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Taunton is one of 104 public employee contributory retirement systems in Massachusetts. The retirement plan serves over 1,430 city employees (excluding teachers) and over 850 retirees & survivors and is managed by a local retirement board consisting of five trustees.

The Taunton Retirement Board is responsible for maintaining approx. $290 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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July 2019

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July 2019

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June 17, 2019

The Taunton Retirement Board has approved a 3% COLA effective July 1, 2019 for all eligible retirees and survivors of the system who retired on or before June 30, 2018.  At its February 27th board meeting, member Dennis M. Smith made the motion to approve, seconded by member Peter H. Corr and the vote was unanimous to provide retirees with the increase.  Other members of the board voting in favor were Chairperson Ann Marie Hebert, member Gill E. Enos and member Barry J.