LAGERS Receives Award for Financial Reporting for 43rd Consecutive Year

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS) for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020. The report has been…...

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LAGERS March 2021 Board Report

April 6, 2021 – The LAGERS Board of Trustees has a fiduciary duty to its membership to ensure the system is administered in a fiscally sound manner. The board meets at least quarterly to make sure LAGERS continues to deliver on its commitments of strength and security. During LAGERS’ March 19,…...

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LAGERS RECEIVES AWARD FOR PLAN FUNDING

December 14, 2020 Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS) received a 2020 Public Pension Standards Award for Funding from the Public Pension Coordinating Council (PPCC) in recognition of the organization  attaining standards for public pension funding. LAGERS has received recognition from PPCC consecutively since 1994.…...

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LAGERS HONORS FIRST LEGISLATIVE CHAMPION

Missouri LAGERS recently honored Representative Patricia Pike as LAGERS’ first ever legislative champion. LAGERS Legislative Champion designation was created to honor any elected state legislator who has made exceptional contributions to advance one of LAGERS’ legislative initiatives, or exceptional efforts to promote and defend the LAGERS system or some aspect…...

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTED DURING LAGERS’ ANNUAL MEETING

Two trustees were reelected in uncontested elections during LAGERS’ 53rd Annual Meeting at the Lake of the Ozarks on October 29th-30th.  Frank Buck, Employer Trustee from DeKalb County was reelected to a four year term ending December 31, 2024. Mr. Buck has served as a trustee since 2002.  Sandy Walker,…...

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THREE MISSOURI PUBLIC SERVANTS HONORED AT LAGERS’ LOCAL GOVERNMENT HERO AWARD CEREMONY

DATE:  November 4, 2020                Jefferson City, MO – Three Missouri local government public servants were honored last week at the Missouri LAGERS Annual meeting on October 30 at the Lake of the Ozarks. The finalists were: Carol Rhodes, City of Columbia Assistant City Manager Darold Donathan, City of Branson…...

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT HERO FINALISTS REPRESENT THE VERY BEST IN PUBLIC SERVICE

This is the second year for LAGERS’ annual Local Government Hero Award and the three finalists embody the very best in public service. Local government services directly touch our lives every day. Every time we flip a light switch, turn on a faucet, drive on a city street, and use…...

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Expanded Employee Contribution Elections Now Available Under Missouri Law

August 28, 2020, For Immediate Relase Jefferson City, MO  –  Effective August 28, 2020, LAGERS employers have two new options for the employee contribution election.  Historically, an employer could elect to be either Contributory – meaning all eligible employee contributed 4% of their gross wages to help fund their future…...

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LAGERS Board Report

The LAGERS Board of Trustees has a fiduciary duty to you and all members of LAGERS to ensure your retirement system is administered in a fiscally sound manner. We are committed to delivering peace of mind, so that you know your financial future is well in hand. The LAGERS board meets…...

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GOVERNOR PARSON SIGNS LAGERS’ EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTION EXPANSION BILL

July 14, 2020, For Immediate Release Jefferson City, MO – Governor Parson has signed LAGERS’ employee contribution expansion bill, meaning that LAGERS employers will soon have more flexibility with their local benefit elections. House bill 1467, which the Governor signed on July 13, will extend the options for the employee…...

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