31
May
2017

Recap: OPEB/GASB 75 Lunch & Learn in MA

Categories: New England Developments,OPEB/GASB 45/75,PARS In the News

On May 24 in Framingham, Massachusetts, PARS, Vanguard and Odyssey Advisors lead a productive "Lunch & Learn" session to help demystify the coming changes to OPEB accounting standards for municipal entities as it relates to their retiree medical programs. GASB 74 & GASB 75 represent a significant change from the current standards and they shared the key points about how it will impact financial statements, when it's effective and what can be done now to prepare.

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18
May
2017

Weymouth, MA to Join Plymouth County Trust for Retiree Health Costs

Categories: New England Developments,OPEB/GASB 45/75,PARS In the News

The Weymouth town council approved a proposal to enroll Weymouth post retirement health care for municipal employees in the Plymouth County OPEB Trust (PCOT) fund to comply with new financial recording requirements by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. Councilor-at-large Michael Molisse , chairman of the budget-management committee said, " a lot of work was done and they (PCOT) were highly recommended. I think it will be good."

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10
May
2017

Does the CalSTRS Board Have Authority to Increase Rates After Last Statutory Increase?

Categories: California Developments,Pension Rate Stabilization

Does the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) Board have the authority to make rate adjustments after the last statutory increase is implemented in 2020-21?

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03
May
2017

Rhode Island OPEB Funding Program Reaches Milestones

Categories: New England Developments,OPEB/GASB 45/75

The Rhode Island Interlocal Risk Management Trust’s OPEB Funding Program, in less than two years in existence, has reached two important milestones; the Program now has in excess of $50 million in assets, and two participating entities have achieved their first fee reduction.

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26
Apr
2017

PARS Retirement Package entices 35 Moorpark Unified Teachers

Categories: California Developments,Early Retirement Incentives,PARS In the News

At its April 11 meeting, the Moorpart USD board of trustees voted 4-0 to implement the PARS Supplementary Retirement Plan (SRP), a move that will reduce payroll costs and save the district millions over five years.

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