As Connecticut works to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff of the Freedom of Information Commission has begun returning to the Commission’s office on a limited basis.  However, the building continues to be closed to the general public.  During this time of reopening, a limited number of staff will work at the Commission’s office while others will continue to telework.   The Commission resumed its schedule of Regular Meetings on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.  Commission meetings will be conducted via telephone and teleconference until such time as restrictions allow a public meeting to be held at the Commission's offices.  Instructions for real-time public access to the Commission’s meetings will be published and included with each meeting agenda.   Additionally, a recording of each meeting will be posted on the Commission’s website.  Contested case hearings are scheduled to resume via telephone the week of August 17, 2020. The Commission continues to accept appeals and engage in its ombudsman program.

The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of July 9, 2012 through July 13, 2012 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
 July 9, 2012  11:00 AM FIC 2010-092 Priscilla Dickman v. Director, Health Affairs Policy Planning, Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-177 Edward Tuccio v. Director, State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council; and State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council
FIC 2012-227 Edward Tuccio v. Director, State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council; and State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council
 July 10, 2012  9:30 AM FIC 2011-445 William Turner v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-031 Gary Sheldon v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management; and State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management
 July 11, 2012 No Hearings Scheduled
 July 12, 2012 No Hearings Scheduled
 July 13, 2012  9:30 AM FIC 2011-715 David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
FIC 2011-716 David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
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Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 July 9, 2012  11:00 AM FIC 2010-092 Priscilla Dickman v. Director, Health Affairs Policy Planning, Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on July 9, 2012 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2010-092;
Priscilla Dickman v. Director, Health Affairs Policy Planning, Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Priscilla Dickman appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Donald Green appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:00 AM, with Attorney Lisa F. Siegel presiding. 
The hearing adjourned at 11:25 AM.
Dated:  July 10, 2012
 July 9, 2012  2:00 PM FIC 2012-177 Edward Tuccio v. Director, State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council; and State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council
FIC 2012-227 Edward Tuccio v. Director, State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council; and State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on July 9, 2012 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-177;
Edward Tuccio v. Director, State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council; and State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council
Docket #FIC 2012-227;
Edward Tuccio v. Director, State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council; and State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council
Edward Tuccio appeared on his own behalf.   Scott Murphy appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:01 PM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding. 
The hearing adjourned at 2:57 PM.
Dated:  July 11, 2012
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 July 10, 2012  9:30 AM FIC 2011-445 William Turner v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
NOTICE:
The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for July 10, 2012 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2011-445;
William Turner v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 July 10, 2012  11:00 AM FIC 2012-031 Gary Sheldon v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management; and State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on July 10, 2012 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-031;
Gary Sheldon v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management; and State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management
Gary F. Sheldon appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Ann H. Rubin 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, Valicia D. Harmon presiding. 
The hearing adjourned at 1:45 PM
Dated:  July 10, 2012
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 July 13, 2012  9:30 AM FIC 2011-715 David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
FIC 2011-716 David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
NOTICE:
The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matter for July 13, 2012 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
  
Docket #FIC 2011-715;
David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Docket #FIC 2011-716;
David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

Dated:  July 13, 2012