SCPP Meeting Report – December 11, 2018

Currently, only active or retired Prior Act, LEOFF 1, and LEOFF 2 firefighters employed by or retired from the city, county, or fire protection district are eligible to be elected to a pension or disability board. Only those covered by the jurisdiction of the board are eligible to vote. Some boards are facing difficulty in […]

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Disability Board Issues

The following is from a letter discussing the structure and current problems with Disability Boards. The central problem is that the number of LEOFF 1 members decline it is becoming increasingly difficult for small jurisdictions to find qualified LEOFF 1 active or retired members to serve on the Boards. In the last session of the […]

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Select Committee | December 11, 2018 Agenda

Pension Policy, Select Committee – 12/11/2018 10:00 AM Note that the subject of LEOFF 1 Disability Boards will be on the Agenda. Full Committee House Hearing Rm B John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WAAgenda: Approval of November Minutes.Public Hearing with Possible Executive Action: Managing Future Dolan-Type Unfunded Liabilities. Retire-Rehire Proposal. Work Session with Public Testimony […]

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RFFOW President’s Message | November 2018

By Richard Warbrouck, RFFOW President As you can see from the graph below, the projected LEOFF I membership is on a decline and picking up speed between the years 2022 and 2025. This first appears to be down the road or in the future, but wait a minute, just think back a couple of years […]

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Washington State Investment Board returns 10% for fiscal year

By Rob Kozlowski · October 16, 2018 11:46 am (See the article and more at https://www.pionline.com/article/20181016/ONLINE/181019889/washington-state-investment-board-returns-10-for-fiscal-year) Washington State Investment Board’s $101.3 billion commingled trust fund returned a net 10.04% for the fiscal year ended June 30, topping its custom benchmark by 37 basis points, a report on the Olympia-based board’s website said. For the three, […]

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LEOFF 2 Board | October 24th

The LEOFF Plan 2 Retirement Board is holding a board meeting on Wednesday, October 24th at 8:30 AM. Please note the earlier start time as this is our annual strategic planning meeting. Materials will be available the LEOFF 2 website on Monday, October 22nd. Meeting Location: Washington State Investment Board 2100 Evergreen Park Drive SW, […]

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Election 2018

My ballot just arrived.  I am not going to enter into a listing of how folks should vote, but there is one race that should concern every member of LEOFF I.  That is in the 5th Congressional District that pits Lisa Brown against Cathy McMorris Rodgers.  Rodgers is the incumbent. I am urging everyone int […]

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taxing

Gov. Inslee warns of a $1.5 billion gap and says there are few ways to bridge it. EVERETT — Writing the next state budget is going to be a taxing experience. Figuratively and actually. That’s the distinct impression Gov. Jay Inslee left in a conversation Tuesday with The Daily Herald’s editorial board. Washington’s super-charged economy, […]

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HR218 LEOSA Firearms Qualifications | Centralia

HR 218 Firearms Qualification for retired Law Enforcement Officers Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 1030 Hrs Centralia WA Indoor Range Carry concealed in all 50 states under federal law HR 218 No host breakfast 0930 qualification starts at 1030 Fire in order that registration is received 25 round course Indoors out of the weather. Everyone is […]

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RFFOW President’s Message | October 2018

We have scheduled a special RFFOW Directors meeting on October 11, 2018 with Jerry Taylor, President of the Retired Seattle Police Officers Association and Ken Crowder, Washington State Association of Retired Police Officers. The meeting is to continue the discussion on the future representation for the retired fire and law enforcement officers of Washington, LEOFF […]

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