FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION
OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

In the Matter of a Complaint by

FINAL DECISION

Ray Burton III and the

Waterbury Republican-American,

 

Complainants

 

 

against

 Docket #FIC 2002-329

Chief, Police Department,

Town of Naugatuck,

 

 

Respondent

March 26, 2003

 

 

 

 

The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on November 21, 2002, at which time the complainants and the respondent appeared, stipulated to certain facts and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.

After the hearing on this matter, the parties resolved the complaint by entering into an agreement that is outlined in a letter dated December 12, 2002, to the complainantís attorney from the respondentís attorney, following which the complainant withdrew the complaint.  The Commission commends all the parties for their efforts in resolving their earlier differences.

 

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

March 26, 2003.

 

 

___________________________________

Ann B. Gimmartino

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:

 

Ray B. Burton III and

Waterbury Republican-American

c/o Thomas G. Parisot, Esq.

Secor, Cassidy & McPartland, PC

41 Church Street, PO Box 2818

Waterbury, CT  06723-2818

 

Chief, Police Department,

Town of Naugatuck

c/o Brian S. Driscoll, Esq. and

William J. Ward, Esq.

Ouellette, Deganis, Gallagher & Ward LLC

143 Main Street

Cheshire, CT  06410

 

 

 

___________________________________

Ann B. Gimmartino

Acting Clerk of the Commission

 

 

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