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Boston Retirement Board meeting

The Retirement Board Meeting will be held on February 15 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

    PERAC approval re membership eligibility supplementary regulation - 01-30-2017 – discussion only

    PERAC approval re membership eligibility supplementary regulation - 01-30-2017 – discussion only

    PERAC Education for Active Members Report CY16 4Q – discussion only

    PERAC Newsflash 45 – discussion only

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

    Investment Update – discussion only

    January 2017 Flash Report – discussion only

    Work Plan – discussion only

    2017 Asset Allocation – discussion and vote

    Private Equity Search – discussion and vote

    Real Estate Search Review – discussion only

    Updated December 2016 Flash Report – discussion only

    Q3 Real Estate & Private Equity Reports – discussion only

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

    Financial Update – discussion only

    January 2017 Financial Snapshot – discussion only

    Investment Sub-Committee – discussion only

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

    Operations Update – discussion only

  8. Outstanding/Ongoing Legal Issues: Padraic P. Lydon, General Counsel

    Legal Update – discussion only

    The following waiver request was made for discussion and vote:

    Karen A. Crowley             BTD                $4,525.35

    The following PERAC memorandum is offered for educational purposes only:

    PERAC Memo #6/2017 re Mandatory Training PERAC Memo 29-2016 re Buyback of Call Firefighter Time

    PERAC Memo #7/2017 re Actuarial Data PERAC Memo 30-2016 re Annual Review of Medical Testing Fee

    PERAC Memo #8/2017 re Non Full-Time Employees PERAC Memo 01-2017 re Updated Public Records Law

    PERAC Memo #9/2017 re Buyback-Make-up Worksheet PERAC Memo 03-2017 re 2017 Limits Under Ch. 46 of the Acts of 2002

    PERAC Memo #10/2017 re Domestic Relations Orders PERAC Memo 05-2017 re COLA Notice

    PERAC Memo #11/2017 re 2017 Annuity Savings Account Interest

    PERAC Memo #12/2017 re 2017 Interest Rate set at 0.1%

    PERAC Memo #13/2017 re PERAC training

    The following cases were offered for educational purposes only:

    Kelleher v. Barnstable Cty. Ret. System, Superior Court (dec. 01-24-2017)

     

    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.

     

    END.