I. Payment to the system must be made based on the person’s contribution percentage applied to the earnings for the service granted. The board may allow payments over time plus interest.
a. Prior service to the City of Pittsfield will be credited as a percentage of the present full-time equivalent of 20 hours per week.
b. Prior service to another system will be credited as a percentage of the full-time equivalent for that system.
Members shall receive full-time credit for all membership service, Members who wish to purchase and receive credit for non-membership service will be eligible to purchase past non-membership service rendered in any member unit of the Pittsfield Retirement System and will have this service prorated based on 20 hours per week, i.e. 87 hours of service will be the equivalent of one (1) month of service.
Teachers aides, cafeteria workers and school crossing guards, who are employed for the school year (40 weeks) shall be granted one year service for each school year completed.
4. Official ballot will be printed. Incumbent to be identified.
5. Retired members will be mailed a ballot. Active members may vote at a designated polling place between the hours of 9 A.M. and 7 P.M.
6. The board will notify each candidate of the results of the election within seven days.