Next Open Middlesex County Retirement Board Meeting

Date : August 23, 2017

Time : 10:00 A.M.

Location : 25 Linnell Circle, Billerica, MA



August 23, 2017  – 10:00 A.M.

In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 30A, § 20(b) of the General Laws, notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Middlesex County Retirement Board will be held at 25 Linnell Circle, Billerica, Massachusetts, on  Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.


1. Meeting Convenes

                        Pledge of Allegiance

 2. Announcement of Members and Guests

  • 10:00 A.M. – Jim Powers, Powers & Sullivan
  • 10:30 A.M. –  Steven Doole, ADR Hearing
  • 10:30 A.M.  – Jason Moody, ADR Hearing
  • 11:30 A.M. – Melissa Hurley, MJH Communications

3.  Approve Expenses of the Middlesex County Retirement System

4.  Approve Minutes of the Retirement Board Meeting held on July 19, 2017

5.  Accept and Process Applications for Superannuation Retirement

6.  Record Approval by PERAC of Superannuation Retirement Allowances

7.  Record Approval by PERAC of Accidental Disability Retirement Allowances

8.   Record Calculations Waived by PERAC of Superannuation Retirement Allowances

9.  Approve New Members

10. Accept and Process Applications for Withdrawal of Accumulated Deductions

11. Approve Refunds for the Month of July

12. Approve Transfers for the Month of July

13. Approve Service Purchases

14. Request to Waive Interest on Service Purchase – Cheryl Getsick Fulti

15. Request for Waiver on Incorrect Assessment – Ellen Rainville

16. Request for Military Buyback Installment Plan Extension – James Voto

17. Petition PERAC for Medical Panels

18. Record Appointments of Medical Panels

Executive Session—Items #19-#23 (Executive Session under Purpose 7 of the Open Meeting Law: and Section (c) of the Public Records  Law)


19.   Steven Doole

20.   Jason Moody

        Medical Panel Report

21.  James Pitman

       Involuntary Ordinary

22.  Richard Maclean 

23.  Disability Report

24. Chief Administrative Officer’s Report

  •  Member Operations Update
  • Employer Reporting Update
  • Finance and Investments Update
  • Staff and System Operations Update

25. Chairman’s Report

  • PERAC Update
  • PRIM Update 
  • Litigation Update
  • Legislative Update
  • Custodial Services Requirements/State Street Contract Extension
  • Solect Contract Status
  • Request for Meeting with Town Managers
  • Special Board Meeting on Employee Handbook 8/29/2017
  • CBRE Contract and Payment Status
  • Election of the Fourth Member Documentation
  • Second Employment Position
  • November and December Meeting Dates

26. Building Report – George Nangle

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.