The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of December 7, 2015 through December 11, 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
 December 7, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-223 Kacey Lewis v. Commissioner,  State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-631 John Cupka v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-597 Louise Czar v. Edward Brown, President, Bantam Fire Company; and Bantam Fire Company
 December 8, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-302 Carlton Jolley v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 2:30 PM FIC 2015-516 Kenneth Krayeske v. James C. Rovella, Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 December 9, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-499 Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Stratford; Police Department, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-572 Kevin Hickey v. Chair, Firehouse Station 2, Renovation Working Group, Town of Wilton; Firehouse Station 2, Renovation Working Group, Town of Wilton; and Town of Wilton
 2:30 PM FIC 2015-514 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; Matthew Nemerson, Economic Development Director, City of New Haven; Juan Scott, Chair, Commission on Equal Opportunity; City of New Haven; Chair, Commission on Equal Opportunity, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
Cherlyn Poindexter and the New Haven Management and Professional Union v. Toni Harp, Mayor, City of New Haven; Matthew Nemerson, New Haven Commission on Equal Opportunities, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
 December 10, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-659 Jose Medina v. James Rovella, Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 11:00 AM Paul Glossa v. Chief, Police Department, Town of North Branford; Police Department, Town of North Branford; and Town of North Branford
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-606 Nicholas Romitti 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
 2:30 PM James Clark and the Victim Rights Center of Connecticut, Inc. v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain, Police Department, City of New Britain; and City of New Britain
 December 11, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-643 Timothy Townsend v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-450 Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury; Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
 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
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 7, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-223 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 matter was held on December 7, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-223;
Kacey Lewis v. Commissioner,  State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Kacey Lewis Failed to Appear and did not participate via speakerphone.   Attorney James Neil appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 9:30 AM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 9:35 AM.
Dated:  December 9, 2015
 December 7, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-631 John Cupka 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 December 7, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-631;
John Cupka v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
John Cupka 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 11:00 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:52 AM.
Dated:  December 8, 2015
 December 7, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-597 Louise Czar v. Edward Brown, President, Bantam Fire Company; and Bantam Fire Company
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 7, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-597;
Louise Czar v. Edward Brown, President, Bantam Fire Company; and Bantam Fire Company
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 8, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-302 Carlton Jolley 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 December 8, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-302;
Carlton Jolley v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Carlton Jolley 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 9:52 AM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 10:10 AM.
Dated:  December 9, 2015
 December 8, 2015  2:30 PM FIC 2015-516 Kenneth Krayeske v. James C. Rovella, 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 December 8, 2015 at 2:30 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-516;
Kenneth Krayeske v. James C. Rovella, Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 9, 2015  9:30 AM 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 December 9, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-499;
Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Stratford; Police Department, Town of Stratford; and Town of Stratford
 December 9, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-572 Kevin Hickey v. Chair, Firehouse Station 2, Renovation Working Group, Town of Wilton; Firehouse Station 2, Renovation Working Group, Town of Wilton; and Town of Wilton
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 9, 2015 at 11:00 AM,  was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-572;
Kevin Hickey v. Chair, Firehouse Station 2, Renovation Working Group, Town of Wilton; Firehouse Station 2, Renovation Working Group, Town of Wilton; and Town of Wilton
 December 9, 2015  2:30 PM FIC 2015-514 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; Matthew Nemerson, Economic Development Director, City of New Haven; Juan Scott, Chair, Commission on Equal Opportunity; City of New Haven; Chair, Commission on Equal Opportunity, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
Cherlyn Poindexter and the New Haven Management and Professional Union v. Toni Harp, Mayor, City of New Haven; Matthew Nemerson, New Haven Commission on Equal Opportunities, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following consolidated matters was held on December 9, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-514;
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; Matthew Nemerson, Economic Development Director, City of New Haven; Juan Scott, Chair, Commission on Equal Opportunity; City of New Haven; Chair, Commission on Equal Opportunity, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
Docket #FIC 2015-595;
Cherlyn Poindexter and the New Haven Management and Professional Union v. Toni Harp, Mayor, City of New Haven; Matthew Nemerson, New Haven Commission on Equal Opportunities, City of New Haven; and City of New Haven
Cherlyn Poindexter appeared on her own behalf.   The respondents failed to appear.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:30 PM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:40 PM
Dated:  December 14, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 10, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-659 Jose Medina v. James Rovella, 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 December 10, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-659;
Jose Medina v. James Rovella, Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 December 10, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-637 Paul Glossa v. Chief, Police Department, Town of North Branford; Police Department, Town of North Branford; and Town of North Branford
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 10, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-637;
Paul Glossa v. Chief, Police Department, Town of North Branford; Police Department, Town of North Branford; and Town of North Branford
 December 10, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-606 Nicholas Romitti 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 December 10, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-606;
Nicholas Romitti 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
Attorney Jeffrey Kestenband appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Stephen Sarnoski appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 1:01 PM, with Hearing Officer, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 4:46 PM.
Dated:  December 14, 2015
 December 10, 2015  2:30 PM James Clark and the Victim Rights Center of Connecticut, Inc. v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain, Police Department, City of New Britain; and City of New Britain
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 10, 2015 at 2:30 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-630;
James Clark and the Victim Rights Center of Connecticut, Inc. v. Chief, Police Department, City of New Britain, Police Department, City of New Britain; and City of New Britain
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 11, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-643 Timothy Townsend 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 December 11, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-643;
Timothy Townsend v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
Timothy Townsend 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 9:36 AM, with Hearing Officer, Paula S. Pearlman presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:12 AM.
Dated:  December 14, 2015
 December 11, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-450 Sally Roberts 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 December 11, 2015 at 11:00 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-450;
Sally Roberts v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury; Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury
 December 11, 2015  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
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for November 9, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was postponed.
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