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Pensions and Benefits
STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM
JULY 26, 2016
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 2016 annual meeting schedule was mailed to the Secretary of State, Star Ledger and the Trenton Times on on December 21, 2015.

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.


Retirement ListsSPRS Board List Adobe PDF (7K)


OPEN SESSION


Called to Order: 10:09 AM

Adjourned: 10:50 AM

Roll Call:

Patrick Callahan, Susanne Culliton (Treasurer's Representative), Paulette Knutowicz, Jack Sayers (via telecom)


Absent: None

Also Present: DAG Amy Chung; Hank Schwedes, Lisa Pointer, Mary Ellen Rathbun, Valerie McManus,
Marcia Mitola, Esq.;
Christopher Gray, Esq.; Warren Durbin; Jeffery Fitzhenry;
Wayne Blanchard, STFA; Cheryl Chianese



OPEN SESSION

Minutes

Minutes from the meeting of March 22, 2016
Approved

Minutes from the meeting of March 31, 2016
Approved
(Trustee Callahan abstained)

Minutes from the meeting of May 24, 2016
Approved
(Trustee Sayers abstained)


OPEN SESSION

Miscellaneous Issues

B-1

Reorganization of Board Members - Approved
Chairperson - Patrick Callahan
Vice Chairperson - Paulette Knutowicz (Trustee Culliton abstained)



OPEN SESSION

Retirement and Death Lists

C-1

Active and Retired Death Lists for June 1, 2016
Approved

C-2 Active and Retired Death Lists
Approved
C-3
Retirement List
Approved

CLOSED SESSION

Ordinary Disability 

 

MEMBER'S NAME
AND NO.

EMPLOYER

EFFECTIVE
DATE

DECISION

D-1 Hart, Michael

New Jersey State
Police
7/1/2016 Approved
D-2 Monthly OD Grid     Pabon, Alexis; State Police Enlisted
Personnel; effective 9/16 approved



CLOSED SESSION

Accidental Disability

 
MEMBER'S NAME
AND NO.
EMPLOYER
EFFECTIVE
DATE
ACCIDENT
DATE
DECISION
E-1 Durbin, Warren



New Jersey State
Police
8/1/2016 9/10/2012 Approved


OPEN SESSION

Retirement Issues

F-1+

Fitzhenry, Jeffrey - NJ State Police -
1.) Honorable Service
2.) Request to file for Ordinary
Tabled for additional information from employer (Trustee Callahan recused)

   



OPEN SESSION

Hearing Request

H-1+ Link, Sean - NJ State Police -
1.) Reconsideration - Denied
2.) Hearing Request - Approved
   


OPEN SESSION

Informational Issues

L-1

Wire Transfers Non-Contributory Group Insurance Policy#14800 Benefit Claims for April
2016
Noted

L-2 Trial Balance for April 30, 2016
Noted
L-3 Common Pension Fund D as of May 31, 2016
Noted
L-4 Common Pension Fund E as of May 31, 2016
Noted
L-5 Appellate Division Decisions Susan Hollander vs PFRS
Noted
L-6 Appellate Division Decisions Christopher Mount vs PFRS
Noted
L-7 Appellate Division Decisions Barry Lennon vs PFRS
Noted
L-8 Appellate Division Decisions Robert Suy Ho Go vs PERS
Noted
L-9 Appellate Division Decisions David Varga vs PFRS
Noted
L-10 Appellate Division Decisions Eric Levinson vs SPRS
Noted
L-11 Appellate Division Decisions K.K.N. vs PFRS
Noted
L-12 Wire Transfers Non-Contributory Group Insurance Policy #14800 Benefit Claims for the
month of May , 2016
Noted
L-13 Trial Balance for May 31, 2016
Noted
   

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

The next meeting of the Board will be held on September 27, 2016.

 

 
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