The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of November 16, 2015 through November 20, 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 16, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-192 John Vivo v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-534 Patricia Mechare v. Andrea Downs, Chairman, Board of Education, Regional School District 1; Board of Eduation, Regional School District 1; Electra Tortorella, Chairman, ABC Committee, Regional School District 1; and ABC Committee, Regional School District 1
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-537 Louis Piccirillo v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 2:30 PM Jeremy Shafer and the American Civil Liberties Union v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Stratford; Police Department, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
 November 17, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-554 Alberto Rios v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-566 Judith Shpak v. Superintendent of Schools, Oxford Public Schools; and Oxford Public Schools
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-535 Sally Roberts v. City Attorney, Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
 2:30 PM Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Meriden; Police Department, City of Meriden; and City of Meriden
 November 18, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-049 Mikey Pineda v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 November 19, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-616 Shawn Crocker v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 1:00 PM Joseph Sastre v. Dean Esserman, Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
 2:30 PM FIC 2015-571 Joseph Lussier v. Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
 November 20, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-468 Michael Mitchell v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-504 Patrick T. Paoletti v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury, Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-540 Angel Rosa v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Regulation and Inspection; State of Connecticut, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Regulation and Inspection; 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
 November 16, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-192 John Vivo 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 November 16, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-192;
John Vivo v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 November 16, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-534 Patricia Mechare v. Andrea Downs, Chairman, Board of Education, Regional School District 1; Board of Eduation, Regional School District 1; Electra Tortorella, Chairman, ABC Committee, Regional School District 1; and ABC Committee, Regional School District 1
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 16, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-534;
Patricia Mechare v. Andrea Downs, Chairman, Board of Education, Regional School District 1; Board of Eduation, Regional School District 1; Electra Tortorella, Chairman, ABC Committee, Regional School District 1; and ABC Committee, Regional School District 1
Attorney Daniel P. Murphy appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Gary Brochu appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 10:54 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:53 PM.
Dated:  November 16, 2015
 November 16, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-537 Louis Piccirillo v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-537;
Louis Piccirillo v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 November 16, 2015  2:30 PM Jeremy Shafer and the American Civil Liberties Union v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Stratford; Police Department, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 16, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-581;
Jeremy Shafer and the American Civil Liberties Union v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Stratford; Police Department, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
Attorney Dan Barrett appeared on behalf of the complainants.   Attorney Bryan LeClerc 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, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 3:20 PM.
Dated: November 17, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 17, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-554 Alberto Rios v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 17, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-554;
Alberto Rios v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 November 17, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-566 Judith Shpak v. Superintendent of Schools, Oxford Public Schools; and Oxford Public Schools
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 17, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-566;
Judith Shpak v. Superintendent of Schools, Oxford Public Schools; and Oxford Public Schools
Judith Shpak appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Rebecca Goldberg 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 12:04 PM.
Dated:  November 20, 2015
 November 17, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-535 Sally Roberts v. City Attorney, Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-535;
Sally Roberts v. City Attorney, Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
 November 17, 2015  2:30 PM Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Meriden; Police Department, City of Meriden; and City of Meriden
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 17, 2015 at 2:30 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-536;
Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Meriden; Police Department, City of Meriden; and City of Meriden
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 18, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-049 Mikey Pineda 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 18, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-049;
Mikey Pineda v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Mikey Pineda 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 9:37 AM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:07 AM.
Dated:  November 20, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 19, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-616 Shawn Crocker 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 November 19, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-616;
Shawn Crocker v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 November 19, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-563 Joseph Sastre v. Dean Esserman, 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 November 19, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-563;
Joseph Sastre v. Dean Esserman, Chief, Police Department, City of New Haven; Police Department, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
 November 19, 2015  2:30 PM FIC 2015-571 Joseph Lussier v. Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 19, 2015 at 2:30 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-571;
Joseph Lussier v. Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; and Wilton Public Schools
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 20, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-468 Michael Mitchell 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 November 20, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-468;
Michael Mitchell v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 November 20, 2015  11:00 AM 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 November 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-504;
Patrick T. Paoletti v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury, Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
 November 20, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-540 Angel Rosa v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Regulation and Inspection; State of Connecticut, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Regulation and Inspection; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 20, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-540;
Angel Rosa v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Regulation and Inspection; State of Connecticut, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Regulation and Inspection; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection