Two Council representatives are appointed by the Mayor. Fire and Police department representatives are elected by Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters (LEOFF I) members in their respective departments. The Board elects a Member at Large.
Length of Term: Fire Department representatives are elected in February of even years for two years. Police Department representatives are elected in February of odd years for two-year terms. The Board elects a Member at Large for an indefinite term.
Last Wednesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the Small Conference Room at City Hall.
Duties: Administers State RCWs regarding LEOFF I members. Considers and approves medical bills submitted by LEOFF I members as well as applications for disability retirement together with documentation of disability. Confirms disability with Board physician, places members on disability leave, grants disability retirement, and so advises the State Retirement System and the City’s appropriate departments.