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Taunton is one of 104 public employee contributory retirement systems in Massachusetts. The retirement plan serves over 1,278city employees (excluding teachers) and over 947 retirees & survivors and is managed by a local retirement board consisting of five trustees.

The Taunton Retirement Board is responsible for maintaining approx. $393 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.

Next Direct Deposit

October 2022

Next Board Meeting

October 2022

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September 8, 2022


An election will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2022 for the purpose of electing one board member to serve on the five-member Taunton Retirement Board for a term of three (3) years, said term to run from January 1, 2023 thru December 31, 2025.   

February 18, 2022

Open Enrollment will be begin for all employees and retirees who are under 65 who are eligible for health insurance on February 28, 2022 and end on March 31, 2022.  Retirees who are over 65+ are able to enroll in the Retiree Basic Dental Plan only.  Anyone currently enrolled in our MEDEX group cannot change his/her medical coverage during open enrollment.

If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 508-821-1060.