This is the preliminary pre-agenda for the upcoming meeting of the Board. Items, particularly cases regarding Ordinary Disability, may be added after this posting to the Web site. This is intended for informational purposes only and may vary slightly from the final agenda that is presented to the Board of Trustees on the day of their meeting.
Although the agenda indicates the order that the Board will conduct business, please be advised that in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act and McGovern v. Rutgers, 2011N.J.Super. LEXIS32 (App. Div. February 18, 2011), the items scheduled for closed session will be addressed after all open session items are completed, unless special circumstances apply.
STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
ORDER OF BUSINESS
Notice of this meeting has been provided through the annual notice of the schedule of regular meetings of the Board filed with and prominently posted in the offices of the Secretary of State. The 2012 annual meeting schedule was mailed to the Secretary of State, Star Ledger and the Trenton Times on November 15, 2011.
DISCLOSURE OF THE OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT
(A) When necessary, the Board shall adopt Resolution A to go into closed session to consider individuals’ disability applications, which states:
In accordance with the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-13, be it resolved that the Board of Trustees go into closed session for purposes of discussing matters pertaining to disability retirement which involves material involving personal medical and health records, data, reports and recommendations relating to specific individuals, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 10:4-12(3). Those matters are confidential unless expressly waived by the individual involved.
The actions taken during closed session relating to a disability retirement are anticipated to become available to the public immediately at the conclusion of the meeting and will be posted on the Division of Pensions and Benefits’ website within a reasonable time; however, personal information pertaining to an individual shall be redacted from the minutes of such meeting and shall remain confidential until after such time as the Board determines that the need of confidentiality no longer exists and the matters discussed can be disclosed.
(B) When necessary, the Board shall adopt Resolution B to go into executive session to request/receive attorney-client advice from the Deputy Attorney General, which states:
In accordance with the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-13, be it resolved that the Board of Trustees go into closed 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 Board determines that the need of confidentiality no longer exists and the matters discussed can be disclosed and the Board waives the attorney-client privilege.
Minutes from the meeting of September 25, 2012
Retirement and Death Lists
Active and Retired Death Lists For September 28, 2012
|Active and Retired Death Lists as of November 1, 2012
||Mulvey, John - NJ State Police - Initial Decision ALJ reversed the Board's decision
and reinstated part of service and salary previously forfeited. Board will review whether the
member is now eligible for Service retirement
||Gilleece, Eileen - NJ State Police - Final Administrative Determinations
Death Claim Issues
||Hoopes, James (deceased) - NJ State Police - Request for Accidental Death
||Common Pension Fund A as of August 31, 2012
||Common Pension Fund B as of August 31, 2012
||Common Pension Fund D as of August 31, 2012
||Common Pension Fund E as of August 31, 2012
||Trustee Election Non-Contributory Group Insurance Policy #14800 Benefit Claims for the
month of August 2012
||Wire Transfers Non-Contributory Group Insurance Policy #14800 Benefit Claims for the
month of September 2012
||Appellate Division Decisions Robert Joya vs PERS
||Appellate Division Decisions Kristine Zutell vs PFRS
||Appellate Division Decisions Slavica Bosnjakovic vs PERS
||Common Pension Fund D as of September 30, 2012
||Common Pension Fund E as of September 30, 2012
||Common Pension Fund A as of September 30, 2012
||Common Pension Fund B as of September 30, 2012
||Appellate Division Decisions Thomas Saccone vs. PFRS Board of Trustees
"+" Indicates personal
items not mailed
The next meeting
of the Board will be held on January 29, 2013.
(If a member or representative of a member plans on attending the meeting, please contact our staff at (609) 777- 4138 prior to the meeting date in order that your attendance may be noted.)