The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of May 6, 2013 through May 10, 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
 May 6, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-560 David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-700 Thomas Vorio v. Oak Hills Park Authority, City of Norwalk
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-699 Thomas Hatfield v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Revenue Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Revenue Services
 May 7, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-608 Michael Selvaggi v. Molly Cole, Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities; Cathleen Adamczyk, Disability Policy Specialist, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities; and State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-694 Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
 May 8, 2013 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 May 9, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-679 David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-690 Ronald Goodmaster v. Lucy McConologue, Chairman, Police Commission, Town of Seymour; Stephen Chucta, Frank Conroy, as Members, Police Commission, Town of Seymour; and Police Commission, Town of Seymour
 May 10, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-562 David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services, BEST Division; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services, BEST Division
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-501 Robert A. Cushman 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
 May 6, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-560 David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 6, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2012-560;
David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health
 May 6, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-700 Thomas Vorio v. Oak Hills Park Authority, City of Norwalk
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 6, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-700;
Thomas Vorio v. Oak Hills Park Authority, City of Norwalk
 May 6, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-699 Thomas Hatfield v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Revenue Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Revenue Services
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 6, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-699;
Thomas Hatfield v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Revenue Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Revenue Services
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 7, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-608 Michael Selvaggi v. Molly Cole, Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities; Cathleen Adamczyk, Disability Policy Specialist, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities; and State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on May 7, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-608;
Michael Selvaggi v. Molly Cole, Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities; Cathleen Adamczyk, Disability Policy Specialist, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities; and State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities
Michael Selvaggi appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Emily Melendez appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:03 AM, with Hearing Officer, Gregory F. Daniels presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 1:34 PM.
Dated:  May 8, 2013
 May 7, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-694 Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on May 7, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-694;
Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
Sally Roberts appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Greg Conte appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:05 PM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:14 PM.
Dated:  May 8, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 9, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-679 David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 9, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2012-679;
David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 May 9, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-690 Ronald Goodmaster v. Lucy McConologue, Chairman, Police Commission, Town of Seymour; Stephen Chucta, Frank Conroy, as Members, Police Commission, Town of Seymour; and Police Commission, Town of Seymour
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on May 9, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-690;
Ronald Goodmaster v. Lucy McConologue, Chairman, Police Commission, Town of Seymour; Stephen Chucta, Frank Conroy, as Members, Police Commission, Town of Seymour; and Police Commission, Town of Seymour
Attorney William S. Palmieri appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Warren L. Holcomb appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:20 PM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 4:17 PM.
Dated:  May 10, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 10, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-562 David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services, BEST Division; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services, BEST Division
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on May 10, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-562;
David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services, BEST Division; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services, BEST Division
David Taylor appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Jeffrey Beckham appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:34 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:12 AM.
Dated:  May 10, 2013
 May 10, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-501 Robert A. Cushman 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 matter for May 10, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-501;
Robert A. Cushman v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection