The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of April 29, 2013 through May 3, 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 29, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-305 Robert Salatto v. Chief, Police Department, Town of East Haven; and Police Department, Town of East Haven
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-603 Carl Liano v. Richard Weiner, Benefits Manager, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 April 30, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-668 Alexander Wood and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Chairman, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles; and State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles 
 11:00 AM 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
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-683 Owen Chace v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Hamden; and Police Department, Town of Hamden
 May 1, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-673 Socorro Barron v. Property Manager, Ridgefield Housing Authority; and Ridgefield Housing Authority
FIC 2013-020 Socorro Barron v. Rachel Spencer, Property Manager, Housing Authority, Town of Ridgefield; and Housing Authority, Town of Ridgefield
 May 2, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-510 Geovanny Zillo 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
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-642 Paul Kadri v. Chairman, Board of Education, Groton Public Schools; and Board of Education, Groton Public Schools
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-650 Michael C. Harrington v. Thomas Kirk, President, Laurie Hunt, General Counsel, Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority; and Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority
 May 3, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-616 James McBurney and Erin McBurney v. President, Pine Orchard Association; and Pine Orchard Association
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Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April_29, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-305 Robert Salatto v. Chief, Police Department, Town of East Haven; and Police Department, Town of East Haven
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for April 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-305;
Robert Salatto v. Chief, Police Department, Town of East Haven; and Police Department, Town of East Haven
 April 29, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-603 Carl Liano v. Richard Weiner, Benefits Manager, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 29, 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
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 2:15 PM.
Dated:  May 1, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 30, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-668 Alexander Wood and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Chairman, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles; and State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles 
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 30, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-668;
Alexander Wood and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Chairman, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles; and State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles
Alexander Wood appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Assistant Attorney General Steven Strom appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:30 AM, with Commissioner, Matthew Streeter presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:20 AM.
Dated: May 1, 2013
 April 30, 2013  11:00 AM 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 30, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
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
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 11:40 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:20 PM.
Dated:  May 1, 2013
 April 30, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-683 Owen Chace v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Hamden; and Police Department, Town of Hamden
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 30, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-683;
Owen Chace v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Hamden; and Police Department, Town of Hamden
Owen Chace appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Susan Gruen 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, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:15 PM.
Dated:  May 1, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 1, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-673 Socorro Barron v. Property Manager, Ridgefield Housing Authority; and Ridgefield Housing Authority
FIC 2013-020 Socorro Barron v. Rachel Spencer, Property Manager, Housing Authority, Town of Ridgefield; and Housing Authority, Town of Ridgefield
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matter for May 1, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-673;
Socorro Barron v. Property Manager, Ridgefield Housing Authority; and Ridgefield Housing Authority
Docket #FIC 2013-020;
Socorro Barron v. Rachel Spencer, Property Manager, Housing Authority, Town of Ridgefield; and Housing Authority, Town of Ridgefield
Dated:  May 1, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 2, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-510 Geovanny Zillo 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
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 2, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-510;
Geovanny Zillo 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
 May 2, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-642 Paul Kadri v. Chairman, Board of Education, Groton Public Schools; and Board of Education, Groton Public Schools
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on May 2, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-642;
Paul Kadri v. Chairman, Board of Education, Groton Public Schools; and Board of Education, Groton Public Schools
Paul Kadri appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Jeffrey Mogan appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:01 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:07 PM.
Dated:  May 7, 2013
 May 2, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-650 Michael C. Harrington v. Thomas Kirk, President, Laurie Hunt, General Counsel, Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority; and Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 2, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-650;
Michael C. Harrington v. Thomas Kirk, President, Laurie Hunt, General Counsel, Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority; and Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 3, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-616 James McBurney and Erin McBurney v. President, Pine Orchard Association; and Pine Orchard Association
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 3, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-616;
James McBurney and Erin McBurney v. President, Pine Orchard Association; and Pine Orchard Association