The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of May 13, 2013 through May 17, 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 13, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-564 John Smith v. Town Administrator, Town of Putnam; and Town of Putnam
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-714 Pam Pinto & Bruce Pinto v. First Selectman, Town of Thomaston; and Town of Thomaston
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-692 Joseph Dinegar v. Superintendent of Schools, Hartford Public School; and Hartford Public Schools
 May 14, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-705 Stephanie O'Neil v. Reuben F. Bradford, 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 2012-481 Joseph Tarzia v. Michael Pavia, Mayor, City of Stamford; Randall Skigen, Annie Summerville, Elaine Mitchell, Robert DeLuca, Gloria DePina, Eileen Heaphy, Harry Day and Mary Fedeli, as members, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; and Leadership Committee, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford
 May 15, 2013  11:00 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
 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 16, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-449 Michael Holbrook v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 May 17, 2013 No Hearings Scheduled
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Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May_13, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-564 John Smith v. Town Administrator, Town of Putnam; and Town of Putnam
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on May 13, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-564;
John Smith v. Town Administrator, Town of Putnam; and Town of Putnam
John Smith appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney William H. St. Onge appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:38 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:00 AM.
Dated:  May 17, 2013
 May 13, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-714 Pam Pinto & Bruce Pinto v. First Selectman, Town of Thomaston; and Town of Thomaston
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on May 13, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-714;
Pam Pinto & Bruce Pinto v. First Selectman, Town of Thomaston; and Town of Thomaston
Pam and Bruce Pinto appeared on their own behalf.   Attorney Anthony DiPentima 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, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:30 PM.
Dated:  May 14, 2013
 May 13, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-692 Joseph Dinegar v. Superintendent of Schools, Hartford Public School; and Hartford Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 13, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-692;
Joseph Dinegar v. Superintendent of Schools, Hartford Public School; and Hartford Public Schools
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 14, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-705 Stephanie O'Neil v. Reuben F. Bradford, 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 14, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2012-705;
Stephanie O'Neil v. Reuben F. Bradford, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 May 14, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-481 Joseph Tarzia v. Michael Pavia, Mayor, City of Stamford; Randall Skigen, Annie Summerville, Elaine Mitchell, Robert DeLuca, Gloria DePina, Eileen Heaphy, Harry Day and Mary Fedeli, as members, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; and Leadership Committee, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on May 14, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-481;
Joseph Tarzia v. Michael Pavia, Mayor, City of Stamford; Randall Skigen, Annie Summerville, Elaine Mitchell, Robert DeLuca, Gloria DePina, Eileen Heaphy, Harry Day and Mary Fedeli, as members, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; and Leadership Committee, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford
Attorney Joseph Sargent appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Michael Toma 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 3:07 PM.
Dated:  May 14, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 15, 2013  11:00 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 May 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
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
 May 15, 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 15, 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 16, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 16, 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 May 16, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-449;
Michael Holbrook v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport