November 22, 2017 Retirement Board Meeting


Fall River Contributory Retirement Board Meeting

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 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 10/25/17 meeting submitted for review/approval  - VOTE. 

4. Warrants to be signed.  

5. Suspension of Benefits - VOTE

Section 91A Excess Earnings

Kevin Fitzpatrick - 2015

Biennial Affadavits

John Gallagher

6. Retirement/Benefit Applications – VOTE


     Sheila Barrett – Police Dept. – eff. 1/4/18

     John DeMello – Police Dept. - eff. 1/21/18

     Richard Harrop  School Dept. – eff. 1/2/18              

     Survivor Benefits:

     Christine Silvia, widow of Matthew. – 12 (2)(d) 

7. Executive Director: Reports/Issues/Requests:      

        Retirement Board election update

    Upcoming appointment of 5th member    

8. Distributed to Board for acknowledgement, discussion, and/or vote:

     Accounting reports for September 2017

     AG revisions to Open Meeting Law – effective 10/6/17

9. 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 applications pending before the Board as these matters involve discussion of the reputation, character, physical and/or mental health of an individual.

Bruce Tavares – ADR – Initial Review