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The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of March 2, 2015 through March 6, 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
 March 2, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-459 Michael Mascetti and Catherine Mascetti v. Chief, Police Department, City of Torrington; and Police Department, City of Torrington
 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
 March 3, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-546 Alyssa Peterson v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities; Chairman, State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities; and State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-428 Eva Maldonado v. President, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; and Board of Representatives, City of Stamford 
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-542 John Neuhoff v. Chairman, Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Newtown; Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Newtown; and Town of Newtown
 March 4, 2015 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 March 5, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-402 Ramon Lopez v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; City of Bridgeport; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM Sally Roberts v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-446 Anthony Gambardella v. Office of the Town Attorney, Town of Hamden; and Town of Hamden
 March 6, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-502 Steven J. Ballok v. John Salvatore, Chairman, Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Monroe; and Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Monroe
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-509 Steven Ballok v. Ronald Villani, Chairman, Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Monroe; Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Monroe; Town of Monroe; Darrell Trump, Chairman, Board of Education, Monroe Public Schools; and Board of Education, Monroe Public Schools
 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
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 March 2, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-459 Michael Mascetti and Catherine Mascetti v. Chief, Police Department, City of Torrington; and Police Department, City of Torrington
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for March 2, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-459;
Michael Mascetti and Catherine Mascetti v. Chief, Police Department, City of Torrington; and Police Department, City of Torrington
 March 2, 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 March 2, 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
 March 3, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-546 Alyssa Peterson v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities; Chairman, State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities; and State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 3, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-546;
Alyssa Peterson v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities; Chairman, State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities; and State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
Alyssa Peterson appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Kimberly Jacobsen appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:40 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:27 AM.
Dated:  March 3, 2015
 March 3, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-428 Eva Maldonado v. President, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; and Board of Representatives, City of Stamford 
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 3, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-428;
Eva Maldonado v. President, Board of Representatives, City of Stamford; and Board of Representatives, City of Stamford
Eva Maldonado appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Michael S. Toma appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:20 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:23 AM.
Dated:  March 4, 2015
 March 3, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-542 John Neuhoff v. Chairman, Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Newtown; Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Newtown; and Town of Newtown
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for March 3, 2015 at 2:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-542;
John Neuhoff v. Chairman, Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Newtown; Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Newtown; and Town of Newtown
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 March 5, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-402 Ramon Lopez v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; City of Bridgeport; 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 March 5, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-402;
Ramon Lopez v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; City of Bridgeport; 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 Greg Conte appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 10:24 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:02 AM.
Dated:  March 10, 2015
 March 5, 2015  11:00 AM Sally Roberts 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 March 5, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-516;
Sally Roberts v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 March 5, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-446 Anthony Gambardella v. Office of the Town Attorney, Town of Hamden; and Town of Hamden
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for March 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-446;
Anthony Gambardella v. Office of the Town Attorney, Town of Hamden; and Town of Hamden
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 March 6, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-502 Steven J. Ballok v. John Salvatore, Chairman, Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Monroe; and Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Monroe
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 6, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-502;
Steven J. Ballok v. John Salvatore, Chairman, Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Monroe; and Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Monroe
Steven J. Ballock appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney John P. Fracassini appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:34 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:16 AM.
Dated:  March 10, 2015
 March 6, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-509 Steven Ballok v. Ronald Villani, Chairman, Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Monroe; Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Monroe; Town of Monroe; Darrell Trump, Chairman, Board of Education, Monroe Public Schools; and Board of Education, Monroe Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for March 6, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-509;
Steven Ballok v. Ronald Villani, Chairman, Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Monroe; Board of Police Commissioners, Town of Monroe; Town of Monroe; Darrell Trump, Chairman, Board of Education, Monroe Public Schools; and Board of Education, Monroe Public Schools
 March 6, 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on March 6, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
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
Attorney Patricia Cofrancesco appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Kathleen Foster appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:04 PM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 4:12 PM.
Dated:  March 10, 2015