The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of December 9, 2013 through December 13, 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
 December 9, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-312 Umar Shahid v. Chairperson, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles; and State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-297 David Burch v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 December 10, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-211 Bryan Jordan v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-359 Alexander Wood and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Parole; Chairman, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Parole; and State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Parole
 December 11, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-337 John Llewellyn v. Superintendent of Schools, Fairfield Public Schools; Director of Finance & Business Services, Fairfield Public Schools; and Board of Education, Fairfield Public Schools
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-285 Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority v. The Metropolitan District
 December 12, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-398 Darlene Chapdelaine v. First Selectman, Town of Eastford; and Town of Eastford
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-388 Andrew McPherson v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-363 Paul Baer v. David Babbitt, Chairman, Belding-Corticelli Improvement Advisory Committee, Town of Thompson; and Belding-Corticelli Improvement Advisory Committee
 December 13, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-277 Lauren Cragg v. Chairman, Board of Finance, Town of Marlborough; and Board of Finance, Town of Marlborough
FIC 2013-452 Lauren Cragg v. First Selectman, Town of Marlborough; and Town of Marlborough
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-376 John Bromer v. Thomas Hermann, Scott Centrella and Robert Lessler, as members, Board of Selectmen, Town of Easton; and Board of Selectmen, Town of Easton
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Date___________ Time___ Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 9, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-312 Umar Shahid v. Chairperson, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles; and State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on December 9, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-312;
Umar Shahid v. Chairperson, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles; and State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Paroles
Umar Shahid appeared on his own behalf.   Assistant Attorney General Stephen Strom appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 10:30 AM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:45 AM.
Dated:  December 10, 2013
 December 9, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-297 David Burch 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 December 9, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-297;
David Burch v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
David Burch appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney James Neil appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:20 AM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:15 PM.
Dated:  December 10, 2013
Date___________ Time___ Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 10, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-211 Bryan Jordan v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 10, 2013 at 9:30 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2013-211;
Bryan Jordan v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 December 10, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-359 Alexander Wood and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Parole; Chairman, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Parole; and State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Parole
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 10, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-359;
Alexander Wood and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Parole; Chairman, State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Parole; and State of Connecticut, Board of Pardons and Parole
Date___________ Time___ Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 11, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-337 John Llewellyn v. Superintendent of Schools, Fairfield Public Schools; Director of Finance & Business Services, Fairfield Public Schools; and Board of Education, Fairfield Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 11, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-337;
John Llewellyn v. Superintendent of Schools, Fairfield Public Schools; Director of Finance & Business Services, Fairfield Public Schools; and Board of Education, Fairfield Public Schools
 December 11, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-285 Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority v. The Metropolitan District
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 11, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-285;
Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority v. The Metropolitan District
Date___________ Time___ Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 12, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-398 Darlene Chapdelaine v. First Selectman, Town of Eastford; and Town of Eastford
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on December 12, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-398;
Darlene Chapdelaine v. First Selectman, Town of Eastford; and Town of Eastford
Darlene Chapdelaine appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Eric Knapp appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:38 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:30 AM.
Dated:  December 12, 2013
 December 12, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-388 Andrew McPherson v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 12, 2013 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2013-388;
Andrew McPherson v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
 December 12, 2013  2:00 PM FIC 2013-363 Paul Baer v. David Babbitt, Chairman, Belding-Corticelli Improvement Advisory Committee, Town of Thompson; and Belding-Corticelli Improvement Advisory Committee
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on December 12, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-363;
Paul Baer v. David Babbitt, Chairman, Belding-Corticelli Improvement Advisory Committee, Town of Thompson; and Belding-Corticelli Improvement Advisory Committee
Paul Baer appeared on his own behalf.   The respondents failed to appear.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:20 PM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:59 PM.
Dated:  December 16, 2013
Date___________ Time___ Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 13, 2013  9:30 AM FIC 2013-277 Lauren Cragg v. Chairman, Board of Finance, Town of Marlborough; and Board of Finance, Town of Marlborough
FIC 2013-452 Lauren Cragg v. First Selectman, Town of Marlborough; and Town of Marlborough
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matter for December 13, 2013 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-277;
Lauren Cragg v. Chairman, Board of Finance, Town of Marlborough; and Board of Finance, Town of Marlborough
Docket #FIC 2013-452;
Lauren Cragg v. First Selectman, Town of Marlborough; and Town of Marlborough
Dated:  December 16, 2013
 December 13, 2013  11:00 AM FIC 2013-376 John Bromer v. Thomas Hermann, Scott Centrella and Robert Lessler, as members, Board of Selectmen, Town of Easton; and Board of Selectmen, Town of Easton
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on December 13, 2013 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-376;
John Bromer v. Thomas Hermann, Scott Centrella and Robert Lessler, as members, Board of Selectmen, Town of Easton; and Board of Selectmen, Town of Easton
John Bromer appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Mark Kovak 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, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:45 AM.
Dated:  December 16, 2013