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Pensions and Benefits
STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
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 2013 annual meeting schedule was mailed to the Secretary of State, Star Ledger and the Trenton Times on November 12, 2012.

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 (9K)


OPEN SESSION


Called to Order: 10:05 AM

Adjourned: 10:35 AM

Roll Call:

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


Absent: NONE

Also Present: DAG Jeff Ignatowitz; Wendy Jamison; Lisa Pointer; Cheryl Chianese; Mike Weik;
Mary Boyer; Tobi Fleischmann; Robert Delaney; Susan Kamish



OPEN SESSION

Minutes

Minutes from the meeting of September 24, 2013
Approved with change of Chairperson from McPherson to Callahan.


OPEN SESSION

Miscellaneous Issues

None



OPEN SESSION

Retirement and Death Lists

C-1

Active and Retired Death Lists for October 1, 2013
Approved

C-2
Active and Retired Death Lists for November 1, 2013
Approved
C-3
Retirement List
Approved


OPEN SESSION

Retirement Issues

F-1+ Delaney, Robert - NJ State Police - Request Retirement Calculation Review
Approved retirement calculation on a prospective basis, waive overpayment (Retirement
Bureau)
F-2+ Carrino, Anthony - NJ State Police - Request Retirement Calculation Review
Approved retirement calculation on a prospective basis, waive overpayment (Retirement
Bureau)
   



OPEN SESSION


Hearing Decisions

G-1 Larosa, Michael - NJ State Police - Appellate Division Decisions Court reversed Board's decision regarding SPRS retirement calculation
Noted
G-2 Kamish, Susan - NJ State Police - Appellate Division Decisions
Court reversed Board's decision regarding SPRS retirement calculation
Noted
G-3 Newkirk, Scott - NJ State Police - Appellate Division Decisions
Court reversed Board's decision regarding SPRS retirement calculation
Noted
G-4 Grier, Kevin - NJ State Police - Dismissal Failure to appear -
Adopted ALJ's decision with a modification, noted DAG Exceptions
   

OPEN SESSION

Hearing Requests

H-1 Torres, Robert - NJ State Police - Appeals denial of Accidental Disability retirement benefits
Approved OAL Hearing
H-2 Smolenski, David - NJ State Police - Appeals denial of Accidental Disability retirement benefits.
Approved OAL Hearing
H-3 Villahermosa, Rey - NJ State Police - Appeals denial of Retirement Date
Approved date change to December 1, 2013 (member must cease employment)
(Retirement Bureau)
   


OPEN SESSION

Informational Issues

L-1 Common Pension Fund E as of July 31, 2013 (Revised)
Noted
L-2 Common Pension Fund D as of August 31, 2013
Noted
L-3 Wire Transfers Non-Contributory Group Insurance Policy #14800 Benefit Claims for the month of August 2013
Noted
L-4 Common Pension Fund A as of August 31, 2013
Noted
L-5 Common Pension Fund B as of August 31, 2013
Noted
L-6 Common Pension Fund E as of August 31, 2013
Noted
L-7 Appellate Division Decisions Donna King vs TPAF
Noted
L-8 Appellate Division Decisions Bergen County vs PFRS
Noted
L-9 Common Pension Fund E as of June 30, 2013
Noted
L-10 Common Pension Fund D as of September 30, 2013
Noted
L-11 Common Pension Fund E as of September 30, 2013
Noted
L-12 Trial Balance for July 31, 2013
Noted
L-13 Wire Transfers Non-Contributory Group Insurance Policy #14800 Benefit Claims for the
month of September 2013
Noted
L-14 Common Pension Fund A as of September 30, 2013
Noted
L-15 Common Pension Fund B as of September 30, 2013
Noted
L-16 Appellate Division Decisions Clement Kackos vs PERS
Noted
L-17 Trial Balance for August 31, 2013
Noted
L-18 Trial Balance
Noted

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

The next meeting of the Board will be held on January 28, 2013.

 
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