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

MEETING AGENDA

January 21, 2016

CALL TO ORDER

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

DIVISION DIRECTOR'S ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

NEW MATTERS

1. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF DECEMBER 17, 2015 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 TRUSTEE'S PER DIEM AND TRAVEL EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENTS (attached)

4. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW OF THE DECEMBER 2015 BILLING FROM ROSE KALLOR (Executive Session Envelope)

5. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW OF THE DECEMBER 2015 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 2015 (attached)

7. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015 (attached)

8. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM VOLUNTARY PENDING RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015 (attached)

9. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM RETROACTIVE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015 (attached)

10. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM PRE-RETIREMENT DEATH BENEFIT RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015 (attached)

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

12. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE JUDGES, FAMILY SUPPORT MAGISTRATES AND COMPENSATION COMMISSIONERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS JANUARY 2016 (attached)

13. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE PROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS FOR JANUARY 2016 (attached)

14. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE PROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND PERSONNEL EXPENSES FOR THE PAY PERIOD NOVEMBER 13, 2015 THROUGH DECEMBER 10, 2015 (attached)

15. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE REGULATIONS AND OVERPAYMENT SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON DECEMBER 21, 2015 (attached)

EXECUTIVE SESSION ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION
16. Whitman Matter - Approval of decision of denial of reconsideration of claim, as amended by the Legal and Personnel Subcommittee. Written legal opinion.
 
17. Sullivan/MEB Petition - Remand matter to MEB for consideration of claimed physical disability. Written legal opinion.
 
18. Cruz-Aponte - Maturo - Due Process Hearing/CGS 7-438
 
a. Motion to authorize the Division to suspend pension payments of any member who has failed to respond to the CMERS Survey as of January 29, 2016. Written legal opinion.
b. Motion to suspend benefits of nonconforming CMERS members as identified by the Legal and Personnel Subcommittee, as required by Connecticut General Statute 7-438 effective February 1, 2016. Written legal opinion.
 
19. Brown Update. Pending Litigation
 
20. Thompson - UPSEU Update. Pending Litigation
 
21. Hanson Matter. Written legal opinion and possible action. Approve declaratory ruling as drafted by and approved by the Legal and Personnel Subcommittee.
 
22. Bellonio Matter. Written legal opinion and possible action.
 
23. Discussion of Alternate Retirement Program - ARP Written Legal Opinion.

Tabled Item

24. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF THE CHANGES TO THE ALTERNATE RETIREMENT PROGRAM (ARP) PLAN DOCUMENT (attachments sent electronically)

ADJOURNMENT

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

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