This local option allows systems to increase the base upon which the Cost of Living Increases are based in multiples of $1000.

Boards that have increased the COLA base are listed below along with the year the current base became effective. For historical information on an individual board's base, click on the name of the board.

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A

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Adams Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002013
Amesbury Retirement Board Local Options   
Andover Retirement Board Local Options    
Arlington Retirement Board Local Options $15,0002014
Attleboro Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002018

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B

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Barnstable County Retirement Board Local Options $17,0002017
Belmont Retirement Board Local Options   
Berkshire County Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002012
Beverly Retirement Board Local Options   
Blue Hills Regional School Retirement Board Local Options $16,0002012
Boston Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002018
Braintree Retirement Board Local Options   
Bristol County Retirement Board Local Options $18,0002016
Brockton Retirement Board Local Options   
Brookline Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002013

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C

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Cambridge Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002013
Chelsea Retirement Board Local Options   
Chicopee Retirement Board Local Options $15,0002014
Clinton Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002013
Concord Retirement Board Local Options   

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D

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Danvers Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002017
Dedham Retirement Board Local Options $15,0002016
Dukes County Contributory Retirement System Local Options $14,0002014

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E

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Easthampton Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002016
Essex Regional Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002018
Everett Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002013

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F

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Fairhaven Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002018
Fall River Retirement Board Local Options   
Falmouth Retirement Board Local Options   
Fitchburg Retirement Board Local Options   
Framingham Retirement Board Local Options   
Franklin Regional Retirement Board Local Options $17,0002017

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G

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Gardner Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002013
Gloucester Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002012
Greater Lawrence Sanitary District Retirement Board Local Options   
Greenfield Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002012

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H

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Hampden County Retirement Board Local Options $18,0002014
Hampshire County Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002014
Haverhill Retirement Board Local Options   
Hingham Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002016
Holyoke Retirement Board Local Options   
Hull Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002018

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L

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Lawrence Retirement Board Local Options   
Leominster Retirement Board Local Options   
Lexington Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002018
Lowell Retirement Board Local Options $17,0002018
Lynn Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002014

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M

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Malden Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002015
Marblehead Retirement Board Local Options   
Marlborough Retirement Board Local Options   
Mass Housing Finance Agency Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002013
Massport Authority Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002018
Mass Water Resources Authority Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002017
Maynard Retirement Board Local Options $15,0002012
Medford Retirement Board Local Options $16,0002014
Melrose Retirement Board Local Options   
Methuen Retirement Board Local Options $15,0002016
Middlesex County Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002013
Milford Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002013
Milton Retirement Board Local Options $15,0002012
Minuteman Regional School District Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002013
Montague Retirement Board Local Options $18,0002012

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N

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Natick Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002018
Needham Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002016
New Bedford Retirement Board Local Options   
Newburyport Retirement Board Local Options   
Newton Retirement Board Local Options   
Norfolk County Retirement Board Local Options $17,0002018
North Adams Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002012
North Attleboro Retirement Board Local Options   
Northampton Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002012
Northbridge Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002012
Norwood Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002013

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P

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Peabody Retirement Board Local Options   
Pittsfield Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002012
Plymouth Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002012
Plymouth County Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002017

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Q

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Quincy Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002016

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R

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Reading Retirement Board Local Options   
Revere Retirement Board Local Options   

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S

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Salem Retirement Board Local Options   
Saugus Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002018
Shrewsbury Retirement Board Local Options   
Somerville Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002018
Southbridge Retirement Board Local Options   
Springfield Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002014
Stoneham Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002012
Swampscott Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002012

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T

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Taunton Retirement Board Local Options $15,0002016

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W

 COLA Base Above $12,000Fiscal Year Eff. Date
Wakefield Retirement Board Local Options   
Waltham Retirement Board Local Options $14,0002012
Watertown Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002016
Webster Retirement Board Local Options $16,0002013
Wellesley Retirement Board Local Options $15,0002014
West Springfield Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002014
Westfield Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002014
Weymouth Retirement Board Local Options   
Winchester Retirement Board Local Options   
Winthrop Retirement Board Local Options   
Woburn Retirement Board Local Options   
Worcester Retirement Board Local Options $13,0002012
Worcester Regional Retirement Board Local Options $16,0002016

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