FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION
OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

In the Matter of a Complaint by

FINAL DECISION

Marie Galat,

 

Complainant

 

 

against

 Docket #FIC 2000-369

Chairperson, Board of Ethics,
City of Bristol,

 

 

Respondents

October 11, 2000

 

 

 

 

            The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on August 30, 2000 at 10:30 A.M., at which time neither the respondent nor the complainant appeared.   

 

            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 with prejudice.

 

2.  The Commission also wishes to make the complainant aware of 1-206(b)(2), G.S., which provides that the executive director of the commission shall not schedule an appeal for hearing without first seeking and obtaining leave of the commission, if the director has reason to believe an appeal would constitute an abuse of the commission's administrative process.   The Commission may take administrative notice of the final decision in this matter in the event the complainant files future complaints with the Commission.

 

Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of October 11, 2000.

 

 

_________________________

Dolores E. Tarnowski 

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:

 

 

Marie Galat

516 Brook Street

Bristol, CT  06010

 

Chairperson, Board of Ethics,

City of Bristol

c/o Dean B. Kilbourne, Esq.

Corporation Counsel

City of Bristol

111 North Main Street

Bristol, CT  06010

 

 

__________________________

Dolores E. Tarnowski

Clerk of the Commission

 

 

 

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