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 October 6, 2014 through October 10, 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
 October 6, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2014-183 Adrienne DeLucca and the Berlin Education Association v. Superintendent of Schools, Berlin Public Schools; and Berlin Public Schools
 October 7, 2014  2:00 PM FIC 2014-127 Fernando Lage v. Director, Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees, City of New Haven; Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
 October 8, 2014 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 October 9, 2014 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 October 10, 2014  11:00 AM FIC 2014-073 Bruno Matarazzo and the Waterbury Republican-American v. Chairman, Board of Education, Grievance Committee, Torrington Public Schools; and Board of Education, Grievance Committee, Torrington Public Schools
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 October 6, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2014-183 Adrienne DeLucca and the Berlin Education Association v. Superintendent of Schools, Berlin Public Schools; and Berlin Public Schools
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on October 6, 2014 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-183;
Adrienne DeLucca and the Berlin Education Association v. Superintendent of Schools, Berlin Public Schools; and Berlin Public Schools
Adrienne DeLucca appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Attorney D. Charles Stohler 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, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:18 AM.
Dated:  October 21, 2014
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 October 7, 2014  2:00 PM FIC 2014-127 Fernando Lage v. Director, Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees, City of New Haven; Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for October 7, 2014 at 2:00 PM was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-127;
Fernando Lage v. Director, Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees, City of New Haven; Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 October 10, 2014  11:00 AM FIC 2014-073 Bruno Matarazzo and the Waterbury Republican-American v. Chairman, Board of Education, Grievance Committee, Torrington Public Schools; and Board of Education, Grievance Committee, Torrington Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for October 10, 2014 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-073;
Bruno Matarazzo and the Waterbury Republican-American v. Chairman, Board of Education, Grievance Committee, Torrington Public Schools; and Board of Education, Grievance Committee, Torrington Public Schools