Member News: Be advised that the Worcester Regional Retirement Offices will be closed Monday, September 1, 2014 o observe Labor Day.
The Retirement Board Office will hold the next Board meeting Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 8:00 am. This meeting will be held at 8:00 am in the Retirement Board offices at 23 Midstate Drive, Auburn.
ALL MEMBERS of the WORCESTER REGIONAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM
Pursuant to the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 34B, Section 19(h) an election will be held on December 4, 2014 for the purpose of electing a member or retiree of the Worcester Regional Retirement System to serve on the Board for a term of three (3) years, said term to commence on January 1, 2015.
CANDIDATES: Any member or retiree of the Worcester Regional Retirement System may qualify as a candidate by filing with the election board of the Worcester Regional Retirement Board a nomination paper containing the signatures and addresses of at least five (5) members or retirees of the System. Nomination papers must be filed on or before 4:00 P.M. on September 4, 2014.
Nomination papers may be obtained in person on or after August 26, 2014 at:
Worcester Regional Retirement System
23 Midstate Drive Suite 106
Midstate Office Park
Auburn, MA 0l501
Please be advised that the Worcester Regional Retirement Board, at its meeting on February 18, 2014, voted unanimously to grant a 3% Cost of Living Adjustment to the retirees and beneficiaries of the system. As you may be aware, state law limits the cost of living adjustment to the established base. For our system, the base is currently set at the first $14,000.00 of the retirement allowance thereby capping the COLA at $420.00 This COLA will be effective as of July 1, 2014 and will be reflected in the July 31, 2014 check.