As Connecticut works to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff of the Freedom of Information Commission has begun returning to the Commission’s office on a limited basis.  However, the building continues to be closed to the general public.  During this time of reopening, a limited number of staff will work at the Commission’s office while others will continue to telework.   The Commission resumed its schedule of Regular Meetings on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.  Commission meetings will be conducted via telephone and teleconference until such time as restrictions allow a public meeting to be held at the Commission's offices.  Instructions for real-time public access to the Commission’s meetings will be published and included with each meeting agenda.   Additionally, a recording of each meeting will be posted on the Commission’s website.  At this time, there are no Contested Case Hearings scheduled through August 14, 2020.   The Commission continues to accept appeals and engage in its ombudsman program.

The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of January 20, 2014 through January 24, 2014 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
 January 20, 2014 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 January 21, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-502 Paul Cappiali 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
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-345 Priscilla Dickman v. Director, State of Connecticut, Health Affairs Planning, Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-378 Richard Swan v. Elsa Payne, Chairman, Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Old Saybrook; and Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Old Saybrook
FIC 2013-392 Richard Swan v. Chairman, Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Old Saybrook; and Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Old Saybrook
 January 22, 2014 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 January 23, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-416 Michael Selvaggi v. Molly Cole, Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities; Cathleen Adamczyk, Policy Specialist, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities; and State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities
    2:00 PM FIC 2013-373 Robert Cushman 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
 January 24, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-490 Todd Steigman v. City Clerk, City of Milford; and City of Milford
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Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 21, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-502 Paul Cappiali 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
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2013-502;
Paul Cappiali 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
 January 21, 2014  11:00 AM FIC 2013-345 Priscilla Dickman v. Director, State of Connecticut, Health Affairs Planning, Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 21, 2014 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-345;
Priscilla Dickman v. Director, State of Connecticut, Health Affairs Planning, Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Priscilla Dickman appeared on her own behalf.   Assistant Attorney General Stephen Courtney 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, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 1:45 PM.
Dated:  January 27, 2014
 January 21, 2014  2:00 PM FIC 2013-378 Richard Swan v. Elsa Payne, Chairman, Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Old Saybrook; and Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Old Saybrook
FIC 2013-392 Richard Swan v. Chairman, Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Old Saybrook; and Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Old Saybrook
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matter for January 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-378;
Richard Swan v. Elsa Payne, Chairman, Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Old Saybrook; and Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Old Saybrook
Docket #FIC 2013-392;
Richard Swan v. Chairman, Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Old Saybrook; and Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Old Saybrook
Dated:  January 27, 2014
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 23, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-416 Michael Selvaggi v. Molly Cole, Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities; Cathleen Adamczyk, Policy Specialist, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities; and State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 23, 2014 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-416;
Michael Selvaggi v. Molly Cole, Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities; Cathleen Adamczyk, Policy Specialist, State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities; and State of Connecticut, Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities
The complainant failed to appear.   Emily Melendez 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, Gregory F. Daniels presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:08 AM.
Dated:  January 27, 2014
 January 23, 2014  2:00 PM FIC 2013-373 Robert Cushman 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
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 23, 2014 at 2:00 PM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2013-373;
Robert Cushman 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
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 24, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-490 Todd Steigman v. City Clerk, City of Milford; and City of Milford
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 24, 2014 at 9:30 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2013-490;
Todd Steigman v. City Clerk, City of Milford; and City of Milford