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Notice of Meeting

The Document Committee Meeting originally scheduled for Thursday July 14, 2016 has been cancelled.

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Document Committee Meeting - CANCELLED

When: July 14, 2016

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Where: Commissioner’s Conference Room #640

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Document Committee Meeting

When: June 16, 2016

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Where: Commissioner’s Conference Room #640

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Document Committee Meeting

When: May 5, 2016

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Where: Commissioner’s Conference Room #640

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Document Committee Meeting

When: March 22, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Where: Commissioner’s Conference Room #640

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2016 Retiree Luncheon

The 16th annual retiree luncheon has been scheduled and the invitations have been mailed. If you have any questions please contact our office at (865) 215-2323.

When: Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Where: Rothchild Catering & Conference Center

Time: 11:30 a.m.

RSVP is required for attendance. Please click here for invitation in case you have not received your invitation yet.


Blackout Period

There will be a blackout period between 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2016 through 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 18, 2016.

The Knox County Retirement & Pension Board along with USI Consulting Group will be making two (2) investment fund changes in the Asset Accumulation Plan, Knox County  Voluntary 457(b) Plan, and the Sheriff’s Total Accumulation Retirement Plan (STAR).  

Fund Type

Current Fund Name

New Fund Name

Aggressive Blend

Oppenheimer Main Street Mid Cap A

First Eagle Fund of America A

Balanced Blend

Pioneer Government Income A

Pioneer Short Term Income A

If you are currently in the Aggressive or Balanced Blend, you may change to another blend or any of our Stand Alone investment options prior to the Blackout date. Otherwise, your account will automatically change to the information noted above during the blackout period. 

Only the Aggressive Blend and Balanced Blend will be affected by this Blackout period!

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Investment Meeting Change

The Investment Committee originally scheduled for 1:00 Friday, February 19th will be delayed until about 1:45 – 2:00 due to a conflict with the Hardin Valley Groundbreaking rescheduled from last Friday.  Most of the Committee Members will be attending this event and then return for our Investment Committee Meeting.

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Nationwide and the National Association of Counties Scholarship

For the eleventh consecutive year, Nationwide and the National Association of Counties are offering college scholarships of $2,500 each. High school seniors whose parents, grandparents or legal guardians actively contribute to a 457(b) plan offered through the NACo Deferred Compensation Program are encouraged to apply.

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Special Election Results

After receiving the results from the election that was held yesterday (1/14), Ashley Huffaker from the Benefits Department will be the new board member for the Knox County Retirement & Pension Board.

We would like to thank both candidates for their efforts and wish them both well in the future.


Retirement Board Schools Special Employee Election

When: Thursday, January 14, 2016

Where: Online (click here for voting instructions)

Who can vote: Classified schools employees are the only employees allowed to vote in this election.

Who are the candidates? Please click here for the candidates and their bios.


Document Committee Meeting

When: Friday, January 15, 2016

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Where: Commissioners Conference Room #640 in the City-County Building

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Knox County Retirement Board Schools Classified Representative Special Election

The Knox County Retirement & Pension Board will hold a special election for seat A1 on the Knox County Retirement & Pension Board representing the Classified Knox County Schools employees for the remaining term beginning January 2016 through February 2017.

An election will be conducted on Thursday, January 14, 2016.

If you wish to be a candidate, you can obtain a qualifying petition from the Retirement Office by:

  1. Visiting our office located in Suite 371, City-County Building, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  2. Emailing a request to our office at retirement@knoxcounty.org and we can reply back with a petition.
  3. Call our office at (865) 215-2323 and we will be glad to mail a petition to you.

Completed petitions must be received in the Retirement Office by 4:00 p.m. no later than Thursday, December 17, 2015.


2015 Board Meeting Minutes


2014 Board Meeting Minutes

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Retirement Services

City County Building
400 Main Street
Suite 371
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: 865-215-2323
Fax: 865-215-2421
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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