FIRST RETIREE LUNCH & LEARN OF 2015 IS FEBUARY 19TH!

The year’s first of the Lunch & Learn (L&L) series specifically designed for Municipal Retirees is scheduled for the Central Library Auditorium on February 19, 2015.  Click  RECOSA 2 2015Lunch & Learn Postcard v3 to see the post card  ahead of when you receive it in the mail.  You might have just received your copy of Retirement Wise from the Texas Municipal Retirement System in the mail.  Now,  representatives of TMRS will be presenting an update and answer your questions at this L&L.    Call HR AT 207-8705  DURING CITY BUSINESS HOURS TO RSVP.    RECOSA HOPES TO HAVE A  STRONG SHOWING  FOR THIS PRESENTATION AND IT’S A GOOD OPPORTUNITY TO CATCH UP WITH OTHER RETIREES!

RECOSA BOARD TO MEET ON 2/3/2015!

The next RECOSA Board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 3rd at 11:30 a.m. at the Generations Credit Union (Downtown Branch), 1828 North St. Mary’s Street.   RECOSA board meetings are open to members who would like to attend and participate.  We encourage all volunteers to join us to discuss RECOSA’s upcoming issues for 2015 as well as to follow-up on the different ideas discussed last year.

There will be a short presentation and discussion by Stephen Soliz, San Antonio AirLIFE.  AirLIFE is Southwest Texas’ premier air medical transport service dedicated to safety, rapid transport, and superior medical care of patients requiring critical care twenty-four hours a day within a 150-mile radius of San Antonio. 

Some of the other items to be discussed are:

  • identifying a replacement for Gene Camargo who plans to retire from the board,
  • volunteer/membership training,
  • website maintenance training and
  • scheduling of volunteers for retirement education session scheduled for Saturday, February 21st at the Alamodome.

Your participation will be greatly appreciated .

RECOSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL MEET ON JANUARY 6TH

RECOSA will hold its monthly board meeting on January 6, 2015 at 11:30am at the Downtown Branch of the Generations Federal Credit union.  Three new board members will begin their new term and the Board will select its officers for the year. The meeting is open to all RECOSA members.  The board encourages all interested members to attend and participate.   Please feel free to bring your lunch.  Map and Directions, click here,  Downtown Branch1828 North Saint Mary’s St. San Antonio, TX 78212.

CITY OF SAN ANTONIO UPDATES WEBSITE FOR MUNICIPAL RETIREES!

The Human Resources department has implemented improvements to the departmental website which will make it easier for Municipal Retirees to keep up on items related specifically to retiree benefits.  Please click here http://www.sanantonio.gov/EmployeeInformation/RetiredEmployees.aspx to check out the new area.  All the issues of Retiree Matters are now on online organized by year since the start of the newsletter in 2010.

LUNCH AND LEARN SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24th

You are invited to attend the final Lunch & Learn for the year on Friday, October 24 from 11:30 AM — 1 PM in the Central Public Library Auditorium, 600 Soledad. The topic will be, “Ask the Expert.” A panel of representatives from each of our partners, including UnitedHealthcare, Humana, DeltaDental, Davis Vision, ICMA-RC, and Nationwide will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.  Light refreshments will be provided, but please feel free to bring a lunch. Free parking will be available in the Library’s parking garage. To reserve your seat, please contact Human Resources Customer Service at 210-207-8705.  Please bring your partner and reach out to another retiree and invite them to join in.

RETIREE MATTERS NEWSLETTER HAS BEEN FINALIZED!

The latest edition of the RETIREE MATTERS newsletter has been forwarded to us electronically.  You should be seeing it in your mailbox soon.  Click here Retiree Matters_Issue20Oct162014 to see an electronic copy.  Please review the section entitled Words from RECOSA as it also serves as the official notice to RECOSA members and retirees about the annual meeting which is scheduled for November 5th.

We are also checking the mail everyday for the BENEFIT MATTERS benefit guide.   We posted the guide on our website last week and it is also on the City of San Antonio’s website under the Human Resources  department City of San Antonio Human Resources Website.   The annual enrollment meetings have started.   Please check Page 14 on the BENEFIT MATTERS guide ( Click here  2015 Retiree Guide Web (1)to see again) to know the upcoming dates for these enrollment meetings.  For those retirees who were not enrolled in the retiree dental or vision plan in 2014, both of the providers, Delta Dental and Davis Vision will be mailing 2015 enrollment packets directly to your address.

RECOSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 7TH!

RECOSA will hold its monthly board meeting on October 7th at 1:00pm at the Downtown Branch of the Generations Federal Credit union.

Downtown Branch

1828 North Saint Mary’s St. San Antonio, TX 78212

The meeting is open to all RECOSA members.  The board encourages all interested members to attend.  We need volunteers in several different areas, including assisting with the upcoming November 5th annual business meeting and the City’s open enrollment sessions.

 

RECOSA’s 4th Annual Membership Meeting set for November 5th.

The official notice for all members of RECOSA has been developed and will be mailed to all retirees as part of RETIREE MATTERS  very shortly.  All municipal retirees are invited to attend.  The Board of Directors will report out on the activities of the organization and RECOSA members will participate in the election of board members.  Please click here Retiree Matters Sept 2014-2 (2)to review the notice as it will appear in RETIREE MATTERS.  The Board of Directors encourages your participation in this process.  Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.