Garbage pickup, curbside recycling, and clean green pickup will be a day late all week, with Friday's pickup occurring on Saturday due to the Memorial Day holiday. Please have your carts out at point of collection by 6 a.m. on your collection day. See more information regarding city closures.

City Employees' Retirement Board

Authorized by and Date: Spokane City Council Ordinance C-7540

Mission Statement/Purpose: The Spokane City Employees' Retirement Board is the governing board of the Spokane Employees' Retirement System. The Board is required by law and has fiduciary responsibility for all aspects of the System to include administration, actuarial considerations, and investment of retirement fund assets.

Meeting date, time and location: The Board meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. in the Council Briefing Chamber, City Hall. Special meetings are held as required.

Members Dates of Term Representing
Jim Tieken, Chair 08/11/2021 – 06/30/2024 Elected Employee Member
Richard Czernik 07/04/2022 – 07/06/2025 Elected Employee Member
Joe Cavanaugh 07/03/2023 – 07/06/2026 Elected Employee Member
Brian Myers 05/01/2021 – 04/30/2025 Elected Citizen
Brian Brill Indefinite Citizen Member, Council Appointee
Vacant Indefinite Citizen Member, Council Appointee
Jonathan Bingle Indefinite City Council Member

More Information

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Council Committee
Finance and Administration

City Liaison
Retirement Department