TMRS is a statewide retirement system established in 1947 that provides retirement, disability, and death benefits for employees of participating Texas municipalities.
This year’s TMRS Annual Training Seminar, “The Power of Partnership,” takes place at the Sheraton Austin at the Capitol on September 8-9, with an introductory session for new cities on the evening of September 7. The deadline for the hotel block is Wednesday August 24. So fill out and return the registration form to TMRS and book your room at the TMRS group rate for the evenings of September 7 and 8 at the Sheraton.
Attendees may receive up to 11 hours of CPE credit. Check out the complete program to see what you’ll be learning! If you have any questions, send a note to email@example.com.
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statement No. 68 (GASB 68) pension disclosure information for cities for 2016 fiscal year is now available in the "Eye on GASB" section of our website.
The SOC-1 Type 2 audit for TMRS, for the period covering April 16, 2015 to April 30, 2016, is now available on the City Portal. City Auditors should become familiar with the SOC-1 audit and use it as a resource in their city audits.
On June 24, the TMRS Board of Trustees approved the distribution of the Texas Municipal Retirement System’s 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the years ended December 31, 2015 and 2014 (CAFR). The CAFR is now posted on the TMRS website.
The 2017 Rate Letters for cities are now available online. Choose your city’s name from the dropdown menu and view or download your rate letter. The letters contain detailed information on city contribution rates for the year beginning January 1, 2017. Please call 1-800-924-8677 if you have questions.
Please note that the information cities will need for financial disclosures (the GASB reporting package) will be available as a separate download on the TMRS website later this summer.
The TMRS Actuarial Valuation for the year ended December 31, 2015, containing city contribution rates for 2017, is now posted online.
TMRS retirees can now make changes to their income tax withholding selection through MyTMRS. If you are not a registered MyTMRS user, this is a great time to sign up!
Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed James P. “Jim” Jeffers, City Manager of Nacogdoches, and David A. Landis, City Manager of Perryton, to the TMRS Board of Trustees for terms to expire February 1, 2021.