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Board approves 3% COLA increase for retirees on July 1, 2020

The Franklin Regional Retirement Board, at its March 25, 2020 meeting, voted a retirees’ COLA of 3% beginning July 1, 2020. The maximum COLA base for the retirees’ annual COLA remains at $17,000.

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Paul Mokrzecki reappointed as Fifth Member of the board.

May 27, 2020: The Franklin Regional Retirement Board voted to reappoint the incumbent Fifth Member, Paul Mokrzecki, because his experience and relevant expertise greatly surpassed those listed by the other candidates enough that conducting interviews would not have yielded a … Continue reading

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Seeking applicants for position of Fifth Member of the Board

The position of Fifth Member of the Board of the Franklin Regional Retirement System is coming up for reappointment for July 1, 2020 for a five-year term. The incumbent, Paul Mokrzecki is interested in continuing, but other interested individuals can … Continue reading

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Agenda for the April 29, 2020 regular monthly meeting of the board has been uploaded.

The Agenda for the Wednesday, April 29, 2020 regular monthly Board meeting has been uploaded.  Click here to view.

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Franklin Regional Retirement Board votes to hire Copeland Capital Management as a small cap manager.

On Wednesday, April 1, 2020 the Board interviewed three highly ranked investment managers vying to manage an allocation to small cap domestic equity and after moderate discussion the Board chose Copeland. By the numbers, and with good presentations all three … Continue reading

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The Agenda for the Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Special Board meeting has been uploaded.

The Agenda for the Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Special Board meeting to interview investment managers for the Board’s allocation to small cap domestic equities has been uploaded.  Click here to view.  

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Closed to the public but still operating as much as we can.

Due to covid-19 our office is closed to visitors, and the governor has issued orders to close nonessential offices  – but we are planning to stay as operational as possible once laptops arrive and we can work from home securely. … Continue reading

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The Agenda for the Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Regular Board meeting has been uploaded.

The Agenda for the Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Regular Board meeting has been uploaded.  Click here to view.

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Office Closed Thursday February 6, 2020

The office will be closed on Thursday, February 6, 2020 due to icy driving and walking conditions. We will reopen the following day (Friday) at 8:00 am (unless weather conditions worsen). Stay safe out there.

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Post Retirement Earnings in the coming year 2020

After you retire you can work as many hours and earn as much as you want in private industry, the same for any government agency outside of Massachusetts.   However, if you are receiving a retirement benefit from a government … Continue reading

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