Long Beach, CA
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File #: 20-1198    Version: Name: HR - ORD CalPERS POA
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 11/30/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/5/2021 Final action: 1/5/2021
Title: Recommendation to declare ordinance authorizing an amendment to the contract between the City of Long Beach and the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees' Retirement System and authorizing the City Manager of said City to execute said amendment for and on behalf of the City of Long Beach, read and adopted as read. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Human Resources
Attachments: 1. 120820-R-51sr&att.pdf, 2. 121520-ORD-31att.pdf, 3. 010521-ORD-19att.pdf, 4. ORD-21-0001.pdf
Related files: 20-1197
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
1/5/20213 City Council approve recommendation and adoptPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/15/20202 City Council withdrawn  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/8/20201 City Council declare ordinance read the first time and laid over to the next regular meeting of the City Council for final readingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
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Recommendation to declare ordinance authorizing an amendment to the contract between the City of Long Beach and the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees' Retirement System and authorizing the City Manager of said City to execute said amendment for and on behalf of the City of Long Beach, read and adopted as read. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
On September 17, 2019, the City Council approved the 2019-2022 successor Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Long Beach Police Officers Association (POA). This new contract includes a provision for Cost Sharing by POA Classic Public Safety CalPERS Members via payroll deductions, pursuant to California Government Code Section 20516(f), effective the start of the first pay period of Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 20) (October 1, 2019). Per this provision, POA CalPERS members will contribute 3 percent of compensation earnable toward the City's required employer contribution to CalPERS in addition to the 9 percent statutory employee contribution already paid by the employee, which will increase the employee's contribution to a total of 12 percent. The parties agreed to pursue a CalPERS contract amendment, as soon as administratively possible, to change the above-described 3 percent cost sharing under Government Code Section 20516(f), to cost sharing of 3 percent of compensation earnable, pursuant to Government Code Section 20516(a).

On October 22, 2019, the City notified CalPERS of its intent to initiate the CalPERS contract amendment process. Upon receipt of further instructions from CalPERS, the City must complete the following steps to finalize the amendment process:

1. City Council adoption of a Resolution of Intention (ROI) with Exhibit Amendment to Contract.
2. Submission of a certified copy of the ROI to CalPERS following City Council adoption.
3. Submission of Form CON-12, Certification of Governing Body’s Action, to CalPERS following City Council adoption of the ROI.
4. Submission of Form CON-1...

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