The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of January 21, 2013 through January 25, 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 21, 2013 No Hearings Scheduled
 January 22, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-363 David McNichol v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
  
 January 23, 2013 No Hearings Scheduled
 January 24, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-316 Kadafie Fernandez v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-243 Yaman Salahi and the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization v. Chief, Police Department, Town of East Haven; and Police Department, Town of East Haven
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-478 Richard Boccaccio v. First Selectman, Town of Westbrook; and Town of Westbrook
 January 25, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-416 David McGuire and the American Civil Liberties Union v. City Council, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 2:00 PM 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
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Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 22, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-363 David McNichol 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 January 22, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-363;
David McNichol v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 24, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-316 Kadafie Fernandez v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 24, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-316;
Kadafie Fernandez v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
 January 24, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-243 Yaman Salahi and the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization v. Chief, Police Department, Town of East Haven; and Police Department, Town of East Haven
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-243;
Yaman Salahi and the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization v. Chief, Police Department, Town of East Haven; and Police Department, Town of East Haven
 January 24, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-478 Richard Boccaccio v. First Selectman, Town of Westbrook; and Town of Westbrook
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 24, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-478;
Richard Boccaccio v. First Selectman, Town of Westbrook; and Town of Westbrook
Richard Boccaccio appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney John S. Bennett appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:26 PM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:14 PM.
Dated:  January 25, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
January 25, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-416 David McGuire and the American Civil Liberties Union v. City Council, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 25, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-416;
David McGuire and the American Civil Liberties Union v. City Council, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
The complainants did not appear.   The respondents did not appear.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:02 AM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:07 AM.
Dated:  January 25, 2013
January 25, 2013  2:00 PM 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 25, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
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
Mark Dumas appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Lynn D. Wittenbrink appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:02 PM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:17 PM.
Dated:  January 25, 2013