The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of June 8, 2015 through June 12, 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
 June 8, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-896 Jay Dixon v. President, Simsbury Fire District; and Simsbury Fire District
FIC 2015-152 Jay Dixon v. President, Simsbury Fire District; and Simsbury Fire District
 June 9, 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 FIC 2014-619 Jean Gonzalez v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 1:00 PM FIC 2014-908 Jimmie Griffin v. Board of Aldermen, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
 June 10, 2015 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 June 11, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-501 Zachary Janowski and the Yankee Institute for Public Policy v. Legal Compliance Manager, Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange; and Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange
 1:00 PM Sally Roberts v. Scott Semple, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 2:30 PM FIC 2014-937 Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 June 12, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-931 Christopher Darazs v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2014-911 Lawrence Morris v. Superintendent of Schools, East Granby Public Schools; and East Granby Public Schools
Lawrence Morris v. Superintendent of Schools, East Granby Public Schools; and East Granby Public Schools
 1:00 PM FIC 2014-928 Linda LaCasse v. David Pinney, Chairman, Housing Authority, Town of Somers; Mary Lou Hastings, Robert Landry, Elly Lally, Brooke Hawkins, Fran Little, Harvey Edelstein, as members, Housing Authority, Town of Somers; and Housing Authority, Town of Somers
 2:30 PM James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 June 8, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-896 Jay Dixon v. President, Simsbury Fire District; and Simsbury Fire District
FIC 2015-152 Jay Dixon v. President, Simsbury Fire District; and Simsbury Fire District
 NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matters for June 8, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaints in these matters have been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-896;
Jay Dixon v. President, Simsbury Fire District; and Simsbury Fire District
Docket #FIC 2015-152;
Jay Dixon v. President, Simsbury Fire District; and Simsbury Fire District
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 June 9, 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on June 9, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
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
David Osuch appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Assistant Attorney General Steven R. Strom appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:49 AM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:07 AM.
Dated:  June 9, 2015
 June 9, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-619 Jean Gonzalez 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 June 9, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-619;
Jean Gonzalez v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
The Complainant failed to appear.   Attorney James Neil 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, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:22 AM.
Dated:  June 10, 2015
 June 9, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2014-908 Jimmie Griffin v. Board of Aldermen, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on June 9, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-908;
Jimmie Griffin v. Board of Aldermen, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
Jimmie Griffin appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Kevin Daly appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 1:02 PM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:53 PM.
Dated:  June 10, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 June 11, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-501 Zachary Janowski and the Yankee Institute for Public Policy v. Legal Compliance Manager, Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange; and Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on June 11, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-501;
Zachary Janowski and the Yankee Institute for Public Policy v. Legal Compliance Manager, Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange; and Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange
Zachary Janowski appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Kate Simon appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:33 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:32 AM.
Dated:  June 11, 2015
 June 11, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2014-905 Sally Roberts v. Scott Semple, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for June 11, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-905;
Sally Roberts v. Scott Semple, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 June 11, 2015  2:30 PM FIC 2014-937 Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matters for June 11, 2015 at 2:30 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-937;
Sally Roberts v. Joseph Gaudett, Jr., Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
Docket #FIC 2014-938;
Sally Roberts v. Joseph Gaudett, Jr., Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 June 12, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-931 Christopher Darazs 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 June 12, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-931;
Christopher Darazs v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 June 12, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2014-911 Lawrence Morris v. Superintendent of Schools, East Granby Public Schools; and East Granby Public Schools
Lawrence Morris v. Superintendent of Schools, East Granby Public Schools; and East Granby Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matters for June 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaints in these matters have been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2014-911;
Lawrence Morris v. Superintendent of Schools, East Granby Public Schools; and East Granby Public Schools
Docket #FIC 2015-148;
Laurence Morris v. Superintendent of Schools, East Granby Public Schools; and East Granby Public Schools
 June 12, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2014-928 Linda LaCasse v. David Pinney, Chairman, Housing Authority, Town of Somers; Mary Lou Hastings, Robert Landry, Elly Lally, Brooke Hawkins, Fran Little, Harvey Edelstein, as members, Housing Authority, Town of Somers; and Housing Authority, Town of Somers
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on June 12, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-928;
Linda LaCasse v. David Pinney, Chairman, Housing Authority, Town of Somers; Mary Lou Hastings, Robert Landry, Elly Lally, Brooke Hawkins, Fran Little, Harvey Edelstein, as members, Housing Authority, Town of Somers; and Housing Authority, Town of Somers
The Complainant failed to appear.   Attorney Carl T. Landolina appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 1:20 PM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 1:24 PM.
Dated:  June 15, 2015
 June 12, 2015  2:30 PM James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on June 12, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-932;
James Torlai v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
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 2:33 PM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:48 PM.
Dated:  June 15, 2015