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STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM
SEPTEMBER 27, 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 (6K)


OPEN SESSION


Called to Order: 10:10 AM

Adjourned: 11:22 AM

Roll Call:

Patrick Callahan, Susanne Culliton (Treasurer's Representative), Paulette Knutowitz,
Jack Sayers (arrived 10:25 a.m.)


Absent: NONE

Also Present: DAG Amy Chung; DAG Robert Garrison; Mary Ellen Rathbun; Lisa Pointer; Valerie
McManus; Sue Grant; Mark Casey; Marcie Mitola, Esq.; Jeff Catrambone, Esq.;
Darius Haff; Jeff Fitzhenry; Kelly Fitzhenry; Mike Zanyor, STFA



OPEN SESSION

Minutes

Minutes from the meeting of July 26, 2016
Approved

Executive Session minutes - Approved (Trustee Callahan recused)


OPEN SESSION

Miscellaneous Issues

 

None



OPEN SESSION

Retirement and Death Lists

C-1

Active and Retired Death Lists for August 1, 2016
Approved

C-2 Active and Retired Death Lists for August 29, 2013
Approved
C-3 Retirement List
Approved
 

CLOSED SESSION

Ordinary Disability 

 

MEMBER'S NAME
AND NO.

EMPLOYER

EFFECTIVE
DATE

DECISION

D-1 (+) Fitzhenry, Jeffrey
New Jersey State
Police
  1.) Honorable Service - Partial
forfeiture of service and salary equal
to 33 1/3 percent of Mr. Fitzhenry's
qualifying retirement benefit.
2.) Request to file for Ordinary
Disability - Approved
(Trustee Callahan recused)
D-2 Hart, Michael

  9/1/2016 Retirement Date Change -
Approved amended retirement date
to September 1, 2016.



CLOSED SESSION

Accidental Disability

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



New Jersey State
Police
12/1/2016 3/19/2011 Reconsidered and Denied; offer
Deferred
E-2 Rebecca, Matthew New Jersey State
Police
11/1/2016 3/29/2010 Approved



OPEN SESSION

Informational Issues

L-1 Appellate Division Decisions Michael Schaffer vs PERS
Noted
L-2 Appellate Division Decisions Steven Bogart vs PFRS
Noted
L-3 Appellate Division Decisions William Karasik vs PFRS
Noted
L-4 Appellate Division Decisions Joseph Shafto vs PFRS
Noted
L-5 Appellate Division Decisions Noemio Oliveira vs PFRS
Noted
L-6 Wire Transfers Non-Contributory Group Insurance Policy #14800 Benefit Claims for the
month of June 2016
Noted
L-7 Common Pension Fund D as of June 30, 2016
Noted
L-8 Wire Transfers Non-Contrubutory Group Insurance Policy #14800 Benefit Claims for the
month of July 2016
Noted
L-9 Common Pension Fund E as of July 31, 2016
Noted
L-10 Common Pension Fund D as of July 31, 2016
Noted
L-11= SPRS Board dates for 2017
Noted
   

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

The next meeting of the Board will be held on November 15, 2016.

 

 
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