§ 16-250. Family and medical leave act.  

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  • The fractional parts of the twenty-four (24) month period ending each March 1 that a member is on leave without pay from the city pursuant to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) shall be added to his or her credited service provided that:

    (1) The member contributes to the fund the sum that he or she would have contributed, based on his or her salary and the member contribution rate in effect at the time that the credited service is requested, had he or she been a member of the plan for the fractional parts of the twenty-four (24) months ending each March 1 for which he or she is requesting credit plus amounts actuarially determined such that the crediting of service does not result in any cost to the fund plus payment of costs for all professional services rendered to the board in connection with the purchase of periods of credited service.

    (2) The request for credited service for FMLA leave time for the twenty-four (24) month period prior to each March 1 and payment of professional fees shall be made on or before March 31.

    (3) Payment by the member of the required amount shall be made on or before April 30 for the preceding twenty-four (24) month period ending March 1 and shall be made in one (1) lump sum payment upon receipt of which credited service shall be issued.

    (4) Credited service purchased pursuant to this section shall not count towards the calculation of years required to qualify for normal, early, or deferred pension.

(Ord. No. 98-19, § 2, 10-20-98; Ord. No. 2010-25, §§ 2, 3, 10-19-10)