The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of December 14, 2015 through December 18, 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 14, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-398 Ramon Lopez v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-526 Rakhmatulla Asatov v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Veterans Affairs; and State of Connecticut, Department of Veterans Affairs
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-605 Brian Haberly v. Superintendent of Schools, Fairfield Public Schools; and Fairfield Public Schools
 2:30 PM Cynthia Kleist and Derf Kleist v. FOI Administrator, Town of Cheshire; and Town of Cheshire
 December 15, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-427 Scott Parsons v. President, Bantam Fire Company; Secretary, Bantam Fire Company; Secretary, Bantam Fire Company Committee of Inquiry; and Bantam Fire Company
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-650 Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Windsor Locks; Police Department, Town of Windsor Locks; and Town of Windsor Locks
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-652 Robert Cushman v. Manager, Emergency Services, City of Hartford; Emergency Services, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 2:30 PM Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 December 16, 2015 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 December 17, 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 Jafar Razmi v. Chief Officer, Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-640 Susan McCall v. William Brennan, First Selectman, Town of Wilton; Bruce Hampson, Chairman, Miller-Driscoll Building Committee; Karen Birck, Chair, Miller-Driscoll Building Committee; Kevin Smith, Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; Wilton Public Schools; and Town of Wilton
 2:30 PM Greg Smith and the New London Day v. Chairman, Board of Ethics, City of New London; Board of Ethics, City of New London; and City of New London
 December 18, 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 2015-649 Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-651 Robert Cushman v. Manager, Emergency Services, City of Hartford; Emergency Services, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 14, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-398 Ramon Lopez v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on December 14, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-398;
Ramon Lopez v. Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
Attorney Michael Brown appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Richard Kascak appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 10:00 AM, with Hearing Officer, Lisa F. Siegel presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:25 AM.
Dated:  December 15, 2015
 December 14, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-526 Rakhmatulla Asatov v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Veterans Affairs; and State of Connecticut, Department of Veterans Affairs
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on December 14,2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-526;
Rakhmatulla Asatov v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Veterans Affairs; and State of Connecticut, Department of Veterans Affairs
Rakhmatulla Asatov appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Tanya DeMattia appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:26 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 12:20 PM.
Dated:  December 15, 2015
 December 14, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-605 Brian Haberly v. Superintendent of Schools, Fairfield Public Schools; and Fairfield Public Schools
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on December 14, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-605;
Brian Haberly v. Superintendent of Schools, Fairfield Public Schools; and Fairfield Public Schools
Brian Haberly appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Zachary Schurin appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 1:02 PM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:10 PM.
Dated:  December 15, 2015
 December 14, 2015  2:30 PM Cynthia Kleist and Derf Kleist v. FOI Administrator, Town of Cheshire; and Town of Cheshire
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on December 14, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-635;
Cynthia Kleist and Derf Kleist v. FOI Administrator, Town of Cheshire; and Town of Cheshire
The complainants failed to appear.   Attorney Joseph Schwartz appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:47 PM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 2:59 PM
Dated:  December 15, 2015
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 15, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-427 Scott Parsons v. President, Bantam Fire Company; Secretary, Bantam Fire Company; Secretary, Bantam Fire Company Committee of Inquiry; and Bantam Fire Company
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 15, 2015 at 9:30 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-427;
Scott Parsons v. President, Bantam Fire Company; Secretary, Bantam Fire Company; Secretary, Bantam Fire Company Committee of Inquiry; and Bantam Fire Company
 December 15, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-650 Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Windsor Locks; Police Department, Town of Windsor Locks; and Town of Windsor Locks
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 15, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-650;
Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, Town of Windsor Locks; Police Department, Town of Windsor Locks; and Town of Windsor Locks
 December 15, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-652 Robert Cushman v. Manager, Emergency Services, City of Hartford; Emergency Services, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 15, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-652;
Robert Cushman v. Manager, Emergency Services, City of Hartford; Emergency Services, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 December 15, 2015  2:30 PM 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 December 15, 2015 at 2:30 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-648;
Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 17, 2015  9:30 AM FIC 2015-192 John Vivo 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 17, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-192;
John Vivo v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
John Vivo 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 9:33 AM, with Hearing Officer Virginia Brown presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 11:01 AM.
Dated:  December 17, 2015
 December 17, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-634 Jafar Razmi v. Chief Officer, Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on December 17, 2015 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-634;
Jafar Razmi v. Chief Officer, Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
Jafar Razmi appeared on his own behalf.   Attorney Holly J. Bray appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:04 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding.
The hearing adjourned at 1:08.
Dated:  December 17, 2015
 December 17, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-640 Susan McCall v. William Brennan, First Selectman, Town of Wilton; Bruce Hampson, Chairman, Miller-Driscoll Building Committee; Karen Birck, Chair, Miller-Driscoll Building Committee; Kevin Smith, Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; Wilton Public Schools; and Town of Wilton
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-640;
Susan McCall v. William Brennan, First Selectman, Town of Wilton; Bruce Hampson, Chairman, Miller-Driscoll Building Committee; Karen Birck, Chair, Miller-Driscoll Building Committee; Kevin Smith, Superintendent of Schools, Wilton Public Schools; Wilton Public Schools; and Town of Wilton
 December 17, 2015  2:30 PM Greg Smith and the New London Day v. Chairman, Board of Ethics, City of New London; Board of Ethics, City of New London; and City of New London
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 17, 2015 at 2:30 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-641;
Greg Smith and the New London Day v. Chairman, Board of Ethics, City of New London; Board of Ethics, City of New London; and City of New London
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 December 18, 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 December 18, 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
 December 18, 2015  11:00 AM FIC 2015-649 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 December 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-649;
Robert Cushman v. Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
 December 18, 2015  1:00 PM FIC 2015-651 Robert Cushman v. Manager, Emergency Services, City of Hartford; Emergency Services, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for December 18, 2015 at 1:00 PM, was postponed.
Docket #FIC 2015-651;
Robert Cushman v. Manager, Emergency Services, City of Hartford; Emergency Services, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford