December 21, 2016 Retirement Board Meeting


Fall River Contributory Retirement Board Meeting

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 8:30 A.M.
LOCATION: 30 Third Street, Suite 301, Fall River, MA 02720


1.    Call to Order

2.    Statement regarding recording of meetings

3.    Minutes of 11/17/16 meeting submitted for review/approval and signature.

4.    Warrants to be signed. 

5.    Distributed to Board for acknowledgement, action and/or discussion:

October 2016 Accounting reports

October 2016 PRIM Board Update
Calendar Year 2017 Budget submitted for adoption – ACTION NEEDED
Annual Open Meeting Law Guide – SIGN & SUBMIT FOR FILING

6.    Retirement Applications:
Joyce Berube – Council on Aging – eff. 12/16/16
Roberta Costa - School Dept. - eff. 12/31/16
William Kwarcinski – DCM – eff. 12/30/16
Daniel McDonald  FR Housing Auth. – eff. 12/31/16
Theresa Medeiros  - COFR Bdlgs & Grounds – eff. 1/6/17
Linda M. Pereira – City Council - eff. 12/31/16
Douglas Sullivan – Fire Dept. – eff. 12/9/16
Survivor Benefits:
Denise Deston, Widow of Alan Deston – Sec 101
7.    PERAC – Section 91A Issues:
       Kevin Fitzpatrick – excess earnings for 2013
       Kevin Fitzpatrick – Notice of termination for 2015 filing  
8.    Membership Issues:
Board to determine if drug testing stipend (FRPD contract) falls under the definition of regular compensation for retirement purposes.
Terrance Sullivan - Request to purchase creditable service for prior contract employment.         
9.    Executive Session - the Board may convene in executive session pursuant to M.G.L c. 30A, § 21(a)(1) to review, discuss or to conduct an evidentiary hearing regarding the applications pending before the Board as these matters involve discussion of the reputation, character, physical and/or mental health of an individual.              
Survivor Benefits:
Linda Ried, widow of Peter Ried – Opt. D
Disability Retirement applications:
Nicholas Suneson – Fire Dept.
Robert Rondeau  - Police Dept.