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.

Report on April 17 SCPP Meeting

The Select Committee on Pension Policy met on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. This was their first meeting of the year and the Agenda, while of some interest from an educational standpoint, had little to do with LEOFF 1 issues. In case you are unaware, the SCPP is the first point of review for all pension […]

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LEOFF II Board | April 25, 2018 Agenda

April 25, 2018 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM Agenda Approval of March 28, 2018 Minutes Definition of Child Out of Jurisdiction Duty Disabled Members Return to Work PEBB Coverage for Catastrophic Retirees Standby Pay as Basic Salary PTSD Benefits Administrative Update Outreach Activities Agenda Items for Future Meetings Venue WSIB – Main Conference Room 2100 […]

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SCPP Executive Committee Meeting April 17, 2018

Pension Policy, Select Committee – 4/17/2018 12:00 p.m. Executive Committee House Conference Rooms B15/18 John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA  REVISED ON 4/12/2018 AT 12:17 PM Agenda: Approval of November Minutes. AAG Update. Discussion of Today’s Full Committee Items. Constituent Correspondence. Review Draft Interim Work Plan. Adoption of Meeting Agendas. May and June Agendas. Discussion/Other […]

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TRICare Dental Program

Some, but not many, LEOFF 1 people have TRICARE through the Federal Government.  Some changes are coming to TRICARE, so if you are covered by TRICARE you should read this and follow the links. Changes Coming to the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program Do you have TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) coverage? If so, you need […]

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Official LEOFF 1 COLA – 2018

DRS has released the official COLA numbers payable in the end of April checks.  Members who are also covered under prior act legislation (41,18 or 41.20) should check with their departments to determine what impact that might have. COLAs for LEOFF Plan 1 — EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2018 Retirement Dates Adjustment April 2, 2017 – […]

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April 2018 COLA to be 3.32%

The projected CPI, (COLA) cost of living adjustment for the LEOFF 1 Retirement System is due in April. The COLA is based on your retirement date. For retirement dates between: April 2, 2017 – March 31,2018 0.00% January 1, 2017 – April 1, 2017 3.32% April 2, 2016 – Dec 31, 2016 5.68% Prior to […]

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Washington State DRS 1099-R available Jan. 20

Retired and looking for your 1099-R form for tax purposes? Beginning Jan. 20 you can access it by signing in to your DRS retirement account and then selecting the 1099R link on the left side of the page. From there you can view it or print a copy. Hard copies of the form will be […]

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WACOPS Press Release on I 940

While not a LEOFF 1 issue, the proposed Initiative 940 represents a real threat to effective law enforcement and more particularly to the careers of law enforcement officers, so we are publishing this press release for your information. December 15, 2017: Last week, Initiative 940, which changes protections for officers in a use-of-force incident, was […]

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WACOPS I-940 Press Release

December 7, 2017 WACOPS is fighting to strengthen the rights and quality of life for those who have dedicated their careers to protecting and serving our communities. We do not believe today, or at any time during this debate, that changing the current use of force law (RCW 9A.16.040) will reduce violent interactions between law […]

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