FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION
OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

In the Matter of a Complaint by

FINAL DECISION

Kevin P. Cloukey,

 

Complainants

 

 

against

Docket #FIC 2000-570

Chief, Police Department, City of New
Britain; Chairman, Board of Police
Commissioners, City of New Britain;
and Personnel Director, City of New
Britain,

 

 

Respondents

July 11, 2001

 

 

 

 

            The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on November 8, 2000, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared, stipulated to certain facts and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.  The records at issue were reviewed in camera.  The Hearing Officer issued a report dated May 2, 2001, which was submitted to the Commission for consideration at its June 13, 2001 regular meeting.  At that time, counsel for the respondents appeared and requested that the matter be tabled to the Commissionís June 27, 2001 regular meeting, to facilitate a withdrawal of the complaint because the parties had arrived at a settlement resolving their earlier differences.  The matter was considered at the June 27, 2001 meeting and tabled again following a further request by counsel for the respondents.  By letter dated July 8, 2001, and filed with the Commission on July 9, 2001, the complainant informed the Commission that he wished to withdraw the complaint because he and the respondents had arrived at a settlement in this matter.  Based on the complainantís request, the Hearing Officer withdrew the May 2, 2001 Hearing Officerís Report and issued this report in lieu thereof.

 

            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.

 

 

 

 

 

Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of July 11, 2001.

 

 

_________________________________________

Petrea A. Jones

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:

 

Kevin P. Cloukey

20 Miriam Road

New Britain, CT 06053

 

Chief, Police Department,

City of New Britain;

Chairman, Board of Police

Commissioners, City of

New Britain; and Personnel

Director, City of New Britain

c/o Joseph E. Skelly, Jr., Esq.

Corporation Counsel

City of New Britain

27 West Main Street

New Britain, CT 06051

 

 

________________________________

Petrea A. Jones

Acting Clerk of the Commission

 

 

FIC/2000-570/FD/paj/07/12/2001