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 March 24, 2014 through March 28, 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
 March 24, 2014 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 March 25, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-461 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
 March 26, 2014 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 March 27, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-270 Walter Casey v. EMS Review Committee, Town of Darien; and Town of Darien
 11:00 AM FIC 2013-546 Greenwich Silver Shield Association v. Director, Human Resources Department, Town of Greenwich; Human Resources Department, Town of Greenwich; and Town of Greenwich
 March 28, 2014  11:00 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
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Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 March 25, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-461 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 25, 2014 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-461;
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
Robert Cushman appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney James W. Caley appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:44 AM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:57 AM.
Dated:  March 26, 2014
Date___________ Time___ Contested_Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 March 27, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2013-270 Walter Casey v. EMS Review Committee, Town of Darien; and Town of Darien
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 27, 2014 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-270;
Walter Casey v. EMS Review Committee, Town of Darien; and Town of Darien
Walter Casey appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney John Wayne Fox appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:35 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:15 AM.
Dated:  March 31, 2014
 March 27, 2014  11:00 AM FIC 2013-546 Greenwich Silver Shield Association v. Director, Human Resources Department, Town of Greenwich; Human Resources Department, Town of Greenwich; and Town of Greenwich
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 27, 2014 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2013-546;
Greenwich Silver Shield Association v. Director, Human Resources Department, Town of Greenwich; Human Resources Department, Town of Greenwich; and Town of Greenwich
Attorney Kevin Greco appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Attorney John Wayne Fox appeared on behalf of the respondents.  Attorney Deborah McKenna appeared on behalf of the intervener Pamela Gustovich.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:06 AM, with Commissioner, Matthew Streeter presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:40 PM.
Dated:  March 31, 2014
Date Time Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 March 28, 2014  11:00 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
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for March 28,2014 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
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