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Boston Retirement Board meeting

The Retirement Board will hold a meeting on August 21 at 10 a.m.

Discussion Topics

  1. Convene Meeting (Introduction of Members and Guests)
  2. Review and Acceptance of Administrative Session Minutes of previous board meeting
  3. Outstanding/Ongoing Administrative Issues
    • Presentation by EY re 2018 pension plan audit report – discussion and vote
    • Schedules of Employer Allocations and Pension Amounts by Employer – discussion and vote
    • Presentation by Travelers Insurance re cyber-security policy – discussion and vote
    • PERAC Pension News #52 – discussion only
    • PERAC 2018 Annual Report – discussion only
    • IT Update – Gloria Pizzarella, Chief Technology Officer
    • V10 upgrade – discussion only
  4. Outstanding/Ongoing Investment Issues
    • Large Cap Equity Search discussion and vote
      • Columbia Threadneedle
      • Aristotle
    • Q2 2019 Performance Summary – discussion only
    • July 2019 Flash Report – discussion only
    • Work Plan discussion only
  5. Outstanding/Ongoing Financial Issues
    • July 2019 Financial Snapshot – discussion only
    • June 2019 Financial Statement – discussion only
  6. Outstanding/Ongoing Operations Issues
    • July 2019 payroll update – discussion only
  7. Outstanding/Ongoing Legal Issues
    • PERAC Memos offered for educational purposes only:
    • PERAC Memo #20-2019 re Reinstatement to Service under §105
    • PERAC Memo #21-2019 re COLA for Supplemental Dependent Allowance Paid to ADR and Accidental Death survivors
  8. Executive Session and Adjournment

    The Board shall enter into Executive Session in order to discuss the physical condition or mental health of an individual and complaints or charges brought against, a public officer, employee, staff member or individual.  Specifically, the Board shall consider multiple petitions for accidental death benefits and an open meeting law complaint.  Additionally, the Board shall enter into Executive Session in order to discuss strategy with respect to litigation.  Specifically, the Board shall discuss multiple cases pending in the Contributory Retirement Appeal Board and pension forfeiture matters.  The Board shall re-convene in Administrative Session in order to consider any remaining agenda items and then adjourn.