2019 PMRS Calendar

1st Quarter
(Jan-Mar)
2nd Quarter
(Apr-Jun)
3rd Quarter
(Jul-Sept)
4th Quarter
(Oct-Dec)

Recurring Events

  • Monthly pension checks: Pension payments are disbursed on the last business day of each month.
  • Quarterly Report of Contributions Distributions: PMRB-21 forms are mailed to municipalities shortly before the end of each calendar quarter.
  • Quarterly Report of Contributions Submission: PMRB-21 forms are due 30 days after the end of each calendar quarter.
  • Employee Contributions: Withheld employee contributions are remitted to PMRS on a monthly basis.
  • PMRS Board Meetings: Normally occur the third Thursday of January, March (Wednesday and Thursday), May, July, September and November.

January
- State aid certification form (AG-385) and the police and firefighters post-retirement adjustment (Act 1988-147) certification form (AG-490) mailed to municipalities by the Auditor General's Department; AG-385 form Allocations for volunteer fire relief associations and for State pension aid for cities, boroughs, and townships; AG-490 form used to apply for reimbursement of ad hoc (Act 147) pension increases paid to retired firefighters or police officers.

- SSAE 18 Report for the 9-month period of April 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 will be posted to the PMRS website in January 2019. - 2018 System-Wide Statement of Changes in Fiduciary Net Position by Participating Plan will be posted to the PMRS website.

January 1
- Holiday: New Year's Day - Office closed

January 1 - December 31
-Annual Minimum Municipal Obligation (MMO) due (should be paid before December 13 to ensure the payment is credited to the current year).

January 17
- Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Board Meeting

January 21
- Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Office closed

January 31
- 1099-Rs mailed to members having received a payment from PMRS in 2018.
- Retiree pension payment disbursement. Direct Deposits and checks sent the same day.
- Deadline for returning the Quarterly Reports (PMRB-21) for the 4th Quarter 2018 to PMRS

February 1 - May 31
- 2018 Year-End Financial Activity Reports emailed to plan contacts. (Actual date dependent upon processing date.)
- Annual Member Statements. Individual annual statements mailed to members' home addresses with a copy to employing municipality. (Actual mailing date dependent upon processing date)
Note: 2018 Year-End Financial Activity Reports and Annual Member Statements will be prepared on a "first-come, first-served" basis, based on when the municipality submitted the completed information.

February 18
- Holiday: President's Day (observed) - Office closed

February 28
- Retiree pension payment disbursement. Direct Deposits and checks sent the same day.

March 20-21
- Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Board Meeting (Annual Investment Review).

March 25
- Quarterly Reports for the 1st Quarter 2019 mailed to municipalities.

March 30
- Retiree pension payment disbursement. Direct Deposits and checks sent the same day.
- Act 293 Actuarial Valuation Report for January 1, 2018 (county plans), due at the Municipal Pension Reporting Program (formerly PERC) within the Department of the Auditor General's Office of Budget and Financial Management.
Note: The reports are completed by PMRS. Upon receipt of the valuation from PMRS, each chief administrative officer must review, sign and forward the valuation to the Municipal Pension Reporting Program.
- Deadline for filing state aid certification form (AG-385) with the Auditor General's Office.
- Deadline for filing the ad hoc reimbursement forms (AG-64 and AG-490) with the Auditor General's Office.

April 13
- Pre-Retirement Seminar - Harrisburg / PMRS.

April 30
- Deadline for returning the Quarterly Reports for the 1st Quarter 2019 to PMRS
- Retiree pension payment disbursement. Direct Deposits and checks sent the same day.

May 11
- Pre-Retirement Seminar - NE

May 16
- Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Board Meeting

May 27
- Holiday: Memorial Day - Office closed

May 31
- Retiree pension payment disbursement. Direct Deposits and checks sent the same day.

June 24
- Quarterly Reports for the 2nd Quarter 2019 mailed to municipalities.

June 28
- Retiree pension payment disbursement. Direct Deposits and checks sent the same day.
- 2018 PMRS System-Wide Actuarial Valuation and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) to be posted to website

July 4
- Holiday: Independence Day - Office closed

July 18
- Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Board Meeting

July 31
- Retiree pension payment disbursement. Direct Deposits and checks sent the same day.
- Deadline for returning the Quarterly Reports for the 2nd Quarter 2019 to PMRS.

August 12
- Minimum Municipal Obligation (MMO) worksheets used to calculate the plan's financial requirement for the next year mailed from PMRS
Note: This form needs to be completed by the plan's chief administrative officer and submitted to the governing body by September 30. The MMO form also must be returned to PMRS by the first week in October. Each plan's MMO becomes a part of the municipal budget process for the upcoming year.

August 17
- Pre-Retirement Seminar - SW

August 23
- Reimbursement by Auditor General's Department to municipalities for ad hoc payments that were made to eligible retired firefighters and police officers in the previous year
Note: Act 205 requires payment no later than September 1

August 30
- Retiree pension payment disbursement. Direct Deposits and checks sent the same day.

September 2
- Holiday: Labor Day - Office closed

September 19
- Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Board Meeting

September 23
- Quarterly Reports for the 3rd Quarter 2019 mailed to municipalities

September 30
- Retiree pension payment disbursement. Direct Deposits and checks sent the same day.

October - December
- PMRS will post the 2018 GASB 68 Reports here as they are completed. PMRS anticipates all reports will be posted by December 31, 2019.

October 1
- Deadline for distribution of annual state pension aid payments to municipalities by the Auditor General's Department; must be deposited into your pension plan(s) within 30 days of receipt.

October 4
- Deadline for returning completed Minimum Municipal Obligation (MMO) worksheets to PMRS.

October 14
- Holiday: Columbus* Day - Office closed

October 31
- Retiree pension payment disbursement. Direct Deposits and checks sent the same day.
- Deadline for returning the Quarterly Reports for the 3rd Quarter 2019 to PMRS

November 11
- Holiday: Veterans Day (observed) - Office closed

November 21
- Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Board Meeting

November 23
- Pre-Retirement Seminar - SE

November 27
- Retiree pension payment disbursement. Direct Deposits and checks sent the same day.

November 28 & 29
- Holiday: Thanksgiving - Office closed

December 13
- PMRS deadline for municipalities to pay current year MMO to insure the payment is properly credited to plan's account in the current year
Note: The legal deadline for payment is December 31

December 16
- Quarterly Reports for the 4th Quarter 2019 mailed to municipalities

December 25
- Holiday: Christmas - Office closed

December 31
- Retiree pension payment disbursement. Direct Deposits and checks sent the same day.


2020 (Following Year)

January 1
- Holiday: New Year's Day - Office closed

Unpaid 2019 MMO now delinquent; must pay interest from January 1, 2020 to payment date

January 2
- 2020 year's pension bill based on MMO prepared in September 2019 mailed from PMRS

January 20
- Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Office closed