The Freedom of Information Commission will hold special meetings during the week of February 15, 2016 through February 19, 2016 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
 February 15, 2016 No Special Meetings Scheduled
 February 16, 2016  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 FIC 2015-794 Andrew Matthews v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-551 Amy Rolon v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 2:30 PM Louis Petcu v. Chief Executive Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
 February 17, 2016  11:00 AM FIC 2015-742 Gregory Tarone v. Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
 1:00 PM 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
 2:30 PM Anthony D'Angelo v. Chairman, Lake Zoar Authority; and Lake Zoar Authority
 February 18, 2016  11:00 AM FIC 2015-786 Wolfgang Halbig v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 1:00 PM FIC 2015-728 Rochelle Torres-Wyler v. Secretary of the State, State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State
FIC 2015-798 Rochelle Torres-Wyler v. Secretary of the State, State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State
 2:30 PM FIC 2015-318 Bettina Drew v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
 February 19, 2016  9:30 AM FIC 2015-819 Walter Davis v. Chief, Police Department, City of Norwalk; Police Department, City of Norwalk; and City of Norwalk
 11:00 AM FIC 2015-669 Debora Goldstein v. Chairman, Mayor's Energy and Environmental Task Force, City of Norwalk; Mayor's Energy and Environmental Task Force, City of Norwalk; and City of Norwalk
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Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 16, 2016  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
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 16, 2016 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-659;
Jose Medina v. James Rovella, Chief, Police Department, City of Hartford; Police Department, City of Hartford; and City of Hartford
Jose Medina appeared on his own behalf and participated via speakerphone.   Attorney Cynthia Lauture 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, Clifton A. Leonhardt presiding. 
The hearing adjourned at 9:55 AM.
Dated:  February 18, 2016
 February 16, 2016  11:00 AM FIC 2015-794 Andrew Matthews v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 16, 2016 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-794;
Andrew Matthews v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Attorney Crystal Matthews appeared on behalf of the complainant.   Attorney Steven Barry appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:01 AM, with Hearing Officer, Kathleen K. Ross presiding. 
The hearing adjourned at 11:32 AM.
Dated:  February 18, 2016
 February 16, 2016  1:00 PM FIC 2015-551 Amy Rolon 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 February 16, 2016 at 1:00 PM, was postponed.

Docket #FIC 2015-551;
Amy Rolon v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
 February 16, 2016  2:30 PM Louis Petcu v. Chief Executive Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 16, 2016 at 2:30 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.

Docket #FIC 2015-807;
Louis Petcu v. Chief Executive Officer, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut Health Center
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 17, 2016  11:00 AM FIC 2015-742 Gregory Tarone v. Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.

Docket #FIC 2015-742;
Gregory Tarone v. Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics, State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut; and State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut
 February 17, 2016  1:00 PM 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 February 17, 2016 at 1:00 PM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.

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
 February 17, 2016  2:30 PM Anthony D'Angelo v. Chairman, Lake Zoar Authority; and Lake Zoar Authority
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 17, 2016 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-821;
Anthony D'Angelo v. Chairman, Lake Zoar Authority; and Lake Zoar Authority
Anthony D'Angelo appeared on his own behalf.    The respondents failed to appear.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 2:36 PM, with Hearing Officer, Tracie C. Brown presiding. 
The hearing adjourned at 3:17 PM.
Dated:  February 19, 2016
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 18, 2016  11:00 AM FIC 2015-786 Wolfgang Halbig v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 18, 2016 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-786;
Wolfgang Halbig v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Attorney L. Kay Wilson appeared on behalf of the complainant.   AAG Steven Barry appeared on behalf of the respondents.  No votes were taken.  The proceedings were digitally recorded.
The hearing convened at 11:02 AM, with Hearing Officer, Victor R. Perpetua presiding. 
The hearing adjourned at 12:25 PM.
Dated:  February 19, 2016
 February 18, 2016  1:00 PM FIC 2015-728 Rochelle Torres-Wyler v. Secretary of the State, State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State
FIC 2015-798 Rochelle Torres-Wyler v. Secretary of the State, State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following consolidated matters for February 18, 2016 at 1:00 PM, was postponed.
  
Docket #FIC 2015-728;
Rochelle Torres-Wyler v. Secretary of the State, State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State
Docket #FIC 2015-798;
Rochelle Torres-Wyler v. Secretary of the State, State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State; and State of Connecticut, Office of the Secretary of the State

Dated:  February 19, 2016
 February 18, 2016  2:30 PM FIC 2015-318 Bettina Drew v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
An evidentiary hearing of the Freedom of Information Commission in the following matter was held on February 18, 2016 in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
Docket #FIC 2015-318;
Bettina Drew v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
The Complainant appeared on her own behalf.   Attorney Stephen R. Sarnoski 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, Valicia D. Harmon presiding. 
The hearing adjourned at 3:22 PM.
Dated:  February 19, 2016
Date____________ Time___ Contested Case
Docket #
Contested Case Caption
 February 19, 2016  9:30 AM FIC 2015-819 Walter Davis v. Chief, Police Department, City of Norwalk; Police Department, City of Norwalk; and City of Norwalk
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 19, 2016 at 9:30 AM, was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-819;
Walter Davis v. Chief, Police Department, City of Norwalk; Police Department, City of Norwalk; and City of Norwalk
 February 19, 2016  11:00 AM FIC 2015-669 Debora Goldstein v. Chairman, Mayor's Energy and Environmental Task Force, City of Norwalk; Mayor's Energy and Environmental Task Force, City of Norwalk; and City of Norwalk
NOTICE:  The special meeting scheduled in the following matter for February 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM was cancelled.  The complaint in this matter has been withdrawn.
Docket #FIC 2015-669;
Debora Goldstein v. Chairman, Mayor's Energy and Environmental Task Force, City of Norwalk; Mayor's Energy and Environmental Task Force, City of Norwalk; and City of Norwalk