Firefighters (sworn personnel) are covered by the Frankfort Fire Protection District Firefighters Pension Plan (Firefighters Pension Fund) which is a defined benefit pension plan administered by the Frankfort Fire Protection District Firefighters Pension Fund Board. The benefits and contributions are governed by State Statute 40 ILCS 5 Article 4 FIREFIGHTERS' PENSION FUND MUNICIPALITIES 500,000 AND UNDER.
Civilian (Non-sworn full-time personnel) are covered by the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) which is a multi-employer plan whose benefit and contribution provisions are governed by State Statutes.
The Districts’ pensions are funded in three ways — through investment earnings, employee contributions (set by state statute), and employer contributions (supported by actuarial analysis).
Article 4 of the pension code gives specific direction on the make up of the Pension Board.
The current Board members are:
Treasurer of the District Michael Kavanagh (Treasurer of the Board)
Fire Chief Robert Wilson
Firefighter Alphonso Jackson
Lieutenant Daniel Faber (President of the Board)
Engineer Kevin Brow (Secretary of the Board)
Regularly Scheduled Business Meetings begin at 09:30am.
February 5, 2019
May 7, 2019
August 6, 2019
November 5, 2019