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Employees of Pueblo City Schools participate in the Colorado Retirement System/Public Employee's Retirement Association (PERA).

The Board of Education currently makes an 19.15 percent contribution to the Colorado Retirement System and the employee pays 8 percent which provides an excellent retirement program. The contribution rates for Pueblo City Schools will change annually as dictated by PERA.
Future employee contribution rates (PERA) are:

 Date
January 2016
 Contribution % for Year
19.15%

Questions regarding the Colorado Retirement System may be directed to the:
Public Employees' Retirement Association of Colorado

1300 Logan Street
Denver, Colorado 80203
(303) 837-6250 or (800) 759-7372
www.copera.org

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The annual open enrollment period for PERACARE, PERA's health insurance program for retirees, is October 1 - November 15 for January 1 effective coverage if you do not sign up for PERACARE within
the first 30 days after your retirement date.

For more information, visit the PERA website and using the Search feature, enter "PERACARE."

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Regular Retirement

E-mail or call Corrine Arriaga, Benefits Manager at (719) 549-7132 for more information regarding timelines and procedures.

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Disability Retirement
Call the Colorado PERA Disability Program at 1-800-759-7372

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Retirement Manager for loans and hardship withdrawals from 403B plans

Beginning August 2010, Pueblo City Schools will begin to use VALIC/VRSCO as its third party administrator for 403B Plans. To use the sytem, go to the Retirement Manager website.