Tag: Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund
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A.G. GancarskiDecember 7, 2016
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[Updated: 6:40 p.m. with commentary from Mike Weinstein, at the bottom of the piece.] In the Jacksonville City Council Finance Committee Wednesday, Mike Weinstein, the city’s CFO, and Tim Johnson, the director of the Police and Fire Pension Fund, discussed a “waiver” in pension cost allocations that had been controversial in recent news cycles. Their joint appearance was […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 29, 2016
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Another day, another pension pratfall for the city of Jacksonville. And this latest one will have big cost impacts, perhaps expanding the $2.85 billion unfunded liability. Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is incensed about the latest cost overrun from the perpetually beleaguered Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund. “It has come to my attention,” Curry wrote in […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 23, 2016
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The ongoing battle between Jacksonville General Counsel Jason Gabriel and the Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund has simmered all spring and into the summer. Earlier in June, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and general counsel Gabriel took aim at the “arrogance and disregard for taxpayers” and “a blatant disregard of public records law” by the Police and Fire […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 1, 2016
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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and General Counsel Jason Gabriel have taken aim at the “arrogance and disregard for taxpayers” and “a blatant disregard of public records law” by the Police and Fire Pension Fund, as it relates to soliciting Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi‘s opinion on the legality of the PFPF’s Senior Staff Voluntary Retirement Fund. To that end, Curry […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 18, 2016
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On Monday, the Jacksonville City Council Finance Committee deferred property donation and human trafficking signage bills, and OKd Project Rex, which is expected to bring an Amazon distribution center to Jacksonville. **** 2015-519, a bill that would allow change the city’s rules for property donation that has circulated for nine months now, was considered Monday […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 5, 2016
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Beth McCague, interim executive director of the Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund, addressed the Jacksonville City Council Rules Committee on Tuesday, responding to charges levied in an email from Pension Fund gadfly Curtis Lee. McCague, who has patiently borne the brunt of Lee’s criticisms since she took the role, seemed to be at the end […]


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