Retirement Benefits for Volunteer Fire Departments:
Proposed Increase in Local Contributions

The Board of Trustees of the Texas Emergency Retirement System has proposed an amendment to the rules concerning local contributions that could result in city cost increases of up to 15 percent.  The proposed amendment was published in the May 9, 2014, Texas Register, and is available

Comments on the proposed amendment may be submitted in writing to Michelle Jordan, Executive Director, Texas Emergency Services Retirement System, P.O. Box 12577, Austin, Texas 78711-2577, not later than June 9, 2014. Comments may also be submitted electronically to or faxed to (512) 936-3480. 

TML member cities may use the material herein for any purpose. No other person or entity may reproduce, duplicate, or distribute any part of this document without the written authorization of the Texas Municipal League.

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