General Employee Retirement Committee Regular Meeting

City of Port Orange – City Hall

1000 City Center Circle, 2nd Floor – 2nd Floor Conference Room

 Monday, September 24, 2012 @ 10:00 a.m.



I.                  Call to Order:

Chairman John Shelley          Donna Steinebach               Sonya Laney

Deborah Trainor                      Robert Ford                          Kent Donahue

Shirley Treon


                   OTHERS PRESENT:


II.               Approval of Minutes:

a.       August 27 – Regular Meeting


III.        Unfinished Business:

a.       Attorney Fee for Robert Breaks’ Dissolution of Marriage

b.      Chris Barnes’ requirement Volunteer Account


IV.         Financials:

a.       August 2012 - Dave Leonard

b.      Southeastern Advisory – Jeff Swanson

c.       General Employees Pension Retirees’ COL Increase


V.             New Business:

a.       Knight’s August 2012 Commission Recapture Statement

b.      Years of Service Report from Krystal Hopkins-Peace

c.       Retirement Payment for Robert &Barbara Breaks’ Dissolution of Marriage for Ratification

d.      DROP Payment Arrangement for Kenneth W. Parker March 1, 2012


VI.         Consent Agenda

                     For Approval:

                      Warrant #68

                      Benefits USA, Inc. (Admin Fees 09/2012; INV #POG046)                                $ 2,500.00


VII.      Distributions:

           Voluntary Plan

            For Ratification:

                        a.    Richard T. Meadows                              Partial Withdrawal                $   5,000.00                                       


  VIII. Reports:

a.    Attorney

b.    Comments from Committee Members

c.     Administrator

d.      Correspondence

·    Information from US Bank



IX.            Next Meeting Date:  



  X.      Adjournment:







Any person who desires to appeal any decision made by the General Employee Retirement Committee will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose he or she may need to ensure at his or her own expense for the taking and preparation of a verbatim record of all testimony and evidence of the proceedings upon which the appeal is based.


NOTE:  If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.  Please contact the Deputy City Clerk for the City of Port Orange, 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange, Florida 32129, Telephone Number (386) 506-5563, within (2) two working days of your receipt of this notice or (5) five days prior to the meeting date; If you are hearing or voice impaired, contact the relay operator at 1-800-955-8771.