The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of January 28, 2013 through February 1, 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 28, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-184 Edward Peruta v. Reuben Bradford, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; Thomas Hatfield, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
FIC 2012-189 Edward Peruta v. Reuben Bradford, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; Cynthia Powell, Office Supervisor, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-265 David Godbout v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police, and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
FIC 2012-404 David Godbout v. Resident State Trooper, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Safety; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Safety
 January 29, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-421 Robert Blatt and New England National LLC v. Paul Formica, First Selectman, Town of East Lyme; and Town of East Lyme
FIC 2012-463 Robert Blatt and New England National LLC v. Paul Formica, First Selectman, Town of East Lyme; and Town of East Lyme
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-474 Andrew Matthews v. Ronnell Higgins, Chief, Police Department, Yale University; and Police Department, Yale University
 January 30, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-495 Dick Goduti v. Michael Spera, Chief, Police Department, Town of Old Saybrook; and Police Department, Town of Old Saybrook
 January 31, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-410 Bradshaw Smith v. Stephen Mitchell, Chairman, Board of Directors, Greater Hartford Transit District; and Board of Directors, Greater Hartford Transit District
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-336 Andy Thibault and the New Haven Register v. Neil O'Leary,Mayor, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
 February 1, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-439 Thomas Marra v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
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Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 28, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-184 Edward Peruta v. Reuben Bradford, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; Thomas Hatfield, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
FIC 2012-189 Edward Peruta v. Reuben Bradford, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; Cynthia Powell, Office Supervisor, 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 consolidated matter for January 28, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-184;
Edward Peruta v. Reuben Bradford, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; Thomas Hatfield, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Docket #FIC 2012-189;
Edward Peruta v. Reuben Bradford, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; Cynthia Powell, Office Supervisor, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Dated:  February 5, 2013
 January 28, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-265 David Godbout v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police, and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
FIC 2012-404 David Godbout v. Resident State Trooper, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Safety; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Safety
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on January 28, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-265;
David Godbout v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police, and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
Docket #FIC 2012-404;
David Godbout v. Resident State Trooper, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Safety; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Safety
David Godbout appeared on his own behalf.   Assistant Attorney General Terrence O'Neill appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:10 AM, with Hearing Officer, Gregory F. Daniels presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 1:13 PM.
Dated:  February 5, 2013
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January_29,_2013  11:00_AM FIC 2012-421 Robert Blatt and New England National LLC v. Paul Formica, First Selectman, Town of East Lyme; and Town of East Lyme
FIC 2012-463 Robert Blatt and New England National LLC v. Paul Formica, First Selectman, Town of East Lyme; and Town of East Lyme
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matter for January 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-421;
Robert Blatt and New England National LLC v. Paul Formica, First Selectman, Town of East Lyme; and Town of East Lyme
Docket #FIC 2012-463;
Robert Blatt and New England National LLC v. Paul Formica, First Selectman, Town of East Lyme; and Town of East Lyme
Dated:  February 5, 2013
 January 29, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-474 Andrew Matthews v. Ronnell Higgins, Chief, Police Department, Yale University; and Police Department, Yale University
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 29, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut. 
Docket #FIC 2012-474;
Andrew Matthews v. Ronnell Higgins, Chief, Police Department, Yale University; and Police Department, Yale University
Andrew Matthews appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Aaron S. Bayer appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 12:15 PM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:19 PM.
Dated:  February 5, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 30, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-495 Dick Goduti v. Michael Spera, Chief, Police Department, Town of Old Saybrook; and Police Department, Town of Old Saybrook
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 30, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2012-495;
Dick Goduti v. Michael Spera, Chief, Police Department, Town of Old Saybrook; and Police Department, Town of Old Saybrook
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 31, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-410 Bradshaw Smith v. Stephen Mitchell, Chairman, Board of Directors, Greater Hartford Transit District; and Board of Directors, Greater Hartford Transit District
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 31, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-410;
Bradshaw Smith v. Stephen Mitchell, Chairman, Board of Directors, Greater Hartford Transit District; and Board of Directors, Greater Hartford Transit District
Bradshaw Smith appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Adam Kasowitz appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:40 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:20 AM.
Dated:  February 5, 2013
 January 31, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-336 Andy Thibault and the New Haven Register v. Neil O'Leary,Mayor, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 31, 2013 at 11:00 AM was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-336;
Andy Thibault and the New Haven Register v. Neil O'Leary, Mayor, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 1, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-439 Thomas Marra 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 February 1, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2012-439;
Thomas Marra v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection