STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION

LEGAL AND PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE

MINUTES OF MEETING

September 9, 2015

TRUSTEES PRESENT

Peter Adomeit

Michael Carey

Charles Casella

Robert Coffey

Michael Rose, Counsel for the Commission

 

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.

The minutes of the meeting of August 12, 2015 were approved unanimously.

At 9:02 a.m. Mr. Carey moved, seconded by Mr. Casella to go into Executive Session for the purpose of reviewing written advice from Counsel regarding the following items listed under new business on the agenda and to invite Attorney Rose to attend. All voted in favor.

A. CCM Motion to Intervene/Thompson
B. Airport Director/SERS Withdrawal
C. Thompson Petition for a Declaratory Ruling
D. Bellonio
E. Hansen

At 10:30 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 recommend to SERC that it approve a draft Ruling on Petition to Intervene Filed by the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities that had been reviewed in Executive Session. All voted in favor.

Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Coffey to recommend to SERC that it approve a draft document, as revised by Counsel in accordance with direction from the Subcommittee, concerning the Petition for Declaratory Ruling Filed by: United Public Service Employees Union on Behalf of Local 424, Unit 79. All voted in favor.

Mr. Coffey moved, seconded by Mr. Casella to transmit the opinion of Counsel on the Bellonio matter to SERC and place the matter on the Executive Session portion of the agenda of the September 17, 2015 meeting. All voted in favor.

There was no update on Item III F Appointment of Ad Hoc Committee.

Under Item IV. Old Business B. Status of Legal Review/Update on Regulations, Counsel recommended to the Subcommittee that he seek authorization from SERC to begin the process of updating SERC regulations. No motion was taken.

Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Carey to go into Executive Session to discuss Item IV. Old Business A., Brown vs. OSC/SERC and to invite Counsel to attend. All voted in favor.

Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Carey to come out of Executive Session. All voted in favor. No motions were taken regarding Brown vs. OSC/SERC.

Mr. Casella moved, seconded by Mr. Carey to adjourn. All voted in favor. The meeting adjourned at 10:50 a.m.

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