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STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM
March 24, 2009
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 2009 annual meeting schedule was mailed to the Secretary of State, Star Ledger and the Trenton Times on November 18, 2008.

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.


OPEN SESSION


Called to Order: 10:08 AM

Adjourned: 12:12 PM

Roll Call: Susanne Culliton (Treasurer's Representative); Karl Kleeberg; Christopher O'Shea; Jack Sayers

Absent: None

Also Present: Wendy Jamison; DAG Jeff Ignatowitz; Lisa Pointer; Sharon Palmer; Marylou Mayoros; Shirlene Scott; Michael Fedrow; Carl Knudsen; John D. Feeley, Esq.; David Timko; JoAnn Timko; Sean Day; James Hrubesh; Thomas A. Pavics, Esq.; Lee Hendrickson; Deborah Factor, Esq.; William Wheatley; Valerie Wheatley; Jeff Catrombone, Esq,; Dennis Hallion


OPEN SESSION

Minutes

Minutes from the meeting of January 27, 2009
Approved


OPEN SESSION

Miscellaneous Issues

B-1
None


OPEN SESSION

Retirement and Death Lists

C-1

Active and Retired Death Lists
Approved

C-2

Active and Retired Death Lists
Approved

C-3 Division of State Police - Retirement List
Approved


CLOSED SESSION

Ordinary Disability

.

MEMBER'S NAME AND NO.

EMPLOYER

EFFECTIVE DATE

Decision

D-1

Fedrow, Michael

NJ State Trooper

4/1/2009

Approved



CLOSED SESSION

Accidental Disability

.

MEMBER'S NAME AND NO.

EMPLOYER

EFFECTIVE DATE

ACCIDENT
DATE

Decision

E-1

Knudsen, Carl

NJ State Police

4/1/2009

3/31/2007

Denied Accidental Granted Ordinary
(Trustee Sayers recused)

E-2

Ellington, Daniel

NJ State Police

4/1/2009

1/29/2003

Approved

E-3

Timko, David

NJ State Police

4/1/2009

3/15/2005
3/15/2005
3/15/2005

Denied Accidental Granted Ordinary (Same accident for 3 different medical conditions)

E-4

Day, Sean

NJ State Police

4/1/2009

6/21/2007

Approved

E-5

Cosgrove, Thomas

NJ State Police

3/1/2006

3/8/2005

Approved with 1 year forfeiture of service and salary

E-6

Solis, Ricardo

NJ State Police

4/1/2009

 

Tabled, Grant Interim Ordinary Disability (request clarification from IME)


OPEN SESSION

Retirement Issues

F-1+

Hrubesh, James - NJ State Police - Honorable Service
Approved Special retirement with no forfeiture effective December 1, 2008

F-2+

Hendrickson, Lee - State Police - Resubmission Service retirement with settlement agreement
Approved Service retirement with no forfeiture effective December 1, 2008

F-3+

Wheatley, William - State Police Enlisted PRSNNL - Resubmission
Approved Service retirement with no forfeiture effective December 1, 2008 (Vote: 3-1, Trustee Culliton nae)


OPEN SESSION

Hearing Decisions

G-1

Perez, Robert - NJ State Police - Initial Decision ALJ affirmed Board's decision and denied Accidental Disability retirement benefits.
Adopted w/modification and noted exceptions



OPEN SESSION

Hearing Requests

H-1
None


OPEN SESSION

Informational Issues

L-1
Trial Balance as of July 31, 2008
Noted
L-2 Trial Balance as of August 31, 2008
Noted
L-3 Common Pension Fund D as of September 30, 2008
Noted
L-4 Wire Transfers Non-Contributory Group Insurance Policy #14800 Benefit Claims for December 2008
Noted
L-5 Copy of General Administration Regulation
Noted
L-6 Trial Balance for 9/30/08
Noted
L-7 Trial Balance for 10/31/08
Noted
L-8 Common Pension Fund B as of April 30, 2008 Revised
Noted
L-9 Common Pension Fund B as of May 31, 2008 Revised
Noted
L-10 Common Pension Fund B as of June 30, 2008 Revised
Noted
L-11 Common Pension Fund B as of November 30, 2008 - Noted
L-12

Wire Transfers Non-Contributory Group Insurance Policy #14800 Benefit Claims for the Month of January 2009
Noted

L-13 Common Pension Fund D as of October 31, 2008
Noted
L-14 Common Pension Fund B as of December 31, 2008
Noted
L-15 Common Pension Fund E as of July 31, 2008
Noted
L-16 State Investment Council Minutes for December 18, 2008
Noted
L-17 State Investment Council Minutes for January 15, 2009
Noted

"+" Indicates personal appearance
"=" Indicates items not mailed

The next meeting of the Board  will be held on May 26, 2009.

 

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