STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CT 06106

MEETING AGENDA
November 21, 2013
9:00 a.m.

CALL TO ORDER

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT

DIVISION DIRECTOR'S ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

NEW MATTER

1. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE OCTOBER 17, 2013 MINUTES (attached)

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

3. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM SERVICE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013 (attached)

4. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM DISABILITY RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013 (attached)

5. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES SYSTEM VOLUNTARY PENDING RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013 (attached)

6. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE CONNECTICUT EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETROACTIVE RETIREMENTS FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013 (attached)

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

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

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

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

11. REQUEST COMMISSION APPROVAL OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF ITS SUBCOMMITTEE PURCHASE OF SERVICE AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS FROM ITS MEETING ON OCTOBER 8, 2013 (attached)

12. REQUEST COMMISSION ACCEPTANCE OF RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD FROM ITS MEETING ON June 7, 2013 RELATIVE TO APPLICATIONS FOR DISABILITY RETIREMENT RECEIVED FROM THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM (attached)

13. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW OF THE CONNECTICUT JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND PERSONNEL EXPENSES FOR PAY PERIODS June 14, 2013 THROUGH October 2, 2013 (attached)

14. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PENSION FUND STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS AND BALANCE SHEET AS OF JUNE 30, 2013 (attached)

15. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW OF THE STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS AND BALANCE SHEET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2013 (attached)

16. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW OF THE STATE ATTORNEY'S RETIREMENT FUND STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS AND BALANCE SHEET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2013 (attached)

17. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW OF THE JUDGES' FAMILY SUPPORT MAGISTRATES' AND COMPENSATION COMMISSIONERS' FUND STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS AND BALANCE SHEET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2013 (attached)

18. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDERS' RETIREMENT FUND STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS AND BALANCE SHEET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2013 (attached)

19. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW OF THE PROBATE JUDGES' AND EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT FUND STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS AND BALANCE SHEET FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2013 (attached)

20. REQUEST COMMISSION REVIEW OF THE CONNECTICUT POLICEMEN AND FIREMEN SURVIVORS' BENEFIT FUND STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS AND BALANCE SHEET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2013 (attached)

21. REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION FROM THE MUNICIPAL LIAISON OF THE RETIREMENT COMMISSION CONCERNING CMERS.

22. REQUEST RECEIVED FROM PHYLLIS ALSTON THAT THE COMMISSION POSTHUMOUSLY CHANGE DECEASED RETIREE JOSEPH ALSTON'S STRAIGHT LIFE ANNUITY OPTION ELECTION AS THEY WERE MARRIED AT THE TIME OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM SERS (appearance scheduled 9:30 a.m.)

23. REQUEST RECEIVED FROM DONNA SAMPIERI THAT THE COMMISSION REVIEW AND RECONSIDER ITS DECEMBER 20, 2012 DENIAL OF HER REQUEST TO TRANSFER FROM TIER II TO TIER I IN SERS (appearance scheduled for 10:00 a.m.)

24. REQUEST RECEIVED FROM DR. DAVID CARTER AND ATTORNEY MARA TO PETITION THE COMMISSION (no attachments)

25. DISCUSSION OF THE TOWN OF THOMPSON AND ITS NEW HIRES PARTICIPATION IN CMERS


TABLED MATTERS

REQUEST APPROVAL OF THE PARTICIPATION OF REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT 16, BUSINESS OFFICE IN THE CONNECTICUT MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM (CMERS)

EXECUTIVE SESSION
Invoices from Robinson and Cole
Invoices from Ice Miller
Discussion and Declaratory Ruling on Leff matter
Hiring Commission Counsel update
Maturo matter
415 (b) Ruling Update

ADJOURNMENT

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

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