The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of August 26, 2013 through August 30, 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 26, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-129 Adam Osmond v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-218 Scott Jascha v. First Selectman, Town of Monroe; and Town of Monroe
 August 27, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-677 Luis Diaz v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
FIC 2013-006 Luis Diaz v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-186 The Greenwich Time v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Greenwich; Board of Estimate and Taxation, Town of Greenwich; and Board of Education, Greenwich Public Schools
 August 28, 2013 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 August 29, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-642 Paul Kadri v. Chairman, Board of Education, Groton Public Schools; and Board of Education, Groton Public Schools
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-167 James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
FIC 2013-195 James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
 August 30, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-691 Andres Sosa v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2012-670 James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
FIC 2012-684 James Torlai 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
 August 26, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-129 Adam Osmond v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on August 26, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-129;
Adam Osmond v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services
Adam Osmond appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Jeffrey Beckham appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:02 AM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:25 AM.
Dated:  September 5, 2013
 August 26, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-218 Scott Jascha v. First Selectman, Town of Monroe; and Town of Monroe
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on August 26, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-218;
Scott Jascha v. First Selectman, Town of Monroe; and Town of Monroe
Scott Jascha appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney John P. Fracassini appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:15 PM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 4:35 PM.
Dated:  August 27, 2013
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 August 27, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-677 Luis Diaz v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
FIC 2013-006 Luis Diaz 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 consolidated matters was held on August 27, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-677;
Luis Diaz v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
Docket #FIC 2013-006;
Luis Diaz v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
Luis Diaz appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Gregory Conte appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 10:00 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:20 AM.
Dated:  August 27, 2013
 August_27,_2013  2:00_PM FIC 2013-186 The Greenwich Time v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Greenwich; Board of Estimate and Taxation, Town of Greenwich; and Board of Education, Greenwich Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for August 27, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-186;
The Greenwich Time v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Greenwich; Board of Estimate and Taxation, Town of Greenwich; and Board of Education, Greenwich Public Schools
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 August 29, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-642 Paul Kadri v. Chairman, Board of Education, Groton Public Schools; and Board of Education, Groton Public Schools
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on August 29, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-642;
Paul Kadri v. Chairman, Board of Education, Groton Public Schools; and Board of Education, Groton Public Schools
Paul Kadri appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Jeffrey Mogan appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:40 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:26 AM.
Dated:  September 3, 2013
 August 29, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-167 James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
FIC 2013-195 James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matter for August 29, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-167;
James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
Docket #FIC 2013-195;
James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
Dated:  September 3, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 August 30, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2012-691 Andres Sosa 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 30, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2012-691;
Andres Sosa v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Andres Sosa 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 9:40 AM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:22 AM.
Dated:  September 3, 2013
 August 30, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2012-670 James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
FIC 2012-684 James Torlai 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 consolidated matter for August 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2012-670;
James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
Docket #FIC 2012-684;
James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Dated:  September 3, 2013