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Pensions and Benefits
STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM
NOVEMBER 29, 2011
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 2011 annual meeting schedule was mailed to the Secretary of State, Star Ledger and the Trenton Times on November 17, 2010.

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: 10:05 AM

Adjourned: 12:15 PM

Roll Call:

Susanne Culliton; Joseph Hines; Karl Kleeberg


Absent: Jack Sayers

Also Present: DAG Danielle Schimmel; Wendy Jamison; Lisa Pointer; Sharon Palmer; Marylou Mayoros; Valerie McManus; Hugh Boyd; Samuel J. Halpern, Esq.; David Jones, STFA; Mark Catanzaro, Esq.; Kevin Bookholdt; Mike Bukoski, Esq.; Scott Newkirk; Paul McColgan; Susan Kamish; Stephen Sternik, STSOA; Irving Snow; Tracey Snow; Christopher Burgos, STFA; James Gaffigan, NCOA; Gregory Stalworth; Steven Wollermann, NCOA


OPEN SESSION


Minutes

Minutes from the meeting of September 27, 2011
Approved

Minutes from the meeting of October 19, 2011
Revised Actuary Meeting - Accepted as presented


OPEN SESSION

Miscellaneous Issues

  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 Retirement List
Approved



CLOSED SESSION

Accidental Disability 

 

MEMBER'S NAME
AND NO.

EMPLOYER

EFFECTIVE
DATE

ACCIDENT
DATE

DECISION

E-1 (+) Snow, Irving

NJ State Police
12/1/2011
3/10/2010
Approved
E-2 (+) Boyd, Hugh

NJ State Police
12/1/2011
12/16/2006
Approved
E-3 Hay, Bruce

NJ State Police
12/1/2011
4/18/2008
Approved
E-4 (+) Stalworth, Gregory

NJ State Police
12/1/2011
8/19/2010
Denied Accidental, granted Involuntary Ordinary Disability



OPEN SESSION

Retirement Issues

F-1 Dalton, Thomas - NJ State Police -
1.) Honorable Service - Forfeit percentage of retirement benefits based on a reduction of
4/26.4 as dishonorable
2.) Special - Approved effective December 1, 2011 (Retirement Bureau)
F-2 Palmer, Gary - NJ State Police -
1.)Honorable Service - Partial forfeiture of salary only from 2005 until the date of retirement
2.) Special - Approved effective December 1, 2011. (Retirement Bureau)
F-3+ Bookholdt, Kevin - NJ State Police -
1.) Honorable Service - Partial forfeiture of final year of SPRS credited service and salary
2.) Service - Approved effective September 1, 2011 (Retirement Bureau)


OPEN SESSION

Hearing Decisions

  None


OPEN SESSION

Hearing Requests

H-1 Larosa, Michael - NJ State Police - Appeals service credit calculation under
Chapter 19
Approved OAL Hearing (consolidate with H-2 and H-4 on expedited basis)
H-2+ Newkirk, Scott - N J State Police - Appeals service credit calculation under
Chapter 19
Approved OAL Hearing - (consolidate with H-1 and H-4 on expedited basis)
H-3+ McColgan, Paul - N J State Police - Appeals service credit calculation under
Chapter 19
Tabled pending the outcome of investigation on alleged charges of misconduct
H-4+ Kamish, Susan - N J State Police - Appeals service credit calculation under
Chapter 19
Approved OAL Hearing - (consolidate with H-1 and H-2 on expedited basis)
H-5 Iannone, Frank - NJ State Police - Appeals the Division of Pensions and Benefits determination denying request to change the effective date of retirement from August 1, 2011 to July 1, 2011
Denied request for an OAL Hearing. The Board directed the Secretary to draw up a Final
Administrative Determination.


OPEN SESSION

Active Membership Issues

  None


OPEN SESSION

Death Claim Issues

  None


OPEN SESSION

Informational Issues

L-1 Common Pension Fund A as of August 31, 2011
Noted
L-2 Common Pension Fund B as of July 31, 2011
Noted
L-3 Common Pension Fund E as of July 31, 2011
Noted
L-4 Common Pension Fund B as of August 31, 2011
Noted
L-5 Common Pension Fund E as of August 31, 2011
Noted
L-6 Wire Transfers Non-Contributory Group Insurance Policy#14800 Benefits Claims for the
month of August 2011
Noted
L-7 Adopted Amendment: N.J.A.C. 17:1-1.9
Noted
L-8 Appellate Division Decisions Bertha Bueno vs TPAF
Noted
L-9 State Police Retirement System Board of Trustees Meeting Date
Noted
L-10 Common Pension Fund D as of August 31, 2011
Noted
L-11 Common Pension Fund D as of September 30, 2011
Noted
L-12 Common Pension Fund B as of September 30, 2011
Noted
L-13 Common Pension Fund E as of September 30, 2011
Noted
L-14 Wire Transfers Non-Contributory Group Insurance Policy #14800 Benefit Claims for the
month of September 2011
Noted
L-15 Common Pension Fund A as of September 30, 2011
Noted
L-16 Common Pension Fund D as of September 30, 2011
Noted

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

The next meeting of the Board will be held on January 24, 2012.

 

 
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