2021 Board Member Elections

 

NOTICE OF ELECTION FOR TWO (2) TRUSTEES


 

In October 2021 members of the rank Investigator or rank inferior thereto, and all annuitants will have the opportunity to participate in the election for members of the Retirement Board of the Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago.

For a 3-Year Term: From 12/01/2021 through 11/30/ 2024

1. Investigator, Patrolman, or rank equivalent thereto Member

The term of one (1) elected member of the Retirement Board of the Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund (Board), for any active member of the rank of Investigator, Patrolman, or rank equivalent thereto shall expire November 30, 2021. According to the Illinois Pension Code, one (1) member of the Board is to be elected from among the active members of the Chicago Police Department (CPD) of the rank of Investigator, Patrolman or rank equivalent thereto to fill the position for a 3-year term from December 1, 2021 through November 30, 2024.

Any active member of the CPD of the rank of Investigator, Patrolman or rank equivalent thereto may become a candidate by filing a petition with the Board signed by at least fifty (50) members of his or her own class rank who are qualified to vote in the election.

2. Annuitant Member

The term of one (1) elected member of the Board, to represent the Annuitants of the Fund shall expire November 30, 2021.  According to the Illinois Pension Code, one (1) member is to be elected from among any adult Annuitant who is not under conservatorship to fill the position for a 3-year term from December 1, 2021 through November 30, 2024.

Any adult Annuitant who is not under conservatorship may become a candidate by filing a petition signed by at least twenty-five (25) persons entitled to vote in the election. Persons entitled to vote in the Annuitant member election include: (a) any adult Annuitants who are not under conservatorship; (b) conservators of Annuitants; and (c) legal guardians of children and/or Annuitants when the parent or stepparent of such children are themselves not Annuitants.

 

PETITIONS


Filing Petitions: Blank petitions may be obtained at the Fund’s office, 221 North LaSalle Street; Room 1626,  on or after August 2, 2021, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or downloaded from the Fund’s website at www.chipabf.org. Completed petitions must be personally filed between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. in the Fund’s office from September 14-21, 2021.

 

ELECTION DETAILS


The election will be conducted from October 5-25, 2021 to fill the terms detailed above, and will be held in accordance with the rules adopted by the Board on May 27, 2021.  An independent election firm will administer the elections and all balloting will be conducted online or telephonically.

Detailed rules concerning the Trustee Election are available at www.chipabf/about.org or at the PABF Office.

Election Notice 2021