Regular Board Meeting

Board meeting

Agenda
Packet

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

  1. Pledge of Allegiance.
  2. Recognition of Chih-chi Chu for 10 years of service and Brianne Wilkins for 10 years of service.
  3. Accept comments from the public.
  4. Approve minutes from the June 13, 2018 meeting.
  5. Board Reorganization:
    1. Election of Chair (Smithey, incumbent).
    2. Election of Vice-Chair (Gordon, incumbent).
    3. Election of Secretary (MacDonald, incumbent).
  6. Routine items for July 11, 2018.
    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.

CLOSED SESSION

  1. The Board will go into 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
    Jeannette Clemons Non-Service Connected Non-Service Connected
    Colleen Farley Non-Service Connected Non-Service Connected
    Kim Haramaki Service Connected Service Connected
    Mark Purnell Service Connected Service Connected
    Michael Sumrall Service Connected Service Connected
  2. The Board will continue in closed session pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54957 to evaluate the performance of the following public employee: Title: Chief Executive Officer
  3. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

    (Government Code Section 54957.6)

    Agency designated representative:

    Joe Wiley, CCCERA’s Chief Negotiator

    Unrepresented Employee: Chief Executive Officer     

  4. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

    (Government Code Section 54957.6)

    Agency designated representatives: 

    Gail Strohl, Chief Executive Officer

    Anne Sommers, Admin/HR Manager

    Joe Wiley, CCCERA’s Chief Negotiator

    Employee Organization: AFSCME, Local 2700

  5. 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. Nidia Santos v. CCCERA, et al., Contra Costa County Superior Court, Case No. CIVMSN16-2334
    2. CCCERA v. Theodore Fleming, Contra Costa County Superior Court, Case No. CIVMSC16-01143

OPEN SESSION

  1. Consider and take possible action to authorize the CEO to continue the engagement of Ice Miller, LLC as tax counsel and to continue the engagement of Reed Smith, LLC to include tax matters.
  2. Consider and take possible action to amend CCCERA’s Tax Compliance Policies:
    1. Policy on Internal Revenue Code Compliance, and
    2. Policy on Internal Revenue Code Section 415 Compliance
  3. Consider and take possible action to approve the side letter agreement between CCCERA and AFSCME, Local 2700, regarding implementation of the compensation and classification studies.
  4. Consider and take possible action to adopt the CCCERA Position Pay Schedules effective July 1, 2018, which reflect the salary range changes associated with the classification adjustments.
  5. Report from Audit Committee Chair.
  6. Consider authorizing the attendance of Board:        
    1. 2018 Public Funds Forum, Value Edge Advisors, September 4-6, 2018, Laguna Beach, CA.
    2. 64th Annual Employee Benefits Conference, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, October 14-17, 2018, New Orleans, LA.
  7. Miscellaneous
    1. Staff Report   
    2. Outside Professionals’ Report
    3. Trustees’ comments
Retirement Board Conference Room
1355 Willow Way, Suite 221
Concord, California 94520

Commands