The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of November 9, 2015 through November 13, 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
 November 9, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-452 Matthew Kauffman, Kathleen Megan and the Hartford Courant v. Board of Trustees, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-459 Cherlyn Poindexter and the New Haven Management and Professional Union v. Toni Harp, Mayor, City of New Haven; Marcus Paca, Labor Relations, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
 2:30 PM FIC 2015-455 Roy Fuchs v. Edna Colucci, Enrico Constanini, Enno DeVita, Vincent DiMasi, Jr., Ann Marie Evangelista, Mark LeClair, Kenneth Martin Sr., Cynthia Penkoff, Andrew Petitti, Joseph Pifko, Lori Rosasco-Schwartz, Tony Scinto, Donna Seidell and Suzanne Testani; as Members, Town Council, Town of Trumbull; and Town of Trumbull
 November 10, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-051 John Kaminski v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
John Kaminski v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-466 John Rutka v. Mayor, City of Meriden; City Manager, City of Meriden; City Council, City of Meriden; and City of Meriden
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-435 Peter Tomalonis v. Eric Osanitsch, Chief, Police Department, Town of Windsor Locks; Police Department, Town of Windsor Locks; and Town of Windsor Locks
 2:30 PM Daniel Welch v. John Gavallas, Chief, Police Department, Town of Watertown; Police Department, Town of Watertown; and Town of Watertown
 November 11, 2015 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 November 12, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-074 John Kaminski v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services; and State of Connecticut,
Department of Social Services
 11:00 AM Cheryl Haase v. First Selectman, Town of Haddam; and Town of Haddam
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-525 John Scott and the Bailey Agencies v. Susan Aguiar, Clerk and Ken Richards, President, Poquonnock Bridge Fire District, Board of Directors; and Poquonnock Bridge Fire District Board of Directors
 2:30 PM Amy Rolon v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 November 13, 2015 No Special Meetings Scheduled
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 9, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-452 Matthew Kauffman, Kathleen Megan and the Hartford Courant v. Board of Trustees, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 9, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-452;
Matthew Kauffman, Kathleen Megan and the Hartford Courant v. Board of Trustees, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
Matthew Kauffman appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Assistant Attorney General Holly Bray 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, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:40 AM.
Dated:  November 10, 2015
 November 9, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-459 Cherlyn Poindexter and the New Haven Management and Professional Union v. Toni Harp, Mayor, City of New Haven; Marcus Paca, Labor Relations, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 9, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-459;
Cherlyn Poindexter and the New Haven Management and Professional Union v. Toni Harp, Mayor, City of New Haven; Marcus Paca, Labor Relations, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
Cheryln Poindexter appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Kathleen Foster appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 1:03 PM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:02 PM.
Dated:  November 10, 2015
 November 9, 2015  2:30 PM FIC 2015-455 Roy Fuchs v. Edna Colucci, Enrico Constanini, Enno DeVita, Vincent DiMasi, Jr., Ann Marie Evangelista, Mark LeClair, Kenneth Martin Sr., Cynthia Penkoff, Andrew Petitti, Joseph Pifko, Lori Rosasco-Schwartz, Tony Scinto, Donna Seidell and Suzanne Testani; as Members, Town Council, Town of Trumbull; and Town of Trumbull
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 9, 2015 at 2:30 PM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-455;
Roy Fuchs v. Edna Colucci, Enrico Constanini, Enno DeVita, Vincent DiMasi, Jr., Ann Marie Evangelista, Mark LeClair, Kenneth Martin Sr., Cynthia Penkoff, Andrew Petitti, Joseph Pifko, Lori Rosasco-Schwartz, Tony Scinto, Donna Seidell and Suzanne Testani; as Members, Town Council, Town of Trumbull; and Town of Trumbull
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 10, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-051 John Kaminski v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
John Kaminski 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 November 10, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-051;
John Kaminski v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Docket #FIC 2015-324;
John Kaminski v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
John Kaminiski 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 9:50 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:20 AM.
Dated:  November 16, 2015
 November 10, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-466 John Rutka v. Mayor, City of Meriden; City Manager, City of Meriden; City Council, City of Meriden; and City of Meriden
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 10, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-466;
John Rutka v. Mayor, City of Meriden; City Manager, City of Meriden; City Council, City of Meriden; and City of Meriden
John Rutka appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Deborah L. Moore 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, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:10 PM.
Dated:  November 12, 2015
 November 10, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-435 Peter Tomalonis v. Eric Osanitsch, Chief, Police Department, Town of Windsor Locks; Police Department, Town of Windsor Locks; and Town of Windsor Locks
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 10, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-435;
Peter Tomalonis v. Eric Osanitsch, Chief, Police Department, Town of Windsor Locks; Police Department, Town of Windsor Locks; and Town of Windsor Locks
Peter Tomalonis appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Scott Storms appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 1:15 PM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 1:20 PM.
Dated:  November 13, 2015
 November 10, 2015  2:30 PM Daniel Welch v. John Gavallas, Chief, Police Department, Town of Watertown; Police Department, Town of Watertown; and Town of Watertown
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 10, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-531;
Daniel Welch v. John Gavallas, Chief, Police Department, Town of Watertown; Police Department, Town of Watertown; and Town of Watertown
The Complainant appeared failed to appear.   The Respondents appeared failed to appear.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:50 PM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:51 PM.
Dated:  November 10, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 12, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-074 John Kaminski v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services; and State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 12, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-074;
John Kaminski v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services; and State of Connecticut,
Department of Social Services
 November 12, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-570 Cheryl Haase v. First Selectman, Town of Haddam; and Town of Haddam
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 12, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-570;
Cheryl Haase v. First Selectman, Town of Haddam; and Town of Haddam
The Complainant failed to appear.   Melissa J. Schlag, First Selectman, Town of Haddam appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:17 AM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:19 AM.
Dated:  November 12, 2015
 November 12, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-525 John Scott and the Bailey Agencies v. Susan Aguiar, Clerk and Ken Richards, President, Poquonnock Bridge Fire District, Board of Directors; and Poquonnock Bridge Fire District Board of Directors
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 12, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-525;
John Scott and the Bailey Agencies v. Susan Aguiar, Clerk and Ken Richards, President, Poquonnock Bridge Fire District, Board of Directors; and Poquonnock Bridge Fire District Board of Directors
John Scott appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Attorney Michael E. Satti appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 1:00 PM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:22 PM.
Dated:  November 13, 2015
 November 12, 2015  2:30 PM Amy Rolon 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 November 12, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-551;
Amy Rolon v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Attorney Gerard S. Sack & Attorney Donna M. Britsch appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney James Neil appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 3:07 PM, with Hearing Officer, Virginia Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:11 PM.
Dated:  November 12, 2015