The Howard County Retirement Plan and the Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan are administered by committees made up of designated employees as outlined in the County Code.  The committees hold joint meetings throughout the year.  Below is a list of the scheduled meetings for the current calendar year.

 

MEETING DATES FISCAL YEAR 2021

 

 Date    Agenda  Minutes

July 30, 2020

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September 24, 2020

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October 29, 2020

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December 3, 2020

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January  19, 2021

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January 28, 2021

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February 25, 2021

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March 25, 2021

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April 29, 2021

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May 27, 2021

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June 24, 2021

   

The agenda will be available 5 business days prior to the meeting.

Minutes will be posted following Committee approval at the next meeting.

Public documents from the meetings are posted below.

Meeting Materials
Title
February 25, 2021 Meeting
Content
Title
December 3, 2020 Meeting
Content
  • Clifton Larsen Allen Audit Presentation
  • Clifton Larsen Allen Howard County Retirement Plan Audit Letter
  • Clifton Larsen Allen Howard County Retirement Plan Findings
  • Howard County Retirement Plan Fiscal Year 2020 Audit
  • Clifton Larsen Allen Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan Audit Letter
  • Clifton Larsen Allen Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan Findings
  • Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan Fiscal Year 2020 Audit
  • NEPC Presentation
Title
October 29, 2020 Meeting
Content
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Retirement Plan
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Police and Fire Employees Retirement Plan
  • Fiscal Year 2021 Budget
  • NEPC Presentation
Title
September 24, 2020 Meeting
Content
  • NEPC Presentation
Title
July 30, 2020 Meeting
Content
Title
June 25, 2020 Meeting
Content
  • NEPC Presentation
Title
May 28, 2020 Meeting
Content
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Retirement Plan
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Police and Fire Employees Retirement Plan
  • NEPC Presentation
Title
April 30, 2020 Meeting
Content
  • NEPC Presentation
  • 2020 Retiree COLA Memo
  • CARES Act Memo
Title
February 27, 2020 Meeting
Content
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Retirement Plan
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan
  • NEPC Presentation
Title
January 23, 2020 Meeting
Title
December 5, 2019 Meeting
Content
  • Clifton Larson Allen Audit Presentation
  • Clifton Larson Allen Howard County Retirement Plan Audit Letter
  • Clifton Larson Allen Howard County Retirement Plan Audit Findings
  • Howard County Retirement Plan Fiscal Year 2019 Audit
  • Clifton Larson Allen Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan Audit Letter
  • Clifton Larson Allen Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan Audit Findings
  • Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan Fiscal Year 2019 Audit
  • NEPC Presentation
Title
October 24, 2019 Meeting
Content
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Retirement Plan 
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan
  • Retirement Plan Fiscal Year Ending 2020 Budget
  • NEPC September Flash Report
  • NEPC Presentation
  • Colchester Global Investors Presentation
Title
September 26, 2019 Meeting
Content
  • NEPC Presentation
Title
July 25, 2019 Meeting
Content
  • NEPC Presentation:  Passive Provider Overview and June Performance
Title
June 27, 2019 Meeting
Content
  • NEPC Presentation:  Manager Fee Review, Hedge Fund Review and May Performance
  • NEPC Absolute Return Fixed Income Manager Search
  • Howard County Retirement Plan:  Summary of updates to disability procedures
Title
May 31, 2019 Meeting
Content
  • NEPC Investment Performance Review March 31, 2019
  • Flash Report April 2019
  • Baillie Gifford Active Management Presentation
  • Baillie Gifford EAFE Fund Presentation
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Retirement Plan
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan
Title
April 25, 2019 Meeting
Content
  • 2019 Asset Allocation Review NEPC
  • Flash Report March 2019
  • Howard County Investment Policy Statement Redline Draft
Title
March 28, 2019 Meeting
Content
  • Retiree COLA Memo 2019
  • Dodge and Cox Presentation
  • Pimco Presentation
  • NEPC Presentation
Title
February 28, 2019 Meeting
Content
  • Invesco Presentation
  • AndCo Investment Performance Review December 31, 2018
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Retirement Plan
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan
Title
January 31, 2019 Meeting
Content
  • Howard County Retirement Plan July 1, 2018 Actuarial Valuation Results
  • Howard County Police & Fire Retirement July 1, 2018 Actuarial Valuation Results
  • Howard County Retirement Plan Disability Procedures Update
  • Investment Monitoring Policy 
Title
November 30, 2018 Meeting
Content
  • Howard County Retirement Plan FY18 Plan Audit
  • Howard County Police & Fire Retirement Plan FY18 Plan Audit
  • AndCo Investment Performance Review September 30, 2018
  • Liquidity Review
  • Risk Analysis Report
Title
October 25, 2018 Meeting
Content
Title
September 20, 2018 Meeting
Content
  • AndCo Presentation
  • Bolton 2018 Experience Study for the Howard County Retirement Plan
  • Bolton 2018 Experience Study for the Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan.
  • Summit Strategies Investment Performance Review June 30, 2018
  • Summit Strategies Economic & Capital Market Review June 30, 2018
Title
July 25, 2018 Meeting
Content
  • Summit Strategies Private Equity Update July 2018
Title
June 28, 2018 Meeting
Content
  • CB 57-2018 Prefile
Title
May 31, 2018 Meeting
Content
  • Summit Strategies Investment Performance Review March 31, 2018
  • Summit Strategies Economic & Capital Market Review March 31, 2018
  • Summit Strategies Emerging Market and Real Assets Search
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Retirement Plan
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Police & Fire Employees' Retirement Plan
Title
April 26, 2018 Meeting
Content
  • Emerging Market Education
  • Retiree COLA memo
  • Fiduciary Training
Title
March 29, 2018 Meeting
Content
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors Presentation
  • Mondrian Presentation
  • Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd Presentation
  • Retiree COLA Analysis (continued)
Title
February 22, 2018 Meeting
Content
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Retirement Plan
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses Howard County Police and Fire Employees’ Retirement Plan
  • ICM Presentation
  • Colchester Presentation
  • Summit Strategies Investment Performance Review December 31, 2017 
  • Summit Strategies Economic & Capital Market Review December 31, 2017
  • Retiree COLA analysis/Change in CPI table
  • Disability Review Board Procedures Update (HCRP)
  • House Bill 971 and Related News Article
  • Previously Closed Meeting Minutes
Title
January 25, 2018 Meeting
Content
  • Howard County Retirement Plan Actuarial Valuation as of July 1, 2017 (complete report)
  • Howard County Retirement Plan Valuation Results Summary
  • Howard County Police/Fire Retirement Plan Actuarial Valuation as of July 1, 207 (complete report)
  • Howard County Police/Fire Retirement Plan Valuation Results Summary
Title
December 1, 2017 Meeting
Content
  • Summit Strategies Investment Performance Review September 30, 2017
  • Summit Strategies Economic & Capital Market Review September 30, 2017
  • Annual Liquidity Review 2017
  • State Street Global Advisors Presentation
  • Whiteford, Taylor & Preston International Growth Equity Manager Review Memo
  • Whiteford, Taylor and Preston UBIT Memo  
Title
October 26, 2017 Meeting
Content
  • William Blair Presentation
  • Brown Capital Management Presentation
  • Unaudited Statement of Revenues and Expenses
  • Updated QDRO Procedures for the Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Retirement Plan 
Title
September 28, 2017 Meeting
Content
  • Fidelity Investments Presentation
  • Summit Strategies Investment Performance Review June 30, 2017
  • Summit Strategies Private Equity Update
  • Summit Strategies Risk Analysis
  • Summit Strategies Monthly Flash Report July 31, 2017
Title
July 21, 2017 Meeting
Content
  • Pension Oversight Commission Annual Report
  • Summit Strategies Due Diligence Process
  • Summit Strategies Due Diligence Process II
  • Summit Strategies Emerging Markets Debt Manager Search April 2015 (Due Diligence Example)
  • Summit Strategies June Flash Report
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