FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

 

In the Matter of a Complaint by                        FINAL DECISION

 

Kenneth Lerman,

 

            Complainant

 

                        against              Docket #FIC 88-290

 

Newtown Superintendent of Schools,

 

            Respondent                  January 24, 1990

 

            The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on September 2, 1988 and September 27, 1988, at which times the complainant, the respondent and the intervening party Louis Villamana appeared, stipulated to certain facts, and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.

 

            After consideration of the entire record the following facts are found and conclusions of law are reached:

 

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

 

            2.  The complaint constituting the notice of appeal in this matter was filed with the Commission on July 20, 1988.

 

            3.  It is concluded that the Commission lacks jurisdiction over the respondent by virtue of the provisions of 1-21i(b), G.S.

 

            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 January 24, 1990.

 

                                                          

                                    Tina C. Frappier

                                    Acting Clerk of the Commission

 

Docket #FIC88-290                            Page 2

 

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:

KENNETH LERMAN

55 Main Street

Newtown, CT 06470

 

NEWTOWN SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

c/o Jay E. Bovilsky, Esquire

Cummings & Lockwood

CityPlace

Hartford, CT 06103

 

LOUIS VILLAMANA

c/o William S. Zeman, Esquire

Joel M. Ellis, Esquire

18 North Main Street

West Hartford, CT 06107

 

                                                          

                                    Tina C. Frappier

                                    Acting Clerk of the Commission