The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of November 23, 2015 through November 27, 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 23, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-591 Jason Goode v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-132 Michael Aronow v. Freedom of Information Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Michael Aronow v. Freedom of Information Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Michael Aronow v. Freedom of Information Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
 November 24, 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 FIC 2015-429 Daniel Ravizza v. Executive Director, Housing Authority, City of Meriden; and Housing Authority, City of Meriden
 1:00 PM Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 2:30 PM Michael Pacelia v. Assistant Legal Director, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families; and State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families
 November 25, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-580 Jeffrey Gandolfo and Merle Gandolfo v. Grove Beach Point Association
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-410 Stephen Lebedevitch v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 November 26, 2015 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 November 27, 2015 No Special Meetings Scheduled
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 23, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-591 Jason Goode 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 23, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-591;
Jason Goode v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Jason Goode appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Nancy O'Brasky appeared on behalf of the respondent.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:37 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:09 AM.
Dated:  December 2, 2015
 November 23, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-132 Michael Aronow v. Freedom of Information Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Michael Aronow v. Freedom of Information Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Michael Aronow v. Freedom of Information Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on November 23, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-132;
Michael Aronow v. Freedom of Information Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Docket #FIC 2015-140;
Michael Aronow v. Freedom of Information Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Docket #FIC 2015-141;
Michael Aronow v. Freedom of Information Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Michael Aronow appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Jeffrey Blumenthal appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 1:20 PM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 1:25 PM.
Dated:  November 23, 2015 
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 24, 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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 24, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-074;
John Kaminski v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services; and State of Connecticut,
Department of Social Services
John Kaminski appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Tanya Feliciano DeMattia 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, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:05 AM.
Dated:  December 7, 2015
 November 24, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-429 Daniel Ravizza v. Executive Director, Housing Authority, City of Meriden; and Housing Authority, City of Meriden
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-429;
Daniel Ravizza v. Executive Director, Housing Authority, City of Meriden; and Housing Authority, City of Meriden
 November 24, 2015  1:00 PM 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 November 24, 2015 at 1:00 PM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-508;
Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 November 24, 2015  2:30 PM Michael Pacelia v. Assistant Legal Director, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families; and State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on November 24, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-441;
Michael Pacelia v. Assistant Legal Director, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families; and State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families
Michael Pacelia failed to appear.   Thomas DeMattio appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:44 PM, with Hearing Officer, Valicia D. Harmon presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:55 PM.
Dated:  December 9, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 November 25, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-580 Jeffrey Gandolfo and Merle Gandolfo v. Grove Beach Point Association
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 25, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-580;
Jeffrey Gandolfo and Merle Gandolfo v. Grove Beach Point Association
 November 25, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-410 Stephen Lebedevitch 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 25, 2015 at 11:00 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-410;
Stephen Lebedevitch v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport