STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION

55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CT 06106

MEETING AGENDA

9:00am

AMENDED

                              

                                                                                                                                                                              January 22, 2015

CALL TO ORDER

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

DIVISION DIRECTOR'S ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

NEW MATTERS
 

1. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE DECEMBER 2014 MINUTES (attached)


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


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


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

5. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM SERVICE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014 (attached)


6. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014 (attached)


7. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM VOLUNTARY PENDING RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014 (attached)


8. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM PRE RETIREMENT DEATH BENEFIT RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014 (attached)


9. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETROACTIVE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014 (attached)


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


11. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD FROM ITS MEETING ON DECEMBER 5 and 19, 2014 RELATIVE TO APPLICATIONS FOR DISABILITY RETIREMENT RECEIVED FROM THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM (attached)


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


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


14. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT PROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS (attached)


15. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE LEGAL AND PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE (no attachment)

16. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF 2015-1 AMENDMENT TO THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT ALTERNATE RETIREMENT PROGRAM (attached)

17. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING GINA LAYMAN (attached)

ITEM TABLED FROM THE NOVEMBER 2014 MEETING


18. COMMISSION REVIEW AND RECONSIDERATION OF ITS JUNE 19, 2014 DECISION TO DENY ELAINE O'REILLY'S REQUEST TO RECEIVE FREE CREDIT FOR ALL VOLUNTARY LEAVE TAKEN BETWEEN JUNE 1999 AND MAY 2010 Mr. Luciano moved, seconded by Mr. Greatorex to reconsider the decision to deny Elaine O'Reilly's request to receive free credit for all voluntary leave taken between June 1999 and May of 2010. Ms. O'Reilly presented her case to the Commission. Further information has been requested by the Commission before a decision is rendered. Mr. Luciano moved, seconded by Ms. Yelmini to table this item until the January 22nd meeting of the Commission. All voted in favor of tabling this item until the January 22, 2015 meeting. (attached to the case history (last page) is a copy of the APA Personnel Manual provided by Ms. O'Reilly)

19. COMMISSION REVIEW AND RECONSIDERATION OF THE COMMISSION'S VOTE OF OCTOBER 16, 2014 TO REVOKE RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO WORK IN "PARTICIPATING MUNICPALITIES" WHILE COLLECTING A MERS PENSION. Ms. Cruz-Aponte has received notice of the meeting and is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. she will be appearing and has provided the attached materials.


EXECUTIVE SESSION


Protocol for CMERS Opinions
East Haven
Mansfield
Montville
Thompson
Memorandum from Robinson & Cole concerning outstanding legal matters
Memorandum from Rose Kallor concerning outstanding legal matters


ADJOURNMENT

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Brenda K. Halpin, Director Peter R. Blum, Chair
Retirement Services Division

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