NEXT MEETING OF THE BOARD WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY MAY 19, 2015 IN THE PHILIP PANE HEARING ROOM (LOWER LEVEL) AT 8:30 AM
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO SURVIVING SPOUSES
If you were receiving monthly retirement benefits from the Watertown Retirement System due to the death of your spouse, and lost that benefit or had it reduced when you remarried, you should know that a recent court decision may allow those benefits to be restored. If your benefits terminated or were reduced due to your remarriage, you should contact our office as soon as possible. You may be eligible to have those benefits reinstated.
Retirement Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
*Tuesday evening appointments upon request
This website was designed to provide updated and accurate information to the members and beneficiaries of the Watertown Contributory Retirement System. This information is not intended as a substitute for the Massachusetts General Laws nor will its’ interpretation prevail should a conflict arise between its’ contents and MGL Chapter 32. Rules governing retirement benefits are subject to change periodically either by statute of the Massachusetts Legislature or by regulation of the Watertown Retirement Board.
There are 106 contributory retirement systems for public employees in Massachusetts. A retirement board governs each system. All boards operate independently however, they are bound together under one retirement law; Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 32.
All 106 retirement systems are overseen by the Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission (PERAC).