STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06106

MEETING AGENDA

April 21, 2011

CALL TO ORDER

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

DIVISION DIRECTOR'S ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

NEW MATTERS

1. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE MARCH 17, 2011 MINUTES (attached)

2. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION CHAIRMAN'S PER DIEM AND TRAVEL EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENTS (attached)

3. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM SERVICE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2011(attached)

4. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEMS VOLUNTARY PENDING DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2011 (attached)

5. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2011(attached)

6. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETROACTIVE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2011 (attached)

7. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM PRE RETIREMENT DEATH BENEFIT RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2011 (attached)

8. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT PROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM SERVICE RETIREMENTS FOR APRIL 2011 (attached)

9. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS 0F THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD FROM ITS MEETING ON MARCH 11, 2011 RELATIVE TO APPLICATIONS FOR DISABILITY RETIREMENT RECEIVED FROM THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM (attached)

10. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS (attached)

11. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION MANAGEMENT TRUSTEE'S PER DIEM AND TRAVEL EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENTS (attached)

12. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION UNION TRUSTEE'S PER DIEM AND TRAVEL EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENTS (attached)

13. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE PROBATE JUDGES' AND EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT FUND BALANCE SHEET AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2010 (attached)

14. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE PROBATE JUDGES' AND EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT FUND STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS FOR CALENDAR YEAR DECEMBER 31, 2010.
(attached)

15. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION OF THE FOLLOWING PROBATE DISTRICTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE OLD-AGE, SURVIVORS, DISABILITY AND HEALTH INSURANCE SYSTEM: TOBACCO VALLEY; GREATER WINDSOR; GLASTONBURY-HEBRON; SIMSBURY REGIONAL; FARMINGTON-BURLINGTON; NORTH CENTRAL CONNECTICUT; GREATER MANCHESTER; REGION 14 PROBATE DISTRICT; CHESHIRE - SOUTHINGTON; REGION 19 - BRISTOL; NAUGATUCK; SOUTHBURY; TORRINGTON AREA; LITCHFIELD HILLS; TOLLAND - MANSFIELD; NORTHEAST; PLAINFIELD - KILLINGLY; WINDHAM - COLCHESTER; NORWICH; SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL; NIANTIC REGIONAL; SAYBROOK; MADISON- GUILFORD; BRANFORD - NORTH BRANFORD; EAST HAVEN - NORTH HAVEN; HAMDEN - BETHANY; MILFORD - ORANGE; DERBY; HOUSATONIC; NORTHERN FAIRFIELD COUNTY; AND DARIEN - NEW CANAAN (see attachment for information on this item as well as for items 16 and 17).

16. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION OF THE FOLLOWING PROBATE DISTRICTS TO MODIFY ITS AGREEMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE OLD-AGE, SURVIVORS, DISABILITY AND HEALTH INSURANCE SYSTEM: EAST HARTFORD; MIDDLETOWN; WALLINGFORD; NEW HAVEN; WEST HAVEN; STRATFORD; NORWALK - WILTON; AND STAMFORD.

17. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION OF THE FOLLOWING REGIONAL CHILDREN'S PROBATE COURTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE OLD-AGE, SURVIVORS, DISABILITY AND HEALTH INSURANCE SYSTEM: NEW HAVEN REGIONAL CHILDREN'S; CENTRAL CONNECTICUT REGIONAL CHILDREN'S; NEW LONDON REGIONAL CHILDREN'S; WATERBURY REGIONAL CHILDREN'S; AND NORTHEAST REGIONAL CHILDREN'S

18. REQUEST APPROVAL OF THREE MATTERS CONSIDERED AT THE MARCH 30, 2011 MEETING OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON REGULATIONS AND OVERPAYMENTS (case histories attached)

1. Jerry Arnette (MERS) - (member)
Overpayment due to receiving a social security disability benefit
Action: Mr. Casella moved; Mr. Culley second to recommend to the Commission to deny the request for a waiver of repayment of an overpayment as Mr. Arnette failed to meet all the statutory and regulatory requirements required for approval.
Unanimous decision.
2. Robin Ashe (MERS) - (member)
Overpayment due to receiving a social security disability benefit
Action: Mr. Casella moved; Mr. Culley second to recommend to the Commission to deny the request for a waiver of repayment of an overpayment as Ms. Ashe failed to meet all the statutory and regulatory requirements required for approval.
Unanimous decision.
3. Wayne White (MERS) - (member)
Overpayment due to receiving a social security disability benefit
Action: Mr. Culley moved; Mr. Casella second to recommend to the Commission to deny the request for a waiver of repayment of an overpayment as Mr. White failed to meet all the statutory and regulatory requirements required for approval.
Unanimous decision.

19. REQUEST COMMISSION POLICY WITH REGARD TO MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (MERS) AND OVERPAYMENT SITUATION REGARDING DISABILITY RETIREMENTS (attached)

20. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE PROPOSED DECLARATORY RULING IN THE MATTER OF DARRELL MICKEY TO BE ISSUED PRIOR TO JULY 11, 2011 IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 5-155-1(e)(1)(A) OF THE REGULATIONS OF CONNECTICUT STATE AGENCIES (draft attached) (executive session may be required for discussion)

21. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF REQUEST TO INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE WITH REGARD TO A PRIVATE LETTER RULING FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPLEMENTING THE SEPTEMBER 28, 2010 SEBAC PENSION GRIEVANCE AWARD (executive session - outside counsel is scheduled to appear at 9:30 a.m. Draft request distributed under separate cover)

EXECUTIVE SESSION

REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW OF PROPOSAL TO OBTAIN OUTSIDE LEGAL COUNSEL (Tabled from the March 2011 meeting)

ADJOURNMENT

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