The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of September 7, 2015 through September 11, 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
 September 7, 2015 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 September 8, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-327 Thomas Brody v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-323 Renee LaMark Muir v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 September 9, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-189 Ira Alston v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 September 10, 2015  11:00 AM Mark Dumas v. Joseph Kubic, Chairman, Town Council, Town of Stratford; Town Council, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-340 Stefani Lowe v. Superintendent of Schools, Colchester Public Schools; and Colchester Public Schools
 September 11, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-343 Robert Young v. Town Manager, Town of Newington; and Town of Newington
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-364 Paul Garlinghouse v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-369 Tom Weik v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Morris; and Town of Morris
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 September 8, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-327 Thomas Brody 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 September 8, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-327;
Thomas Brody 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 respondent.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:40 AM, with Hearing Officer, Virginia Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 9:40 AM.
Dated:  September 8, 2015
 September 8, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-323 Renee LaMark Muir v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 8, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-323;
Renee LaMark Muir v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
Attorney Alexa Lindauer appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Cynthia Lature appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:00 AM, with Commissioner, Francis J. Brady presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:50 AM.
Dated:  September 15, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 September 9, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-189 Ira Alston 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 September 9, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-189;
Ira Alston v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Ira Alston 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 9:53 AM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:48 AM.
Dated:  September 15, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 September 10, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-334 Mark Dumas v. Joseph Kubic, Chairman, Town Council, Town of Stratford; Town Council, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
 An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 10, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-334;
Mark Dumas v. Joseph Kubic, Chairman, Town Council, Town of Stratford; Town Council, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
Mark Dumas appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Michael Casey appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:35 AM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:50 AM.
Dated:  September 15, 2015
 September 10, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-340 Stefani Lowe v. Superintendent of Schools, Colchester Public Schools; and Colchester Public Schools
 NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for September 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-340;
Stefani Lowe v. Superintendent of Schools, Colchester Public Schools; and Colchester Public Schools
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 September 11, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-343 Robert 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 September 11, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-343;
Robert Young v. Town Manager, Town of Newington; and Town of Newington
The Complainant failed on his own behalf.   Attorney Peter F. Boorman 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, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 9:58 AM.
Dated:  September 15, 2015
 September 11, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-364 Paul Garlinghouse v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
 NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for September 11, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-364;
Paul Garlinghouse v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
 September 11, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-369 Tom Weik v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Morris; and Town of Morris
 An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 11, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-369;
Tom Weik v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Morris; and Town of Morris
Tom Weik appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Kenneth R. Slater, Jr. appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 1:01 PM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 1:39 PM.
Dated:  September 15, 2015