The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of August 12, 2013 through August 16, 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 12, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-528 Alan Rosner v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; and Police Department, City of New Haven 
FIC 2012-590 Alan Rosner v. Chief, Police Department, Yale University; and Police Department, Yale University
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-589 Alan Rosner v. Chief State's Attorney, State of Connecticut, Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Chief State's Attorney; and State of Connecticut, Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Chief State's Attorney
 August 13, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-662 Joshua Smith v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-064 Alireza Jamalipour v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation; and State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-172 Nancy Burton v. Daniel C. Esty, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
 August 14, 2013 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 August 15, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-231 John Sakon v. Community Development Office, Town of Glastonbury; Town Plan  and Zoning Commission, Town of Glastonbury; and Town of Glastonbury
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-173 Bill Jestreby and Ronald Cowles v. First Selectman, Town of Lebanon; Police Department, Town of Lebanon; Town of Lebanon; Resident State Trooper, Town of Lebanon, 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 2013-133 Edward Peruta v. Leo Paul, First Selectman, Town of Litchfield; Ted Legendre, Plant Superintendent, Sewer Department, Town of Litchfield; and Town of Litchfield
 August 16, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-032 David Godbout v. Chief, Police Department, Town of East Lyme; Police Department, Town of East Lyme; 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
 August 12, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-528 Alan Rosner v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; and Police Department, City of New Haven 
FIC 2012-590 Alan Rosner v. Chief, Police Department, Yale University; and Police Department, Yale University
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matters for August 12, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2012-528;
Alan Rosner v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; and Police Department, City of New Haven
Docket #FIC 2012-590;
Alan Rosner v. Chief, Police Department, Yale University; and Police Department, Yale University
 August 12, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-589 Alan Rosner v. Chief State's Attorney, State of Connecticut, Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Chief State's Attorney; and State of Connecticut, Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Chief State's Attorney
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for August 12, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2012-589;
Alan Rosner v. Chief State's Attorney, State of Connecticut, Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Chief State's Attorney; and State of Connecticut, Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Chief State's Attorney
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 August 13, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-662 Joshua Smith v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on August 13, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-662;
Joshua Smith v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Joshua Smith appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney James Neil appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:48 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:28 AM.
Dated:  August 14, 2013
 August 13, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-064 Alireza Jamalipour v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation; and State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on August 13, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-064;
Alireza Jamalipour v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation; and State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation
Alireza Jamalipour appeared on his own behalf.   Assistant Attorney General Alice Sexton appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:15 AM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:30 PM.
Dated:  August 14, 2013
 August 13, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-172 Nancy Burton v. Daniel C. Esty, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on August 13, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-172;
Nancy Burton v. Daniel C. Esty, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Nancy Burton appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Kenneth M. Collette appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:06 PM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:48 PM.
Dated:  August 14, 2013
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 August_15,_2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-231 John Sakon v. Community Development Office, Town of Glastonbury; Town Plan  and Zoning Commission, Town of Glastonbury; and Town of Glastonbury
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on August 15, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-231;
John Sakon v. Community Development Office, Town of Glastonbury; Town Plan  and Zoning Commission, Town of Glastonbury; and Town of Glastonbury
John Sakon appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Matthew D. Ritter appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:30 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:45 AM.
Dated:  August 16, 2013
 August 15, 2013  11:00_AM FIC 2013-173 Bill Jestreby and Ronald Cowles v. First Selectman, Town of Lebanon; Police Department, Town of Lebanon; Town of Lebanon; Resident State Trooper, Town of Lebanon, 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 August 15, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-173;
Bill Jestreby and Ronald Cowles v. First Selectman, Town of Lebanon; Police Department, Town of Lebanon; Town of Lebanon; Resident State Trooper, Town of Lebanon, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Bill Jestreby and Ronald Cowles appeared on their own behalf.   Attorney Edward B. O'Connell appeared on behalf of the respondent, First Selectman, Town of Lebanon; Police Department, Town of Lebanon; Town of Lebanon.  Assistant Attorney Terrence O'Neill appeared on behalf of the respondent, State of Connecticut, Resident State Trooper, Town of Lebanon, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:11 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:30 PM.
Dated:  August 16, 2013
 August 15, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-133 Edward Peruta v. Leo Paul, First Selectman, Town of Litchfield; Ted Legendre, Plant Superintendent, Sewer Department, Town of Litchfield; and Town of Litchfield
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for August 15, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-133;
Edward Peruta v. Leo Paul, First Selectman, Town of Litchfield; Ted Legendre, Plant Superintendent, Sewer Department, Town of Litchfield; and Town of Litchfield
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 August 16, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-032 David Godbout v. Chief, Police Department, Town of East Lyme; Police Department, Town of East Lyme; 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 August 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-032;
David Godbout v. Chief, Police Department, Town of East Lyme; Police Department, Town of East Lyme; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection