OPM: Municipal Accountability Review Board

 
 Municipal Accountability Review Board
(MARB)
 
The Municipal Accountability Review Board (MARB) was established by Section 367 of Public Act 17-2  as a State Board.  The MARB was part of the statutory provisions contained in Section 349 to 376 of the Act for the purpose of providing technical, financial and other assistance and related accountability for municipalities experiencing various levels of fiscal distress.

 

Members:
Composition of the Municipal Accountability Review Board Pursuant to Section 367 of Public Act 17-2

The Municipal Accountability Review Board (MARB), which is located in the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) for administrative purposes only, shall be comprised of the 11 members, appointed as follows:

Secretary of OPM, or designee, Chairperson
State Treasurer, or designee, Co-chairperson
Five members appointed by the Governor:

? a municipal finance director
? a municipal bond or bankruptcy attorney
? a town manager
? a member having significant experience representing organized labor from a list of three recommendations by AFSCME
? a member having significant experience as a teacher or representing a teacherís organization selected from a list of three joint recommendations by CEA and AFT-CT

One member appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, one member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one member appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate and one member appointed by the Minority Leader of the house of Representatives, each of whom shall have experience in business, finance or municipal management.

Ex-Officio and Appointed Members as of
September 10, 2018

 

Appointed By:

 

Position:


Benjamin Barnes, Chairperson



Ex-Officio


Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management

The Honorable Denise Nappier, Co-Chairperson


Ex-Officio


State Treasurer


Thomas Hamilton


Governor

Chief Financial Officer, Norwalk Public Schools




Scott D. Jackson




Governor

State Commissioner of Labor, former Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Hamden




Sal Luciano




Governor

Executive Director of Council 4 of the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO



Mark D. Waxenberg


Governor

Former Executive Director Connecticut  Education Association





Patrick J. Egan




Senate President Pro Tempore

Former Assistant Chief / Executive Officer, New Haven Fire Department; Former President, New Haven Firefighters, IAFF Local 825




Mary Glassman (Resigned)



Speaker of the House
Manager of Regional Efficiencies, Capitol Region Education Council; Former First Selectman, Simsbury


David M. Walker


Senate Minority Leader
Strategic Consultant: Former Comptroller General of U.S. Government and CEO of U.S. Government Accountability Office
Attorney Robert A. WhiteGovernor MalloyAttorney of Counsel, Murtha Cullina Attorneys at Law

Bart C. Shuldman

House Minority Leader
Chairman and CEO, Transact Technologies, Inc.

 

Schedule of Meetings, Agendas and Minutes:
 

Date/Time:

Location:

Agenda:

Minutes:

Friday, December 8, 2017 10:00 AM

470 Capitol Avenue, Room AB, Hartford, CT

Agenda Minutes
Thursday, January 4, 2018 10 AM
Meeting Cancelled due to the weather
Agenda
Thursday, January 11, 2018 10:00 AM

State Legislative Office Building, Room 1-A, 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT

 
Agenda Material:
West Haven Presentation
(Approved)
Thursday, February 8, 2018 10:00 AMState Board of Regents Boardroom, Ground Level, 61 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT
 
Agenda Materials:
 
 
 
 
(Approved)
Thursday, March 1, 2018 10:00 AMState Board of Regents Boardroom, Ground Level, 61 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT
 
Agenda Materials: 
(Approved)
Thursday, March 29, 2018 10:00 AM 550 Main Street, City Hall. Mayorís Green Room, Room 100, First Floor, Hartford, CTAgendaMinutes (Approved)
Monday, April 2, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ad-Hoc West Haven Budget and Recovery Plan Review Committee
West Haven City Hall, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 355 Main Street, West Haven, CTAgendaMinutes (Approved)
Thursday, April 5, 2018 10:00 AM 450 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT Room C
 
Agenda Materials:
Hartford:
 
 
 
 
 
 
West Haven:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minutes
(Approved)
Thursday, April 12, 2018 3:00 PM Ad-Hoc Hartford Budget and Recovery Plan Review CommitteeHartford City Hall, Green Room, Room 100, 550 Main Street, Hartford, CTAgenda
Minutes
(Approved)
 
Friday, April 13, 2018 2:00 PM Ad-Hoc West Haven Budget and Recovery Plan Review CommitteeWest Haven City Hall, Board of Education Meeting Room, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 355 Main Street, West Haven, CT
 

 

 
 
Monday, April 30, 2018
1:00 PM Ad-Hoc MARB West Haven Budget and Recovery Plan Review Committee
Telephonic Meeting

West Haven Telephone Call Location: West Haven City Hall, Board of Education Meeting Room, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 355 Main Street, West Haven, CT
Agenda
Minutes
(Approved)
Thursday, May 3, 2018 10:00 AM

State Board of Regents,
Boardroom, Ground Level,
61 Woodland Street 
Hartford, CT  

Agenda Materials:
West Haven:






 
 

Hartford:

 



 
 
 
 
 
Minutes
(Approved)
 
 
Thursday, May 10, 2018 9:00 AM
Ad-Hoc Hartford Budget and Recovery Plan Review Committee
Hartford City Hall, Function Room, 2nd Floor, 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT
 
Agenda Materials:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minutes
(Approved)
Friday, May 18, 2018 10:00 AM Ad-Hoc Hartford Budget and Recovery Plan Review CommitteeHartford City Hall, Green Room, 1st Floor, 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT
 
Agenda Materials:

 
Minutes
(Approved)
Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:00 AM West Haven SubcommitteeWest Haven City Hall, 355 Main Street, West Haven, CT
 
Agenda Materials:
 
 
 
Minutes (Approved)
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 3:00-4:30 PM West Haven SubcommitteeWest Haven City Hall, 2nd Floor, 355 Main Street, West Haven, CT
Revised Agenda
 
Agenda Materials:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minutes
(Approved)
Thursday, June 7, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
 
State Board Of Regents Boardroom, Ground Level, 61 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT
 
Agenda Materials:
Hartford:
 
 
 
 
 
 
West Haven:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Minutes
(Approved)
Monday, June 18, 2018 1:00-2:30 PMWest Haven City Hall, 2nd Floor, 355 Main Street, West Haven, CT
Revised Agenda
 
Agenda Materials:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minutes
(Approived)
Thursday, July 5, 2018 Meeting CANCELLED
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
10:00 AM
State Board Of Regents Boardroom, Ground Level, 61 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT
 
Agenda Materials:
Hartford:
 
Draft July 17, 2018 Minutes
Thursday, August 2, 2018 10:00 AM
 
Meeting CANCELLED
Friday, August 10, 2018 10:00 AM
Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Classroom 141 (Main Floor), Hartford, CT
Agenda

Agenda Materials:
Draft Minutes August 10, 2018
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 2:00 PM
West Haven City Hall, Harriet North Courtroom, 2nd Floor
 
Agenda Materials:
West Haven-
 
 
Draft Minutes August 22, 2018
(CANCELLED)
Thursday, September 6,  2018 10:00 AM
Friday, September 14, 2018
10:00AM - 12:30PM
 

State Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue, Room 1A, Hartford, CT

 

Minutes:  July 17, 2018 (Agenda Item IV)

 

Hartford:

Draft Minutes Hartford MARB Committee August 10, 2018 (Agenda Item V.a.)

 
 

 
 

 

Hartford Update re Labor Contracts-City only (Agenda Item V.e.)

 

West Haven:

Draft Minutes West Haven MARB Committee August 22, 2018 (Agenda Item (VI. a.)

 

Memo West Haven Revised 5-Year Plan  (Agenda Item VI.b.)

 

Revised West Haven 5-Year Plan (Agenda Item VI. b.)

 

West Haven June 2018 Financials  (Agenda Item VI. c.)

 

Status of West Haven BOE Contracts (Agenda Item VI.e.):

UHY

ERS Director

 

 

Status of West Haven BOE Labor Contracts (Agenda Item IV.f)

Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:00 AM
Hartford City Hall, Mayors Green Conference Room-Suite 100, 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT
 
Thursday, October 4, 2018 10:00 AM
Thursday, November 1, 2018 10:00 AM
Thursday, December 6, 2018 10:00 AM


 

Background Information: Municipal Finances:

 

ELECTRONIC AUDIT REPORT SYSTEM (EARS) (Includes Municipal Audits)

EARS is a web site made available by the Municipal Finance Services Section of the Office of

Policy and Management (OPM) to provide independent auditors an electronic process for

uploading audit reports of their clients on-line. State grantor agencies and the public will

be able to access and view the reports that have been filed on EARS.  These reports include the audit

reports that must be submitted each year submitted by municipalities.

 

Municipal Fiscal Indicators:

 

Municipal Fiscal Indicators is an annual compendium of information compiled by the Office of Policy and Management, Office of Finance, Municipal Finance Services Unit (MFS). The data contained in Indicators provides key financial and demographic information on municipalities in Connecticut.

Municipal Fiscal Indicators contains the most current financial data available for each of Connecticut's 169 municipalities. The majority of this data was compiled from the audited financial statements that are filed annually with the State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management, IGP Division. This database of information includes selected demographic and economic data relating to, or having an impact upon, a municipalityís financial condition. The most recent edition is for the Fiscal Years Ended 2011-2015 and was first published in January of 2017.

 

The latest information is available on-line only and is not available in book format.

 

Municipal Statistical And Formula Aid Information (Office of Policy and Management-December 2017)

 

Information Regarding Municipalities Referred to the MARB:

                                                                                                                                              

West Haven:Hartford:

Referral Letter

Referral Letter and Request

2016 West Haven Audit Report

2016 Hartford Audit Report

West Haven 2017-18 Budget

Hartford 2017-18 Budget

An Ordinance Authorizing Establishing Balanced Budget Policies and Procedures for the Cityís General Fund Budget

October 2017 Monthly Financial Report FY 2017-18

West Haven Actuarial Valuation for the Police Pension Plan

Pension Actuarial Report

Official Statement of West Haven Dated November 21,  2017

State Labor Board Decision re Pension Plan  Negotiations

City of West Haven Charter and CodeCity of Hartford Charter and Code Ordinances
 
West Haven Bond Rating Reports:
Hartford Bond Rating Reports:
West Haven Collective Bargaining Status 1/29/18Hartford Collective Bargaining Status 1/29/18
Policies and Procedures Summary Policies and Procedures Summary
West Haven Mayor's Proposed FY19 BudgetHartford Recovery Plan
Tentative Agreement City of West Haven and DispatchersTentative Agreement city BOE and School Special Police Officers
2017 West Haven Audit ReportHartford's Recommended Budget FY 19
OPEB Valuation for the Allingtown Fire DepartmentRequest to OPM for Municipial Restucturing Funds
OPEB Valuation for the City of West Haven

      

Additional information:

 

For more information about the Municipal Accountability Review Board, please contact Robert.Dakers@ct.gov, or by phone at 860-418-6422. 





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