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AGENDA FOR THE SPRINGFIELD RETIREMENT BOARD MEETING
70 TAPLEY STREET, SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104
TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 4, 2020 AT 5:00 P.M.
Agenda Item #1-Minutes
Vote to consider approving the minutes of the meeting held on October 14, 2020.
Agenda Item #2-Involuntary Accidental and Involuntary Ordinary Disability Applications-Rafael Vega-Police Department
Vote to consider the acceptance of the application for Accidental Disability/Ordinary Disability benefits submitted by Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, and request that PERAC convene a medical panel.
Agenda Item #3-Accidental Disability Application–-Kenneth Davis-School Department
Vote to consider the responses of the medical panel for Accidental Disability benefits submitted by Kenneth Davis.
Agenda Item #4-Accidental Disability Application–Joseph Assad-Facilities Management
Vote to consider the responses of the medical panel for Accidental Disability benefits submitted by Joseph Assad.
Agenda Item #5-Accidental Disability Application-Juan Flores-Police Department
Vote to consider the clarification responses of the medical panel for Accidental disability benefits submitted by Juan Flores.
Agenda Item #6-Accidental Disability Application-Sheila Delgado-Code Enforcement-Housing Division
Vote to consider the acceptance of the application for Accidental Disability benefits submitted by Sheila Delgado, and request that PERAC convene a medical panel.
Agenda Item #7-Superannuations
Vote to consider the acceptance of the following Superannuations:
1. Betzaida Hernandez Del Valle, Paraprofessional, School Department with 28 years and 2 months as of 12/1/2020.
2. Shaun Linnehan, Sergeant, Police Department with 35 years and 1 month as of 10/17/2020.
3. Carlos Otero, Junior Custodian, School Department with 26 years and 4 months as of 10/30/2020.
4. Charlotte Paterson, Routing Specialist, School Department with 10 years as of 10/31/2020.
5. Dianne Woods, Application Developer, IT Department with 15 years as of 12/8/2020.
Agenda Item #8-Warrants
Vote to reaffirm the approval of the following warrants:
Warrant #54 Refunds in the amount of $210,213.18
Warrant #55 Refund in the amount of $71,006.49
Warrant #56 Transfer in the amount of $202,476.47
Warrant #57 Refund in the amount of $6,448.88
Warrant #58 Refunds in the amount of $103,001.59
Warrant #59 Expenses in the amount of $94,628.72
Warrant #60 Retiree payroll in the amount of $6,971,126.84
and redemption from the PRIT fund in the amount of $0.00
Agenda Item #9-Refunds/Transfers to Other Systems
Vote to consider the five (5) 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 #10-Redeposit of Refunds and Makeup of Contributions
Vote to consider the makeup of contributions to:
1. Hamediah Mohamed, Budget Analyst, CAFO Department, for 1 year 2 months of employment with the School Department.
Vote to consider the redeposit of refunds to:
2. Lizzy Ortiz, Project Manager, Community Development Department, for the Refund from the State Board of Retirement in 2003.
Agenda Item #11-Director’s Report
o MGL Chapter 32 Section 91A-Compliance of 91A Reporting and 91A Terminations
Agenda Item #12-Attorney’s Report
o Yavi Rodriguez – Application for Withdrawal/Hearing Notice and Waiver Agreement
Agenda Item #13-Old Business
Agenda Item #14-New Business
F. Y. I.
o Memo #32 Allowable Earnings Determination, pursuant to G.L. c. 32, s. 91A
September PRIT Fund Update
Trial Balance, Adjusting Entries, Receipts, Disbursements and General Ledger for the month of September
Budget Balances as of October
Monthly Transfers for October
Recent Retiree Deaths
Monthly Cash flow
Next Monthly Board Meeting: December 9, 2020 @ 5:00 P.M.
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. Items listed for discussion in Executive Session may be conducted in open session in addition to or in lieu of discussion in Executive Session.