STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION

LEGAL AND PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE

MINUTES OF MEETING

February 10, 2016

TRUSTEES PRESENT

Peter Adomeit, Chair
Michael Carey
Charles Casella
Robert Coffey
Bruce Barth, Commission Counsel for IRS Matters
Michael Rose, Counsel for the Commission

The Chair called the meeting to order at 8:36 a.m. and asked the members to consider Item II on the agenda, the approval of the agenda.

Mr. Coffey moved, seconded by Mr. Casella to approve the agenda for the meeting. All voted in favor.

At 8:40 a.m., the Chair directed the Subcommittee's attention to Item 1 of the new business portion of the agenda, a discussion of the impact of IRC Section 415(b) on SERS retirees. No motions were made following the discussion on this item.

At 8:55 a.m., Mr. Coffey moved, seconded by Mr. Casella to go into Executive Session to take up Item 2, a review of written legal materials concerning the CMERS due process matters and to invite Attorney Barth and Attorney Rose to attend. All voted in favor.

At 9:25 a.m., Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Carey to come out of Executive Session. All voted in favor.

At 9:26 a.m., Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Carey to go into Executive Session to discuss written legal materials concerning SERS codification and to invite Attorney Rose and Attorney Barth to attend. All voted in favor.

At 10:04 a.m., Mr. Coffey moved, seconded by Mr. Casella to come out of Executive Session. All voted in favor.

At 10:05 a.m. Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Carey to go into Executive Session to discuss written legal materials on items referred to the Legal and Personnel Subcommittee by the Overpayments and Regulations Subcommittee and to invite Attorney Barth and Attorney Rose to attend. All voted in favor.

At 10:20 a.m., Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Coffey to come out of Executive Session. All voted in favor.

At 10:21 a.m., Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Coffey to go into Executive Session to discuss the pending Brown litigation and to invite Attorney Rose and Attorney Barth to attend. All voted in favor.

At 10:33 a.m., Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Carey to come out of Executive Session. All voted in favor.

At 10:34 a.m., Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Carey to go into Executive Session to discuss the pending Town of Thompson-UPSUE litigation and to invite Attorney Rose and Attorney Barth to attend. All voted in favor.

At 10:35 a.m. Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Carey to come out of Executive Session. All voted in favor.

No motions were made concerning the matters discussed in the Executive Sessions.
At 10:36 a.m., the Chair commenced a discussion concerning the placing of information on the Retirement Division website regarding the reemployment of CMERS retirees in municipal positions. No motion was made regarding this matter.

At 10:46 a.m., Mr. Coffey moved, seconded by Mr. Carey to adjourn. All voted in favor. The meeting adjourned at 10:46 a.m.

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