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

MEETING AGENDA

JANUARY 19, 2017

CALL TO ORDER

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

DIVISION DIRECTOR'S ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

NEW MATTERS

1. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF DECEMBER 15, 2016 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 APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION UNION TRUSTEES FOR THE JANUARY 5, 2017 ACTUARIAL SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING PER DIEM AND TRAVEL EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENT (ATTACHED)

5. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE DECEMBER 2016 BILLING FROM ROBINSON & COLE (EXECUTIVE SESSION ENVELOPE)

6. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM SERVICE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016 (ATTACHED)

7. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016 (ATTACHED)

8. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM VOLUNTARY PENDING RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016 (ATTACHED)

9. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM RETROACTIVE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016 (ATTACHED)

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

11. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD OF THE MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREMENT APPLICATION DENIALS (ATTACHED)

12. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE PROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND PERSONNEL EXPENSES FOR THE PAY PERIOD THROUGH NOVEMBER 11, 2016 THROUGH DECEMBER 8, 2016. (ATTACHED)

13. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE ACTUARIAL SUBCOMMITTEE TO ACCEPT THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM VALUATION REPORT PREPARED AS OF JUNE 30, 2016 (no attachment)

14. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE ACTUARIAL SUBCOMMITTEE TO ACCEPT THE CONNECTICUT JUDGES, FAMILY SUPPORT MAGISTRATES AND COMPENSATION COMMISSIONERS'
 RETIREMENT SYSTEM VALUATION REPORT PREPARED AS OF JUNE 30, 2016 (no attachment)

15. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE ACTUARIAL SUBCOMMITTEE TO ACCEPT THE CONNECTICUT MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM VALUATION REPORT PREPARED AS OF JUNE 30, 2016 (no attachment)

16. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE ACTUARIAL SUBCOMMITTEE TO ACCEPT THE CONNECTICUT POLICEMEN AND FIREMEN SURVIVORS' BENEFIT FUND VALUATION REPORT PREPARED AS OF JUNE 30, 2016 (no attachment)

17. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE ACTUARIAL SUBCOMMITTEE TO EXERCISE ONE YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSIONS FOR THE ACTUARIAL CONTRACTS FOR ALL RETIREMENT PLANS UNDER THE PURVIEW OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION (no attachment)

18. REQUEST RECEIVED FROM SHEILA COLSON FOR THE COMMISSION TO REVIEW AND RECONSIDER ITS FEBRUARY 18, 2016 DENIAL OF HER REQUEST THAT HER APPLICATION FOR SERVICE CONNECTED DISABILITY RETIREMENT GO BACK BEFORE THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD (MEB) (APPEARANCE IS SCHEDULED AT 9:30 A.M.) (ATTACHED)

19. 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.) (EXECUTIVE SESSION ENVELOPE)

20. REQUEST RECEIVED FROM ANGELA DIAZ THAT THE COMMISSION REVIEW AND RECONSIDER ITS AUGUST 18, 2016 DENIAL OF HER REQUEST THAT THE RETROACTIVE PAYMENT OF HER DISABILITY RETIREMENT BENEFIT BE RETROACTIVE TO HER JUNE 1, 2011 DATE OF RETIREMENT. (no attachment)

TABLED ITEMS

21. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD OF THE MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREMENT APPLICATION DENIALS. Tabled from the December 2016 (ATTACHED)

EXECUTIVE SESSION ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

Executive Session

  1. Conn. Gen. Stat. 5-192b - written legal opinion - discussion and possible action.
  2. 415/401(a)(17) determination letter - written legal opinion - update and discussion.
  3. Palladino inquiry regarding SAG Award - written legal opinion - update and discussion.
  4. Compilations of CMERS and other plans - written legal opinion - discussion and possible action.
  5. Proposed amendment to CMERS legislation - written legal opinion - discussion and possible action.
  6. CMERS inquiry from Retirement Services Division regarding housing authorities - written legal opinion - discussion and possible action.
  7. Diaz - - written legal opinion - discussion and possible action.
  8. Leavens - written legal opinion - discussion and possible action.
  9. Walenski - pending litigation - update.
  10. Thompson - pending litigation - update.
  11. Carter - pending claim - update.
  12. Krawiec - pending litigation - update.
  13. Bouchard - pending litigation - update.
  14. Phillips - pending claim - update.
  15. Maturo - pending litigation - update.
  16. Pine - written legal opinion - update and possible action.

ADJOURNMENT

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

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