(Agenda) Executive Committee Meeting March 18, 2021

As authorized by the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order issued on March 12, 2020, RESIG will conduct Board Meetings by video conference until further notice.

Time & Date

March 18, 2021

Meeting 12:30 P.M.

Video conferencing website address:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88472587552

Attendance

Executive Committee/Staff

  • Bob Raines
  • Matthew Reno
  • Mary Downey
  • Susan Field
  • Lois Standring
  • Richard Edson, II
  • Chris Vanden Heuvel
  • Rose Burcina
  • Chris Spencer
  • Suzanne Pelz
  • Will Davis
  • Patty Baumunk
  • Steven Fields
  • Deborah Fraser
  • Ronda Bergesen
  • Diane Vieyra
  • Sheri Reed

Administrators, Brokers, and Consultants:

  • ABD Ins. & Financial Services, Inc.
  • Alliant Insurance Services
  • Self-Insured Schools of CA (SISC)

Guests:

  • Gene Elliot—Bertrand, Fox, Elliot, Osman & Wenzel
  • Mark Peters—Peters & Peters
  • Jack Joyce—Bay Actuarial Consultants

Accessibility and Open Session Materials

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related accommodation to participate in this meeting, please contact RESIG at 707-836-0779. Requests must be made at least one full business day before the start of the meeting. Written open session materials distributed to the Executive Committee are available for public inspection at RESIG, 5760 Skylane Blvd., Windsor CA 95492 during normal business hours.

Call To Order – Bob Raines, President

Approval of Agenda

Introductions and Recognitions

  • Gene Elliot—Bertrand, Fox, Elliot, Osman & Wenzel
  • Mark Peters—Peters & Peters
  • Jack Joyce—Bay Actuarial Consultants

Public Comments

At this time, members of the public may address the Executive Committee regarding any items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board; however, no action may be taken on off-agenda items unless authorized by law. Comments shall be limited to five minutes per person and twenty minutes for all comments unless different time limits are set by the Chairperson, subject to the approval of the Board.

Due to COVID-19, Members of the public may submit comments through email to sreed@resig.org. Public comments must be received prior to 12:00 p.m. on the day prior to the Board meeting in order for the comments to be provided to the Board. Please limit comments to 250 words or less. If you are unable to email a public comment, please call (707)836-0779 ext. 101 prior to 12:00 p.m. on the day prior to the Board meeting for assistance.

Agenda

Index

Adjournment to Closed Session

Closed Session

Adjournment to closed session during this meeting to consider and/or take action upon the following items:

1. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Section 54956.9: Anticipated Litigation

Anticipated Litigation (1 Potential Case)

  • Liability Claim: Wiessmann v Sonoma Valley Unified School District

2. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Section 54956.9: Conference with Legal Counsel—Existing Litigation

Existing Litigation:

  • JANE DOE, a minor, by and through her Guardian Ad Litem, CONNIE JOANNE DILLARD; and CONNIE JOANNE DILLARD, individually, vs WRIGHT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT; RINCON VALLEY UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT; WEST COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AGENCY; RINCON VALLEY PARTNERSHIP; and DOES 1-100, inclusive; Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Sonoma, Case No. SCV-267146.
  • Aida Ortiz v Dunham School District and Does 1-25, inclusive; Superior Court of the State of California, County of Sonoma, Unlimited Jurisdiction, Case #SCV-266480
  • Andrew Heida, by and through his Guardians ad Litem, David Heida and Annalisa Heida vs Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District, and Does 1 through 20 inclusive; Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Sonoma, Case #SCV-265707

Reconvene to Open Session

Open Session

Report of Action on Closed Session Item

Consent Calendar

A. Minutes Approval—February 18, 2021

B. Warrants Issued and Wire Transfers—February 2021

The Executive Committee is being asked to approve RESIG’s warrants and wire transfers, as summarized in the attached documents.

C. Quarterly Investment Reports—December 31, 2020

The Executive Committee is being asked to approve RESIG’s Investment Report from the Sonoma County Treasurer.

D. 2020/21 Budget Adjustments

The Executive Committee is being asked to approve budget updates.

Action

E. Actuarial Reports as of Dec, 31, 2020 (Burcina/Joyce)

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Property & Liability

The Executive Committee will consider accepting the independent Workers’ Compensation and Property & Liability Actuarial Reports, as presented by Jack Joyce of Bay Actuarial Consultants.

Report/Discussion and Possible Action

F. First Reading of RESIG Program Document (Burcina/Baumunk)

  • Employee Benefit—Eligibility and Requirements; Withdrawal from the Program

The Executive Committee will review and discuss the proposed revisions to the Employee Benefit Program Document, specifically to clarify language in the Eligibility and Requirements, and changing the notice of withdrawal date to RESIG from 12/31 to 6/30.

G. First Readings of RESIG Program Document (Burcina/Spencer)

  • Workers’ Compensation—Settlement Authority

The Executive Committee will review and discuss the proposed revisions to the Workers’ Compensation Program Document, specifically to increase the settlement authority amounts for RESIG Staff and Executive Director.

H. Benefits Department (Patty Baumunk)

  • Update of Health Program Renewal Rate Ranges.

RESIG Staff will update the Executive Committee on the 2021/22 health program renewal rate ranges provided by the health plan carrier.

I. Next Executive Committee Meeting (Rose Burcina)

The Executive Committee will review, discuss, and confirm attendance and quorum for the next board meeting date of April 22, 2021.

J. 2020/21 Strategic Plan Update and 2021/22 Strategic Plan (Rose Burcina)

Departmental updates of the 2020/21 Strategic Plan will be presented to the Executive Committee for review and discussion. In addition, the Executive Committee will be asked to provide Staff direction following discussion, review, and feedback on the Staff Ideas for Discussion of the 2021/22 Strategic Plan.

K. Executive Director’s Report (Rose Burcina)

The Executive Director will present and discuss current events and information with the Executive Committee

Board Communication

BASIC Minutes—October 13, 2020; November 16, 2020; November 23, 2020; December 4, 2020; December 16, 2020; December 22, 2020; and January 12, 2021.

Adjournment to Closed Session

Closed Session

Adjournment to closed session during this meeting to consider and/or take action upon the following item:

3. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Section 54957: Personnel

  • Public Employee Performance Evaluation: Executive Director

Reconvene to Open Session

Open Session

Report of Action on Closed Session Items

Adjournment