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The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of January 12, 2015 through January 16, 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 12, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-286 Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Manchester; Police Department, Town of Manchester; and Town of Manchester
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-394 Walter Micowski v. Executive Director, Housing Authority, City of Meriden; and Housing Authority, City of Meriden
 January 13, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-294 Umar Shahid v. Chief Public Defender, State of Connecticut, Office of the Public Defender; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Public Defender
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-250 James Stedronsky v. Michael Le Blanc, Director of Finance, Finance Department, City of Waterbury; Finance Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
FIC 2014-251 James Stedronsky v. Frank Caruso, Tax Collector, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
 January 14, 2015 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 January 15, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-298 Umar Shahid v. Office of the State's Attorney, State of Connecticut, Norwich Judicial District; and State of Connecticut, Norwich Judicial District
 11:00 AM Len Suzio v. Under Secretary for Criminal Justice and Planning Division, State of Connecticut, Office of Planning and Management; and Criminal Justice and Planning Division, State of Connecticut, Office of Planning and Management
FIC 2014-460 Len Suzio v. Undersecretary for Criminal Justice, State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management; and State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management
 January 16, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-270 Rochelle Wyler v. Deputy Secretary of the State, State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-245 Craig Fishbein v. Executive Director, Wallingford Center, Inc.; and Wallingford Center, Inc.
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 12, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-286 Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Manchester; Police Department, Town of Manchester; and Town of Manchester
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 12, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-286;
Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Manchester; Police Department, Town of Manchester; and Town of Manchester
 January 12, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-394 Walter Micowski v. Executive Director, Housing Authority, City of Meriden; and Housing Authority, City of Meriden
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-394;
Walter Micowski v. Executive Director, Housing Authority, City of Meriden; and Housing Authority, City of Meriden
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 13, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-294 Umar Shahid v. Chief Public Defender, State of Connecticut, Office of the Public Defender; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Public Defender
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 13, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-294;
Umar Shahid v. Chief Public Defender, State of Connecticut, Office of the Public Defender; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Public Defender
Umar Shahid appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Edward Wilson, Jr. 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, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:10 AM.
Dated:  January 13, 2015
 January 13, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-250 James Stedronsky v. Michael Le Blanc, Director of Finance, Finance Department, City of Waterbury; Finance Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
FIC 2014-251 James Stedronsky v. Frank Caruso, Tax Collector, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on January 13, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-250;
James Stedronsky v. Michael Le Blanc, Director of Finance, Finance Department, City of Waterbury; Finance Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
Docket #FIC 2014-251;
James Stedronsky v. Frank Caruso, Tax Collector, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury

Attorney David Yale appeared on behalf of the complainant.   The respondents failed to appear.  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 11:16 AM.
Dated: January 13, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 15, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-298 Umar Shahid v. Office of the State's Attorney, State of Connecticut, Norwich Judicial District; and State of Connecticut, Norwich Judicial District
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on January 15, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-298;
Umar Shahid v. Office of the State's Attorney, State of Connecticut, Norwich Judicial District; and State of Connecticut, Norwich Judicial District
Umar Shahid appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Brian Austin, Jr., Esq. 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, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 9:40 AM.
Dated:  January 15, 2015
 January 15, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-306 Len Suzio v. Under Secretary for Criminal Justice and Planning Division, State of Connecticut, Office of Planning and Management; and Criminal Justice and Planning Division, State of Connecticut, Office of Planning and Management
FIC 2014-460 Len Suzio v. Undersecretary for Criminal Justice, State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management; and State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matter for January 15, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-306;
Len Suzio v. Under Secretary for Criminal Justice and Planning Division, State of Connecticut, Office of Planning and Management; and Criminal Justice and Planning Division, State of Connecticut, Office of Planning and Management
Docket #FIC 2014-460;
Len Suzio v. Undersecretary for Criminal Justice, State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management; and State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management

Dated: January 15, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 16, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-270 Rochelle Wyler v. Deputy Secretary of the State, State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 16, 2015 at 9:30 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-270;
Rochelle Wyler v. Deputy Secretary of the State, State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State
 January 16, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-245 Craig Fishbein v. Executive Director, Wallingford Center, Inc.; and Wallingford Center, Inc.
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 16, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-245;
Craig Fishbein v. Executive Director, Wallingford Center, Inc.; and Wallingford Center, Inc.
Craig Fishbein appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Richard Gee appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:05 AM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:24 PM.
Dated:  January 26, 2015