The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of September 28, 2015 through October 3, 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 28, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-879 Cheryl Eberg v. Human Resources Manager, State of Connecticut, Military Department; Adjunt General, State of Connecticut, Military Department; and State of Connecticut, Military Department
 2:30 PM FIC 2015-280 PTO Council of Norwalk, Inc. v. Shirley Mosby, Member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
 3:30 PM FIC 2015-261 Peter Torrano v. Shirley Mosby, as member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
Nancy Chapman v. Shirley Mosby, Member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
 September 29, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-147 Marissa Lowthert v. Bruce Likly, Chairman, Board of Education, Wilton Public Schools; Christine Finkelstein, Chris Stroup, Laura Schwemm, Glen Hemmerle, and Lory Rothstein, as members, Board of Education, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-214 Marissa Lowthert v. William Brennan, First Selectman, Town of Wilton; James Saxe, Richard Dubow, Michael Kaelin and Deborah McFadden, Selectmen,  Board of Selectmen, Town of Wilton; and Town of Wilton
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-242 Colonial Health and Rehab Center v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health
 2:30 PM Vorcelia Oliphant v. Tax Assessor, Office of the Tax Assessor, City of Meriden; Office of the Tax Assessor, City of Meriden; and City of Meriden
 September 30, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-329 Tarrance Lawrence v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-414 Alexander Wood, Kyle Penn, Gail Montany and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Vanessa Perry, Director of Human Resources, Town of South Windsor; and Town of South Windsor
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-315 Paula Gasparik v. Mayor, Livable City Initiative, City of New Haven; and Livable City Initiative, City of New Haven
 2:30 PM Jeffrey Watt and Malcolm Leichter v. Chairman, Board of Education, Regional School District #8; and Board of Education, Regional School District #8
 October 1, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-915 Kacey Lewis v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Kacey Lewis v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-370 Patrick Eaton-Robb and the Associated Press v. Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University
 October 2, 2015 No special meetings scheduled
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 September 28, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-879 Cheryl Eberg v. Human Resources Manager, State of Connecticut, Military Department; Adjunt General, State of Connecticut, Military Department; and State of Connecticut, Military Department
 An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 28, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-879;
Cheryl Eberg v. Human Resources Manager, State of Connecticut, Military Department; Adjunt General, State of Connecticut, Military Department; and State of Connecticut, Military Department
Attorney Michael Wishnie, Lena Bae and Mekela Panditharatne appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Assistant Attorney General Stephen Sarnoski 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, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:38 AM.
Dated:  September 28, 2015
 September 28, 2015  2:30 PM FIC 2015-280 PTO Council of Norwalk, Inc. v. Shirley Mosby, Member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
 NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matter for September 28, 2015 at 2:30 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-280;
PTO Council of Norwalk, Inc. v. Shirley Mosby, Member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
Dated:  September 28, 2015
 September 28, 2015  3:30 PM FIC 2015-261 Peter Torrano v. Shirley Mosby, as member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
Nancy Chapman v. Shirley Mosby, Member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
 NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matter for September 28, 2015 at 3:30 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-261;
Peter Torrano v. Shirley Mosby, as member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
Docket #FIC 2015-281;
Nancy Chapman v. Shirley Mosby, Member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
Dated:  September 30, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 September 29, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-147 Marissa Lowthert v. Bruce Likly, Chairman, Board of Education, Wilton Public Schools; Christine Finkelstein, Chris Stroup, Laura Schwemm, Glen Hemmerle, and Lory Rothstein, as members, Board of Education, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
 An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 29, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-147;
Marissa Lowthert v. Bruce Likly, Chairman, Board of Education, Wilton Public Schools; Christine Finkelstein, Chris Stroup, Laura Schwemm, Glen Hemmerle, and Lory Rothstein, as members, Board of Education, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
Attorney Joseph S. Hubicki appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Jessica Richman Smith and Attorney Anne Littlefield 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, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:15 AM.
Dated:  September 30, 2015
 September 29, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-214 Marissa Lowthert v. William Brennan, First Selectman, Town of Wilton; James Saxe, Richard Dubow, Michael Kaelin and Deborah McFadden, Selectmen,  Board of Selectmen, Town of Wilton; and Town of Wilton
 An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 29, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-214;
Marissa Lowthert v. William Brennan, First Selectman, Town of Wilton; James Saxe, Richard Dubow, Michael Kaelin and Deborah McFadden, Selectmen,  Board of Selectmen, Town of Wilton; and Town of Wilton
Attorney Joseph Hubicki appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Patricia Sullivan 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, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:25 PM.
Dated:  September 30, 2015
 September 29, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-242 Colonial Health and Rehab Center v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health
 An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 29, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-242;
Colonial Health and Rehab Center v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health; and State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health
Attorney Joseph Rodowicz appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Daniel Shapiro appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 1:25 PM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:40 PM.
Dated:  September 30, 2015
 September 29, 2015  2:30 PM Vorcelia Oliphant v. Tax Assessor, Office of the Tax Assessor, City of Meriden; Office of the Tax Assessor, City of Meriden; and City of Meriden
 An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 29, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-138;
Vorcelia Oliphant v. Tax Assessor, Office of the Tax Assessor, City of Meriden; Office of the Tax Assessor, City of Meriden; and City of Meriden
Vorcelia Oliphant appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney John H. Gorman appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:41 PM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:51 PM.
Dated:  September 30, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 September 30, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-329 Tarrance Lawrence 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 30, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-329;
Tarrance Lawrence v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Tarrance Lawrence appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney James Neil appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:34 AM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:23 AM.
Dated:  October 1, 2015
 September 30, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-414 Alexander Wood, Kyle Penn, Gail Montany and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Vanessa Perry, Director of Human Resources, Town of South Windsor; and Town of South Windsor
 An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on September 30, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-414;
Alexander Wood, Kyle Penn, Gail Montany and the Manchester Journal Inquirer v. Vanessa Perry, Director of Human Resources, Town of South Windsor; and Town of South Windsor
Alexander Wood and Kyle Penn appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Attorney Keith Yagaloff appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:10 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:00 PM.
Dated:  October 1, 2015
 September 30, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-315 Paula Gasparik v. Mayor, Livable City Initiative, City of New Haven; and Livable City Initiative, City of New Haven
 NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for September 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-315;
Paula Gasparik v. Mayor, Livable City Initiative, City of New Haven; and Livable City Initiative, City of New Haven
 September 30, 2015  2:30 PM Jeffrey Watt and Malcolm Leichter v. Chairman, Board of Education, Regional School District #8; and Board of Education, Regional School District #8
 NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for September 30, 2015 at 2:30 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-400;
Jeffrey Watt and Malcolm Leichter v. Chairman, Board of Education, Regional School District #8; and Board of Education, Regional School District #8
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 October 1, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2014-915 Kacey Lewis v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
FIC 2015-112 Kacey Lewis 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 October 1, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2014-915;
Kacey Lewis v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Docket #FIC 2015-112;
Kacey Lewis v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Kacey Lewis 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 10:50 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:03 PM.
Dated:  October 5, 2015
 October 1, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-370 Patrick Eaton-Robb and the Associated Press v. Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University
 NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for September 15, 2015 at 2:30 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-370;
Patrick Eaton-Robb and the Associated Press v. Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University