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Taunton is one of 106 public employee contributory retirement systems in Massachusetts. The retirement plan serves over 1,400 city employees (excluding teachers) and over 800 retirees & survivors and is managed by a local retirement board consisting of five trustees.

The Taunton Retirement Board is responsible for maintaining approx. $270 million is pension assets for the City of Taunton's retirement system in compliance with Mass. General Laws Chapter 32. The Board's mission is to provide retirement benefits to plan participants and to safeguard the assets of the system. The retirement board is charged with the responsibility of prudently investing the pension assets to maximize the investment returns with the goal of becoming a fully funded system. The plan is a public employee contributory defined benefit plan first established in 1937.

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February 2017
28
Tuesday

Next Board Meeting

March 2017
22
Wednesday at 1:00pm

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January 20, 2017

A decision has been issued by the Contributory Retirement Appeal Board (CRAB) concerning the granting of creditable service pursuant to G.L. c. 32, ยง 4(2)(b) for Police & Fire who had reserve time and this has been accepted by the Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission (PERAC).