April 25, 2018 Retirement Board Meeting


Fall River Contributory Retirement Board Meeting

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 8:30 A.M.

LOCATION: 30 Third Street, Suite 301, Fall River, MA 02720


  1. Call to Order
  1. Statement regarding recording of meetings
  1. Minutes of 3/28/18 meeting submitted for review/approval  - VOTE. 
  1. Warrants to be signed.  
  1. Distributed to Board for acknowledgement, discussion, and/or vote:

PERAC Mermo #16/2018 – 2ndQuarter Training Opportunities

PERAC Memo #17/2018 – Implementation of Vernava Decision 

         Retirement Applications: 


Darleen Camara – BCTC – eff. 5/25/18

Christine Cusick – Treasurer’s – eff. 4/30/18

John J. Enos, Jr. – Fire Dept. – eff. 4/13/18

Nancy McCloskey – School – eff. 6/30/18

Timothy McCloskey – School – eff. 6/30/18

Debra Ronca – School Dept. – eff. 6/18/18

Survivor Benefit Applications:

Alyson Medeiros, widow of Charles – Sec 12 (2)(d)

Leona Ribeiro, widow of Joseph – Sec. 9

  1. Misc. Issues:

Board to determine interest rate on error/commissions

Supplementary Regulation Review for adoption to determine pro-rating of Board/commission creditable  service upon subsequent full-time employment.  – VOTE

Board to determine if stipend paid to Monica Sousa is considered “regular compensation” for retirement purposes. - VOTE 

  1. Executive Session - the Board may convene in executive session pursuant to M.G.L c. 30A, § 21(a)(1) to review, discuss, vote or to conduct an evidentiary hearing regarding the disability applications pending before the Board as these matters involve discussion of the reputation, character, physical and/or mental health of an individual.

Jonathan McElroy – Fire Dept. - ADR

Official Posting– Fall River City Clerk