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 November 17, 2014 through November 21, 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
 November 17, 2014  2:00 PM FIC 2014-209 David Woods v. President, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
 November 18, 2014  11:00 AM FIC 2014-236 Rich Saluga v. Chairman, Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of Brookfield; Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of Brookfield; and Town of Brookfield
 November 19, 2014 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 November 20, 2014 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 November 21, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2014-125 Albert Farah v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 17, 2014  2:00 PM FIC 2014-209 David Woods v. President, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 17, 2014 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-209;
David Woods v. President, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
Attorney Jacques Parenteau appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Assistant Attorney General Holly Bray appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:02 PM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 4:26 PM.
Dated:  November 18, 2014
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 18, 2014  11:00 AM FIC 2014-236 Rich Saluga v. Chairman, Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of Brookfield; Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of Brookfield; and Town of Brookfield
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled due to a settlement of the parties. 
Docket #FIC 2014-236;
Rich Saluga v. Chairman, Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of Brookfield; Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of Brookfield; and Town of Brookfield
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 21, 2014  9:30 AM FIC 2014-125 Albert Farah v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-125;
Albert Farah v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction