Meeting of the Middlesex County Retirement Board

Date : March 18, 2020

Time : 10:00 A.M.

Location : 25 Linnell Circle, Billerica, MA 01865

In accordance with G.L. c. 30 A, §20 (b), notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Middlesex County Retirement Board will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 10:00 A.M.

Pursuant to the March 12, 2020 Order of the Governor Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, members of the public can access the meeting only through telephone.  Public access will be available by calling 978-439-3056.


1.         Meeting Convenes

2.         Announcement of Members and Guests

3.        Approve Expenses of the Middlesex County Retirement System

4.         Review and Accept Cash Balance Sheet and Operating Budget

5.         Approve Minutes of the Retirement Board Meeting held on February 19, 2020         

6.         Accept and Process Applications for Superannuation Retirement Allowances

7.         Record Approval by PERAC of Superannuation Retirement Allowances

8.         Record Approval by PERAC of Member Survivor Allowances

9.        Record Approval by PERAC of Accidental Disability Retirement Allowances

10.       Record Calculations Waived by PERAC of Superannuation Retirement Allowances

11.       Approve New Members and Group Classification Changes

12.       Accept and Process Applications for Withdrawal of Accumulated Deductions   

13.       Approve Refunds for the Month of February 

14.       Approve Transfers for the Month of February

15.       Approve Service Credit Purchases

16.       Approve Petitioning for and/or Recording of PERAC Medical Panels

17.       Group Classification Change Request – Tommy G. Moberg

18.       Waiver Request – Joseph A. Walker

19.       Executive Session – Purpose 7 of the Open Meeting Law

  1. Medical Panel Reports  – Joseph Barrila
  2. Medical Panel Report – Jonathan Byrne
  3. Medical Panel Reports – Lloyd Leach
  4. Medical Panel Reports – Megan Sullivan
  5. Disability Report

20.       FY 2021 Operating Budget Review

21.       Chief Administrative Officer’s Report

22.       Education

  1. NPEA Annual Conference , Seattle, WA, October 17-21, 2020

 23.       Chairman’s Report

  1. PERAC Update
  2. PRIM Update
  3. Legislative Update
  4. Litigation Update
  5. North Middlesex Regional Emergency Communications Center
  6. 2020 Annual Ethics Training
  7. NCPERS – Certificate of Transparency
  8. Covid-19 Issues Update

Any and all other business that may lawfully come before the Board.

The Board reserves the right to consider items on the agenda out of order. The listing of matters is those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.  Items identified for discussion in Executive Session may be conducted in open session, in addition to or in lieu of discussion in Executive Session.