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October 6, 2014

A meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board was held on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 10:10 a.m. at the Office of the Chairman, 21 Oak Street, 4th Floor, Hartford, CT.

Agenda Topics

  1. Opening Remarks
  2. Chairman Mastropietro’s Update
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Approval of 2015 Meeting Dates
  5. New Business
  6. Adjournment

Minutes

A regular meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board was held on Monday, October 6, 2014 at the Office of the Chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Commission, Capitol Place, 21 Oak Street, Hartford, Connecticut. The meeting convened at 10:10 a.m. with the following Board Members present: Rocco Calo, Michael Dimenstein, Theodore Duarte, Ross Hollander, Gregory Nokes and Donald Shubert. Also attending were Chairman John Mastropietro, Marvin Smernoff and Tara Remillard of the Workers’ Compensation Commission, along with Eric Gjede from CBIA.

  1. Opening Remarks
    1. Commission Chairman John Mastropietro welcomed the group.
  2. Chairman Mastropietro’s Update On Senate Bill 61
    1. Chairman Mastropietro reported that significant progress has been made concerning the development of a fee schedule which is approximately 80% complete. There are two meetings scheduled in the near future which will hopefully complete the process.
  3. Approval of Minutes
    1. Ross Hollander moved acceptance of the minutes from the meetings of April 7, 2014, May 12, 2014 and June 9, 2014. Rocco Calo seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
  4. Approval of 2015 Meeting Dates
    1. Proposed meeting dates were reviewed by the Committee. Ross Hollander moved acceptance of the schedule presented. Rocco Calo seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
  5. New Business
    1. Chairman Mastropietro and Commissioner Barton are the two Commissioners seeking renomination during the upcoming Legislative Session. They will be interviewed at the next Advisory Board Meeting on November 17, 2014.
    2. Dan Krause resigned his position from the Advisory Board. The Governor’s office has been advised.
    3. Gardner Wright has indicated that he will be stepping down from his position as Chair of the Advisory Board in the coming months. Please begin thinking of a possible replacement. This person would be a non-voting member of the Board. The role would be to manage the meetings (setting the agenda, etc.) and be a contact person for the Board.
  6. Adjournment
    1. A motion to adjourn was made by Rocco Calo and seconded by Donald Shubert. The motion was unanimously carried. The meeting was adjourned at 10:50 a.m.
  7. Next Meeting
    1. The next meeting will be held on November 17, 2014 at 10 a.m.

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