Pursuant to the notice provisions of G.L. c. 32, s. 103(i), please be advised that the election of a retiree COLA effective July 1, 2021 will be on the agenda of the Watertown Retirement Board for discussion and vote at its public meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 8:30 AM. The meeting will be held via teleconference and call in information will be posted on www.watertownretirement.com
Office Open By Appointment Only!
The Watertown Retirement Office will be open by appointment only.
During these difficult times, the Retirement Board staff has still been working on-site, as well as remotely in order to maintain essential services.
If you have any questions related to your retirement account or benefits, please call or email the office so that we can set up a time to either have a telephone conference or, if necessary, set up a time so that we can safely meet in person to go over any questions or concerns that you may have.
Please call (617) 972-6456 or email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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 104 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 104 retirement systems are overseen by the Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission (PERAC).