(40 ILCS 5/4-134)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 4-134)
Report for tax levy.
(a) The board shall report to the city council
or board of trustees of the municipality on the condition of the pension fund
at the end of its most recently completed fiscal year. The report shall
be made prior to the council or board meeting held for appropriating and
levying taxes for the year for which the report is made.
The pension board in the report shall certify and provide the following information to the city council or board of trustees of the municipality:
(1) the total assets of the fund and their current
market value of those assets;
(2) the estimated receipts during the next succeeding
fiscal year from deductions from the salaries or wages of firefighters, and from all other sources;
(3) the estimated amount necessary during the fiscal
year to meet the annual actuarial requirements of the pension fund as provided in Sections 4-118 and 4-120;
(4) the total net income received from investment of
assets along with the assumed investment return and actual investment return received by the fund during its most recently completed fiscal year compared to the total net income, assumed investment return, and actual investment return received during the preceding fiscal year;
(5) the increase in employer pension contributions
that results from the implementation of the provisions of this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly;
(6) the total number of active employees who are
financially contributing to the fund;
(7) the total amount that was disbursed in benefits
during the fiscal year, including the number of and total amount disbursed to (i) annuitants in receipt of a regular retirement pension, (ii) recipients being paid a disability pension, and (iii) survivors and children in receipt of benefits;
(8) the funded ratio of the fund;
(9) the unfunded liability carried by the fund, along
with an actuarial explanation of the unfunded liability; and
(10) the investment policy of the pension board under
the statutory investment restrictions imposed on the fund.
Before the pension board makes its report, the municipality shall have the assets
of the fund and
their current market value verified by an independent certified public
accountant of its choice.
(b) The municipality is authorized to publish the report submitted under this Section. This publication may be made, without limitation, by publication in a local newspaper of general circulation in the municipality or by publication on the municipality's Internet website. If the municipality publishes the report, then that publication must include all of the information submitted by the pension board under subsection (a).
(Source: P.A. 95-950, eff. 8-29-08.)