The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of January 26, 2015 through January 30, 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 26, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-338 Bradshaw Smith v. Kevin Searles, Chief, Police Department, Town of Windsor; and Police Department, Town of Windsor
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-117 Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association v. Robert Powers, Director, Controlled Substances Toxicology Laboratory, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of Scientific Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of Scientific Services
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-409 Al Sylvestre and the Administrative and Residual Employees Union v. President, State of Connecticut, Board of Regents for Higher Education; and State of Connecticut, Board of Regents for Higher Education
 January 27, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-264 Marissa Lowthert v. Gary Richards, Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
Marissa Lowthert v. Kevin Smith, Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-405 Nancy Rossi v. Office of Corporation Counsel, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven
Nancy Rossi v. Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven
 January 28, 2015 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 January 29, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-299 Umar Shahid v. City Mayor, City of Norwich; and City of Norwich
 11:00 AM Seth Wolfe v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Clinton; Chairman, Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Clinton; Police Department, Town of Clinton; and Town of Clinton
Seth Wolfe v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Clinton; Police Department, Town of Clinton; and Town of Clinton
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-343 Aaron Brantley and the New Haven Firefighters Local 825 v. Board of Fire Commissioners, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
 January 30, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-439 Ramon Lopez v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-462 John Fabrizi v. Tax Assessor, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 26, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-338 Bradshaw Smith v. Kevin Searles, Chief, Police Department, Town of Windsor; and Police Department, Town of Windsor
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 26, 2015 at 9:30 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-338;
Bradshaw Smith v. Kevin Searles, Chief, Police Department, Town of Windsor; and Police Department, Town of Windsor
 January 26, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-117 Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association v. Robert Powers, Director, Controlled Substances Toxicology Laboratory, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of Scientific Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of Scientific Services
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 26, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled due to a settlement of the parties. 
Docket #FIC 2014-117;
Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association v. Robert Powers, Director, Controlled Substances Toxicology Laboratory, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of Scientific Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of Scientific Services
 January 26, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-409 Al Sylvestre and the Administrative and Residual Employees Union v. President, State of Connecticut, Board of Regents for Higher Education; and State of Connecticut, Board of Regents for Higher Education
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-409;
Al Sylvestre and the Administrative and Residual Employees Union v. President, State of Connecticut, Board of Regents for Higher Education; and State of Connecticut, Board of Regents for Higher Education
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 27, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-264 Marissa Lowthert v. Gary Richards, Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
Marissa Lowthert v. Kevin Smith, Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matters for January 27, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-264;
Marissa Lowthert v. Gary Richards, Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
Docket #FIC 2014-495;
Marissa Lowthert v. Kevin Smith, Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
 January 27, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-405 Nancy Rossi v. Office of Corporation Counsel, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven
Nancy Rossi v. Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matters for January 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaints in these matters have been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-405;
Nancy Rossi v. Office of Corporation Counsel, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven
Docket #FIC 2014-406;
Nancy Rossi v. Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 29, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-299 Umar Shahid v. City Mayor, City of Norwich; and City of Norwich
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on January 29, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-299;
Umar Shahid v. City Mayor, City of Norwich; and City of Norwich
Umar Shahid appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Kimberly McGee appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:47 AM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:46 AM
Dated:  January 30, 2015
 January 29, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-407 Seth Wolfe v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Clinton; Chairman, Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Clinton; Police Department, Town of Clinton; and Town of Clinton
Seth Wolfe v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Clinton; Police Department, Town of Clinton; and Town of Clinton
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on January 29, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-407;
Seth Wolfe v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Clinton; Chairman, Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Clinton; Police Department, Town of Clinton; and Town of Clinton
Docket #FIC 2014-414;
Seth Wolfe v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Clinton; Police Department, Town of Clinton; and Town of Clinton
Seth Wolfe appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney John Bennet 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, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:55 AM.
Dated:  January 30, 2015
 January 29, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-343 Aaron Brantley and the New Haven Firefighters Local 825 v. Board of Fire Commissioners, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-343;
Aaron Brantley and the New Haven Firefighters Local 825 v. Board of Fire Commissioners, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 January 30, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-439 Ramon Lopez v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on January 30, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-439;
Ramon Lopez v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Ramon Lopez appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Nancy O'Brasky appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:38 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:18 AM.
Dated:  January 30, 2015
 January 30, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-462 John Fabrizi v. Tax Assessor, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for January 30, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-462;
John Fabrizi v. Tax Assessor, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport