City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 03
Chapter 03.05
Section 03.05.050

Title 03 Administration and Personnel

Chapter 03.05 Spokane Employees' Retirement System

Section 03.05.050 Allowance for Services
  1. Determination.

    1. Subject to the following and all other provisions of this chapter, including such rules and regulations as the board may adopt in pursuance thereof, the board, subject to the approval of the City Council, determines and may modify allowance for service.

    2. Time during which a member is absent on leave without pay may not be allowed in computing service.

    3. Each member must file with the retirement system such information affecting their status as a member as the board may require.

  2. Military Service.
    Any member is given credit for any period served by him in the military service of the United States, in time of war or upon the call of the President, if at the time of such service such member was a regular employee under leave of absence. Certificate of honorable discharge from and/or documentary evidence of such service must be submitted to the board in order to obtain credit for such service.

  1. Preservation of Credits Under Contract.
    The board is authorized from time to time to enter into agreements with other public retirement systems in the State of Washington relative to the mutual acceptance of members and preservation of service credits under such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry into effect the provisions of this chapter or for its proper operation.

  1. Notwithstanding anything in this chapter to the contrary, effective December 12, 1994, contributions, benefits and service credit with respect to qualified military service will be provided in accordance with Internal Revenue Code section 414(u). The board may promulgate regulations implementing this section.

Date Passed: Monday, January 8, 2018

Effective Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

ORD C35574 Section 5