The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of July 8, 2013 through July 12, 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
 July 8, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-047 Ioannis Kaloidis v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury; and Police Department, City of Waterbury
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-504 David Godbout v. Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of East Lyme; and Town of East Lyme
 2:00 PM FIC 2012-515 Michael Nowacki v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Office of Legislative Management; and State of Connecticut, Office of Legislative Management
 July 9, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-063 Richard J. Clow, Jr. v. First Selectman, Town of Enfield; and Town of Enfield
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-060 LaTonya Whitley v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; and Police Department, City of New Haven
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-071 Cathy Kohut v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Stratford; and Police Department, Town of Stratford
 July 10, 2013   No Special Meetings Scheduled
 July 11, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-112 Vernon Leftridge, Jr. v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Labor; and State of Connecticut, Department of Labor
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-487 David Godbout v. Chief, Police Department, Town of West Hartford; and Police Department, Town of West Hartford
  July 12, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-055 Joseph Tarzia v. Vice Chairman, Board of Finance, City of Stamford; and Board of Finance, City of Stamford
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Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 July 8, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-047 Ioannis Kaloidis v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury; and Police Department, City of Waterbury
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on July 8, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-047;
Ioannis Kaloidis v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury; and Police Department, City of Waterbury
Jason Lipsky, Esq. appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Kevin Daly, Esq. appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:32 AM, with Commissioner, Matthew Streeter presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:12 AM.
Dated:  July 9, 2013
 July 8, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-504 David Godbout v. Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of East Lyme; and Town of East Lyme
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on July 8, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-504;
David Godbout v. Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of East Lyme; and Town of East Lyme
David Godbout appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Mark Zamarka appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:05 AM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:30 AM.
Dated:  July 9, 2013
 July 8, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2012-515 Michael Nowacki v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Office of Legislative Management; and State of Connecticut, Office of Legislative Management
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for July 8, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-515;
Michael Nowacki v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Office of Legislative Management; and State of Connecticut, Office of Legislative
Management
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 July 9, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-063 Richard J. Clow, Jr. v. First Selectman, Town of Enfield; and Town of Enfield
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on July 9, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-063;
Richard J. Clow, Jr. v. First Selectman, Town of Enfield; and
Town of Enfield
The complainant failed to appear.   Attorney Maria N. Elsden appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:47 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:00 AM.
Dated:  July 11, 2013
 July 9, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-060 LaTonya Whitley 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 July 9, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-060;
LaTonya Whitley v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; and Police Department, City of New Haven
Latonya Whitley appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Kathleen Foster 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, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:05 PM.
Dated:  July 11, 2013
 July 9, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-071 Cathy Kohut v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Stratford; and Police Department, Town of Stratford
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on July 9, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-071;
Cathy Kohut v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Stratford; and Police Department, Town of Stratford
Attorney Cathy Kohut appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Christopher Smedick appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:04 PM, with Commissioner, Christopher P. Hankins presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:17 PM.
Dated:  July 11, 2013
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 July 11, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-112 Vernon Leftridge, Jr. v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Labor; and State of Connecticut, Department of Labor
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for July 11, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-112;
Vernon Leftridge, Jr. v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Labor; and State of Connecticut, Department of Labor
 July_11,_2013  11:00_AM FIC 2012-487 David Godbout v. Chief, Police Department, Town of West Hartford; and Police Department, Town of West Hartford
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on July 11, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-487;
David Godbout v. Chief, Police Department, Town of West Hartford; Police Department, Town of West Hartford; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
David Godbout appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Patrick Alair 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 12:10 PM.
Dated:  July 17, 2013
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 July 12,_2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-055 Joseph Tarzia v. Vice Chairman, Board of Finance, City of Stamford; and Board of Finance, City of Stamford
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on July 12, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-055;
Joseph Tarzia v. Vice Chairman, Board of Finance, City of Stamford; and Board of Finance, City of Stamford
The complainant failed to appear.   Attorney Michael Toma appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:16 AM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:23 AM.
Dated:  July 17, 2013