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CHAPTER 2.5:  RETIREMENT
   Article
      I.   EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT FUND
      II.   RETIRED EMPLOYEES’ GROUP DEATH BENEFIT FUND
      III.   SUPPLEMENTAL RETIREMENT ORDINANCE
Charter reference:
   Employees’ retirement fund, see Ch. XXVII, § 36
Cross-reference:
   Human resources, see §§ 2-176 et seq.
   Retired employee health coverage, see § 2-190
Editor’s note:
   Ord. 20471-10-2012, adopted Oct. 23, 2012, repealed former Ch. 2, Art. VI (“RETIREMENT”) in its entirety and enacted new provisions designated as Ch. 2.5, §§ 2.5-1 through 2.5-235, pertaining to the same subject matter.
Section
Article I:  Employees’ Retirement Fund
Division 1:  General Provisions
   2.5-1   Definitions
   2.5-2   Membership in the fund
   2.5-3   Contributions
   2.5-4   Credited service
   2.5-5   Administration
   2.5-6   Annual actuarial valuations
   2.5-7   Disability pension
   2.5-8   Cost of living adjustment
   2.5-9   Deferred retirement option program (DROP)
   2.5-10   Payment of benefits
   2.5-11   Exemption of benefits from judicial process
   2.5-12   Amendment of ordinance
   2.5-13   Controlling power of ordinance
   2.5-14   Prerequisites to ordinance
   2.5-15   Limitation of legal rights
   2.5-16—2.5-19   Reserved
Division 2:  Provisions for Group III Members (Police Officers Hired Prior to January 1, 2013)
   2.5-20   Applicability
   2.5-21   Earnings
   2.5-22   Retirement dates
   2.5-23   Compensation base for determining benefits
   2.5-24   Termination benefits and vesting
   2.5-25   Retirement pension (pension benefits)
   2.5-26   Disability pension
   2.5-27   Death benefit
   2.5-28—2.5-29   Reserved
Division 3:  Provisions Applicable to Group IV Members (Police Officers Hired on or After January 1, 2013)
   2.5-30   Applicability
   2.5-31   Earnings
   2.5-32   Retirement dates
   2.5-33   Compensation base for determining benefits
   2.5-34   Termination benefits and vesting
   2.5-35   Retirement pension (benefit)
   2.5-36   Disability pension
   2.5-37   Death benefit
   2.5-38, 2.5-39   Reserved
Division 4:  Provisions Applicable to Group I Members (General Employees Hired Prior to July 1, 2011)
   2.5-40   Applicability
   2.5-41   Earnings
   2.5-42   Retirement dates for group I general members
   2.5-43   Compensation base for determining benefits
   2.5-44   Termination benefits and vesting
   2.5-45   Retirement pension (benefit)
   2.5-46   Disability pension
   2.5-47   Death benefit
   2.5-48—2.5-49   Reserved
Division 5:  Provisions for Group II Members (General Employees Hired on or After July 1, 2011)
   2.5-50   Applicability
   2.5-51   Earnings
   2.5-52   Retirement dates
   2.5-53   Compensation base for determining benefits for group II members
   2.5-54   Termination benefits and vesting
   2.5-55   Retirement pension (benefit)
   2.5-56   Disability pension
   2.5-57   Death benefits
   2.5-58—2.5-59   Reserved
Division 6: Provisions Applicable to Group V Firefighters (Firefighters Hired Prior to January 10, 2015) Only
   2.5-60   Applicability
   2.5-61   Earnings
   2.5-62   Retirement dates for group V firefighters
   2.5-63   Compensation base for determining benefits
   2.5-64   Termination benefits and vesting
   2.5-65   Retirement pension for group V firefighters
   2.5-66   Disability pension
   2.5-67   Death benefits for group V firefighters
   2.5-68—2.5-69   Reserved
Division 7: Provisions for Group VI Firefighters (Firefighters Hired on or after January 10, 2015)
   2.5-70   Applicability
   2.5-71   Earnings
   2.5-72   Retirement dates for group VI firefighters
   2.5-73   Compensation base for determining benefits for group VI firefighters
   2.5-74   Termination benefits and vesting
   2.5-75   Retirement pension for group VI members
   2.5-76   Disability pension
   2.5-77   Death benefit
   2.5-78—2.5-225   Reserved
Article II:  Retired Employees Group Death Benefit Fund
   2.5-226   Continuation of death benefit fund
   2.5-227   Appropriations to fund
   2.5-228   Definitions
   2.5-229   Entitlement to death benefit
   2.5-230   Executive director of death benefit fund
   2.5-231   Board of trustees
Article III:  Supplemental Retirement Ordinance
   2.5-232   General provision
   2.5-233   Definitions
   2.5-234   Eligibility and benefits
   2.5-235   Administration and miscellaneous