Bulletin Board

Regional Training Program

Date : October 12, 2017

Time : 4:00 - 6:00 P.M

Location : Lincoln Council on Aging at Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford Road, Lincoln, MA 01773

 

MCRS PENSION EDUCATION SERIES

For Members of the Middlesex County Retirement System

Employed by:

LINCOLN, SUDBURY, WAYLAND, WESTON,

LINCOLN-SUDBURY REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT,

SUDBURY WATER DISTRICT, WAYLAND HOUSING AUTHORITY, SUDBURY HOUSING AUTHORITY

 

YOUR PUBLIC PENSION AND SOCIAL SECURITY:

WHAT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY NEED TO KNOW

 

DATE:        Thursday, October 12, 2017

 

TIME:         4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 

PLACE:      Lincoln Council on Aging at Bemis Hall

15 Bedford Road, Lincoln, MA 01773

 

The Middlesex County Retirement Board is pleased to provide this free, two-hour

regional meeting for members of the MCRS to explain your public employee

retirement benefits and the basics of Social Security, including the “Windfall

Elimination Provision” and “Government Pension Offset.”

 

This information is important for your financial planning, whether you are a new

member, a vested mid-career member, or nearing retirement. Please come to

listen, to learn and to hopefully have all of your questions answered. We look

forward to having you join us.

 

September 20, 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, September 20, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.

AGENDA

1. Meeting Convenes

                        Pledge of Allegiance

 2. Announcement of Members and Guests

  • 10:30 A.M. – Steven Doole, ADR Hearing
  • 11:00 A.M. –  Melissa Hurley, MJH Communications
  • 11:30 A.M.  – Richard Maclean, Involuntary Disability
  • 1:30 P.M. – Andrew Goldfarb, Globespan, via conference call
  • 2:00 P.M. – Chris Warrington, Global Forest Partners, via conference call
  • 2:15 P.M. – Paula Barrett, Insight, Inc.

3.  Approve Expenses of the Middlesex County Retirement System

4.  Approve Minutes of the Retirement Board Meetings held on August 23, 2017 and August 29, 2017

5.  Accept and Process Applications for Superannuation Retirement

6. Accept and Process Applications for Member Survivor Allowances

7.  Record Approval by PERAC of Superannuation Retirement Allowances

8.  Record Approval by PERAC of Accidental Disability Retirement Allowances

9.   Record Calculations Waived by PERAC of Superannuation Retirement Allowances

10.  Approve New Members

11. Accept and Process Applications for Withdrawal of Accumulated Deductions

12. Approve Refunds for the Month of August

13. Approve Transfers for the Month of August

14. Approve Service Purchases

15. Approve Veteran Service Purchases

16.  Petition PERAC for Medical Panels

17.  Record Appointments of Medical Panels

 

Executive Session—Items #18-#21 (Executive Session under Purpose 7 of the Open Meeting Law: and Section (c) of the Public Records  Law)

          Hearings  

18.   Steven Doole

19.   Richard Maclean

        Medical Panel Report

20.  Kevin Landry

21.  Disability Report

22. Chief Administrative Officer’s Report

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

23. Chairman’s Report

  • PERAC Update
  • PRIM Update 
  • Litigation Update
  • Legislative Update
  • Second Employment Position

24. 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.

 

 

Next Middlesex County Retirement Board Meeting

Date : October 25, 2017

Time : 10:00 A.M.

Location : 25 Linnell Circle, Billerica, MA 01865

 

 

 

Upcoming Subcommittee Meeting on Assessments and Investments

Date : November 3, 2017

Time : 9:30 A.M.

Location : 25 Linnell Circle, Billerica, MA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Middlesex County Retirement Board Meeting

Date : November 15, 2017

Time : 10:00 A.M.

Location : 25 Linnell Circle, Billerica, MA