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

MEETING AGENDA

August 26, 2010

At the July 2010 meeting, some of the business before the Commission could not go forward as the Commission failed to maintain a quorum. There are three (3) hearings scheduled for this meeting. If you cannot attend this meeting or if you believe you will have to leave the meeting early due to other commitments, please advise this office as soon as possible.

CALL TO ORDER

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

DIVISION DIRECTOR'S ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

NEW MATTERS

1. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE JULY 15, 2010 MINUTES
(attached)

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

3. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM SERVICE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2010 (attached)

4. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEMS VOLUNTARY PENDING DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2010 (attached)

5. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2010 AS APPROVED BY THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD AS OF JUNE 30, 2010.

6. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEMS RETROACTIVE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2010 (attached)

7. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEMS PRE RETIREMENT DEATH BENEFIT RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2010 (attached)

8. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD FROM ITS MEETING ON July 23, 2010 RELATIVE TO APPLICATIONS FOR DISABILITY RETIREMENT RECEIVED FROM THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

9. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUTPROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND PERSONAL EXPENSES FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2010 (attached)

10. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE JUDGES, FAMILY SUPPORT MAGISTRATES AND COMPENSATION COMMISSIONERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS (attached)

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

12. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION MANAGEMENT TRUSTEES PER DIEM AND TRAVEL EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENTS (attached)

13. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT UNION TRUSTEES PER DIEM AND TRAVEL AND EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENTS (attached)

14. REQUEST RECEIVED FROM MARYANN ASHTON THAT THE COMMISSION REVIEW AND RECONSIDER ITS MAY 21, 2009 DENIAL OF HER REQUEST TO PURCHASE RETIREMENT CREDIT FOR HER PRIOR STATE SERVICE FROM JANUARY 12, 1976 To May 5, 1977.... - APPEARANCE SCHEDULED FOR 10:15 a.m.

15. REQUEST COMMISSION APPOINTMENT OF A TRUSTEE TO FILL VACANCY LEFT ON REGULATION AND OVERPAYMENT SUBCOMMITTEE BY THE RETIREMENT OF STEPHEN CALIENDO

16. REQUEST COMMISSION DECISION ON TIE VOTE OF TWO MATTERS CONSIDERED AT THE JUNE 29, 2010 MEETING OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON REGULATIONS AND OVERPAYMENTS TABLED FROM JULY 15, 2010 MEETING (case histories and financial information)

Julio Santiago (MERS) - (member) Overpayment due to receiving a workers compensation benefit.

Action: Mr. Coffey moved; Mr. Caliendo second to recommend to the Commission to deny the request for a waiver of repayment of an overpayment as Mr. Santiago failed to meet all the statutory and regulatory requirements required for approval. Tie Vote: Messrs. Coffey and Caliendo voting in favor of the motion: Messrs. Casella and Culley voting against.

Ronald Shepard (MERS) - (member) Overpayment due to receiving a workers compensation benefit.

Action: Mr. Coffey moved; Mr. Caliendo second to recommend to the Commission to deny the request for a waiver of repayment of an overpayment as Mr. Shephard failed to meet all the statutory and regulatory requirements required for approval. Tie Vote: Messrs. Coffey and Caliendo voting in favor of the motion: Messrs. Casella and Culley voting against.

17. HEARING: REQUESTS FOR RECONSIDERATION OF THE COMMISSION'S DECISION ON THE FOLLOWING REQUESTS FOR WAIVERS OF REPAYMENT OF OVERPAYMENTS (case history and financial information)

REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATIONS: HEARING

Appearances:

Marie Laterza (SERS) Attachment A

Ms. Laterza has requested reconsideration of the Commission's decision to deny her a waiver. Her hearing has been set for 9:30 am: both she and her attorney, Donald G. Walsh Esq. plan to attend.

Appearances:

Wanda Hoyle (SERS) Attachment B

Ms. Hoyle has requested reconsideration of the Commission's decision to deny her a waiver. Her hearing has been set for 11:00 a.m. She plans to attend. She is not represented by counsel.

18. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE PROPOSED DECLARATORY RULING IN THE MATTER OF ROBERT EDDY TO BE ISSUED PRIOR TO OCTOBER 24, 2010 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)

19. DISCUSSION - FOLLOW UP - SETTLEMENT/ SETTLEMENT POLICY ISSUES RE: SEC. 5-142A OVERPAYMENT ITEM (COZZOLINO) - EXECUTIVE SESSION

TABLED MATTERS

AGENDA ITEM NO. 16, July 15, 2010- REQUEST RECEIVED FROM DANIEL MACARI THAT THE COMMISSION REVIEW AND RECONSIDER ITS DENIAL OF HIS REQUEST TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL RETIREMENT CREDIT IN TIER II FOR HIS PRIOR SERVICE WITH THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS- attachment

AGENDA ITEM NO. 17, July 15, 2010- REQUEST RECEIVED FROM RUTHE BUBAR THAT THE COMMISSION REVIEW AND RECONSIDER ITS DENIAL OF HER REQUEST TO RECEIVE HAZARDOUS DUTY RETIREMENT CREDIT FOR HER PRIOR CONTRACTUAL SERVICE FROM 1989 TO 1992-attachment

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