STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION - Meeting Agenda - November 15, 2018

STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CT 06106
9:00 A.M.

MEETING AGENDA

November 15, 2018

Call to Order

Chairman's Report

Division Director's Administrative and Subcommittee Reports

New Matters

1. Request Commission Approval of October 18, 2018 Minutes. (Attached)

2. Request Commission Approval of the State Employees Retirement Commission Chairman' s Per Diem Expenses. (Attached)

3. Request Commission Approval of the State Employees Retirement Commission Union Trustee Claude Poulin Per Diem and Travel Expenses Reimbursement. (Attached)

4. Request Commission Acceptance of the November 2018 Billing from Robinson & Cole for Federal Tax Matters. (Executive Session Envelope)

5. Request Commission Acceptance of the November 2018 Billing from Robinson & Cole for CMERS. (Executive Session Envelope)

6. Request Commission Acceptance of Invoices from Rose Kallor rendered for the month of October. (Executive Session Envelope)

7. Request Commission Approval of the Connecticut State Employees Retirement System Service Retirements for the Month of October 2018. (Attached)

8. Request Commission Approval of the Connecticut State Employees System Voluntary Pending Retirements for the Month of October 2018. (Attached)

9. Request Commission Approval of the Connecticut State Employees System Disability Retirements for the Month of October 2018. (Attached)

10. Request Commission Approval of the Connecticut State Employees System Retroactive Retirements for the Month of October 2018. (Attached)

11. Request Commission Approval of the Connecticut State Employees System Preretirement Death Benefit for the Month of October 2018. (Attached)

12. Request Commission Approval of the Municipal Retirement System Retirements for the Month of October 2018 (Attached)

13. Request Commission Acceptance of the Recommendations by the Medical Examining Board for the Continued Entitlement and Investigation Approvals. (Attached)

14. Request Commission Acceptance of the Recommendations by the Medical Examining Board for the Continued Entitlement and Investigation Tabled and Denials. (Attached)

15. Request Commission Approval of the Municipal Retirement System Disability Retirements Approved by the Medical Examining Board. (Attached)

16. Request Commission Approval of the Municipal Retirement System Disability Retirements Denied by the Medical Examining Board. (Attached)

17. Request Commission Approval of the Retirement Services Division Request to Discontinue the Disability Applications Due to the One Year Deadline Associated with the Right to Ask for a Reconsideration of the Medical Examining Board Denial. (Attached)

18. Request Commission Approval of the Probate Judges and Employees Retirement System Retirements for November 2018 (Attached)

19. Request Commission Approval of the Judges, Family Support Magistrates and Compensation Commissioners Retirement System for September 2018. Benefits to be paid Monthly. (Attached)

20. Request Commission Approval of the Probate Judges and Employees Retirement Fund Personnel Expenses for the Pay Period September 14, 2018 through October 11, 2018. (Attached)

21. Request Commission Approval of the Recommendations from the Hazardous Duty Subcommittee Meeting held on October 18, 2018.
22.
a. Request Commission Review and Acceptance Of The Probate Judges' and Employees' Retirement Fund Statement of Operations For Plan Year Ending June 30, 2018 (Attached)
b. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the Probate Judges' and Employees' Retirement Fund Balance Sheet as of June 30, 2018 (Attached)
23.
a. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the Judges, Family Support Magistrates' and Compensation Commissioners' Retirement Fund Statement of Operations for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2018 (Attached)
b. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the Judges' , Family Support Magistrates' and Compensation Commissioners' Retirement Fund Balance Sheet as of June 30, 2018 (Attached)
24.
a. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the State Attorneys' Retirement Fund Statement of Operations for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2018 (Attached)
b. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the State Attorneys' Retirement Fund Balance Sheet as of June 30, 2018 (Attached)

25.
a. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the Connecticut Policeman & Firemen Survivors' Fund Statement of Operations for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2018 (Attached)
b. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the Connecticut Policeman & Firemen Survivors' Fund Balance Sheet as of June 30, 2018 (Attached)

26.
a. Request commission review and Acceptance of the General Assembly Pension Fund Statement of Operations for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2018 (Attached)
b. Request commission review and Acceptance of the General Assembly Pension Fund Balance Sheet as of June 30, 2018 (Attached)

27.
a. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the Public Defenders' Retirement Fund Statement of Operations for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2018 (Attached)

b. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the Public Defenders' Retirement Fund Balance Sheet as of June 30, 2018 (Attached)

28.
a. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the Connecticut Municipal Employees Retirement Fund B Statement of Operations for the Plan Year Ending June 30, 2018 (Attached)

b. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the Connecticut Municipal Employees Retirement Fund B Balance Sheet as of June 30, 2018 (Attached)

29.
a. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the State Employees' Retirement Fund Statement of Operations for the Plan Year Ending June 30, 2018 (Attached)
b. Request Commission Review and Acceptance of the State Employees' Retirement Fund Balance Sheet as of June 30, 2018 (Attached)

30.
Request Received from Sharon Belliveau that the Commission Review and Reconsider its November 16, 2017 Denial of her Request to Transfer her SERS Membership from Tier II To Tier I, Plan B after the October 1, 1985 Deadline. (Appearance Is Scheduled At 9:30 A.M.)

31.
Request Received from B.J. Comerford that the Commission Review and Reconsider its November 16, 2017 Denial of his Request for a Recalculation of the Cost of his Purchase of Prior Municipal Service Pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes, Section 5-192b(C). (Appearance Is Scheduled At 10:00A.M.)

Executive Session - Discussion and Possible Action

  1. SAG Award Implementation Update - written legal opinion.
  2. Conn. Gen. Stat. 5-192b interpretation - written legal opinion.
  3. Catherine Crandle - pending claim/written legal opinion.
  4. Jeremy Wiganowske - pending litigation/pending claim.
  5. Robert Ziegler - pending claim/written legal opinion.
  6. Tabled MEB determinations (Stewart Hillman, Paul Cicarella, Erskine Edwards, and Karen Zelvin) - written legal opinion.
  7. David Carter - pending litigation.
  8. Richard Kay - Pending litigation.
  9. Town of Thompson - pending litigation.
  10. Carol Walenski - pending litigation.
  11. Ronald Johnson - pending litigation.
  12. Gary Soracchi - pending litigation.
  13. James Rizzio - pending litigation.


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John Herrington Peter Adomeit, Chairman
Director of Retirement Services Division

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