PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIRMENT SYSTEM LOCAL PENSION COMMITTEE
JANUARY 24, 2013 AGENDA Division of Pensions and Benefits, 1st Floor Board Room 50 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625-0295
Sunshine Act Statement
Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided and filed with and prominently posted in the offices of the Secretary of State. The meeting notice was mailed to the Secretary of State, Star Ledger and the Trenton Times on December 28, 2012.
RESOLUTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO REQUEST/RECEIVE ATTORNEY-CLIENT ADVICE FROM THE DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL
“In accordance with the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-13, be it resolved that the Public Employees' Retirement System Pension Committee go into closed (executive) session to discuss matters falling within the attorney client privilege, and/or matters in which litigation is pending or anticipated, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 10:4-12(7).
The minutes of such meeting shall remain confidential until after such time as the Committee determines that the need of confidentiality no longer exists and the matters discussed can be disclosed and the Committee waives the attorney-client privilege.”
Steve Kreisberg, Edward Provencher, Wyatt Earp, James Jameson, Robert Romano, James Leonard, Steven Petrecca, Melissa Orsen
Florence Sheppard; John Megariotis; Janet Cranna, Buck Consultants; Hank Schwedes; Jackie Bussanich; Wendy Jamison; Henry Matwiejewicz; Tim McMullen; Colleen Santoro; Susanne Culliton; Robert Little, AFSCME
Welcome and introduction of Committee Members and Staff - John Megariotis made introductions of staff and invited the committee members to state their positions and affiliation.
Motion to Assume Authority - A motion was made that the Committee assumes the authority provided in section 17, subsection b of Public Law 1954, chapter 84, as amended by Public Law 2011, chapter 78. (Motion made by Committee Member Earp, seconded by Committee Member Leonard.)
Election of Chairperson - Robert Romano and James Jameson will serve as Co-Chairpersons alternating every other meeting beginning with Robert Romano at this meeting. The co-chairs will work collaboratively to create the agenda. (Motion made by Committee Member Wyatt, seconded by Committee Member Provencher.)
Summary of Chapter 78 – John Megariotis presentation
Role of the Committee – DAG Weeden provided an explanation of the role and responsibilities of the committee as governed by Chapter 78, P.L. 2011.
Buck Consultants – Janet Cranna presented the impact of Chapter 78, P.L. 2011 on the PERS Local.