FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

 

In the Matter of a Complaint by FINAL DECISION

 

Clifford O. Devine,

 

Complainant

 

against Docket #FIC 88-465

 

First Selectman of the Town of Salem and Chairperson, Salem Town Office Building Committee,

 

Respondents June 28, 1989

 

The above-captioned matter was scheduled for hearing as a contested case on January 17, 1989, at which time the parties appeared and presented argument on the complaint.

 

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

 

1. The respondents are public agencies within the meaning of 1-18a(a), G.S.

 

2. On November 23, 1988, the complainant filed a complaint which alleged that on November 16, 1988, the respondent chairperson held an illegal meeting because less than a quorum was present.

 

3. The respondents moved to dismiss the complaint for failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted.

 

4. It is found that the complainant did fail to state a complaint upon which relief can be granted.

 

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.

 

Docket #FIC 88-465 Page two

 

PURSUANT TO 4-180(c) C.G.S THE FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES OF EACH PARTY AND THE MOST RECENT MAILING ADDRESS, PROVIDED TO THE F.O.I.C., OF THE PARTIES OR THEIR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE.

 

THE PARTIES TO THIS CONTESTED CASE ARE:

CLIFFORD O. DEVINE, Route 82, Salem, CT 06415

 

FIRST SELECTMAN OF THE TOWN OF SALEM AND CHAIRPERSON, SALEM

TOWN OFFICE BUILDING COMMITTEE, c/o John W. Butts, Esquire,

P.O. Box 270, Colchester, CT 06415

 

Approved by order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of June 28, 1989.

 

 

Karen J. Haggett

Clerk of the Commission