[Ord. No. 632, §§ 1 — 5, 12-27-1960; Code 1965, § 4.22]
Coverage. It is hereby declared to be the policy and purpose of the City to extend to all eligible employees and officials of the City, who are not excluded by law or by this section, and whether employed in connection with a governmental or proprietary function of the City, the benefits of the system of federal old-age and survivors insurance as authorized by the Social Security Act Amendments of 1950, and by the Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 3 of the sixty-sixth General Assembly of the state and amendments thereof, as the same may be now and hereafter in effect.
Plan and agreements. The Mayor and City Clerk/Collector are hereby authorized and directed, on behalf of the City, to prepare, execute and submit to the office of administration, division of accounting of the state, as state agency, a plan and agreement for extending said benefits to said eligible employees and officials of the City, in the form prepared by the state agency and hereby approved and adopted by the Board of Aldermen, which plan and agreement are to become effective upon approval thereof by the state agency, and are further authorized and directed to execute agreements and modifications and amendments thereof with said state agency, providing for the extension of said benefits to said employees and officials as set forth in said plan and agreement, as provided for in this section, said plan and agreement to provide that said extension of benefits is to be effective on January 1, 1961.
Deductions from pay. There shall be deducted from the wages of all employees and officials of the City, to whom the benefits of said system of federal old-age and survivors insurance are extended, by virtue of the plan and agreement hereinbefore provided for, the amount of each of said employees' and officials' contributions, as determined by the applicable state and federal laws and by said plan and agreement, the aggregate amount of said deductions to be paid into the contributions fund created by Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 3 of the sixty-sixth General Assembly of the state.
City contributions. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated from the general fund of the City, and there is, and shall be, appropriated the sum or sums of money necessary to pay the contributions of the City, which shall be due and payable by virtue of the extension of the benefits of the federal old-age and survivors insurance system to the eligible employees and officials of the City, said sum or sums of money to be paid into the contribution fund created by Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 3 of the sixty-sixth General Assembly of the state. The fund from which said appropriation is made will, at all times, be sufficient to pay the contributions of the City by this section directed to be paid to the contributions fund.
Records. The City shall fully comply with, and shall keep such records, make such reports and provide such methods of administration of said plan and agreement as may be required by all applicable state and federal laws, rules and regulations, with respect to the extension of the benefits of the federal old-age and survivors insurance system to the employees and officials of this City. For the purpose of administering said plan and agreement the City Clerk/Collector shall be the official who shall make all required reports, keep all records and be responsible for the administration of said plan and agreement on behalf of this City.
[Ord. No. 3452, § 1, 3-11-1997]
City employees with at least 15 years of service who have reached the normal retirement age (currently age 55 for sworn police and fire personnel and age 60 for all other employees of the City) as defined by LAGERS will be eligible for health insurance coverage to be provided by the City until such employees are qualified for Medicare or they reach age 65, whichever comes first. The City shall pay a portion of such health insurance premium in an amount equal to the amount which is being paid by the City for single coverage for then-current City employees. Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary, no employee shall be entitled to such coverage for more than 120 months for sworn police and fire personnel or 60 months for all other employees of the City.
[Ord. No. 4183, § 1, 4-14-2009]
The City, a municipal corporation and political subdivision of the State of Missouri, hereby elects to become an employer and cover all of its municipal employees under the provisions of the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS).
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the repeal of former § 2-171, as amended.
[Ord. No. 1937, § 1, 10-25-1983]
The City elects to require no contributions from covered employees in accordance with the provisions of RSMo. 70.705 and 70.730.
[Ord. No. 1060, § 3, 5-28-1968]
The City Finance Officer/Treasurer shall pay the employer's contribution to the pension system, as shall be required by its board of trustees.
[Ord. No. 1060, § 2, 5-28-1968; Ord. No. 1756, § 1, 9-18-1979]
The mandatory retirement age for any employee of the City coming under the provisions of this division shall be 70 years.