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The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of October 26, 2015 through October 30, 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
 October 26, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-261 Peter Torrano v. Shirley Mosby, as member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
FIC 2015-281 Nancy Chapman v. Shirley Mosby, Member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
 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
 October 27, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-482 John Kaminski v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-292 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
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-505 Marisa Mascolo Halm, Kailee Wilson and the Center for Children's Advocacy v. Superintendent of Schools, Hartford Public Schools; and Hartford Public Schools
 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
 October 28, 2015 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 October 29, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-464 Joey Diaz v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain; Police Department, City of New Britain; and City of New Britain
 11:00 AM Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 2:30 PM FIC 2015-499 Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Stratford; Police Department, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
 October 30, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-457 Antwan Sease v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-453 John Spatola v. Superintendent of Schools, New Milford Public Schools; and New Milford Public Schools
 1:00 PM Patrick T. Paoletti v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury, Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 October 26, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-261 Peter Torrano v. Shirley Mosby, as member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
FIC 2015-281 Nancy Chapman v. Shirley Mosby, Member, Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools; and Board of Education, Norwalk Public Schools
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on October 26, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
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
Peter Torrano and Nancy Chapman appeared on their own behalf.   Attorney Kathleen Eldergill appeared on behalf of the respondent, Shirley Mosby.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 1:13 PM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:07 PM.
Dated:  October 27, 2015
 October 26, 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on October 26, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
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
Michael J. Byrne appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Attorney Kathleen Eldergill and Attorney Thomas Mooney appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:30 PM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:43 PM.
Dated: October 27, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 October 27, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-482 John Kaminski 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 October 27, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-482;
John Kaminski v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 October 27, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-292 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 matter was held on October 27, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-292;
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.   Assistant Attorney General James Caley appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:02 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:20 AM.
Dated:  October 28, 2015
 October 27, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-505 Marisa Mascolo Halm, Kailee Wilson and the Center for Children's Advocacy v. Superintendent of Schools, Hartford Public Schools; and Hartford Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for October 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-505;
Marisa Mascolo Halm, Kailee Wilson and the Center for Children's Advocacy v. Superintendent of Schools, Hartford Public Schools; and Hartford Public Schools
 October 27, 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 October 27, 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 2:34 PM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:15 PM.
Dated:  October 28, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 October 29, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-464 Joey Diaz 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 October 29, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-464;
Joey Diaz v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain; Police Department, City of New Britain; and City of New Britain
Joey Diaz appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Joseph E. Skelly 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, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 9:54 AM.
Dated:  November 3, 2015  October 29, 2015
 October 29, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-508 Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for October 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-508;
Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 October 29, 2015  2:30 PM FIC 2015-499 Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Stratford; Police Department, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
 NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for October 29, 2015 at 2:30 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-499;
Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Stratford; Police Department, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 October 30, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-457 Antwan Sease 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 October 30, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-457;
Antwan Sease v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 October 30, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-453 John Spatola v. Superintendent of Schools, New Milford Public Schools; and New Milford Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for October 30, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-453;
John Spatola v. Superintendent of Schools, New Milford Public Schools; and New Milford Public Schools
 October 30, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-504 Patrick T. Paoletti v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury, Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for October 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-504;
Patrick T. Paoletti v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury, Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury