Decision could take a year

FOI dispute between town, road foreman continues

CORNWALL — Town officials spent six hours testifying in Hartford May 13 on a Freedom of Information (FOI) complaint filed by former highway department foreman Rick Stone.

First Selectman Gordon Ridgway said he and another selectman and the town finance officer appeared before a hearing officer who is mediating the case. A draft decision is expected to be sent to the FOI commission as early as June.

Stone filed the complaint Nov. 23, 2010, a month after he resigned from the job following questions about finances and equipment.

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