Retirement News

Latest Taunton Retirement news:

July 2, 2020
Assistant Executive Director

Salary range $70,000 - $78,000

Primary Purpose:

To assist the Executive Director in the daily administration of the retirement system and supervision of staff.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

Payroll/Financial:

Salary payroll warrant, vouchers, checks

Vendor accounts payable warrant, vouchers, checks

Retiree payroll warrant, voucher, checks & vendor end-checks, NOD’s, deductions for taxes & insurance.  Direct deposit file and related... Read Full Article
June 1, 2020
The Taunton Retirement Board has approved a 3% COLA effective July 1, 2020 for all eligible retirees and survivors of the system who retired on or before June 30, 2019.  At its March 25th 2020 board meeting, member Thomas A. Bernier made the motion to approve, seconded by member Dennis M. Smith 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... Read Full Article
June 1, 2020
Please Note:  The City of Taunton has approved a health insurance premium holiday.  Therefore eligible retirees & survivors under the HMO or PPO plan will have their premiums adjusted over the next couple of months to recover the refund due.  If you are eligible for a refund, your health premium will be adjusted to ZERO for the month of May.  Then there will be a further adjustment in the month of June to complete the refund.  Starting in July, you will revert... Read Full Article
March 5, 2020
The Taunton Retirement Board would like to introduce you to the Employee Self Service (ESS) Web Portal module of our Pension Pro software.

The ESS Web Portal module can be securely accessed by going to www.pensiontechnologygroup.com/taunton or from the link on the Retirement page of the City of Taunton Retirement Board website at www.tauntonretirement.com. 

The ESS Web Portal module will provide current Members and Retirees with the following features and capabilities:

Members


Review... Read Full Article
December 9, 2019
Perseverance and the desire to serve the members of the Taunton Retirement System were definitely attributes that finally placed Fire Lieutenant Thomas “Tom” Bernier as an elected member to the Board.  After four attempts at running, Bernier topped the ticket in the recently held retirement board election on December 5, 2019.  With strong support from Taunton Firefighters Local 138, Bernier received 284 votes to win a three-year term that will run from 01/01/2020 thru 12/31/2022.... Read Full Article
October 15, 2019
TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE TAUNTON RETIREMENT SYSTEM:

An election will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 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, 2020 thru December 31, 2022.

The following is a list of candidates running for election to your retirement board:


Thomas A. Bernier (Fire Dept. - Lieutenant)
Richard J. Conti (Board of Assessors - Assessor)
Zachary Sousa (... Read Full Article
October 1, 2019
BACKGROUND

The City of Taunton Contributory Retirement System (“System”) is governed by the Taunton Retirement Board (“Board”) and is the pension system serving the City of Taunton employees in Bristol County, Massachusetts. The Board manages approximately $320 million in assets and employs a staff of 4 people in its office located in Taunton, Massachusetts. The Board is seeking qualified law firms to provide portfolio monitoring and fraud litigation services for the System as more fully... Read Full Article
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. Amaral.... Read Full Article
April 29, 2019
JOB DESCRIPTION:  Performs clerical & administrative duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Assistant Executive Director.

GENERAL DUTIES:  Responsibilities include: provide reception, answer telephone calls, handle mail, typing, filing, copying, assist employees to complete various forms, data input, electronic content scanning, general clerical duties and any other special tasks that the Ass’t. Director or Executive Director requests associated with the Taunton... Read Full Article