FOI: FIC 2015-333

Final Decision FIC2015-333
 
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
 
Cornell Lewis,
     Complainant
 
     against
 
Docket #FIC 2015-333
Commissioner, State of Connecticut,
Department of Children and Families;
and State of Connecticut, Department
of Children and Families, 
     Respondents
 
 
 
 
January 13, 2016
 

     The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on September 3, 2015, at 1:00 P.M., however, neither the complainant nor the respondents appeared for the hearing.
 
     The Commission notes that the Notice of Hearing and Order to Show Cause was sent by certified mail to all of the parties in this case on August 13, 2015.  The Commission further notes that there is documentation in the administrative record evidencing that the parties received notice of the scheduled hearing on August 14, 2015.  Finally, the Commission notes that none of the parties filed a motion requesting that the hearing be rescheduled. 
 
     The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:
 
     1. The complaint is hereby dismissed.
 
     2. The parties are admonished for their failure to appear at the hearing in this matter, which failure resulted in a waste of scarce state resources.
 
 
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of January 13, 2016.
 
 
__________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
 
 
PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-180(c), G.S., THE FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES OF EACH PARTY AND THE MOST RECENT MAILING ADDRESS, PROVIDED TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION, OF THE PARTIES OR THEIR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE.
 
THE PARTIES TO THIS CONTESTED CASE ARE:
 
Cornell Lewis
28 Applewood Road
Bloomfield, CT  06002
 
Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of
Children and Families; and State of Connecticut,
Department of Children and Families
c/o Thomas DeMatteo
505 Hudson Street
Hartford, CT  06106
 
 

____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
 
 
 
FIC/2015-333/FD/cac/1/13/2016




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