Electronic Publications for Cities


E-Bulletin for Cities

The TMRS E-Bulletin for Cities is sent as needed (approximately monthly) to city personnel and other interested parties. The bulletin contains topical information on TMRS programs, Board decisions, investments, funding, and legislation. Anyone who wishes to receive the bulletin may fill out the following form to be added to the mailing list. To ensure receipt, your IT department may need to allow email from Texas Municipal Retirement System, tmrs@public.govdelivery.com.

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  • 7/1/2020 • Vol 5 - June Board of Trustees Meeting, Executive Director Update, COVID-19 Status and City Actions, Actuarial GRID Now Available!, Online Training at the TMRS Town Square, Service Credit for Previous Government Employment (pdf)
  • 6/8/2020 • Vol 4 - May Board of Trustees Meeting, TMRS and the Pandemic, City Rate Letters Available Online, Actuarial Valuation Results for the Year Ending 12/31/2019, Is Your City Considering Plan Changes?, Furloughs, Layoffs, Retirement Incentives, and Service Credit, Be Wary of “Helpful” Advice (pdf)
  • 5/5/2020 • Special E-Bulletin for Cities — Executive Director update, TMRS Town Square, e-newsletters, City Portal (pdf)
  • 4/15/2020 • Special E-Bulletin for Cities — Furloughs, FFCRA, extended SDB (pdf)
  • 4/3/2020 • COVID-19 — Special Communication COVID FAQ (pdf)
  • 3/26/20 • Vol 3 - March Board of Trustees Meeting, COVID-19 Information and Communications, TMRS’ Privacy Notice Updated, Annual Statements are Going Green, Protect Yourself From Scammers!, IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CITY CONTACTS (pdf)
  • 3/16/20 • Special E-Bulletin - TMRS Coronavirus Update (pdf)
  • 2/21/20 • Vol 2 - February Board of Trustees Meeting, Executive Director Search Continues, New Board Members Receive Committee Assignments, Two Representatives Appointed to the Advisory Committee on Benefit Design, City Portal Tip, Learn About TMRS – Training Events for 2020, Follow Us on Eventbrite, Retirement and Member Statements (pdf)
  • 2/3/20 • Vol 1 - January Board of Trustees Meeting, City Rate Reminder Letters Sent in Mid-January, Actuarial “City Dashboard” Now Available, Reminder about TMRS Bill, Retirement and Member Statements, Investment Communication Awards, Training Events for 2020, REMINDERS FOR CITY ADMINISTRATORS(pdf)
  • This archive contains information previously sent to cities.

    1/16/09 • Rate reminder letters were sent to cities January 16, 2009. In addition to the cover letter showing the required minimum 2009 municipal monthly contribution rate, the letters contained explanatory attachments for cities with phase-in rates and cities with no phase-in rates. To get a copy of your city's January rate reminder letter, call TMRS at 800-924-8677.

    4/29/08 • Actuarial Valuation as of December 31, 2007, including City Rates for 2009

    4/17/08 • Presentation from the first meeting of the Legislative Stakeholders Group • 2009 Legislation

    4/7/08 • Updated Executive/Funding Workshop Powerpoint Presentation • TMRS Changes

    2/1/08 • Sample Projected Rate Letters

    1/29/08 • TMRS Statement on "Shortfall"

    1/17/08 • Executive Presentation • TMRS - Moving into the Future (ppt)

    Executive E-News

    This e-newsletter is designed for city officials and others who have attended the TMRS Executive Workshops, those who may wish to attend a future workshop, and anyone with an interest in TMRS issues, including plan design, investments, and legislative information.