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

MEETING AGENDA

December 16, 2010

CALL TO ORDER

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

DIVISION DIRECTOR'S ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

NEW MATTERS

1. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE NOVEMBER 18, 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 NOVEMBER 2010 (attached)

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

5. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2010 (attached)

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

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

8. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT PROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM SERVICE RETIREMENTS FOR NOVEMBER 2010 (attached)

9. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE JUDGES, FAMILY SUPPORT MAGISTRATES AND COMPENSATION COMMISSIONERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS FOR NOVEMBER 2010 (attached)

10. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT PROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND PERSONAL EXPENSES FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2010 (attached)

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

12. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE CONNECTICUT MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND B BALANCE SHEET AS OF JUNE 30, 2010 (attached)

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

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

15. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE REVISED STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM ACTUARIAL VALUATION REPORT AS OF JUNE 30, 2010 (Revised reports were mailed directly to members by the actuary)

16. REQUEST APPROVAL OF TWO MATTERS CONSIDERED AT THE NOVEMBER 20, 2010 MEETING OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON REGULATIONS AND OVERPAYMENTS (case histories attached)

A. Frank Kania (SERS) (member) - Overpayment of $5,543.66 due to decrease in state police supplemental benefit.

Action: Ms. Yelmini moved; Mr. Culley second to recommend to the Commission to deny the request for a waiver of repayment of an overpayment as Mr. Kania failed to meet all the statutory and regulatory requirements required for approval. Unanimous decision.

B. Amy Vasnunes (SERS member) - Overpayment of $18,811.03 due to receipt of retroactive social security disability benefits.

Action: Mr. Casella moved; Ms. Yelmini second to recommend to the Commission to deny the request for a waiver of repayment of an overpayment as Ms. Vasnunes failed to meet all the statutory and regulatory requirements required for approval. Unanimous decision.

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:

Ronald Shepard (MERS) Attachment A

Mr. Shepard has requested reconsideration of the Commission's decision to deny him a waiver. His hearing has been set for 9:30 am: both he and his attorney, Donna Civitello, Esq. plan to attend.

Appearances:

Darryl Mickey (SERS) Attachment B

Mr. Mickey has requested reconsideration of the Commission's decision with regard to his alleged underpayment. His hearing has been set for 10:15 a.m; his counsel, Michael Budlong, will attend on his behalf. The other parties, Ms. Morales and her attorney Daniel D. Dwyer, have been apprised of the hearing and invited to attend as well.
Non-Appearances - Record Review:

Frances Light (MERS) Attachment C

Ms. Light has requested reconsideration of the Commission's decision to deny her a waiver. She has submitted additional information and has requested a review record of the denial of her waiver request as she lives out of state. She is not represented by counsel.

18. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE MUNICPAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM VALUATION AS OF JUNE 30, 2010 (attached)

19. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE POLICE AND FIRE SURVIVORS' BENEFIT FUND VALUATION AS OF JUNE 30 2010 (attached)

20. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND ADMINISTRATIVE FUND RATE OF ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSE (for FY 2011) (attached)

21. DISCUSSION - FOLLOW UP COURT PRE-TRIAL OF 12/13/10 (DICKMAN) IN RE: HHD CV 10-5034551-s -DICKMAN V .STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

23. STATUS - PROCUREMENT OF LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPLEMENTING THE SEPTEMBER 28, 2010 SEBAC PENSION GRIEVANCE AWARD (attached - executive session may be required for discussion)

ADJOURNMENT

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