The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of April 22, 2013 through April 26, 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 22, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-442 Teejay Johnson v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; and Police Department, City of New Haven
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-687 Glenn Conway v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-548 Cynthia A. Kleist and Derf J. Kleist v. Public Safety Commission, Town of Cheshire; and Town of Cheshire
 April 23, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-472 Umar Shahid v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-486 Nancy Burton v. Daniel Esty, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-643 Priscilla Dickman v. Director, State of Connecticut, Health Affairs Policy Planning, Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
 April 24, 2013  No Special Meetings Scheduled
 April 25, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-457 John Peloso v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families; and State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-513 Joseph Tarzia v. Ernie Orgera, Chairman, Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Stamford; Christina Andreana, Daniel Capano, Tim Curtin, Donald Huppert, Mitchell Kaufman, Mary Lou Rinaldi, Donald Rullman, Members, Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Stamford; and Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Stamford
 April 26, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-449 Michael Holbrook v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
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Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April_22,_2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-442 Teejay Johnson v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; and Police Department, City of New Haven
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 22, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-442;
Teejay Johnson v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; and Police Department, City of New Haven
Teejay Johnson appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Kathleen Foster 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 9:55 AM.
Dated:  April 25, 2013
 April 22, 2013  11:00_AM FIC 2012-687 Glenn Conway 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 matter was held on April 22, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-687;
Glenn Conway v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
The complainant failed to appear.   Attorney James Neil appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:15 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:15 AM.
Dated:  April 22, 2013
 April 22, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-548 Cynthia A. Kleist and Derf J. Kleist v. Public Safety Commission, Town of Cheshire; and Town of Cheshire
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 22, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-548;
Cynthia A. Kleist and Derf J. Kleist v. Public Safety Commission, Town of Cheshire; and Town of Cheshire
Cynthia and Derf Kleist appeared on their own behalf.   Attorney Alfred E. Smith appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:10 PM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:06 PM.
Dated:  April 25, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 23, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-472 Umar Shahid 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 matter was held on April 23, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-472;
Umar Shahid v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Umar Shahid 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 10:00 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:25 AM.
Dated:  April 25, 2013
 April 23, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-486 Nancy Burton v. Daniel Esty, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 23, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-486;
Nancy Burton v. Daniel Esty, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Nancy Burton appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Kenneth Collette appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:00 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:20 PM.
Dated:  April 25, 2013
 April 23, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-643 Priscilla Dickman v. Director, State of Connecticut, Health Affairs Policy Planning, Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, 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 April 23, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-643;
Priscilla Dickman v. Director, State of Connecticut, Health Affairs Policy Planning, Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Priscilla Dickman appeared on her own behalf.   Stephen Courtney 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 3:04 PM.
Dated:  April 26, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 25, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-457 John Peloso v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families; and State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for April 25, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-457;
John Peloso v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families; and State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families
 April 25, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-513 Joseph Tarzia v. Ernie Orgera, Chairman, Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Stamford; Christina Andreana, Daniel Capano, Tim Curtin, Donald Huppert, Mitchell Kaufman, Mary Lou Rinaldi, Donald Rullman, Members, Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Stamford; and Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Stamford
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 25, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-513;
Joseph Tarzia v. Ernie Orgera, Chairman, Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Stamford; Christina Andreana, Daniel Capano, Tim Curtin, Donald Huppert, Mitchell Kaufman, Mary Lou Rinaldi, Donald Rullman, Members, Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Stamford; and Water Pollution Control Authority, City of Stamford
Joseph Tarzia appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney James M. Sconzo appeared on behalf of the respondent, Stamford Water Pollution Control Authority.  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 12:05 AM.
Dated:  April 26, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 26, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-449 Michael Holbrook v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for April 26, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-449;
Michael Holbrook v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport