Oversees all matters related to strategy, policy, structure, and actuarial studies and rate setting for pension, health, and long-term care program administration.

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Meeting Agenda for March 16, 2021

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Open Session

9:00 a.m.

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Election of the Pension & Health Benefits Committee Chair and Vice Chair
    3. Approval of the March 16, 2021, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Timed Agenda (PDF)
    4. Executive Report (Verbal Report)Don Moulds, Anthony Suine
    5. Action Consent ItemsDon Moulds
      1. Approval of the November 17, 2020, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
      2. Review of the Pension & Health Benefits Committee Delegation (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      3. Minimum Standards for Health Benefit Plans - Amendment of Regulations (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
    6. Information Consent ItemsDon Moulds
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for the next Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting (PDF)
      3. Health Open Enrollment Results (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    7. Action Agenda Items
      1. Competition Study & 2022 New Plans, Area Expansion and Benefit Changes (PDF)Don Moulds
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
    8. Information Agenda Items
      1. Update on Retiree Cost-of-Living Adjustment (PDF)Anthony Suine
      2. Summary of Committee Direction (Verbal Report)Don Moulds
      3. Public Comment


  1. Items designated for Information are appropriate for Committee Action if the Committee wishes to take action. Any Agenda Item from a properly noticed Committee meeting may be considered by the Board at a subsequent Board meeting.
  2. The hour designated as the earliest starting time for this meeting is not intended to communicate the expected duration (or ending time) of the preceding meeting.
  3. Public comment may be taken on agenda items in accordance with applicable law. There is a three-minute limitation on each public comment, unless otherwise directed by the Presiding Officer. (Cal. Code Regs. tit. 2, § 552.1.) Members of the public may provide public comment via telephone by calling (800) 259-4105.
  4. Board Members may attend meetings of committees of which they are not members and participate in the discussions during those meetings.
  5. In accordance with Executive Orders N-29-20, N-33-20, and the stay-at-home orders and social distancing measures put in place throughout California, Board members will participate via videoconference.


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