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Portland City Fire/Police Retirement Amendment (November 2012)

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A Portland City Fire/Police Retirement Amendment measure was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Multnomah and Clackamas counties, which are in Oregon, where it was approved.

This measure amended the Portland City Charter, changing the Fire and Police Disability Retirement System. These changes would include clarifying the calculation of benefits, no longer including service by another employer for calculation of service credit, defining service requirements for disability, altering benefits for part-time employees and changing the vesting period for non-service related death benefits from 10 years to 5 years. The estimated total savings from all the changes is approximately $46.6 million over 25 years.[1][2]

Election results

Portland City Amendment Measure 145
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 177,382 74.16%
No61,79325.84%

Election results from Clackamas County, Current Election Results.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall limited provisions of the retirement and disability system for police and fire be changed?[1][3]


See also


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Multnomah County Elections"
  2. "Portland Tribune," "Voters may decide changes to police and fire fund"
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.