The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of November 18, 2013 through November 22, 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
 November 18, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-214 David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services 
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-316 Matthew Meunier v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Legal Affairs Unit; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Legal Affairs Unit
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-342 Nancy Chapman v. Board of Directors, Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now, Inc.; and Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now, Inc.
 November 19, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-360 Aaron Romano v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Consumer Protection; and  State of Connecticut, Department of Consumer Protection
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-207 Steven DeBow v. Acting Chief Information Officer, Metro Hartford Information Services; and Metro Hartford Information Services
 November 20, 2013   9:30 AM FIC 2013-317 Paul Kadri v. Chairman, Board of Education, Groton Public Schools; and  Board of Education, Groton Public Schools
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-291 Bradshaw Smith v. Doreen Richardson, Member, Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools; Darleen Klass, Member, Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools; Jeffrey Villars, Member, Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools;  Craig Cook, Member, Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools; and Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-367 John Mauer and the Stoneforge Chronicles v. Gale Toensing, as member, Board of Education, Regional School District 1; and Board of Education, Regional School District 1
 November 21, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-219 Emily Gianquinto v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Economic and Community Development; and State of Connecticut, Department of Economic and Community Development
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-327 Daniel Wade v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-364 Julie Sprengelmeyer and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Office of the Governor, State of Connecticut
 November 22, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-226 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
 November 18, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-214 David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services 
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 18, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2013-214;
David Taylor v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services
 November 18, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-316 Matthew Meunier v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Legal Affairs Unit; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Legal Affairs Unit
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2013-316;
Matthew Meunier v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Legal Affairs Unit; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Legal Affairs Unit
 November 18, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-342 Nancy Chapman v. Board of Directors, Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now, Inc.; and Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now, Inc.
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 18, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-342;
Nancy Chapman v. Board of Directors, Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now, Inc.; and Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now, Inc.
Date___________ Time___ Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 19, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-360 Aaron Romano v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Consumer Protection; and  State of Connecticut, Department of Consumer Protection
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 19, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-360;
Aaron Romano v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Consumer Protection; and  State of Connecticut, Department of Consumer Protection
Aaron Romano appeared on his own behalf.   Assistant Attorney General Michael Skold appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:37 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:51 AM.
Dated:  November 22, 2013
 November 19, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-207 Steven DeBow v. Acting Chief Information Officer, Metro Hartford Information Services; and Metro Hartford Information Services
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-207;
Steven DeBow v. Acting Chief Information Officer, Metro Hartford Information Services; and Metro Hartford Information Services
Date___________ Time___ Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 20, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-317 Paul Kadri v. Chairman, Board of Education, Groton Public Schools; and  Board of Education, Groton Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 20, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-317;
Paul Kadri v. Chairman, Board of Education, Groton Public Schools; and  Board of Education, Groton Public Schools
 November 20, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-291 Bradshaw Smith v. Doreen Richardson, Member, Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools; Darleen Klass, Member, Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools; Jeffrey Villars, Member, Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools;  Craig Cook, Member, Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools; and Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 20, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-291;
Bradshaw Smith v. Doreen Richardson, Member, Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools; Darleen Klass, Member, Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools; Jeffrey Villars, Member, Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools;  Craig Cook, Member, Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools; and Board of Education, Windsor Public Schools
Bradshaw Smith appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Gary R. Brochu appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:06 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:00 PM.
Dated:  November 22, 2013
 November 20, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-367 John Mauer and the Stoneforge Chronicles v. Gale Toensing, as member, Board of Education, Regional School District 1; and Board of Education, Regional School District 1
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 20, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-367;
John Mauer and the Stoneforge Chronicles v. Gale Toensing, as member, Board of Education, Regional School District #1; and Board of Education, Regional School District #1
Attorney Thomas W. Beecher appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Gary R. Brochu 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, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:54 PM.
Dated:  November 22, 2013
Date___________ Time___ Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 21, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-219 Emily Gianquinto v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Economic and Community Development; and State of Connecticut, Department of Economic and Community Development
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 21, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-219;
Emily Gianquinto v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Economic and Community Development; and State of Connecticut, Department of Economic and Community Development
Emily Gianquinto appeared on her own behalf.   Assistant Attorney General Lorrie Lewis Adeyemi appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:30 AM, with Commissioner, Matthew Streeter presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:30 AM.
Dated:  November 22, 2013
 November 21, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-327 Daniel Wade v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 21, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-327;
Daniel Wade v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
 November 21, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-364 Julie Sprengelmeyer and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Office of the Governor, State of Connecticut
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-364;
Julie Sprengelmeyer and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Office of the Governor, State of Connecticut
Date___________ Time___ Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 22, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-226 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 22, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-226;
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
James Torlai appeared on his own behalf.   Assistant Attorney General Terrence O'Neill appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:10 AM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:54 PM.
Dated:  November 22, 2013