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Last updated: 01/13/2017 - 8:47am

Boston Retirement System Meeting

The Boston Retirement System will be holding a meeting on January 18 at 10 a.m.

Discussion Topics

  1. Administrative Session
  2. Meeting Convenes - Introduction of Members & Guests
  3. Review/Accept Administrative Session Minutes of last board meeting
  4. Outstanding/Ongoing Administrative Issues: Timothy J. Smyth, Executive Officer

    Administrative Update – discussion only

    Proposed Membership Regulation changes – discussion and vote

  5. Outstanding/Ongoing Investment Issues: John Kelly, Investment Analyst

    Investment Update – discussion only

    December 2016 Flash Report – discussion onlyWork Plan – discussion only

    Real Estate Search – discussion and vote

    2017 Asset Allocation Review – discussion and vote

    Hedge Fund Operational Due Diligence – discussion only

    PERAC’s 2015 Schedule 7 Fee Report – discussion only

  6. Outstanding/Ongoing Financial Issues: Jonathan D. Lucas, Chief Fin. Officer

    Financial Update – discussion only

    December 2016 Financial Snapshot – discussion only

    Boston Retirement System 01-01-2016 Valuation Report – discussion and vote

  7. Outstanding/Ongoing Operations Issues: Christine M. Weir, Operations Officer

    Operations Update – discussion only

  8. Outstanding/Ongoing Legal Issues: Padraic P. Lydon, General Counsel
  9. Legal Update – discussion only
  10. The following PERAC memorandum is offered for educational purposes only:

    PERAC Memo 28-2016 re 2016 Disability Data

    PERAC Memo 29-2016 re Buyback of Call Firefighter Time

    PERAC Memo 30-2016 re Annual Review of Medical Testing FeePERAC Memo 01-2017 re Updated Public Records LawPERAC Memo 02-2017 re Binding Effect of PERAC’s Memoranda on All Retirement Boards

    PERAC Memo 03-2017 re 2017 Limits Under Ch. 46 of the Acts of 2002

    PERAC Memo 04-2017 re 2017 Limits Under Sec. 23 of Ch. 131 of the Acts of 2010

    PERAC Memo 05-2017 re COLA Notice

  11. The following cases were offered for educational purposes only

    O'Leary v. Lexington Ret. Bd. & PERAC, CR-15-30 (DALA dec. 09-16-2016)

    Ret. Bd. of Stoneham v. CRAB et al, SJC-12098 (2016)

    Witkowski v. Contributory Ret. Appeal Bd., 15-P-1382 (MA Appeals Ct. dec. 12-29

    The Board shall enter into Executive Session in order to consider applications for disability retirement allowance benefits, accidental death benefits, termination allowance benefits, as well as litigation strategy.  The Board shall re-convene in Administrative Session in order to consider any remaining agenda items and then adjourn.

  12. END