NOTICE: Due to public health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic as well as Governor Lamont’s Executive Order requiring all non-essential employees to work from home, staff of the Freedom of Information Commission will not be present at the Commission's office beginning March 24, 2020 and will telework in accordance with the Governor’s Order. Commission staff will make every effort to continue agency operations to the greatest extent practicable under the circumstances and will retrieve and respond to voice mail and email communications. Please feel free to contact the Commission at 860-566-5682 or by email at: foi@ct.gov. CONTESTED CASE HEARINGS scheduled through April 10, 2020 are POSTPONED. The REGULAR MEETINGS of the FOI Commission scheduled for March 25, 2020, and April 7, 2020 are CANCELED.

Sec. 1-227.  (Formerly Sec. 1-21c).  Mailing of notice of meetings to persons filing written request.  Fees.The public agency shall, where practicable, give notice by mail of each regular meeting, and of any special meeting which is called, at least one week prior to the date set for the meeting, to any person who has filed a written request for such notice with such body, except that such body may give such notice as it deems practical of special meetings called less than seven days prior to the date set for the meeting.  Such notice requirement shall not apply to the General Assembly, either house thereof or to any committee thereof.  Any request for notice filed pursuant to this section shall be valid for one year from the date on which it is filed unless a renewal request is filed.  Renewal requests for notice shall be filed within thirty days after January first of each year.  Such public agency may establish a reasonable charge for sending such notice based on the estimated cost of providing such service.  (P.A. 75-342, §7.)