The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of February 4, 2013 through February 8, 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
 February 4, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-507 Gualberto Santiago v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-205 James Torlai 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
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-348 James Torlai 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
 February 5, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-516 Pat Eaton-Robb and the Associated Press v. Director, State of Connecticut, Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, University of Connecticut
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-484 Michael Aronow v. Director, Health Affairs Policy Planning, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-505 Michael Aronow v. Freedom of Information Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
 February 6, 2013  10:00 AM FIC 2012-494 Anthony Lazzari v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Newington; and Police Department, Town of Newington
 11:30 AM FIC 2012-496 Jean P. Gauvin v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Plainfield; and Police Department, Town of Plainfield
 February 7, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-481 Joseph Tarzia v. Michael Pavia, Mayor, City of Stamford; Randall Skigen, Annie Summerville, Elaine Mitchell, Robert DeLuca, Gloria DePina, Eileen Heaphy, Harry Day and Mary Fedeli, as members, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; and Leadership Committee, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-276 Alexander Wood and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Chief Public Defender, State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services; and State of Connecticut, Office of Chief Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-318 Sandra Cady v. Anne Noble, President, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Lottery Corporation; and State of Connecticut, Connecticut Lottery Corporation
 February 8, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-431 Magdalena Wiktor v. Mayor, Town of Montville; and Town of Montville
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Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 4, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-507 Gualberto Santiago 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 February 4, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-507;
Gualberto Santiago v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services
The Complainant failed to appear.   Attorney Jeffrey Beckham appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:45 AM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 9:50 AM.
Dated:  February 5, 2013
 February 4, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-205 James Torlai 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 4, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-205;
James Torlai 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
James Torlai 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 12:05 PM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:07 PM.  The hearing reconvened at 2:00 PM.  The hearing adjourned at 2:30 PM.
Dated:  February 14, 2013
 February 4, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-348 James Torlai 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 4, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-348;
James Torlai 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
James Torlai 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 2:42 PM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:30 PM.
Dated:  February 5, 2013
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February_5,_2013  9:30_AM FIC 2012-516 Pat Eaton-Robb and the Associated Press v. Director, State of Connecticut, Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, University of Connecticut
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 5, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-516;
Pat Eaton-Robb and the Associated Press v. Director, State of Connecticut, Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, University of Connecticut
 February 5, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-484 Michael Aronow v. Director, Health Affairs Policy Planning, 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 February 5, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-484;
Michael Aronow v. Director, Health Affairs Policy Planning, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Attorney Heena Kapadia appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Jeffrey M. Blumenthal appeared on behalf of the respondents.  Attorney Henry F. Murray appeared on behalf of the intervenor, the American Association of University Professors.  Attorney Jeffrey J. Mirman appeared on behalf of the intervenor, Jay R. Lieberman.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:15 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:05 PM.
Dated:  February 6, 2013
 February 5, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-505 Michael Aronow v. Freedom of Information Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 5, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2012-505;
Michael Aronow v. Freedom of Information Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February_6,_2013  10:00_AM FIC 2012-494 Anthony Lazzari v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Newington; and Police Department, Town of Newington
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-494;
Anthony Lazzari v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Newington; and Police Department, Town of Newington
 February 6, 2013  11:30 AM FIC 2012-496 Jean P. Gauvin v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Plainfield; and Police Department, Town of Plainfield
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 6, 2013 at 11:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2012-496;
Jean P. Gauvin v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Plainfield; and Police Department, Town of Plainfield
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 7, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-481 Joseph Tarzia v. Michael Pavia, Mayor, City of Stamford; Randall Skigen, Annie Summerville, Elaine Mitchell, Robert DeLuca, Gloria DePina, Eileen Heaphy, Harry Day and Mary Fedeli, as members, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; and Leadership Committee, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 7, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-481;
Joseph Tarzia v. Michael Pavia, Mayor, City of Stamford; Randall Skigen, Annie Summerville, Elaine Mitchell, Robert DeLuca, Gloria DePina, Eileen Heaphy, Harry Day and Mary Fedeli, as members, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; and Leadership Committee, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford
 February 7, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-276 Alexander Wood and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Chief Public Defender, State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services; and State of Connecticut, Office of Chief Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 7, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-276;
Alexander Wood and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Chief Public Defender, State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services; and State of Connecticut, Office of Chief Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services
Alexander Wood appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Assistant Attorney General Terrence O'Neill appeared on behalf of the respondents.  Peter Bowman appeared on behalf of the interveners.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:15 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 1:00 PM.
Dated:  February 14, 2013
 February 7, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-318 Sandra Cady v. Anne Noble, President, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Lottery Corporation; and State of Connecticut, Connecticut Lottery Corporation
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 7, 2013 at 2:00 PM was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-318;
Sandra Cady v. Anne Noble, President, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Lottery Corporation; and State of Connecticut, Connecticut Lottery Corporation
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 8, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-431 Magdalena Wiktor v. Mayor, Town of Montville; and Town of Montville
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 8, 2013 at 9:30 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2012-431;
Magdalena Wiktor v. Mayor, Town of Montville; and Town of Montville