The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of May 4, 2015 through May 8, 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
 May 4, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-529 Raymond Cerilli v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-697 Belinda O'Brien v. Chairman, Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of Thompson; Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of Thompson; and Town of Thompson
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-646 Melvin Mason and the Darien Times v. Superintendent of Schools, Darien Public Schools; and Darien Public Schools
 May 5, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-449 James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-680 Bradshaw Smith v. Michael Raphael, Chairman, Windsor Library Advisory Board; Windsor Library Advisory Board; and Town of Windsor
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-667 Bernard Kokinchak v. Chairman, Animal Control Task Force, Town of Southbury; Animal Control Task Force, Town of Southbury; and Town of Southbury
 May 6, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-759 Tariq Abdulaziz v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-655 Matt DeAngelis v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Newtown; Police Department, Town of Newtown; and Town of Newtown
 May 7, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-597 David Osuch v. Legal Counsel, State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender
 11:00 AM Jessica Gerratana v. Chairman, Civil Service Commission, City of New Britain;  Civil Service Commission, City of New Britain; and City of New Britain
 May 8, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-625 Thomas Brody v. John V. Bazzano, Town and City Clerk, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-794 Nancy Rossi v. Director, Department of Planning and Development, City of West Haven; Department of Planning and Development, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven
FIC 2014-795 Nancy Rossi v. Director, Department of Personnel and Labor Relations, City of West Haven; Department of Personnel and Labor Relations, City of West Haven; Director, Department of Finance, City of West Haven; Department of Finance, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 4, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-529 Raymond Cerilli 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 May 4, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-529;
Raymond Cerilli v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Raymond Cerilli appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Nancy Kase O'Brasky 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, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 9:57 AM.
Dated:  May 4, 2015
 May 4, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-697 Belinda O'Brien v. Chairman, Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of Thompson; Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of Thompson; and Town of Thompson
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-697;
Belinda O'Brien v. Chairman, Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of Thompson; Board of Assessment Appeals, Town of Thompson; and Town of Thompson
 May 4, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-646 Melvin Mason and the Darien Times v. Superintendent of Schools, Darien Public Schools; and Darien Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 4, 2015 at 2:00 PM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-646;
Melvin Mason and the Darien Times v. Superintendent of Schools, Darien Public Schools; and Darien Public Schools
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 5, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-449 James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matter was held on May 5, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-449;
James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police
James Torlai appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney James W. Caley appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:36 AM, with Commissioner, Christopher P. Hankins presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:24 AM.
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matter for May 5, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-708;
James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police

Dated:  May 5, 2015
 May 5, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-680 Bradshaw Smith v. Michael Raphael, Chairman, Windsor Library Advisory Board; Windsor Library Advisory Board; and Town of Windsor
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 5, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-680;
Bradshaw Smith v. Michael Raphael, Chairman, Windsor Library Advisory Board; Windsor Library Advisory Board; and Town of Windsor
 May 5, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-667 Bernard Kokinchak v. Chairman, Animal Control Task Force, Town of Southbury; Animal Control Task Force, Town of Southbury; and Town of Southbury
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on May 5, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-667;
Bernard Kokinchak v. Chairman, Animal Control Task Force, Town of Southbury; Animal Control Task Force, Town of Southbury; and Town of Southbury
Bernard Kokinchak appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Jeffrey Tinely appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:06 PM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:20 PM.
Dated:  May 5, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 6, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-759 Tariq Abdulaziz v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 6, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-759;
Tariq Abdulaziz v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services
 May 6, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-655 Matt DeAngelis v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Newtown; Police Department, Town of Newtown; and Town of Newtown
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 6, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-655;
Matt DeAngelis v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Newtown; Police Department, Town of Newtown; and Town of Newtown
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 7, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-597 David Osuch v. Legal Counsel, State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 7, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-597;
David Osuch v. Legal Counsel, State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Chief Public Defender
 May 7, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-661 Jessica Gerratana v. Chairman, Civil Service Commission, City of New Britain;  Civil Service Commission, City of New Britain; and City of New Britain
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 7, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-661;
Jessica Gerratana v. Chairman, Civil Service Commission, City of New Britain;  Civil Service Commission, City of New Britain; and City of New Britain
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 8, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-625 Thomas Brody v. John V. Bazzano, Town and City Clerk, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 8, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-625;
Thomas Brody v. John V. Bazzano, Town and City Clerk, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 May 8, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-794 Nancy Rossi v. Director, Department of Planning and Development, City of West Haven; Department of Planning and Development, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven
FIC 2014-795 Nancy Rossi v. Director, Department of Personnel and Labor Relations, City of West Haven; Department of Personnel and Labor Relations, City of West Haven; Director, Department of Finance, City of West Haven; Department of Finance, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matters for May 8, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaints in these matters have been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-794;
Nancy Rossi v. Director, Department of Planning and Development, City of West Haven; Department of Planning and Development, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven
Docket #FIC 2014-795;
Nancy Rossi v. Director, Department of Personnel and Labor Relations, City of West Haven; Department of Personnel and Labor Relations, City of West Haven; Director, Department of Finance, City of West Haven; Department of Finance, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven