ORDINANCE NO. 805
An Ordinance of the County of Riverside authorizing an amendment to the contract between its Board of Supervisors and the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System
The Board of Supervisors of the County of Riverside does ordain as follows:
Section 1. That an amendment to the contract between the Board of Supervisors of the County of Riverside and the Board of Administration, California Public Employees’ Retirement System, is hereby authorized, a copy of said amendment being attached hereto, marked Exhibit, and by such reference made a part hereof as though herein set out in full.
Section 2. The Chairman of the Board of Supervisors is hereby authorized, empowered, and directed to execute said amendment for and on behalf of said County.
Section 3. This Ordinance shall take effect thirty (30) days after the date of its adoption, and prior to the expiration of fifteen (15) days from the passage thereof shall be published at least once in the Press-Enterprise, a newspaper of general circulation, published and circulated in the County of Riverside, and thenceforth and thereafter the same shall be in full force and effect.
(FOLLOWING IS SAID "EXHIBIT" OF AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT)
California Public Employees Retirement System EXHIBIT
AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT
Between the Board of Administration
California Public Employees’ Retirement System
and the Board of Supervisors
County of Riverside County
The Board of Administration, California Public Employees’ Retirement System, hereinafter referred to as Board, and the governing body of the above public agency, hereinafter referred to as Public Agency, having entered into a contract effective April 1, 1945, and witnessed December 26, 1944, and as amended effective February 1, 1948, September 1, 1949, January 1, 1952, February 1, 1954, January 1, 1960, February 1, 1960, July 1, 1961, January 2, 1963, December 1, 1964, October 3, 1968, February 5, 1970, March 28, 1974, June 6, 1974, October 10, 1974, March 10, 1977, April 7, 1977, July 14, 1977, October 1, 1977, February 1, 1980, July 23, 1981, September 17 1981, November 26 1982, February 17, 1983, September 1, 1984, November 21, 1985, March 13, June 6, 1986, January 15, 1987, August 25, 1988, December 25, 1992, June 30 1995, December 1, 1995, December 19, 1996, December 24, 1998, April 6, 2000 which provides for participation of Public Agency in said System, Board and Public Agency hereby agree as follows.
A. Paragraphs 1 and 12 are hereby stricken from said contract as executed effective April 6, 2000, and hereby replaced by the following paragraphs numbered 1 through 12 inclusive.
1. All words and terms used herein which are defined in the Public Employees Retirement Law shall have the meaning as defined therein unless otherwise specifically provided. "Normal retirement age" shall mean age 55 for local miscellaneous members and age 50 for local safety members.
2. Public Agency shall participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement system from and after April 1, 1945 making its employees as hereinafter provided, members of said System subject to allow provisions of the Public Employees’ Retirement law except such as apply only on election of a contracting agency and are not provided for herein and to all amendments to said Law thereafter enacted except those, which by express provisions thereof, apply only on the election of a contracting agency.
3. Employees of Public Agency n the following classes shall become members of said Retirement System except law or this agreement excludes such in each such class as
a. Local fire Fighters (herein referred to as local safety members);
b. County peace officers (included as local safety members);
c. Employees other than local safety members (herein referred to as local miscellaneous members).
4. In addition to the classes of employees excluded from membership by said Retirement Law, the following classes of employees shall not become members of said Retirement System:
A. CROSSING GUARDS HIRED ON OR AFTER JULY 23, 1981;
B. SERVICE AIDE I, II ABND III HIRED ON OR AFTER JULY 23, 1981;
C. REGISTERED NURSE I AND III - PAID ON A PER DIEM BASIS, HIRED ON OR AFTER JULY 23, 1981;
D. LICENSED VOCTIONAL URSE II - PAID ON A PER DIEM BASIS, HIRED ON OR AFTER JULY 23, 1981;
E. PSYCHIATRIST I AND II - PAID ON A PER DIEM BAISS HIRED ON OR AFTER NOVERMER 26, 1982;
F. PHYSICIAN - PAID ON A PER DIEM BASIS, HIRED ON OR AFTER VOEMBER 26, 1982;
G. DENTIST - PAID ON A PER DIEM BASIS, HIRED ON OR AFTER NOVEMBER 26, 1982;
H. PROGRAM ASSISTANTS HIRED ON OR AFTER SEPTEMBER 1, 1984;
I. RESIDENT PHYSICIANS AND SURGEWONS HIRED ON OR AFTER NOVEMBER 21, 1985;
J. REGISTERED NURSE II - PAID ON A PER DIEM BASIS, HIRED ON OR AFTER MARH 13, 1986 AND;
K. ALL MEDICAL OR DENTAL PERSONNEL, PAID ON A PER DIEM BASIS HIRED ON OR AFTER JUNE 6, 1986;
5. The percentage of final compensation to be provided for each year of credited prior and current service as a local miscellaneous member shall be determined in accordance with Section 21354 of said Retirement Law subject to the reduction provided therein for Federal Social Security (2% at age 55 Modified and Full)
6. The percentage of final compensation to be provided for each year of credited prior and current service as a local safety member shall be determined in accordance with Section 21362 of said Retirement Law (2% at age 50 Full)
7. Public Agency elected and elects to be subject to the following optional provisions.
a. Section 20436 ("County Peace Officer" shall include any sheriff, officer, employee of a sheriff’s office whose function clearly comes within the scope of active law enforcement service, investigator, detective, or person with a comparable title, who is employee in the district attorney’s office as described in Government Code Section 20436
b. Section 21571 (basic Level of 1959 Survivor Benefits) for local miscellaneous members and county peace officers only
c. Section 20437 ("County Peace Officer" shall include constables, deputy constables, marshals and deputy Marshals as described in government code section 20437.
d. Section 21222.1 (Special 5% Increase-1970) for County peace officers and local miscellaneous members only. Legislation repealed said Section effective January 1, 1980.
e. Section 21222.2 (Special 5% Increase - 1971). Legislation repealed said Section effective January 1, 1980.
f. Section 21624 and 21626 (Post-Retirement Survivor Allowance).
g. Section 20042 (One-Year Final Compensation) for local miscellaneous members and county peace officers only.
h. Section 21325 (Special 3%-15% Increase) for or on behalf of those local county peace officers and local miscellaneous members who retired or died prior to January 1, 1974.
i. Section 21326 (Special 1%-7% Increase) for or on behalf of those local county peace officers and local miscellaneous members who retired or died prior to July 1, 1974.
j. Section 20439 ("County Peace Officer" shall include county jail, detention or correctional facility employees as described in Government Code Section 20439).
k. Section 20438 ("County Peace Officer" shall include probation officers, deputy and assistant probation officers, and other persons employed in positions as described in Government Code Section 20438)
l. Section 20440 ("County Peace Officer" shall include bailiffs as described in Government Code Section 20440).
m. Section 21573 (Third Level of 1959 Survivor Benefits) for local fire members only.)
n. Section 21548 (Pre-Retirement Optional Settlement 2 Death Benefit) for local safety members only.
o. Section 21024 (Military Service Credit as Public Service), Statutes of 1776.
p. Section 20692 (Employee Paid Member Contributions Converted to Payrate During the Final Compensation Period) for local miscellaneous members in the following groups:
7% Law Enforcement Management Unit, Miscellaneous
9% Law Enforcement Management Unit. Safety.
q. Section 20903 (2 Years Additional Service Credit) for local miscellaneous member
8. Public Agency in accordance with Government Code Section 20790, ceased to be an "employee" for purposes of Section 20834 effective on April 7, 1977. Accumulated contribution so Public Agency shall be fixed and determined as provided in Government Code Section 20834, and accumulated contributions thereafter shall be held by the Board as provided in Government Code Section 20834.
9. Public Agency shall contribute to said Retirement System the contributions determined by actuarial valuations of prior and future service liability with respect to local miscellaneous members and local safety members of said Retirement System.
10. Public Agency shall also contribute to said Retirement System as follows
a Contribution required per covered member on account of the 1959 Survivor Benefits provided under Section 21573 of said Retirement Law. (Subject to annual change.) In addition, all assets and liabilities of Public Agency and its employees shall be pooled in a single account, based on term insurance rates, for survivors of all local fire members.
b. A reasonable amount, as fixed by the board, payable in one installment within 60 days of date of contract to cover the costs of administering said system as it affects the employees of public agency, not including the costs of special valuations or of the periodic investigation and valuations required by law.
c. A reasonable amount, as fixed by the Board, payable in one installment as the occasions arise, to cover the costs of special valuations on account of employees of Public Agency, and costs of the periodic investigation and valuations required by law.
11. Contributions required of Public Agency and its employees shall be subject to adjustment by Board on account of amendments to the Public Employees Retirement Law, and on account of the experience under the Retirement System as determined by the periodic investigation and valuation required by said Retirement Law.
12. Contributions required of Public Agency and its employees shall be paid by Public Agency to the Retirement System within fifteen days after the end of the period to which said contributions refer or as may be prescribed by Board regulation. If more or less than the correct amount of contributions is paid for any period, proper adjustment shall be made in connection with subsequent remittances. Adjustments on account of errors in contributions required of any employee may be made by direct payments between the employee and the Board.
B. This amendment shall be effective in the _________ day of _______________, ______.
BOARD OF ADMIISTRATION BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY
BY: ____________________________________ BY: ______________________________
KENNETH W.MARZION, Chief PRESIDING OFFICER
Actuarial and Employer Services Division
Public Employees’ Retirement System ______________________________
ATTEST: Clerk of the Board of Supvs.