AGENDA FOR THE SPRINGFIELD RETIREMENT BOARD MEETING
70 TAPLEY STREET, SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104
TO BE HELD ON AUGUST 1, 2018 AT 5:00 P.M.
Agenda Item #1-Minutes
Vote to consider approving the minutes of the meeting held on July 11, 2018.
Agenda Item #2–MGL Chapter 32 Section 91A
Compliance of 91A reporting / 91A Terminations
Agenda Item #3-Accidental Disability Application- Kris Brown/DPW-Solid Waste Department
Vote to consider the responses of the medical panel regarding Accidental Disability benefits submitted by Kris Brown.
Agenda Item #4-Accidental Disability Application-Daniel Gauthier-Police Department
Vote to consider the responses of the medical panel regarding Accidental Disability benefits submitted by Daniel Gauthier.
Agenda Item #5-Involuntary Ordinary Disability Application-Paul Bradley-Fire Department
Vote to consider the acceptance of the application for Involuntary Ordinary Disability benefits submitted by Fire Commissioner Bernard Calvi, and request that PERAC convene a medical panel.
Agenda Item #6-Accidental Disability Application-Susan McCue-School Department
Vote to consider the responses of the medical panel regarding Accidental Disability benefits submitted by Susan McCue.
Agenda Item #7-Accidental Disability Application-Harold Goodman-School Department
Vote to consider the acceptance of the application for Accidental Disability benefits submitted by Harold Goodman, and request that PERAC convene a medical panel.
Agenda Item #8-Accidental Disability Application-Margaret Cahillane-Facilities
Vote to consider the acceptance of the application for Accidental Disability benefits submitted by Margaret Cahillane, and request that PERAC convene a medical panel.
Agenda Item #9-Superannuations
Vote to consider the acceptance of the following Superannuations:
1. Joan Rollins, Principal Clerk & Typist , School Department with 32 years as of 9/29/18
2. Edward Sierra, Police Officer, Police Department with 32 years and 1 month as of 8/4/18
3. Matthew Vicalvi, Senior Custodian, School Department with 40 years and 6 months as of 8/29/18
4. Robert Zeppa, Firefighter, Fire Department with 32 years and 6 months as of 8/1/18
Agenda Item #10-Warrants
Vote to reaffirm the approval of the following warrants:
Warrant #29 Transfers in the amount of $86,078.49
Warrant #30 Refunds in the amount of $130,173.63
Warrant #31 Refunds in the amount of $38.47
Warrant #32 Expenses in the amount of $64,444.17
Warrant #33 Retiree payroll in the amount of $6,508,697.20
and redemption from the PRIT fund in the amount of $0.00
Agenda Item #11-Refunds/Transfers to Other Systems
Vote to consider the twenty-five (25) requests for refunds and transfers to other systems. The names have been submitted to their particular Department, the Law Department and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.
Agenda Item #12-Redeposit of Refunds and Makeup of Contributions
Vote to consider the makeup of contributions to:
1. Eileen Hanley, Pension Distribution Manager, Retirement Board for 6 months of employment at the Auditor’s Department as a Clerk/Typist.
Vote to consider the redeposit of refunds to:
1. Kaleigh Rogers, Paraprofessional, School Department, for the refund from Springfield in 2015.
2. Timothy Ryan, City Councilor, City Council, for the refund from the State in 1984.
3. Milton Torres, Inspector, Springfield Housing Authority, for the refund from Springfield in 2017.
Agenda Item #13-PERAC Audit Draft Report
Review and vote to accept the PERAC Audit Draft Report.
Agenda Item #14-Director’s Report
• PERAC final approval of Retirement Benefits
• Update on 2018 Affidavit Verification Forms
Agenda Item #15-Attorney’s Report
Agenda Item #16-Requests for Proposals-Legal Services
Review and vote to consider the Requests for Proposals received for Legal Services.
Agenda Item #17-Old Business
Agenda Item #18-New Business
F. Y. I.
• PERAC Memos
• #21-Mandatory Retirement Board Member Training – 3rd Quarter 2018
• #22-Public Records Law Side Letter Provisions
• June PRIT Fund Update
• Trial Balance, Adjusting Entries, Receipts, Disbursements and General Ledger for the month of June
• Treasurer’s Reconciliation for the month of May
• Budget Balances as of July
• Monthly Transfers for July
• Recent Retiree Deaths
Next meeting: September 5, 2018
The Board reserves the right to consider items on the agenda out of order. In addition, the Board may enter into Executive Session during the meeting if requested by the individual or as deemed necessary by the Board or its Legal Counsel.