The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of September 23, 2013 through September 27, 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
 September 23, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-276 Cornell Lewis v. Joette Katz, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families; Thomas DeMatteo, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families; and State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-216 Anne Stevenson v. Chief Public Defender, State of Connecticut, Office of the Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-255 Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Montville; and Police Department, Town of Montville
 September 24, 2013  10:00 AM FIC 2013-247 Joseph Sargent v. Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford
FIC 2013-248 Joseph Sargent v. Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford
FIC 2013-249 Joseph Sargent v. Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-253 Michael Greene v. Zoning Committee, Zoning Commission, City of Norwalk; and City of Norwalk
 September 25, 2013 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 September 26, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-240 Richard Stevenson v. B. Bouffard, FOI Liaison, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM 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
 2:00 PM 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
 September 27, 2013 No Special Meetings Scheduled
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Date____________ Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 September 23, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-276 Cornell Lewis v. Joette Katz, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families; Thomas DeMatteo, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families; and State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 23, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-276;
Cornell Lewis v. Joette Katz, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families; Thomas DeMatteo, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families; and State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families
The Complainant failed to appear.   Attorney Thomas DeMatteo appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:45 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 9:48 AM.
Dated:  September 24, 2013
 September 23, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-216 Anne Stevenson v. Chief Public Defender, State of Connecticut, Office of the Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 23, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-216;
Anne Stevenson v. Chief Public Defender, State of Connecticut, Office of the Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Public Defender, Division of Public Defender Services
Anne Stevenson appeared on her own behalf.   Assistant Attorney General Steven Strom appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:30 AM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:30 PM.
Dated:  September 24, 2013
 September 23, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-255 Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Montville; and Police Department, Town of Montville
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for September 23, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2013-255;
Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Montville; and Police Department, Town of Montville
Date____________ Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 September 24, 2013  10:00 AM FIC 2013-247 Joseph Sargent v. Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford
FIC 2013-248 Joseph Sargent v. Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford
FIC 2013-249 Joseph Sargent v. Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matter for September 24, 2013 at 10:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-247;
Joseph Sargent v. Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford
Docket #FIC 2013-248;
Joseph Sargent v. Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford
Docket #FIC 2013-249;
Joseph Sargent v. Joseph Capalbo, Corporation Counsel, City of Stamford; and City of Stamford
Dated:  September 24, 2013
 September 24, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-253 Michael Greene v. Zoning Committee, Zoning Commission, City of Norwalk; and City of Norwalk
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for September 24, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-253;
Michael Greene v. Zoning Committee, Zoning Commission, City of Norwalk; and City of Norwalk
Date____________ Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 September 26, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-240 Richard Stevenson v. B. Bouffard, FOI Liaison, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 26, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-240;
Richard Stevenson v. B. Bouffard, FOI Liaison, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Richard Stevenson 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 9:34 AM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 9:56 AM.
Dated:  September 27, 2013
 September 26, 2013  11:00 AM 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 26, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
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
Attorney Diego Ibarguen appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney John Wayne Fox 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, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 1:45 PM.
Dated:  September 27, 2013
 September 26, 2013  2:00 PM 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 matter for September 26, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
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