Knox County Tennessee

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Document Committee Meeting - Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in room 575

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Special Called Investment Committee Meeting

Thursday, October 6, 2022 @ 1:30pm
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New Board Member Orientation
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Special Called Nominating Committee Meeting, September 26, 2022

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Special Called Disability Committee Meeting

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Special Called Document Committee Meeting

Wednesday May 11th @ 1:00pm.
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Special Called Disability Committee Meeting

Wednesday May 18th @ 1:00pm.
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Retirement Fund Changes – Blackout 2/18 – 2/24/2022

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Election Meeting Notice - Feb 11th

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Special Called Board Meeting, January 24, 2022

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2021 BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE

Month Date Time Agenda Minutes Recordings
January Monday, January 25, 2021 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
February Monday, February 22, 2021 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
March Monday, March 29, 2021 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
April Monday, April 26, 2021 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
May Monday, May 24, 2021 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
June Monday, June 28, 2021 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
July Monday, July 26, 2021 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
August Monday, August 23, 2021 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
September Monday, September 27, 2021 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
October Monday, October 25, 2021 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
November Monday, November 15, 2021 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
December Monday, December 20, 2021 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF

2021 QUARTERLY INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE

Month Date Time Agenda Recordings
February Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:30 p.m. PDF
May Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:30 p.m. PDF
August Tuesday, August 10, 2021 1:30 p.m. PDF
November Tuesday, November 9, 2021 1:30 p.m. PDF

Special Called Document Committee Meeting

Wednesday August 4, 2021 @ 2:00pm.
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2020 BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE

Month Date Time Agenda Minutes Recordings
January Monday, January 27, 2020 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
February Monday, February 24, 2020 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
March Monday, March 30, 2020 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
April Monday, April 27, 2020 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
May Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
June Monday, June 22, 2020 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
July Monday, July 27, 2020 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
August Monday, August 24, 2020 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
September Monday, September 28, 2020 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
October Monday, October 26, 2020 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
November Monday, November 16, 2020 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
December Monday, December 21, 2020 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF

2020 QUARTERLY INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE

Month Date Time Agenda Recordings
February Tuesday, February 11, 2020 1:30 p.m. PDF
May Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:30 p.m. PDF
August Tuesday, August 11, 2020 1:30 p.m. PDF
November Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:30 p.m. PDF

Special Called Board Meeting, April 23, 2020

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Notice of Public Meeting of the Knox County Retirement and Pension Board

Pursuant to Executive Order of the Governor No. 16 governing bodies are temporarily allowed to amend or rescind portions of the Tennessee Open Meetings Act due to public safety concerns. The next meeting of the Knox County Retirement and Pension Board ("Board") will be held electronically, and members of the Board will participate and vote electronically by roll call. The meeting of the Board shall be held electronically on the 30th day of March, 2020, beginning at 3:00 PM EDST via electronic means and broadcast live at: https://zoom.us/j/350724144 (by phone: 1-253-215-8782, Meeting ID 350 724 144), or will be available to the public by audio or video recording two (2) business days after the meeting and accessible at: www.knoxcounty.org/retirement or in person according to the Board's Open Records Policy. The agenda of said meeting is available at: www.knoxcounty.org/retirement or in person according to the Board's Open Records Policy.


In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that is currently of concern worldwide, we regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel the 2020 Knox County Retiree Luncheon scheduled for April 7, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause; however, the health and safety of our retirees is of the utmost importance and our primary objective.

Kind Regards,
Knox County Retirement & Pension Board


Special Called Document Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 9th, 2020 @ 2:00pm.
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Special Called Document Committee Meeting

Tuesday March 24, 2020 @ 2:00pm, Rm 640 CC Bldg
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Annual Paperless Notice

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2019 BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE

Month Date Time Agenda Minutes
January Tuesday, January 28, 2019 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
February Monday, February 25, 2019 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
March Monday, March 25, 2019 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
April Monday, April 22, 2019 3:00 p.m. PDF PDF
May Tuesday, May 28, 2019 2:30 p.m. PDF PDF
June Monday, June 24, 2019 2:30 p.m. PDF PDF
July Monday, July 22, 2019 2:30 p.m. PDF PDF
August Monday, August 26, 2019 2:30 p.m. PDF PDF
September Monday, September 23, 2019 2:30 p.m. PDF PDF
October Monday, October 28, 2019 2:30 p.m. PDF PDF
November Monday, November 18, 2019 2:30 p.m. PDF PDF
December Monday, December 16, 2019 2:30 p.m. PDF PDF

2019 QUARTERLY INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE

Month Date Time Agenda
February Tuesday, February 12, 2019 1:30 p.m. PDF
May Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:30 p.m. PDF
August Tuesday, August 13, 2019 1:30 p.m. PDF
November Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:30 p.m. PDF

NEW – Account Activity Alert Emails: Fraud Prevention Update

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Open Enrollment Period:

October 21 – November 15, 2019

Retirement Sessions

We are providing this section for participants to view information, website links and email addresses related to our mandatory retirement sessions. Our hope is that you use this page as a source of receiving information.

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Disability Committee Meeting –

Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 1:30pm, in Rm 640 of the City County Bldg.

Special Called Investment Committee Meeting -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 1:30pm in Room 640 of the City County Bldg.

Special Called Investment Committee Meeting - Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ 1:30pm in Rm 584 of the City County Bldg.


Knox County Pension Board Election February 14, 2019.


Investment Changes – Blackout Notice

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Special Called Disability Committee Meeting (Revised)

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Plan Amendments November 2018

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Special Called Disability Committee Meeting - Monday December 10, 2018 at 3:00 pm

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2018 Board Meeting Schedule

BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE

Month Date Time Agenda Minutes
January Friday, January 05, 2018 9:00 a.m. PDF PDF
January Monday, January 22, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
February Monday, February 26, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
March Monday, March 26, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
April Monday, April 23, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
May Tuesday, May 29, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
June Monday, June 25, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
July Monday, July 23, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
August Monday, August 27, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
September Monday, September 24, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
October Monday, October 22, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
November Monday, November 19, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
December Monday, December 17, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF

2018 QUARTERLY INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE

Month Date Time Agenda Minutes
February Tuesday, February 13, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
March Tuesday, March 21, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
May Tuesday, May 15, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF
August Tuesday, August 14, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF
November Tuesday, November 13, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDF

Coming the Weekend of May 18, 2018:
Enhanced Online Security for your Retirement Account

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New Board Member Orientation

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Special Called Disability Committee Meeting - Monday, August 27, 2018 at 1:25 p.m.

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Special Called Disability Committee Meeting - Monday, July 23, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in room 640

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Special Called Disability Committee Meeting - Monday, May 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in room 640

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Special Called Investment Committee Meeting - Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 1:30 pm

The meeting room has changed, it will be held in Room 549, City County Bldg.
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Retirement Board Workshop – Wednesday March 21 at 2:30

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LIFE INSURANCE CHANGE

Effective November 1, 2017, Knox County Retirement Department will no longer be the Administrator of the Knox County Life Insurance Plan.
Knox County Benefits Department will be the Administrator of Life insurance.
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Special Called Investment Committee Meeting - Monday, January 22 at 11:30

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2017 BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE

Month Date Time Agenda Minutes
January Thursday, January 12, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF
January Monday, January 23, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
February Monday, February 27, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
March Monday, March 27, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
April Monday, April 24, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
May Monday, May 22, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
June Monday, June 26, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
July Monday, July 24, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
August Monday, August 28, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
September Monday September 11, 2017 10:00 a.m. PDF PDF
September Monday, September 25, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
October Monday, October 23, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
November Monday, November 20, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF
December Tuesday, December 05, 2017 10:00 a.m. PDF PDF
December Monday, December 18, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF PDF

2017 QUARTERLY INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE

Month Date Time Agenda
February Tuesday, February 14, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF
May Tuesday, May 16, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF
August Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF
November Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:30 p.m. PDF

Special Called Board Meeting, January 5, 2018

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Notice Hearing for Sgt. Greg Gass

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Special Called Investment Committee Meeting - January 11, 2018

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Disability Committee Meeting

When: November 3, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Where: HR Conference Room, Room 361
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Document Committee Meeting (Rescheduled)

The rescheduled meeting is Tuesday October 3, 2017 at 9:30 am
Where: Commissioner’s Conference Room #640
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Disability Committee Meeting

When: September 14, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm
Where: HR Conference Room, Room 361
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Special Called Board Meeting

When: September 11, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Where: Commissioner’s Conference Room #640
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Disability Committee Meeting

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USICG's Learning Station

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Reach – Proactive Participant Education

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SCHOOLS EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SESSIONS

The Schools Employee Benefits department is excited to announce two dates for employee retirement education seminars for all employees participating in the Knox County Pension Board retirement plans.  These seminars will occur on April 10, 2017 and May 9, 2017 from 4:30pm-6:30pm in the Great Room of the Sarah Simpson Professional Development Center.  These are not intended solely for the individuals planning on retiring in the near future, but they are designed to help you get the most of your retirement planning.

Please contact the Schools Employee Benefits Department for more information (865) 594-1686.


Disability Committee Meeting

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Special Called UOPP Sub Committee Meeting

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2017 Retiree Luncheon


Special Called Investment Committee Meeting

When: March 29, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Where: Commissioner’s Conference Room #640
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Document Committee Meeting

When: March 20, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm
Where: Commissioner’s Conference Room #640
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BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE

Month Date Time Agenda Minutes
January Monday, January 25, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
February Monday, February 22, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
March Monday, March 28, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
April Monday, April 25, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
May Monday, May 23, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
June Monday, June 27, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
July Monday, July 25, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
August Monday, August 22, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
August Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:00 a.m. PDF PDF
September Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
October Monday, October 24, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
November Monday, November 21, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
December Monday, December 19, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF

QUARTERLY INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE

Month Date Time Agenda Minutes
February Friday, February 19, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
May Tuesday, May 17, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
August Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF
November Tuesday, November 15, 2016 1:00 p.m. PDF PDF

New Board Member Meeting Orientation

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Notice of Meeting

The December Knox County Retirement and Pension Board meeting will be held Monday, December 19, 2016 at 2:00 PM in the County Commission Conference Room 640.


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
Email: retirement@knoxcounty.org
Phone: 865-215-2323
Fax: 865-215-2421
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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