FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION
OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

In the Matter of a Complaint by

FINAL DECISION

Robyn Adams and

Waterbury Republican-American,

 

Complainants

 

 

against

Docket #FIC 2003-021

Director, Silas Bronson Library,

City of Waterbury,

 

 

Respondent

September 10, 2003

 

 

 

 

The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on July 28, 2003, at which time the complainants and the respondent appeared, stipulated to certain facts and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.  This case was consolidated for hearing with docket #FIC 2003-020, Hugh Curran v. Mayor, City of Waterbury.  The report that is the subject of the complainantís request was submitted for an in camera inspection.

 

            In the course of the hearing, the parties reached an agreement in settlement of the complaint.  The agreement provides that:

 

            1.  The respondent will provide to the complainants two portions of the report, consisting of the first full paragraph of page 5 through the end of page 5, and the final full paragraph of page 7 through the end of the partial paragraph beginning page 10.

 

            2.  The complainants will withdraw their 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 dismissed.

 

 

 

 

Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of September 10, 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:

 

Robyn Adams and

Waterbury Republican-American

c/o Thomas G. Parisot, Esq.

41 Church Street, PO Box 2818

Waterbury, CT  06723-2818

 

Library Director,

Silas Bronson Library,

City of Waterbury

c/o Robert M. Opotzner, Esq.

148 Deer Hill Avenue, PO Box 440

Danbury, CT  06813-0440

 

Courtesy copy to:

 

Dan Shaban, Esq.

Office of the Corporation Counsel

City of Waterbury

236 Grand Street

Waterbury, CT  06702

 

 

___________________________________

Ann B. Gimmartino

Acting Clerk of the Commission

 

 

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