The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of January 14, 2013 through January 18, 2013 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 14, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-248 David McNichol v. Chairman, Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles; and Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-295 Vinti Singh and The Connecticut Post v. Dawn Perkins, Transportation Coordinator, Board of Education, Trumbull Public Schools; and Board of Education, Trumbull Public Schools
 January 15, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-371 Mark Dumas and the Connecticut State Police Union v. Roy Occhiogrosso, Senior Advisor, State of Connecticut, Office of the Governor; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Governor
FIC 2012-377 Mark Dumas and the Connecticut State Police Union v. Roy Occhiogrosso, Senior Advisor, State of Connecticut, Office of the Governor; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Governor
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-428 Mark Dumas and the Connecticut State Police Union v. Commissioner Reuben Bradford; Colonel Danny Stebbins; Major Regina Rush-Kittle; and Lieutenant James Canon; State of Connecticut, Department of Public Protection and Emergency Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-260 David Godbout v. Chief, Police Department, City of Stamford; Police Department, City of Stamford; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 January 16, 2013  11:30 AM FIC 2012-460 Frank Kolb v. Comptroller, State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller; and State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller
 January 17, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-415 Charles Letezeio v. Kevin Hale, Chief, Police Department, Town of Ansonia; and Police Department, Town of Ansonia
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-466 Nancy Beckwith v. Board of Directors, Poquonnock Bridge Fire District; and Poquonnock Bridge Fire District
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-427 Judith Rajala v. Board of Education, East Windsor Public Schools
FIC 2012-453 Judith Rajala v. Superintendent, East Windsor Public Schools; and Board of Education, East Windsor Public Schools
 January 18, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-283 Umar Shahid v. Chief, State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-467 Steven Figueroa v. Chief, Police Department, Town of New Milford; and Police Department, Town of New Milford
  
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Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January_14,_2013  9:30_AM FIC 2012-248 David McNichol v. Chairman, Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles; and Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 14, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-248;
David McNichol v. Chairman, Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles; and Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles
David McNichol appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Assistant Attorney General Steven Strom appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:30 AM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:45  AM.
Dated:  January 18, 2013
 January 14, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-295 Vinti Singh and The Connecticut Post v. Dawn Perkins, Transportation Coordinator, Board of Education, Trumbull Public Schools; and Board of Education, Trumbull Public Schools
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 14, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-295;
Vinti Singh and The Connecticut Post v. Dawn Perkins, Transportation Coordinator, Board of Education, Trumbull Public Schools; and Board of Education, Trumbull Public Schools
Attorney Heather Dietrick and Attorney Stephen Yuhan appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Attorney Floyd J. Dugas appeared on behalf of the respondents.  Attorney Frederick J. Trotta, Jr. appeared on behalf of the intervenor, First Student, Inc.  Attorney James M. Harrington appeared on behalf of the interveners, Jeff and Germaine Weston.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:00 PM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:21 PM.
Dated:  January 16, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 15, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-371 Mark Dumas and the Connecticut State Police Union v. Roy Occhiogrosso, Senior Advisor, State of Connecticut, Office of the Governor; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Governor
FIC 2012-377 Mark Dumas and the Connecticut State Police Union v. Roy Occhiogrosso, Senior Advisor, State of Connecticut, Office of the Governor; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Governor
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matters for January 15, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2012-371;
Mark Dumas and the Connecticut State Police Union v. Roy Occhiogrosso, Senior Advisor, State of Connecticut, Office of the Governor; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Governor
Docket #FIC 2012-377;
Mark Dumas and the Connecticut State Police Union v. Roy Occhiogrosso, Senior Advisor, State of Connecticut, Office of the Governor; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Governor
 January 15, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-428 Mark Dumas and the Connecticut State Police Union v. Commissioner Reuben Bradford; Colonel Danny Stebbins; Major Regina Rush-Kittle; and Lieutenant James Canon; State of Connecticut, Department of Public Protection and Emergency Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-428;
Mark Dumas and the Connecticut State Police Union v. Commissioner Reuben Bradford; Colonel Danny Stebbins; Major Regina Rush-Kittle; and Lieutenant James Canon; State of Connecticut, Department of Public Protection and Emergency Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 January 15, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-260 David Godbout v. Chief, Police Department, City of Stamford; Police Department, City of Stamford; 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 January 15, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-260;
David Godbout v. Chief, Police Department, City of Stamford; Police Department, City of Stamford; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
David Godbout appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Burt Rosenberg appeared on behalf of the respondents, City of Stamford.  Assistant Attorney General Neil Parille appeared on behalf of the respondents, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:15 PM, with Hearing Officer, Mary E. Schwind presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:45 PM.
Dated:  January 17, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 16, 2013  11:30 AM FIC 2012-460 Frank Kolb v. Comptroller, State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller; and State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 16, 2013 at 11:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2012-460;
Frank Kolb v. Comptroller, State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller; and State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January_17,_2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-415 Charles Letezeio v. Kevin Hale, Chief, Police Department, Town of Ansonia; and Police Department, Town of Ansonia
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 17, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-415;
Charles Letezeio v. Kevin Hale, Chief, Police Department, Town of Ansonia; and Police Department, Town of Ansonia
The complainant failed to appear.   Attorney Kevin M. Black appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:41 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 9:44 AM.
Dated:  January 17, 2013
 January 17, 2013  11:00_AM FIC 2012-466 Nancy Beckwith v. Board of Directors, Poquonnock Bridge Fire District; and Poquonnock Bridge Fire District
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 17, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-466;
Nancy Beckwith v. Board of Directors, Poquonnock Bridge Fire District; and Poquonnock Bridge Fire District
Nancy Beckwith appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Kristin L. Wainright 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, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:16 AM.
Dated:  January 18, 2013
 January 17, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-427 Judith Rajala v. Board of Education, East Windsor Public Schools
FIC 2012-453 Judith Rajala v. Superintendent, East Windsor Public Schools; and Board of Education, East Windsor Public Schools
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on January 17, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-427;
Judith Rajala v. Board of Education, East Windsor Public Schools
Docket #FIC 2012-453;
Judith Rajala v. Superintendent, East Windsor Public Schools; and Board of Education, East Windsor Public Schools
The complainant failed to appear.   Attorney Craig S. Meiser appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:15 PM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:19 PM
Dated:  January 17, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 18, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-283 Umar Shahid v. Chief, State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 18, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-283;
Umar Shahid v. Chief, State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services
 January 18, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-467 Steven Figueroa v. Chief, Police Department, Town of New Milford; and Police Department, Town of New Milford
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 18, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-467;
Steven Figueroa v. Chief, Police Department, Town of New Milford; and Police Department, Town of New Milford
Steven Figueroa appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Kent Mancini appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:04 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:10 AM.
Dated:  January 18, 2013