The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of September 30, 2013 through October 4, 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_30,_2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-242 Alan DiCara v. Town Manager, Town of Winchester; and  Town of Winchester
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-156 Lawrence DePillo v. Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
 October 1, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-286 Geoffrey Woods v. Chief Building Official, Building Department, Town of Fairfield; Building Department, Town of Fairfield; Director of Health, Health Department, Town of Fairfield; and Health Department, Town of Fairfield
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-256 Robert Cushman v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 October 2, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-287 Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Montville; and Police Department, Town of Montville
 October 3, 2013  9:30 AM 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
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-161 Paul Baer v. Lawrence K. Groh, Jr., First Selectman, Town of Thompson; Board of Selectmen, Town of Thompson; and Town of Thompson
 October 4, 2013 No Special Meetings Scheduled
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Date____________ Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 September 30, 2013  11:00_AM FIC 2013-242 Alan DiCara v. Town Manager, Town of Winchester; and  Town of Winchester
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for September 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-242;
Alan DiCara v. Town Manager, Town of Winchester; and  Town of Winchester
 September 30, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-156 Lawrence DePillo v. Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 30, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-156;
Lawrence DePillo v. Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
Lawrence DePillo appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Kevin J. Daly appeared on behalf of the respondents.   No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:03 PM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:47 PM.
Dated:  October 1, 2013
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 October 1, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-286 Geoffrey Woods v. Chief Building Official, Building Department, Town of Fairfield; Building Department, Town of Fairfield; Director of Health, Health Department, Town of Fairfield; and Health Department, Town of Fairfield
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on October 1, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-286;
Geoffrey Woods v. Chief Building Official, Building Department, Town of Fairfield; Building Department, Town of Fairfield; Director of Health, Health Department, Town of Fairfield; and Health Department, Town of Fairfield
Geoffrey Woods appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Stanton H. Lesser, Esq. appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:04 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:52 PM.
Dated:  October 3, 2013
 October 1, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-256 Robert Cushman 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 October 1, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-256;
Robert Cushman v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Date Time Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 October_2,_2013  11:00_AM FIC 2013-287 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 October 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2013-287;
Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Montville; and Police Department, Town of Montville
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 October 3, 2013  9:30 AM 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on October 3, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
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
James Torlai appeared on his own behalf.   Assistant Attorney General Terrence M. O'Neill 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, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:17 AM.
Dated:  October 4, 2013
 October 3, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-161 Paul Baer v. Lawrence K. Groh, Jr., First Selectman, Town of Thompson; Board of Selectmen, Town of Thompson; and Town of Thompson
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for October 3, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2013-161;
Paul Baer v. Lawrence K. Groh, Jr., First Selectman, Town of Thompson; Board of Selectmen, Town of Thompson; and Town of Thompson