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

MEETING AGENDA

May 18, 2017

CALL TO ORDER

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

DIVISION DIRECTOR'S ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

NEW MATTERS

1. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF APRIL 20, 2017 MINUTES (ATTACHED)

2. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION CHAIRMANíS 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 APRIL 2017 BILLING FROM ROBINSON & COLE FROM CMERS (EXECUTIVE SESSION ENVELOPE)

5. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE APRIL 2017 BILLING FROM ROBINSON & COLE FOR FEDERAL TAX MATTERS (EXECUTIVE SESSION ENVELOPE)

6. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE APRIL 2017 INVOICES FROM FORD & HARRISON (EXECUTIVE SESSION ENVELOPE)

7. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM SERVICE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017 (ATTACHED)

8. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM VOLUNTARY PENDING RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017 (ATTACHED)

9. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM PRERETIREMENT DEATH BENEFIT FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017 (ATTACHED)

10. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017 (ATTACHED)

11. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT PRERETIREMENT DEATH BENEFIT FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017 (ATTACHED)

12. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD FOR CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT (ATTACHED)

13. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD FOR CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT (ATTACHED)

14. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE RETIREMENT SERVICES DIVISON REQUEST TO DISCONTINUE THE DISABILITY APPLICATIONS DUE TO THE ONE YEAR DEADLINE ASSOCIATED WITH THE RIGHT TO ASK FOR A RECONSIDERATION OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD DENIAL (ATTACHED)

15. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE PROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS FOR MAY 2017 (ATTACHED)

16. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE JUDGES, FAMILY SUPPORT MAGISTRATES AND COMPENSATION COMMISSIONERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM SPOUSE RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENTS FOR APRIL 2017 (ATTACHED)

17. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE PROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND PERSONNEL EXPENSES FOR THE PAY PERIOD THROUGH MARCH 17, 2017 THROUGH APRIL 17, 2017 (ATTACHED)

18. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF DOCTOR ROBERT GALVIN TO BE A MEMEBR OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD. (ATTACHED)

19. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW AND POSSIABLE DISCUSION ON LETTER FROM THE AUDITORSí OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS.

20. NOMINATION OF CHAIRMAN OF THE RETIREMENT COMMISSION - DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION.

EXECUTIVE SESSION ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

1. King, Petition for Declaratory Ruling - written legal opinion - discussion and possible recommendation.
2. Carbino, request for reconsideration - written legal opinion - discussion and possible recommendation.
3. Thompson - pending litigation - discussion.
4. Walenski - pending litigation - discussion.
5. Carter - pending litigation - discussion.
6. Maturo - pending litigation - discussion.
7. Bouchard - pending litigation - discussion.
8. Diaz - pending claim - discussion and possible recommendation.
9. CMERS legal fees - written legal opinion - discussion and possible recommendation.
10. Philips - pending claim

ADJOURNMENT

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

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