FOI: Minutes03222017


TO:       Freedom of Information Commission

FROM:   Thomas A. Hennick

RE:       Minutes of the Commissionís regular meeting of March 22, 2017
 
A regular meeting of the Freedom of Information Commission was held on March 22, 2017, in the Freedom of Information Hearing Room, 18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, Connecticut. The meeting convened at 2:07 p.m. with the following Commissioners present:
                        
             Commissioner Owen P. Eagan, presiding
             Commissioner Jay Shaw (participated via speakerphone)
             Commissioner Jonathan J. Einhorn
             Commissioner Matthew Streeter
             Commissioner Christopher Hankins
             Commissioner Lenny T. Winkler
             Commissioner Ryan P. Barry
             Commissioner Sean K. McElligott
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Also present were staff members, Colleen M. Murphy, Mary E. Schwind, Victor R. Perpetua, Lisa F. Siegel, Kathleen K. Ross, Valicia D. Harmon, Paula S. Pearlman, Cindy Cannata, and Thomas A. Hennick.

The Commissioners unanimously voted to approve the Commissionís special meeting minutes of March 6, 2017. The Commissioners voted, 6-0, to approve the Commissionís regular meeting minutes of March 8, 2017. Commissioners Winkler and Barry abstained.

Those in attendance were informed that the Commission does not ordinarily record the remarks made at its meetings, but will do so on request.               
                                                    
Docket #FIC 2016-0284       Miguel Gonzalez v. Joseph Gaudett, Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport; Police Department, City of Bridgeport; City of Bridgeport; Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
                        
The Commissioners unanimously voted to approve the Hearing Officerís Report.

Docket #FIC 2016-0380       David Osuch v. Director, State of Connecticut, Correctional Managed Health Care; and State of Connecticut, Correctional Managed Health Care

David Osuch participated via speakerphone. The Commissioners voted, 7-0, to
approve the  Hearing Officerís Report. Commissioner Shaw did not participate in this matter.
The proceedings were recorded digitally.

              
Docket #FIC 2016-0556       Andres Sosa v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction

Andres Sosa participated via speakerphone. Attorney James Neil appeared on behalf of
the respondents. The Commissioners voted, 7-0, to approve the Hearing Officerís Report.
Commissioner Shaw did not participate in this matter. The proceedings were recorded digitally.


Docket #FIC 2016-0328       Nancy Rossi v. Republican Registrar of Voters and Democratic Registrar of Voters, Office of Registrar of Voters, City of West Haven; and City of West Haven

The Commissioners unanimously voted to approve the Hearing Officerís Report.              


Docket #FIC 2016-0547       Chris Ehlert v. Board of Selectmen, Town of Westbrook; and Town of Westbrook

Chris Ehlert appeared on his own behalf. Attorney Henry Zaccardi appeared
on behalf of the respondents. The Commissioners voted, 7-0, to approve the Hearing Officerís
Report. Commissioner Shaw did not participate in this matter.
                 

Docket #FIC 2016-0549       Tara Battistoni v. Director of Human Resources, Torrington Public Schools; and Torrington Public Schools

The Commissioners unanimously voted to approve the Hearing Officerís Report.


Docket #FIC 2016-0635       George Bartholomew v. First Selectman, Town of Washington; Board of Selectmen, Town of Washington; and Town of Washington

George Bartholomew appeared on his own behalf. Dave Werkhoven appeared
on behalf of the respondents. The Commissioners voted, 7-0, to approve the Hearing Officerís
Report. Commissioner Shaw did not participate in this matter. The proceedings were recorded
digitally.


Docket #FIC 2016-0680       Malcolm Ashley v. Chairman, Police Commission, City of Bridgeport; Police Commission, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport
 
The Commissioners unanimously voted to approve the Hearing Officerís Report.


Docket #FIC 2016-0756       James Torlai v. Chief, Police Department, City of Milford; Police Department, City of Milford; and City of Milford

The Commissioners unanimously voted to approve the Hearing Officerís Report.

  
Docket #FIC 2016-0775       Stephen Williams v. Dora Schriro, Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department  of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection                                                              

The Commissioners unanimously voted to approve the Hearing Officerís Report.


Docket #FIC 2016-0778       Torrey Townsend v. Chief, Police Department, City of Waterbury; Police Department, City of Waterbury; and City of Waterbury

The Commissioners unanimously voted to approve the Hearing Officerís Report.               

 
Docket #FIC 2016-0799       Tom Curran v. Office of the City Attorney, City of Bridgeport; and City of Bridgeport                                           

The Commissioners unanimously voted to approve the Hearing Officerís Report.


Docket #FIC 2016-0850       Cody DallaValle v. Executive Director, Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium, Charter Oak State College; and Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium, Charter Oak State College

The Commissioners unanimously voted to approve the Hearing Officerís Report.

   
Valicia D. Harmon reported on the New Britain Superior Court Memorandum of Decision in New Milford Education Association, et al. v. Freedom of Information Commission, et al., Docket Number CV 16 6033328S, dated March 13, 2017. 
 
Victor R. Perpetua and Lisa F. Seigel reported on pending appeals. 
      
Colleen M. Murphy reminded Commissioners that the annual FOI Conference will be held April 21 at the Riverhouse at Goodspeed Landing in East Haddam on April 21.

Colleen M. Murphy reported on legislation.


                                                    The meeting was adjourned at 3:29 p.m.

                                                        ______________                         
Thomas A. Hennick
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