM.

Dated:  August 31, 2017  

August 28, 2017  1:00 PM FIC 2017-0237 Thomas Potter v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on August 28, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0237;

Thomas Potter v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Thomas Potter appeared on his own behalf.  Assistant Attorney General Jacqueline Hoell appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:00 AM with Attorney Victor R. Perpetua presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 12:28 PM.

Dated:  August 31, 2017

August 28, 2017  2:30 PM FIC 2017-0326 Kathryn McGann v. Chairman, Thompsonville Fire District Commission; and Thompsonville Fire District

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for August 28, 2017 at 2:30 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.

         

Docket #FIC 2017-0326;

Kathryn McGann v. Chairman, Thompsonville Fire District Commission; and Thompsonville Fire District


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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
  August 29, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2016-0859 Christopher Shuckra v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain; and Police Department, City of New Britain

An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on August 29, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0859;

Christopher Shuckra v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain; and Police Department, City of New Britain

Christopher Shuckra failed to appear on his own behalf.  Attorney Joseph Skelly appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 9:43 AM with Attorney Lisa F. Siegel presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 9:45 AM.

Dated:  August 31, 2017  

August 29, 2017  1:00 PM FIC 2017-0341 Barbara Schafer v. First Selectman, Town of Southbury; and Town of Southbury

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for August 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM, was postponed.

           

Docket #FIC 2017-0341;

Barbara Schafer v. First Selectman, Town of Southbury; and Town of Southbury

August 29, 2017  2:30 PM FIC 2017-0308 Danielle Morfi v. First Selectman, Town of North Haven; Chairman, Middle School Building Committee, Town of North Haven; and Town of North Haven

NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for August 29, 2017 at 2:30 PM, was postponed.

           

Docket #FIC 2017-0308;

Danielle Morfi v. First Selectman, Town of North Haven; Chairman, Middle School Building Committee, Town of North Haven; and Town of North Haven


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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
August 30, 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; 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 August 31, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2016-0721;

Richard Benson v. Anthony Campbell, Acting 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

Richard Benson appeared via speakerphone on his own behalf.  Attorney Kathleen Foster appeared on behalf of the respondents.  Craig Washington appeared on behalf of the respondents.    No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 9:48 AM with Attorney Tracie C. Brown presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 9:49 AM.

Dated:  August 31, 2017

August 30, 2017  11:00 AM FIC 2017-0334 J.R. McMullen v. President, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford

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

Docket #FIC 2017-0334;

J.R. McMullen v. President, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford

J.R. McMullen appeared on his own behalf.  Attorney Amy J. Livolsi appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:04 AM with Attorney Paula S. Pearlman presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 1:47 PM.

Dated:  August 31, 2017  

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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
August 31, 2017  9:30 AM FIC 2017-0014 James Mitchell v. Dora B. Schriro, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; 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 August 31, 2017 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Docket #FIC 2017-0014;

James Mitchell v. Dora B. Schriro, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

James Mitchell appeared via speakerphone on his own behalf.  Attorney Terrence O'Neill appeared on behalf of the respondents.  Craig Washington appeared on behalf of the respondents.    No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 9:38 AM with Attorney Paula S. Pearlman presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 10:41 AM.

Dated:  September 1, 2017

 

August 31, 2017  11:00 AM FIC 2017-0354 Nadine Blakely v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services

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

Docket #FIC 2017-0354;

Nadine Blakely v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services

Attorney Ryan McKeen appeared on behalf of the complainant.  Attorney Jeffrey Beckham appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.

The hearing convened at 11:02 AM with Attorney Victor R. Perpetua presiding. 

The hearing adjourned at 11:29 AM.

Dated:  September 1, 2017

 
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