JUNE 12 GENERAL MEETING UPDATES
Sherry Mose, Chairperson of the HMEPS Board spoke to attendees at the general meeting regarding pension reform. Please click here to view HMEPS explanation of pension benefit changes.
General elections were held Monday, June 12, 2017. We'd like to thank all the candidates and congratulate our newest Board members: Joyce Bethany, David Miller, and Amy Rowley. And a special congratulations to re-elected Board member Lonnie Vara.
ARHME ANNUAL SOCIAL
Thursday, OCTOBER 12, 2017 DETAILS below
WANT TO JOIN OTHER RETIREES AND SPOUSES FOR LUNCH?
All HMEPS retirees and spouses are welcome to join a group of fellow retirees and spouses who meet for lunch the first Saturday of every month. The group meets at the Luby's restaurant at 1414 Waugh Drive at 11 a.m. for fun and conversation. For more information, please contact Era Bell Inglis at 713-697-0317.
ARHME's Annual Social will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Bayland Community Center, 6400 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX 77074 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Details to follow.
Click here to view Mayor Turner's press release regarding Houston pension reforms take another big step forward in Austin.
Click here to view PROTECT TEXAS PENSIONS/NOMINATION FOR PENSION REVIEW BOARD information.
Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems: ARHME will continue to follow proposed legislation and periodically update members as more information becomes available. Please take time to educate yourself on the issues and stay engaged in the process. Go to the Texans for Secure Retirement Website, http://www.texansr.org/, and sign up to start receiving updates on proposed pension legislation. Click here to view the most recent TEXpers legislative update.
Click here to view HMEPS' response to George Bravenec's letter regarding the Proposed Revisions to Plan Provisions.
Click here to view the HMEPS accepted changes to COH Pensions. *Note: Although the document states 'proposed', these changes were 'accepted'.
Click here to view Mayor Sylvester Turner's message regarding COH Pensions.
Click here to view ARHME President George Bravenec's response to pension changes sent to Sherry Mose, HMEPS Board of Trustees Chairman, and Mayor Sylvester Turner.
Click here to view minutes from the October 10, 2016 Special General Membership Meeting Report.
The State Legislature is currently not in session. Let your representatives know about your growing concerns for you, your community and your pension.
ARHME has no membership dues. Voluntary contributions can be made to the ARHME PAC through a payroll deduction program facilitated by HMEPS.
Click the link below to set up your contribution.