Subcommittee on Legal and Personnel Matters
3rd Floor Conference Room F
OSC, 55 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     February 11,2015

Trustees Present

Peter R. Blum, Chairman - via phone
Michael Carey
Charles Casella
Robert Coffey - via phone
Michael Rose, General Counsel to the Commission

The Meeting was called to order at 9:02.

At 9:02 a.m. Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Coffey to go into Executive Session to discuss the matters delineated on the published agenda. All voted in favor.

At 9:25 a.m. Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Coffey to come out of Executive Session. All voted in favor. Mr. Carey moved, seconded by Mr. Casella to have the Layman response letter amended as discussed in Executive Session, and distributed to appropriate parties for final review before it is sent to the Judicial Branch. All voted in favor.

9:31 a.m. Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Carey to return to Executive Session for the purpose of discussing Counsel's written opinion on the Elaine O'Reilly matter and invited Ms. Halpin and Mr. Newman to attend. All voted in favor.

9:56 a.m. Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Carey to come out of Executive Session. All voted in favor. No motion was made on this matter.

Public Session continued with Ms. Halpin and Mr. Newman in the room to discuss Counsel's opinion on the composition of the Medical Examining Board. The Subcommittee discussed the Medical Examining Board composition specifically with regard to whether a psychiatrist need be present as part of each panel. There is no statutory requirement, or requirement based on collective bargaining agreement for there to be a psychiatrist at each meeting Michael Rose will prepare a summary memo for the Commission.

At 10:08 a.m. Mr. Casella moved to adjourn, seconded by Mr. Coffey. All voted in favor.

 

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