Based on recent CalPERS policy decisions, cities throughout the State are grappling with how to fund pension contributions that were to be covered by CalPERS investment earnings. To help cover those increased costs and maintain more control over City investments, Council authorized participation in the PARS PRSP.read more...
To combat the unfunded pension liability, the Escondido City Council approved a Section 115 Irrevocable Pension Trust, along with pension funding options and a policy on the use of one-time money. An initial deposit from the Reserve for PERS Rate Smoothing is required to fund the program. Escondido follows in the footsteps of 128 other public agencies in implementing the PARS Pension Rate Stabilization Program.read more...
Does the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) Board have the authority to make rate adjustments after the last statutory increase is implemented in 2020-21?read more...
At its April 11 meeting, the Moorpart USD board of trustees voted 4-0 to implement the PARS Supplementary Retirement Plan (SRP), a move that will reduce payroll costs and save the district millions over five years.read more...