254.41  POLICE AND FIREMEN'S DISABILITY FUND CONTRIBUTIONS.
   (a)   Effective as of 12:01 a.m., January 25, 1985, and subject to the provisions of subsection (c) hereof, the full amount of the statutorily required contribution to the Police and Firemen's Disability and Pension Fund shall be withheld from the gross pay of each person covered under subsection (b) hereof and shall be picked up (assumed and paid) to such Fund by the City. This pick up by the City, commencing as of January 25, 1985, is and shall be designated as public employee contributions and shall be in lieu of contributions to the Police and Firemen's Disability and Pension Fund by each person covered under subsection (b) hereof.
   No person subject to this pick up shall have the option of choosing to receive the statutorily required contribution to the Police and Firemen's Disability and Pension Fund directly instead of having it picked up by the City or of being excluded from the pick up.
   The City shall, in reporting and making remittance to the Police and Firemen's Disability and Pension Fund, report that the public employee's contribution for each person subject to this pick up has been made as provided by statute.
   (b)   The pick up by the City provided for in this section shall apply to all Police and Fire Division personnel who are contributing members of the Police and Firemen's Disability and Pension Fund.
   (c)   If any person covered under subsection (b) hereof is subject to a pick up by the City of his or her statutorily required contribution to the Police and Firemen's Disability and Pension Fund, other than as provided by this section, the pick up provided in subsection (a) hereof shall apply only to an amount equal to the difference between the full amount of such person's statutorily required contribution to the Police and Firemen's Disability and Pension Fund and the amount that is picked up by the City other than as provided by this section.
   (d)   The gross wage or salary of any person subject to the pick up provided by this section shall not change as a result of such pick up.
   (e)   The Auditor is hereby directed to implement the provisions of this section to effect the pick up of the statutorily required contributions to the Police and Firemen's Disability and Pension Fund for those persons covered under subsection (b) hereof so as to enable them to obtain the resulting Federal and State tax deferments and other benefits.
(Ord. 84-75. Passed 11-19-84.)