MA - Springfield: AGENDA FOR THE SPRINGFIELD RETIREMENT BOARD MEETING

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AGENDA FOR THE SPRINGFIELD RETIREMENT BOARD MEETING

AGENDA FOR THE SPRINGFIELD RETIREMENT BOARD MEETING

Tagged Interests: retirement and seniors

70 TAPLEY STREET, SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104

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TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 6, 2019 AT 5:00 P.M.

Agenda Item 1-Minutes

Vote to consider approving the minutes of the meeting held on October 9, 2019.

Agenda Item 2-Ordinary Disability Application-Linda Franklin-Division of Health Human

Tagged Interests: health and disability

Services

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Vote to consider the responses of the medical panel for Ordinary Disability benefits submitted by Linda

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Franklin.

Agenda Item 3-Accidental Disability Application-Edward Seder-Police Department

Tagged Interests: disability and public safety

Vote to consider the Clarification response of the medical panel regarding the application for Accidental

Disability benefits submitted by Edward Seder.

Tagged Interests: disability

Agenda Item 4-Involuntary Accidental Disability and Involuntary Ordinary Disability

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Applications-Kiesha Fairley-Police Department

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Vote to consider the responses of the medical panel for Accidental and Ordinary Disability benefits

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submitted by Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood.

Agenda Item 5-Involuntary Accidental Disability Application-Joshua Mastey-Fire Department

Tagged Interests: disability and fire departments and districts

Vote to consider the responses of the medical panel for Accidental Disability benefits submitted by

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Commissioner Bernard J. Calvi.

Agenda Item 6- Involuntary Accidental Disability and Involuntary Ordinary Disability

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Applications-Dennis Leger-Fire Department

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Vote to consider the acceptance of the applications for Accidental and Ordinary Disability benefits

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submitted by Commissioner Bernard Calvi, and request that PERAC convene a medical panel.

Agenda Item 7-Accidental Disability Application-Kris Brown-Department of Public Works

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Vote to consider the results of additional testing as well as the prior responses of the medical panel

clarification regarding the application for Accidental Disability benefits submitted by Kris Brown. Tabled

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from August 7, 2019 meeting.

Agenda Item 8-Accidental Disability Application-Michael Perrot-Facilities Management

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Vote to consider the acceptance of the application for Accidental Disability benefits submitted by Michael

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Perrot, and request that PERAC convene a medical panel.

Agenda Item 9-Superannuations

Vote to consider the acceptance of the following Superannuations:

1. Thomas Dziura, Senior Systems Engineer, School Department with 13 years and 9 months as of 1/4/2020

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2. Carol Lincoln, Crossing Guard, School Department with 12 years and 3 months as of 10/30/19 3. Richard Mastroianni, Clean City Manager, Park

Department with 38 years and 4 months as of
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10/19/19

4. Zulma Perez-Trinidad, Paraprofessional, School Department with 19 years and 5 months as of 11/1/19

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5. Israel Trinidad, Senior Custodian, School Department with 13 years and 5 months as of 10/23/19

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Agenda Item 10-Warrants

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Vote to reaffirm the approval of the following warrants:

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Warrant 52 Transfers in the amount of 76,401.93

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Warrant 53 Refunds in the amount of 7,658.68

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Warrant 54 Refunds in the amount of 65,348.59

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Warrant 55 Expenses in the amount of 87,158.26

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Warrant 56 Retiree payroll in the amount of 6,708,806.81

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and redemption from the PRIT fund in the amount of 5,650,000.00

Warrant 57 Expenses in the amount of 480.23

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Agenda Item 11-Refunds/Transfers to Other Systems

Vote to consider the seventeen (17) 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 redeposit of refunds to:

1. Raymond Burton, Paraprofessional, School Department, for the refund from the Springfield Retirement System in 2019.

Tagged Interests: retirement, seniors, and education

Agenda Item 13-Meeting dates for Calendar Year 2020

Set the meeting dates for 2020

Agenda Item 14 Benefits under Section 12(2)(d) Vote to accept the election of 12(2)(d) benefits from the beneficiary of Carlos Velasquez of the

School
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Department-Deceased

Agenda Item 15-Benefits under Section 9

Vote to consider survivor benefits to the beneficiary of Kevin Welz of the Fire Department-Deceased

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Agenda Item 16-Director s Report

MGL Chapter 32 Section 91A-Compliance of 91A Reporting and 91A Terminations

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PERAC final approval of Retirement Benefits

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Discussion and vote on the 2020 Administrative Budget

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Vote on Renovations to Springfield Retirement Office

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Agenda Item 17-Attorney s Report

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Agenda Item 18-Old Business

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Agenda Item 19-New Business

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F. Y. I.

PERAC Memos

24-Appropriation Data Due October 31, 2019

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September PRIT Fund Update

Trial Balance, Adjusting Entries, Receipts, Disbursements and General Ledger for the month of September

Treasurer s Reconciliation for the months of July and August

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Budget Balances as of October

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Monthly Transfers for October

Recent Retiree Deaths

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Monthly Cash flow

Next meeting: December 4, 2019

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.

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