Texas Emergency Services Retirement System


Texas Emergency Services Retirement System (TESRS)


August 16, 2018 8:30 a.m.

Hyatt Place Austin Airport, 9532 Spirit of Austin Ln., Austin, TX 78719

The TESRS Board will convene to consider and take appropriate action on the agenda items listed below. 


  1. Roll Call of Board Members
  2. Invitation for Public Comment - Discussion and Possible Action
  3. Approval of Minutes for July 20, 2018
  4. Tactical Allocation Manager Presentations and Contract Award - Discussion and Possible Action
    1. JPMorgan Income Builder Fund (JNBZX)
    2. BlackRock Multi-Asset Income Fund (BKMIX)
  5. Investment Consultant Report on Investment Performance, Asset Allocation, and Investment Policy - Discussion and Possible Action
    1. Investment Performance Report for the Quarter Ending June 30, 2018
    2. Investment Manager Watch List Report - Discussion and Possible Action
    3. Written Investment Policy and Asset Allocation - Discussion and Possible Action
    4. International Equity Manager Search Overview- Discussion and Possible Action
  6. Financing Options for Prior Service Credit Purchase ‐ Discussion and Possible Action
  7. Strategic Planning Update and Statutory Review - Discussion and Possible Action
  8. Chief Financial Officer Report - Discussion and Possible Action
    1. FY 2018 Non-Appropriated Fund Budget
    2. FY 2019 Non-Appropriated Fund Budget
    3. FY 2019 Cash Management Procedures
  9. Records Retention Policies - Discussion and Possible Action
  10. Vendor Evaluations – Discussion and Possible Action
  11. Executive Director’s Report on Administrative and Financial Activities of the System
  12. Board Educational Opportunities – Discussion and Possible Action
  13. Request for Future Agenda Items and Meeting Dates
  14. Executive Director Evaluation and Compensation - Discussion and Possible Action (Closed Session)
  15. Election of Board Officers
  16. Adjourn


The Board may discuss, consider, and/or take action on any item on the agenda.  The Board of Trustees of the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System may meet in closed session regarding any item on the agenda if authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code.  This agenda may be amended at the request of the Executive Director or a Board Member prior to the meeting to the extent allowed by the Open Meetings Act. Persons who do not speak English or persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services such as language interpreters or interpreters for the deaf or hearing impaired, readers, large print or Braille, are requested to contact the agency at (512) 936-3372 or [email protected] five workdays prior to the meeting so that arrangements can be made.