The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of January 5, 2015 through January 9, 2015 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 5, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-383 David Grant v. Chief, Police Department, City of Norwich; Police Department, City of Norwich; and City of Norwich
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-387 William McKinney v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-365 Donald Meehan v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services
 January 6, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-390 David Desroches and the Darien Times v. Stefan Pryor, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Education; and State of Connecticut, Department of Education
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-364 Gerald Scully v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-372 Dave Altimari and the Hartford Courant v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 January 7, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-148 Marissa Lowthert v. Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
Marissa Lowthert v. Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-395 Lisa Simo-Kinzer v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Education; and State of Connecticut, Department of Education
 January 8, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-272 Dawn Cantafio v. Chairman, Board of Education, Trumbull Public Schools; and Board of Education, Trumbull Public Schools
 11:00 AM Thomas Pecora v. Comptroller, State of Connecticut, Office of the Comptroller; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Comptroller
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-287 Jeffrey Bond v. Chairman, Board of Finance, Town of Burlington; Board of Finance, Town of Burlington; First Selectman, Town of Burlington; Board of Selectmen, Town of Burlington; and Town of Burlington
 January 9, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-376 Michael Udvardy v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health, Vital Records Division; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health, Vital Records Division
 11:00 AM Lisa Treat-Perry v. Superintendent of Schools, East Haddam Public Schools;  and East Haddam Public Schools
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 5, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-383 David Grant v. Chief, Police Department, City of Norwich; Police Department, City of Norwich; and City of Norwich
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 5, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-383;
David Grant v. Chief, Police Department, City of Norwich; Police Department, City of Norwich; and City of Norwich
David Grant appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Michael E. Driscoll appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:33 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:01 AM.
Dated:  January 5, 2015
 January 5, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-387 William McKinney v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 5, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-387;
William McKinney v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
The complainant failed to appear.   Attorney Cynthia Lauture appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:15 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:17 AM.
Dated: January 5, 2015
 January 5, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-365 Donald Meehan v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 5, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-365;
Donald Meehan v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services
Donald Meehan appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Jeffrey R. Beckham appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:00 PM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:46 PM.
Dated:  January 5, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 6, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-390 David Desroches and the Darien Times v. Stefan Pryor, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Education; and State of Connecticut, Department of Education
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 6, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-390;
David Desroches and the Darien Times v. Stefan Pryor, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Education; and State of Connecticut, Department of Education
The Complainant failed to appear.   Attorney Ralph Urban appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:49 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 9:50 AM.
Dated:  January 6, 2015
 January 6, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-364 Gerald Scully 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 January 6, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-364;
Gerald Scully v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
The Complainant failed to appear.   Assistant Attorney General James Caley appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:25 AM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:35 AM.
Dated:  January 6, 2015
 January 6, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-372 Dave Altimari and the Hartford Courant 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 January 6, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-372;
Dave Altimari and the Hartford Courant v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Attorney William M. Fish appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Attorney Steven M. Barry appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:01 PM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 4:01 PM.
Dated:  January 8, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 7, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-148 Marissa Lowthert v. Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
Marissa Lowthert v. Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on January 7, /2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-148;
Marissa Lowthert v. Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
Docket #FIC 2014-160;
Marissa Lowthert v. Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools and Wilton Public Schools
Marissa Lowthert appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Anne Littlefield appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:30 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:30 PM.
Dated:  January 8, 2015
 January 7, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-395 Lisa Simo-Kinzer v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Education; and State of Connecticut, Department of Education
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-395;
Lisa Simo-Kinzer v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Education; and State of Connecticut, Department of Education
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 8, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-272 Dawn Cantafio v. Chairman, Board of Education, Trumbull Public Schools; and Board of Education, Trumbull Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 8, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled due to a settlement of the parties. 
Docket #FIC 2014-272;
Dawn Cantafio v. Chairman, Board of Education, Trumbull Public Schools; and Board of Education, Trumbull Public Schools
 January 8, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-352 Thomas Pecora v. Comptroller, State of Connecticut, Office of the Comptroller; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Comptroller
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 8, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-352;
Thomas Pecora v. Comptroller, State of Connecticut, Office of the Comptroller; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Comptroller
 January 8, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-287 Jeffrey Bond v. Chairman, Board of Finance, Town of Burlington; Board of Finance, Town of Burlington; First Selectman, Town of Burlington; Board of Selectmen, Town of Burlington; and Town of Burlington
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 8, 2015 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-287;
Jeffrey Bond v. Chairman, Board of Finance, Town of Burlington; Board of Finance, Town of Burlington; First Selectman, Town of Burlington; Board of Selectmen, Town of Burlington; and Town of Burlington
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 9, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-376 Michael Udvardy v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health, Vital Records Division; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health, Vital Records Division
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 9, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-376;
Michael Udvardy v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health, Vital Records Division; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health, Vital Records Division
 January 9, 2015  11:00 AM Lisa Treat-Perry v. Superintendent of Schools, East Haddam Public Schools;  and East Haddam Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 9, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-370;
Lisa Treat-Perry v. Superintendent of Schools, East Haddam Public Schools;  and East Haddam Public Schools