March 12, 2013: All permanent employees who are employed by the Town of Arlington, Arlington Public Schools, Arlington Housing Authority or the Arlington Retirement Board and employed at an annual rate of regular compensation of $5,000 or greater and work a minimum of Eighteen and Three Quarters Hours (18.75) hours per week shall be eligible for membership in the Arlington Contributory Retirement System (“System”).
Elected Officials and Appointed Board Members who are paid at least $5,000 per year in regular compensation are eligible for membership, but are not required to satisfy the 18.75 hour per week minimum criteria.
Traffic Supervisors who are employed in a permanent position consisting of working both a morning and afternoon shift and are employed at an annual rate regular compensation of $5,000.00 or greater shall be eligible for membership in the system.
March 12, 2013: Any member who meets the membership criteria shall receive full creditable service.
A member whose hours are involuntarily reduced below 18.75 shall continue to receive full creditable service.
In the case of school employees whose position does not require them to work while the school are closed from approximately June to September said employees shall receive one (1) month of creditable service for each full month the employee is receiving regular compensation. Said employees shall be granted creditable service if they return to that position or another position in the schools by the opening of school in the following September. They shall be granted service only for the months worked if they do not return after summer break.
Upon becoming a member of the Arlington Contributory Retirement System the said member may purchase non-membership time if the position paid an annual rate regular compensation of $5,000 or greater and the calculation for the creditable service will be based on 1 month for every 75 hours worked. Creditable Service will only be granted in full months.
March 21, 2000: Regular Compensation shall include:
Regular deductions for retirement shall be made from regular compensation.
Regular compensation shall not include:
This supplemental rule further defines regular compensation and is consistent with the provisions of G.L. c. 32 and the Commission’s regulations.