March 20, 2015 Retirement Board Meeting



Fall River Contributory Retirement Board Meeting

DATE/TIME: Friday, March 20, 2015 at 9:00 A.M.

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


Call to Order


Board will discuss and vote on a cost of living increase for all eligible retirees/beneficiaries of the system receiving benefits on or before June 30, 2014.     

Minutes: Minutes of 2/26/15 meeting submitted for review and approval. – Action Required

Warrants to be Signed. 

Distributed to Board:

      PRIM Board Update for January 2015

      PERAC Memo #8/2015 – Remarriage penalty

Retirement Applications: - Action Required


Marie Galego – School Dept. – eff. 2/27/15

James Higgins – FR Housing Authority – eff.

Carolyn Mooney – FR Housing Authority – eff. 3/31/15

Linda Saravo – Health Dept. – eff. 4/24/15

Paul Silva – School Dept. – eff. 6/25/15

Survivor Benefits:

Ellen Farrell, widow of John, - Section 101 benefits.

Helen Rego, widow of George – Acc Death Benefits § 9

Disability Retirement applications:

      *Brian Sullivan – ADR - Initial desk review

      *John F. Cabral – ADR - Initial desk review

      *Eduardo Raposo – ADR - Evidentiary hearing

*The Board may convene in executive session pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, s.21(a)(1) to conduct discuss/review disability retirement applications and conduct evidentiary hearings.


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