RETIREMENT BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION

WATER AND POWER EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT PLAN

 

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

 

OCTOBER 12, 2011 – 9:00 A.M.

 
       ROOM 1555-H, 111 NORTH HOPE STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012

 


 

A meeting of the Retirement Board will be held on October 12, 2011, convening at 9:00 a.m. or soon thereafter if quorum is present.

                                                                                                             

As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities.  To ensure availability, such request should be made 72 hours in advance by contacting the Retirement Office at (213) 367-1712 during business hours.

 


 

At the beginning of the meeting, the Board will provide an opportunity for members of the public to address it on items of interest that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board. Thereafter, the Board will consider and take action on the Regular Agenda items. Members of the public may also request to speak on any agenda item.  The meeting is recorded.


 

 


 

Reso

Item

                                         Description of Agenda Item

Page

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

CONSENT    (Approval of routine, non-controversial items; action taken on entire Consent Agenda and treated as

                            separate vote on each)

 

 

 1.

Request for Approval of Minutes - August 17, 2011, Special Meeting 

 

1.1 – 1.2

RECEIVED AND FILED         (Items of Interest to the Board on which no action is taken)

 

 2.

Request from Board Member to Attend Conference

 

2.1 – 2.7

 

 3.

Report on Organizational Change at INVESCO Global Asset Management

 

3.1 – 3.5

REGULAR              (Items for discussion and action by the Board)

 

 

 4.

Annual Presentations by International Developed Equity Managers

a)  The Boston Company Asset Management, Inc.

b)  INVESCO Global Asset Management, Inc.

c)  Pyramis Global Advisors Trust Company

 

4

 

 5.

Presentation by Pension Consulting Alliance - Real Return Educational Session on Commodities and Timber

 

5

12-29

 6.

Discussion of Private Equity Investment Opportunity; and Possible Action

 

6

12-30

 7.

Discussion of Status of Contract with Vontobel Asset Management; and Possible Action

 

7.1 – 7.9

 

 

 

 8.

 

Discussion of Draft Request for Proposal Document; and Possible Action

 

 

8.1 – 8.25

 

 9.

CLOSED SESSION Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c) to Confer with Counsel Regarding Whether to Initiate Litigation (One Case)

 

9

 

10.

CLOSED SESSION to Confer with Counsel Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(2)

 

10

 

11.

CLOSED SESSION to Confer with Counsel Pursuant to Government Code Sections 54956.9(b)(1) and/or 54956.9(c) (one case)

 

11

REPORTS FOR REFERENCE

 

 

12.

Investment Reports for August 2011

a)  Summary of Investment Returns as of August 31, 2011

b)  Market Value of Investments by Fund and Month as of August 31, 2011

c)  Market Value of the Retirement, Death, and Disability Funds and Retiree       Health Care Fund as of August 31, 2011

d)  Summary of Contract Expirations 

 

 

12a.1–12a.8

12b.1 – 12b.3

12c.1 – 12c.2

12d.1

RETIREMENT PLAN MANAGER’S COMMENTS

 

 13.

 

 

13

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

 14.

 

14

 

 

 

In compliance with Government Code Section 55957.5, non-exempt writings that are distributed to a majority or all of the Board or applicable Committee of the Board, in advance of their meetings, may be viewed at the offices of the Water and Power Employees’ Retirement Plan (WPERP), located at 111 North Hope Street, Room 357, Los Angeles, California 90012, or at the scheduled meeting.

 

Posted on October 7, at 8:30 a.m.