Archive | Miscellaneous

This category if for information that does not deal directly with the pension plan but is of general interest to members of the system.

Comments from King County Paramedics

July 23, 2020 King County Paramedics – IAFF Local 2595Post Office Box 5310  Kent, WA      98064 – 5310 ****OPEN LEITER TO THE CITIZENS OF KING COUNTY•••• We wish we had the answers to racial inequality and racism. We don’t, but we recognize that African American communities are in pain and rightfully so. The lAFF Local […]

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Legislation/Cronovirus/Riots

Many have recently received a mailing from the Coalition.  It looks like a membership application but really is just another fundraiser.  We recommend you ignore it.  We detail our reasoning here. We have been quiet for some time.  There are reasons for that.  First there was not much to report since the last session of […]

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Can they defund the pension?

Several people have contact us about the demand by the protestors and rioters in Seattle that they defund the police and pensions as well. Well, they can’t. Take a look at this article from Newsweek that explains the issue quite well. A demand from demonstrators in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Organized/Occupied Protest (CHOP) to scrap funding […]

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Coalition Creates Membership

We were excited to see the Coalition move to create a membership organization.  Sadly, they have failed in that effort and just created another fund-raising venue.  View their new by-laws. At LEOFF1.Net we have always objected to the Coalition’s claim to represent all LEOFF 1 members, active, retired or beneficiary simply because they have never […]

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LEOFF 1 2020 COLA

The LEOFF 1 COLA for 2020 will be 2.14%. This is for anyone who retired prior to April 2, 2018. See the table below if your retired after that date. Retirement Dates COLA April 2, 2019 to March 31, 2020 0.00% January 1, 2019 to April 1, 2019  2.14% April 2, 2018 to December 31, […]

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LEOFF 1 Coalition Newsletter

by Ken Crowder, DirectorWashington State Retired Police Officers Association& Retired Snohomish County Deputy Note: The Retired Fire Fighters of Washington & the Retired Seattle Police Officers Association are in the process of sending out a newsletter dealing with LEOFF 1 issues and asking you to respond to a survey. They DO NOT ask for money […]

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LEOFF 2 Board Meeting | Feb. 26th

Meeting Location: Washington State Investment Board2100 Evergreen Park Drive SW, Suite 100Olympia, WA 98502 LEOFF PLAN 2 RETIREMENT BOARD MEETING AGENDA February 26, 2020 – 9:30AM 1.      Legislative Update Survivor Option Reelection Month of Death Payment Definition of Period of War Confidentiality of DRS Records 2.      Administrative Update Agency Move Outreach Activities

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