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 February 10, 2014 through February 14, 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
 February 10, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-485 Kym Martin v. Director of Health Affairs Policy Planning, State of Connecticut, Office of Health Center Administration, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, Office of Health Center Administration, University of Connecticut Health Center
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-465 Robert Cushman v. Director, Public Safety Telecommunications Center, City of New Britain; and Public Safety Telecommunications Center, City of New Britain
 February 11, 2014 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 February 12, 2014 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 February 13, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-459 Paul Baer v. William Witkowski, Chairman, Board of Education, Thompson Public Schools; and Board of Education, Thompson Public Schools
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-285 Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority v. The Metropolitan District
 2:00 PM FIC 2013-497 Dahill Donofrio v. Assessor, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
 February 14, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-179 Kareem Hedge v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
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Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 10, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-485 Kym Martin v. Director of Health Affairs Policy Planning, State of Connecticut, Office of Health Center Administration, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, Office of Health Center Administration, University of Connecticut Health Center
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 10, 2014 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-485;
Kym Martin v. Director of Health Affairs Policy Planning, State of Connecticut, Office of Health Center Administration, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, Office of Health Center Administration, University of Connecticut Health Center
Kim Martin appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Stephen J. Courtney appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 10:20 AM, with Commissioner, Christopher P. Hankins presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:13 AM.
Dated:  February 14, 2014
 February 10, 2014  11:00 AM FIC 2013-465 Robert Cushman v. Director, Public Safety Telecommunications Center, City of New Britain; and Public Safety Telecommunications Center, City of New Britain
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 10, 2014 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2013-465;
Robert Cushman v. Director, Public Safety Telecommunications Center, City of New Britain; and Public Safety Telecommunications Center, City of New Britain
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 13, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-459 Paul Baer v. William Witkowski, Chairman, Board of Education, Thompson Public Schools; and Board of Education, Thompson Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 13, 2014 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-459;
Paul Baer v. William Witkowski, Chairman, Board of Education, Thompson Public Schools; and Board of Education, Thompson Public Schools
 February 13, 2014  11:00 AM FIC 2013-285 Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority v. The Metropolitan District
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 13, 2014 at 11:00 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2013-285;
Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority v. The Metropolitan District
 February 13, 2014  2:00 PM FIC 2013-497 Dahill Donofrio v. Assessor, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-497;
Dahill Donofrio v. Assessor, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 14, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-179 Kareem Hedge v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 14, 2014 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2013-179;
Kareem Hedge v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport