Chapter 2.66
LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND FIRE FIGHTERS DISABILITY BOARD

Sections:

2.66.010    Establishment and Purpose.

2.66.020    Composition.

2.66.030    Terms of Office.

2.66.040    Compensation.

2.66.010 Establishment and Purpose.

The Pierce County Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters Disability Board is established for the purpose of acting upon all claims for disability submitted to the Pierce County Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters Retirement system and to perform all other functions, exercise all powers and make all such determinations as are specified in RCW Chapter 41.26. (Ord. 84-20 § 1 (part), 1984; prior Code § 3.04.005)

2.66.020 Composition.

The Disability Board shall be composed of five members to be chosen as follows:

A.    One member of the County Council to be selected by the Council;

B.    One member of a city or town legislative body located within the County which does not contain a city disability board established pursuant to subsection (1)(a) of RCW 41.26.110, to be chosen by a majority of the mayors of such cities and towns within the County;

C.    One fire fighter to be elected by the fire fighters employed in the County who are not employed by a city in which a disability board is established;

D.    One law enforcement officer to be elected by the law enforcement officers employed in the County who are not employed by a city in which a disability board is established;

E.    One member from the public at large who resides within the County, but does not reside within a city in which a city disability board is established, to be appointed by the other four appointed members hereto designated.

(Ord. 84-20 § 1 (part), 1984; prior Code § 3.04.010)

2.66.030 Terms of Office.

All members appointed or elected shall serve for 2-year terms; provided, however, that two members of the Board selected in 1984, determined by the drawing of lots, shall serve 1-year terms, so as to provide for staggered terms thereafter. (Ord. 84-20 § 1 (part), 1984; prior Code § 3.04.015)

2.66.040 Compensation.

Members of the Disability Board shall not receive compensation for their service upon the Board, but shall be reimbursed for all expenses incidental to such service as to the amounts authorized by law. (Ord. 84-20 § 1 (part), 1984; prior Code § 3.04.020)