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Fire & Police Pension Commission

The Board of Fire and Police Pension Commissioners was created under Article IV-A of the Charter of the City of Santa Barbara in 1926 for the purpose of controlling the administration and investment of monies deposited in the Service Retirement Fund. At the present time, the Board has the responsibility of investing monies in excess of $1.4 million to secure pensions of retired members of the Fire and Police Departments.

Committee Functions
Membership Five Members
  1. One member must be an active or retired fire fighter and need not be a resident or qualified elector of the City.
  2. One member must be an active or retired police officer and need not be a resident or qualified elector of the City.
  3. The three remaining members of the Board shall not be active fire fighters or active police officers and must be qualified electors of the City.
Length of Term Four years and until successors are appointed. Staggered terms expire on December 31 of the appropriate year.
Meeting Schedule The Board meets quarterly in the Finance Conference Room, City Hall, 735 Anacapa Street.  Please contact Finance Department Staff for meeting schedule and details. 
Time Involved Approximately 2 hours per month for meetings and related activities
Financial Disclosure Requirement Members are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests upon appointment, annually and when leaving the advisory group.
Compensation None
Staff Finance Department (805) 564-5334
Reference City Charter Sections 800 - 805, and 807; Municipal Code Section 2.08.020.E; Resolution No. 95-158
    General Overview of Functions/Responsibilities
    Rules and Regulations
    City Charter Sections 800 - 900  Powers and Duties
    City Charter, 1926   History of
    Resolution No. 95-158  Formation of
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2016