The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of August 5, 2013 through August 9, 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
 August 5, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-646 Brian Niblack v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction, Cheshire Correctional Institution
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-060 LaTonya Whitley v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; and Police Department, City of New Haven
 August 6, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-082 Alexander Wood and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Chairperson, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles; and State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles
 August 7, 2013 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 August 8, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-049 David Cutler v. Attorney General, State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General
 August 9, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-650 Michael C. Harrington v. Thomas Kirk, President, Laurie Hunt, General Counsel, Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority; and Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority
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Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 August 5, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-646 Brian Niblack v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction, Cheshire Correctional Institution
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on August 5, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-646;
Brian Niblack v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction, Cheshire Correctional Institution
Brian Niblack appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney James Neil appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:59 AM, with Hearing Officer, Gregory F. Daniels presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:55 AM.
Dated:  August 6, 2013
 August 5, 2013  2:00 PM 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 August 5, 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 2:00 PM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:49 PM.
Dated:  August 6, 2013
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 August_6,_2013  9:30_AM FIC 2013-082 Alexander Wood and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Chairperson, 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 August 6, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-082;
Alexander Wood and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Chairperson, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles; and State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles
Alexander Wood appeared on his own behalf.   Assistant Attorney General Steven Strom appeared on behalf of the respondents.  Kim I. Hubbard appeared as an intervener.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:45 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:30 PM.
Dated:  August 6, 2013
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 August_8,_2013  11:00_AM FIC 2013-049 David Cutler v. Attorney General, State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on August 8, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-049;
David Cutler v. Attorney General, State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Attorney General
David Cutler appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Margaret Q. Chapple appeared on behalf of the respondents.  Colleen Valentine appeared on her own behalf. No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:19 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:48 PM.
Dated:  August 14, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 August 9, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-650 Michael C. Harrington v. Thomas Kirk, President, Laurie Hunt, General Counsel, Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority; and Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on August 9, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-650;
Michael C. Harrington v. Thomas Kirk, President, Laurie Hunt, General Counsel, Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority; and Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority
Michael Harrington appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Dan E. LaBelle 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, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:40 PM.
Dated:  August 14, 2013