FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION
OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

FINAL DECISION
Docket #FIC 1996-222
May 28, 1997

In the Matter of a Complaint by George D. Bender, III, Complainant
against
Personnel Officer, Long Lane School, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families and State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families Respondents

The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on March 5, 1997, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared and indicated that they had reached an agreement to work in good faith to settle their dispute. On May 16, 1997, the complainant informed the Commission of his withdrawal of the complaint.

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 May 28, 1997.

__________________________
Elizabeth A. Leifert
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:

George D. Bender, III,  O’Malley, Deneen, Messina and Oswecki, Attorneys
c/o Kevin M. Deneen, Esq.
20 Maple Avenue
Windsor, CT 06095

Personnel Officer, Long Lane School, State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families and State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families
c/o Lawrence G. Widem, Esq.
Stephen G. Vitelli, Esq.
Assistant Attorneys General
110 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105-2294

__________________________

Elizabeth A. Leifert
Acting Clerk of the Commission

FIC1996-222/FD/eal/06041997