The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of April 1, 2013 through April 5, 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
 April 1, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-491 Priscilla Dickman v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services, Communications Office
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-526 Priscilla Dickman v. Attorney General, State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General
 2:45 PM FIC 2012-673 Socorro Barron v. Property Manager, Ridgefield Housing Authority; and Ridgefield Housing Authority
 April 2, 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
 April 3, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-603 Carl Liano v. Richard Weiner, Benefits Manager, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
FIC 2012-609 Carl Liano v. Geri Evans, Benefits Coordinator, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 April 4, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-407 Gaylord Salters v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
FIC 2012-414 Gaylord Salter v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-683 Owen Chace v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Hamden; and Police Department, Town of Hamden
 April 5, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-623 Richard Rodrigue v. Chairman, Lake Chaffee Improvement Association; and Lake Chaffee Improvement Association
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-657 Robert Milne v. Assessor, Town of West Hartford; and Town of West Hartford
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Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 1, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-491 Priscilla Dickman v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services, Communications Office
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 1, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-491;
Priscilla Dickman v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services, Communications Office
Priscilla Dickman appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Jeffrey Beckham appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:35 AM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:40 AM.
Dated:  April 9, 2013
 April 1, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-526 Priscilla Dickman v. Attorney General, State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 1, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-526;
Priscilla Dickman v. Attorney General, State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General
Priscilla Dickman appeared on her own behalf.   Assistant Attorney General Lawrence Widdem appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:30 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:25 AM.
Dated:  April 9, 2013
 April 1, 2013  2:45 PM FIC 2012-673 Socorro Barron v. Property Manager, Ridgefield Housing Authority; and Ridgefield Housing Authority
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for April 1, 2013 at 2:45 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-673;
Socorro Barron v. Property Manager, Ridgefield Housing Authority; and Ridgefield Housing Authority
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 2,_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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 2, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-336;
Andy Thibault and the New Haven Register v. Neil O'Leary, Mayor, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
Andy Thibault appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Attorney Kevin Daly appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:20 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:20 PM.
Dated:  April 9, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 3, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-603 Carl Liano v. Richard Weiner, Benefits Manager, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
FIC 2012-609 Carl Liano v. Geri Evans, Benefits Coordinator, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on April 3, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-603;
Carl Liano v. Richard Weiner, Benefits Manager, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
Docket #FIC 2012-609;
Carl Liano v. Geri Evans, Benefits Coordinator, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport

Carl Liano appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Gregory 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 2:53 PM
Dated:  April 9, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 4, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-407 Gaylord Salters v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
FIC 2012-414 Gaylord Salter v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on April 4, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-407;
Gaylord Salters v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Docket #FIC 2012-414;
Gaylord Salters v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

Gaylord Salters appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney James Neil 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, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:15 AM
Dated:  April 9, 2013
 April 4, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-683 Owen Chace v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Hamden; and Police Department, Town of Hamden
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for April 4, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-683;
Owen Chace v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Hamden; and Police Department, Town of Hamden
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 5,_2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-623 Richard Rodrigue v. Chairman, Lake Chaffee Improvement Association; and Lake Chaffee Improvement Association
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 5, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-623;
Richard Rodrigue v. Chairman, Lake Chaffee Improvement Association; and Lake Chaffee Improvement Association
Richard Rodrique appeared on his own behalf.   Kerry Olsen and Ivan Wasko 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, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:08 AM.
Dated:  April 9, 2013
 April 5, 2013  11:00_AM FIC 2012-657 Robert Milne v. Assessor, Town of West Hartford; and Town of West Hartford
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 5, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-657;
Robert Milne v. Assessor, Town of West Hartford; and Town of West Hartford
Robert Milne appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Patrick G. Alair appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:08 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:00 PM.
Dated:  April 9, 2013