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ARIZONA PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL RETIREMENT SYSTEM LOCAL BOARDS

MISSION: The Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System Local Boards provide a uniform, consistent and equitable program for public safety personnel who are regularly assigned hazardous duty in the employment of a political subdivision.

 

MEETINGS: Meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month at 12:00 a.m., in the Board of Supervisor's Conference Room, Suite 1040, 301 W. Jefferson, Phoenix, Arizona 85003.

MEETING NOTICE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:

Link to Disclosure Statement for the Sheriff’s Public Safety Retirement System Local Board.

Link to Disclosure Statement for the County Attorney Investigator’s Public Safety Retirement System Local Board.

LIAISONS:

County Attorney Investigator’s Public Safety Retirement System Local Board, Dena Barron, County Attorney’s Office, (602) 506-8370

Sheriff’s Public Safety Retirement System Local Board
, Arlene Cannata, Sheriff’s Office, (602) 876-3480

FORMATION AUTHORITY: A.R.S. 38-841 through 38-856

COMPOSITION: The Board is composed of a chief elected official, or designee, as Chairman, two members elected by secret ballot by members employed by the employer and two citizens, one of whom shall be the head of the merit system.

DUTIES AND POWERS: Decides all questions of eligibility and service credits, and determines the amount, manner and time of payment of any benefits under the system. Prescribes procedures to be followed by claimants in filing applications for benefits. Makes determinations to the right of any claimant to a benefit and to afford a rehearing on the original determination. Requests and receives information as is necessary for the proper administration of the system and action on claims for benefits. Distributes information explaining the system received from the fund manager. Furnishes annual reports with respect to the administration of the system. Receives and reviews reports of the financial condition and of the receipts and disbursements of the fund.