The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of March 18, 2013 through March 22, 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
 March 18, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-317 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
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-570 Thomas White v. Civil Service Commission, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 March 19, 2013  9:30 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
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-538 Lee Smith v. Superintendent of Schools, Middletown Public Schools; and Middletown Public Schools
 March 20, 2013  10:00 AM FIC 2012-452 Kyle Prall and Information Freedom LLC v. Chief, Police Department, City of Stamford; and Police Department, City of Stamford
 March 21, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-291 Jose Arcia v. Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-376 David Godbout v. Gayle Weinstein, First Selectman, Town of Weston; Town of Weston; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 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
 March 22, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-551 James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
FIC 2012-559 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
FIC 2012-602 James Torlai 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
 March 18, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-317 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 18, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-317;
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
Thomas Marra appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   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 9:30 AM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 9:50 AM.
Dated:  March 19, 2013
 March 18, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-570 Thomas White v. Civil Service Commission, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 18, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-570;
Thomas White v. Civil Service Commission, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
Thomas White appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Greg Conte appeared on behalf of the respondents.  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 2:24 PM.
Dated:  March 19, 2013
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 March_19,_2013  9:30 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 March 19, 2013 at 9:30 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:  March 19, 2013
 March 19, 2013  11:00_AM FIC 2012-538 Lee Smith v. Superintendent of Schools, Middletown Public Schools; and Middletown Public Schools
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 19, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-538;
Lee Smith v. Superintendent of Schools, Middletown Public Schools; and Middletown Public Schools
Lee Smith appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Anne Littlefield appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:02 AM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:25 AM.
Dated:  March 19, 2013
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 March_20,_2013  10:00_AM FIC 2012-452 Kyle Prall and Information Freedom LLC v. Chief, Police Department, City of Stamford; and Police Department, City of Stamford
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 20, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-452;
Kyle Prall and Information Freedom LLC v. Chief, Police Department, City of Stamford; and Police Department, City of Stamford
The complainant failed to appear.   Attorney Burt Rosenberg appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 10:17 AM, with Commissioner, Sherman D. London presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:19 AM.
Dated:  March 22, 2013
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 March_21,_2013  9:30_AM FIC 2012-291 Jose Arcia v. Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 21, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-291;
Jose Arcia v. Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
Jose Arcia appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Demar Osbourne appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:43 AM, with Hearing Officer, Gregory F. Daniels presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:25 AM.
Dated:  March 22, 2013
 March 21, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-376 David Godbout v. Gayle Weinstein, First Selectman, Town of Weston; Town of Weston; 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 March 21, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-376;
David Godbout v. Gayle Weinstein, First Selectman, Town of Weston; Town of Weston; 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 Patricia C. Sullivan appeared on behalf of the respondents, Town of Weston.  Assistant Attorney General Terrence O'Neill 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 11:06 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:33 PM.
Dated:  March 22, 2013
 March 21, 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 21, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-318;
Sandra Cady v. Anne Noble, President, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Lottery Corporation; and State of Connecticut, Connecticut Lottery Corporation
Sandra Cady appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Holly L. Cini appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:04 PM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:45 PM.
Dated:  March 22, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 March 22, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-551 James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
FIC 2012-559 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
FIC 2012-602 James Torlai 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 consolidated matter for March 22, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-551;
James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Docket #FIC 2012-559;
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
Docket #FIC 2012-602;
James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

Dated:  March 22, 2013