General Employee Retirement Committee Regular Meeting

City of Port Orange – City Hall

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

 Monday, February 24, 2014 @ 10:00 a.m.



I.                  Call to Order:

Chair Donna Steinebach                           Vice-Chair Sonya Laney              Wayne Saunders              

Council Member Drew Bastian                Deborah Trainor                            Kent Donahue

 Linda Johnson


II.               Approval of Minutes:

a.       January 27, 2014 Quarterly Meeting


III.           Participant/Public Participation


IV.         Unfinished Business:

a.       Draft Final Order on Krystal Hopkins - Peace Appeal for Credited Service

b.      Appeal from Krystal Hopkins Peace

·      Request for Reimbursement for Attorney’s Fees

c.       Current Contract for Accounting Services for Dave Leonard


V.             Financials:

a.       October 1, 2013 Valuation Report - Dave Leonard

b.      January  2014 Dave Leonard

c.       Salem Trust Cindy Farrow

·      Requirement  of Payback for the Extra Expenses Incurred by Fund


VI.         New Business:

a.       Knight’s January  2014 Commission Recapture Statement


VII.     Consent Agenda

                    For Approval:

                      Warrant #88

                      Benefits USA, Inc. (Admin Fees 02/2014; INV #POG061)                           $    2,500.00

         David G. Leonard, ASA (Actuarial Services: INV #14-003)                            $  15,195.00

         FPPTA (Registration Fee for FPPTA Trustee School for Sonya Laney)           $       450.00


VIII.    Distributions:


IX.         Reports:

a.       Attorney

b.      Comments from Committee Members

c.       Administrator

d.      Correspondence


X.               Next Meeting Date:  

March 24, 2014 Quarterly Meeting


XI.      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 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.