The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of April 13, 2015 through April 17, 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
 April 13, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-531 Edward Young v. Town Manager, Town of Newington; and Town of Newington
 April 14, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-573 Andrew Rule v. Executive Director, Housing Authority, City of Meriden; and Housing Authority, City of Meriden
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-567 Adrienne R. DeLucca and the Connecticut Education Association v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Education; and State of Connecticut, Department of Education
 April 15, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-581 Paul Baer v. Samuel Stilwell, Chairman, Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Thompson; Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Thompson; and Town of Thompson
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-508 Jon Lender, Vanessa de la Torre and the Hartford Courant v. CEO, Family Urban Schools of Excellence; and Family Urban Schools of Excellence
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-623 Jody Rowell v. Healthcare Advocate, State of Connecticut, Office of the Healthcare Advocate; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Healthcare Advocate
 April 16, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-572 Greg Volpe v. Joseph Gaudette, Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 11:00 AM Amanda Pelletier v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Manchester; Police Department, Town of Manchester; and Town of Manchester
 April 17, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-591 Cathy and Christopher Carroll v. Superintendent of Schools, Enfield Public Schools; and Enfield Public Schools
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-633 Robert Cushman v. Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 13, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-531 Edward Young v. Town Manager, Town of Newington; and Town of Newington
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 13,2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-531;
Edward Young v. Town Manager, Town of Newington; and Town of Newington
Edward Young appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Peter J. Boorman 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 3:28 PM.
Dated:  April 13, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 14, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-573 Andrew Rule v. Executive Director, Housing Authority, City of Meriden; and Housing Authority, City of Meriden
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for April 14, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-573;
Andrew Rule v. Executive Director, Housing Authority, City of Meriden; and Housing Authority, City of Meriden
 April 14, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-567 Adrienne R. DeLucca and the Connecticut Education Association 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 April 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-567;
Adrienne R. DeLucca and the Connecticut Education Association v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Education; and State of Connecticut, Department of Education
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 15, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-581 Paul Baer v. Samuel Stilwell, Chairman, Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Thompson; Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Thompson; and Town of Thompson
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 15, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-581;
Paul Baer v. Samuel Stilwell, Chairman, Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Thompson; Water Pollution Control Authority, Town of Thompson; and Town of Thompson
Paul Baer appeared on his own behalf.   Samuel Stillwell 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, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:15 AM.
Dated:  April 15, 2015
 April 15, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-508 Jon Lender, Vanessa de la Torre and the Hartford Courant v. CEO, Family Urban Schools of Excellence; and Family Urban Schools of Excellence
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 15, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-508;
Jon Lender, Vanessa de la Torre and the Hartford Courant v. CEO, Family Urban Schools of Excellence; and Family Urban Schools of Excellence
Matthew Kauffman appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Attorney Mark Sommaruga appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:04 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:10 PM.
Dated:  April 20, 2015
 April 15, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-623 Jody Rowell v. Healthcare Advocate, State of Connecticut, Office of the Healthcare Advocate; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Healthcare Advocate
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for April 15, 2015 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-623;
Jody Rowell v. Healthcare Advocate, State of Connecticut, Office of the Healthcare Advocate; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Healthcare Advocate
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 16, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-572 Greg Volpe v. Joseph Gaudette, Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for April 16, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-572;
Greg Volpe v. Joseph Gaudette, Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 April 16, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-587 Amanda Pelletier v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Manchester; Police Department, Town of Manchester; and Town of Manchester
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on April 16, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-587;
Amanda Pelletier v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Manchester; Police Department, Town of Manchester; and Town of Manchester
The Complainant failed to appear.   Attorney Timothy P. O'Neil 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, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:16 AM.
Dated:  April 16, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 April 17, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-591 Cathy and Christopher Carroll v. Superintendent of Schools, Enfield Public Schools; and Enfield Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for April 17, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-591;
Cathy and Christopher Carroll v. Superintendent of Schools, Enfield Public Schools; and Enfield Public Schools
 April 17, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-633 Robert Cushman v. Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for April 17, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-633;
Robert Cushman v. Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut