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Lisa Lohmann

Jim Yarborough sat on the same pension board for years and never complained about it's composition. The City was only contributing 5% of salaries towards the police pension as far back as 1984 while the state average was 14%. To offset this whopping imbalance, officers contributed 10% while the state average for them was 7%. Today the city still doesn't contribute the state average and the pension board has sacrificed raises for pension contributions and reduced benefits to retiring officers. The Mayor is keenly aware this can has been kicked down the road for over 30 years.

Don Schlessinger

Thank you Mayor Yarbrough for appointing Mr. Evans to this important board. Just the man for the job.

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