The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of May 11, 2015 through May 15, 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 11, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-653 Michael Labarge v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain; Police Department, City of New Britain; and City of New Britain
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-555 Mark Dumas v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities; and State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-827 Kelle Giachello v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Somers; and Town of Somers
 May 12, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-707 Juan Maldonado v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
FIC 2014-781 Juan Maldonado v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-753 Dayna McDermott-Arriola v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Hampton; and Town of Hampton
 May 13, 2015 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 May 14, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-703 David Taylor v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut, Correctional Managed Health Care; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut, Correctional Managed Health Care
 11:00 AM Joseph LoSchiavo v. Director, Human Resources Department, Town of Stratford; Human Resources Department, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
 2:00 PM FIC 2014-819 David Carter v. Director, Retirement Services Division, State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller; and Retirement Services Division, State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller
 May 15, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-754 Victor Millan v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-815 Daniel Golodner v. Chief, Police Department, City of New London; Police Department, City of New London; and City of New London
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 11, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-653 Michael Labarge v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain; Police Department, City of New Britain; and City of New Britain
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on May 11, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-653;
Michael Labarge v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain; Police Department, City of New Britain; and City of New Britain
Michael LaBarge appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Joseph Skelly appeared on behalf of the respondents.  Craig Washington appeared on behalf of the interveners.  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 9:50 AM.
Dated: May 11, 2015
 May 11, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-555 Mark Dumas v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities; and State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 11, 2015 at 11:00 AM was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-555;
Mark Dumas v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities; and State of Connecticut, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
 May 11, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-827 Kelle Giachello v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Somers; and Town of Somers
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on May 11, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-827;
Kelle Giachello v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Somers; and Town of Somers
Kelle Giachello appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Carl Landolina appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:02 PM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:40 PM.
Dated: May 12, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 12, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-707 Juan Maldonado v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
FIC 2014-781 Juan Maldonado 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 consolidated matters was held on May 12, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-707;
Juan Maldonado v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Docket #FIC 2014-781;
Juan Maldonado v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Juan Maldonado appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney James Neil 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, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:16 AM.
Dated:  May 12, 2015
 May 12, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-753 Dayna McDermott-Arriola v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Hampton; and Town of Hampton
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-753;
Dayna McDermott-Arriola v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Hampton; and Town of Hampton
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 14, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-703 David Taylor v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut, Correctional Managed Health Care; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut, Correctional Managed Health Care
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 14, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-703;
David Taylor v. Executive Director, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center, Correctional Managed Health Care; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center, Correctional Managed Health Care
 May 14, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-820 Joseph LoSchiavo v. Director, Human Resources Department, Town of Stratford; Human Resources Department, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-820;
Joseph LoSchiavo v. Director, Human Resources Department, Town of Stratford; Human Resources Department, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
 May 14, 2015  2:00 PM FIC 2014-819 David Carter v. Director, Retirement Services Division, State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller; and Retirement Services Division, State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for May 14, 2015 at 2:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2014-819;
David Carter v. Director, Retirement Services Division, State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller; and Retirement Services Division, State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 May 15, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-754 Victor Millan 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 May 15, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-754;
Victor Millan v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 May 15, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-815 Daniel Golodner v. Chief, Police Department, City of New London; Police Department, City of New London; and City of New London
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on May 15, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-815;
Daniel Golodner v. Chief, Police Department, City of New London; Police Department, City of New London; and City of New London
David Golodner appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Brian K. Estep appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:00 AM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:45 AM.
Dated:  May 15, 2015