City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 03
Chapter 03.05
Section 03.05.260

Title 03 Administration and Personnel

Chapter 03.05 Spokane Employees' Retirement System

Section 03.05.260 Suspension of Allowance During Employment

The payment of any retirement allowance to a member who has been retired will be suspended during the time the member is for any reason an employee of the City and until qualifying for a benefit pursuant to SMC 3.05.165, SMC 3.05.166 or SMC 3.05.167, provided that payment for vacation or sick leave earned in the City service prior to retirement may be made without suspension of allowance, and, provided further, that this provision does not apply to retirees who:

  1. become elected officials of the City and do not elect to join the system; or 

  2. enter into personal services contracts with the City; or 

  3. employees who, subsequent to retirement, are rehired pursuant to the following criteria:

    1. The position filled is of a temporary/seasonal nature; and

    2. The position is filled only with the approval of the director of human resources or the mayor’s office and their bargaining unit; and

    3. Employment is limited to nine hundred sixty (960) hours per twelve-month period; and

    4. There is a minimum of one pay period between the time an employee retires and is rehired as a temporary/seasonal employee.

Date Passed: Monday, January 8, 2018

Effective Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

ORD C35574 Section 19