Prior to the adoption of Ord. 018160 on 07/06/2004, Section 18-16 read as follows.


    There are hereby provided plans for the retirement of the salaried commissioned members of the police and fire department of the city (hereinafter referred to as "covered employees") on account of age or disability and for the payment of such to covered employees during their retirement, and upon their death, to their spouses and minor children, of the pensions as hereinafter more specifically set forth in pursuance of the Constitution and laws of the state.Nothing in this article affects any benefits accrued under the police and firemen’s retirement fund which was replaced in 1981 by the police retirement plan created in section 18-39 and the firefighters’ retirement plan created in section 18-64.  The provisions of the police and firemen’s retirement fund shall govern all appeals and requests with respect to the police and firemen’s retirement fund.  Appeals relating to former police shall be determined by the police retirement board; appeals relating to former firefighters shall be determined by the firefighters’ retirement board.

(Code 1964, § 9.1630; Ord. No. 12868, § 1, 2-4-91)