Minutes of Meeting
Wednesday, November 2, 2011


The Criminal Justice Commission met on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney in Rocky Hill, for the purpose of conducting interviews for the appointment of the State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Middlesex, and any other business that may come before the Commission.

The following members were present: Justice Richard N. Palmer, Chairperson, Judge Juliett L. Crawford, Attorney Mary M. Galvin, Attorney Maura H. Horan, Attorney Moy N. Ogilvie, Attorney Ann G. Taylor and Chief State’s Attorney Kevin T. Kane.

The meeting, which was open to the public, commenced at 9:20 a.m. in the conference room.  Attorney Horan made a motion, seconded by Attorney Ogilvie, to approve the minutes of the meeting of September 13, 2011. The motion passed unanimously.

At approximately 9:25 a.m., the Commission interviewed the following attorneys: Anne Mahoney, Gary Nicholson, Richard Colangelo, Kevin Doyle, Margaret Kelley, Peter McShane and David Strollo.  Judge Crawford arrived at approximately 10:25 a.m.

The Commission recessed at approximately 1:07 p.m.  At approximately 1:36 p.m., Attorney Taylor made a motion to go into executive session to discuss the appointment. The motion was seconded by Attorney Ogilvie and passed unanimously.

Following the executive session, the Commission resumed its public meeting at approximately 2:22 p.m. Attorney Horan moved for the appointment of Attorney Peter A. McShane as State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Middlesex; Attorney Taylor seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.

At approximately 2:30 p.m., the meeting was adjourned.     

Kevin T. Kane, Esq.
Secretary, Criminal Justice Commission