Regular Board Meeting

Board meeting


Due to the Contra Costa County and State of California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Shelter In Place Orders, and as permitted by Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, the Board of Retirement shall hold its meeting via teleconferencing. The meeting is accessible telephonically at 669-900-6833, Webinar ID: 948 5981 5106, Passcode: 704217, or via the web at: Passcode: 704217

Persons who wish to make public comment may submit their comment to: on the day of the meeting, either before or during the meeting. Public comments are limited to any item of interest to the public that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board of Retirement. (Gov’t Code Section 54954.3(a).) All comments submitted will be included in the record of the meeting. The comments will be read into the record at the meeting, subject to a three-minute time limit per comment.

The Retirement Board May Discuss And Take Action On The Following:

  1. Pledge of Allegiance.
  2. Recognition of Lori Epstein for 10 years of service.
  3. Roll Call.
  4. Accept comments from the public.
  5. Approve minutes from the February 10, 2021 meeting.
  6. Routine items for March 10, 2021.
    1. Approve certifications of membership.
    2. Approve service and disability allowances.
    3. Accept disability applications and authorize subpoenas as required.
    4. Approve death benefits.
    5. Accept asset allocation report.
    6. Accept liquidity report.


  1. The Board will go in to closed session pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54957 to consider recommendations from the medical advisor and/or staff regarding the following disability retirement applications:
    Member Type Sought Recommendation
    Graciela Corbett Non-Service Connected Non-Service Connected
    (Government Code Section 54957.6)

    Agency designated representative:
    Joe Wiley, CCCERA’s Chief Negotiator

    Unrepresented Employee: Chief Executive Officer
  2. The Board will continue in closed session pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9(d)(1) to confer with legal counsel regarding pending litigation:
    1. CCCERA, et al. v. Valeant Pharms. Int’l, Inc., et al., United States District Court, New Jersey (3:17-cv-12088)
  3. The Board will continue in closed session pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) to confer with legal counsel regarding potential litigation (one case).


  1. Presentation of Semi-Annual Disability Retirement Report.
  2. Disability retirement process.
  3. Presentation of the Contra Costa County Library employer audit report.
  4. Presentation of the Contra Costa Employment and Human Services Department employer audit report.
  5. Presentation of the Rodeo Sanitary District employer audit report.
  6. Consider and take possible action to authorize the CEO to acquire additional support hours from CPAS Systems, Inc.
  7. Consider and take possible action on SACRS voting proxy form.
  8. Report out from Audit Committee Chair on February 24, 2021 Audit Committee meeting.
  9. Consider authorizing the attendance of Board:
    1. Pension Bridge Annual Conference, May 4-7, 2021, Virtual.
      (Note: Conflict with meeting)
    2. SACRS Annual Spring Conference, May 11-14, 2021, Virtual.
  10. Miscellaneous
    1. Staff Report
    2. Outside Professionals’ Report
    3. Trustees’ comments
CCCERA Board Room
1200 Concord Avenue, Suite 350
Concord, California 94520