FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

 

In the Matter of a Complaint by FINAL DECISION

 

Roy D. Fisher,

 

Complainant

 

against Docket #FIC 88-146

 

Board of Education of the Town of Hartland,

 

Respondent August 24, 1988

 

The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on June 10, 1988, with #FIC 88-145, because some of the parties were identical and because the parties consented to the consolidation of the cases. At that time the parties appeared and presented evidence and argument on the complaint.

 

After consideration of the entire record, the following facts are found:

 

1. The respondent is a public agency within the meaning of 1-18a(a), G.S.

 

2. By letter of complaint dated April 16, 1988, the complainant alleged that the respondent denied him copies of correspondence which he requested April 10, 1988.

 

3. It is found that, on April 10, 1988, the complainant requested copies of all correspondence between the respondent and its attorney pertaining to the four million dollar school addition bond issue.

 

4. It is found that the superintendent of schools telephoned the complainant within four days of the receipt of his request to inform him that there was no correspondence between the respondent and its attorney pertaining to the four million dollar school addition bond issue.

 

5. It is found that the respondent has no correspondence between the respondent and its attorney pertaining to the four million dollar school addition bond issue.

 

6. It is concluded that the respondent did not violate the provisions of either 1-15 or 1-19(a), G.S.

 

Docket #FIC 87-146 page two

 

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 special meeting of August 24, 1988.

 

 

Catherine H. Lynch

Acting Clerk of the Commission