City of Saginaw MI -
Police and Fire Pension Board

The City of Saginaw Police & Fire Retirement System was established by Chapter XVI of the Charter of the City in 1965. It is an independent body administered separately from the City and provides retirement benefits for approximately 415 retirees and 70 active defined benefit members within the Saginaw police and fire departments. It currently manages an investment portfolio in excess of $120M. Its Board of Trustees is comprised of five voting members: a Police representative, a Fire representative, a Citizen representative, the Mayor and the City Manager. Meetings are held in City Hall Council Chambers at 3:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month, except for January and July. They are open meetings and the public is welcome to attend.

City of Saginaw Police and Fire Retirement System Board of Trustees

Robert M. Ruth
Police Representative

Gregory C. Simmons
Fire Representative

Dennis D. Browning

Timothy R. Morales
City Manager

Ronald C. Reimers
Citizen Representative

James A. Vondette
Police Alternate Representative

William E. McCarthy
Fire Alternate Representative

Amos O'Neil
Mayor Pro Tem

Beth Carson Church
Pension Board Secretary

Andre R. Borrello
Advisor/City Attorney

VanOverbeke, Michaud & Timmony, P.C.
Advisor/Pension Attorneys

Updated October 2013

*Votes only in absence of designated Voting Member. Three voting members constitute a quorum.

City of Saginaw Police & Fire Pension Board 2014 Meeting Schedule

The following schedule for the City of Saginaw Police & Fire Pension Board is posted in compliance with requirements of Act #267, P. A. 1976.
All meetings are held at Saginaw City Hall in Council Chambers, Room 205.

2014 Schedule:

No January Meeting

Wednesday, February 5th Quarterly Meeting 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 5th Monthly Meeting 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 2nd Monthly Meeting 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 7th Quarterly Meeting 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 4th Monthly Meeting 3:30 p.m.

No July Meeting

Wednesday, August 6th Quarterly Meeting 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 3rd Monthly Meeting 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 1st Monthly Meeting 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 5th Quarterly Meeting 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 3rd Monthly Meeting 3:30 p.m.

For Meeting Cancellations, please visit the City Clerk public meetings page.

Enhanced Law Enforcement Response to Victims Initiative:

The Saginaw Police Department is one of only three law enforcement agencies in the country that has been selected to participate in a unique program designed to help reduce crime, support victims, and enhance public safety. We ask that the residents of Saginaw participate in this anonymous survey being conducted by Saginaw Valley State University. Your participation will help the City of Saginaw Police Department expand its capacity to meet the needs of crime victims, and broaden those services where a need is indicated. This short survey is available online at the following button:

Take Survey

How to pre apply for a water utility account:

Pre application instructions can be found here:

Water Billing


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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rules have changed. To see how the City of Saginaw is now handling FOIA requests, please visit our new FOIA page.


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