FINAL PAY CALCULATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE PORTLAND FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION AND PORTLAND POLICE COMMANDING OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
Binding City Policy
Section 1. The Council finds:
1. That the Fire and Police Disability, Retirement and Death Benefit Plan (Plan), which is codified as Chapter 5 of the Charter, provides pension benefits to sworn employees of the Portland Police Bureau and Portland Fire and Rescue hired and sworn prior to January 1, 2007.
2. That Section 5-403(a) of the Plan permits the Council to amend the Plan by ordinance to the extent necessary to extend to members additional benefits not otherwise provided in the Plan if required by law to do so and to have such additional benefits paid from the Fire and Police Disability and Retirement Fund.
3. That the amendment appearing in Exhibit "A" is intended to bring the Plan into compliance with the applicable requirements of the Arbitrator's Opinion and Award of October 19, 2016, regarding the Portland Firefighters Association and Portland Police Command Officers Association FPDR Pension Benefits 27th Pay Period Grievances.
NOW, THEREFORE, the Council directs:
A. The Fire and Police Disability, Retirement and Death Benefit Plan hereby is amended as described in the document attached hereto as Exhibit "A".
B. The additional benefits described in Exhibit "A" shall be paid from the Fire and Police Disability and Retirement Fund.
C. This ordinance is binding City policy.
Section 2. The Council declares that an emergency exists in order that the amendments described in Section 1 hereof may be implemented without undue delay; therefore, this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage by the Council.
Link to Exhibit A (PDF Document, 1.1 MB)
Emergency Ordinance No. 188089, passed by City Council and effective November 17, 2016.