STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CT 06106
9:00 A.M.

MEETING AGENDA

FEBRUARY 16, 2017

CALL TO ORDER

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

DIVISION DIRECTOR'S ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

NEW MATTERS

  1. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF JANUARY 19, 2017 MINUTES (ATTACHED)
  2. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION CHAIRMAN’S PER DIEM EXPENSES (ATTACHED)
  3. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION UNION TRUSTEES PER DIEM AND TRAVEL EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENT (ATTACHED)
  4. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE JANUARY 2017 BILLING FROM ROBINSON & COLE (EXECUTIVE SESSION ENVELOPE)
  5. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE JANUARY 2017 INVOICES FROM FORD & HARRISON (EXECUTIVE SESSION ENVELOPE)
  6. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM SERVICE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017 (ATTACHED)
  7. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017 (ATTACHED)
  8. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM VOLUNTARY PENDING RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017 (ATTACHED)
  9. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS (ATTACHED)
  10. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM DISABILTY RETIREMENTS APPROVED BY THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD (ATTACHED)
  11. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD OF THE MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM DISABILTY RETIREMENT APPLICATION DENIALS (ATTACHED)
  12. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE PROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND PERSONNEL EXPENSES FOR THE PAY PERIOD THROUGH DECEMBER 9, 2016 THROUGH JANUARY 5, 2017. (ATTACHED)
  13. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE PURCHASING AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS SUBCOMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE MEETING JANUARY 26, 2017 (ATTACHMENT TO BE SENT ELECTRONICALLY)

TABLED ITEMS

  1. NANCY PINE- REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION AS TO HER PETITION FOR REVERSAL OF THE MEB – DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION. (APPEARANCE IS SCHEDULED AT 10:00 A.M.) Tabled Until March 16, 2017

EXECUTIVE SESSION ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

  1. Federal Regulation of State & Local Governmental Retirement Plans – written legal opinion – discussion.
  2. IRC Section 415(b)(5) Phase-In Reductions Applicable to Participants with Less than Ten Years of Service – written legal opinion - discussion
  3. In-Service Distribution Before Normal Retirement Age – Federal Tax Issues – written legal opinion – discussion.
  4. MEB meetings – written legal opinion – update.
  5. Carter – pending claim – update.
  6. Phillips – pending claim – update.
  7. Colson – written legal opinion – update.
  8. Walenski – pending litigation – update.
  9. Thompson – pending litigation – update.
  10. Krawiec – pending litigation – update.
  11. Bouchard – pending litigation – update.
  12. Maturo - pending litigation - update.

15. Colson-request for reconsideration- possible action.

ADJOURNMENT

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Brenda K. Halpin, Director Peter Adomeit, Chairman
Retirement Services Division

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