Friday, November 16, 2012
The board filed a request with the Illinois Department of Insurance inquiring about former police chief Rob Piscia's pension qualifications.
An examination into pension contributions by former police chief Rob Piscia began with the village pension board, according to Village Administrator Jerry Ducay. The Frankfort Police Pension Board turned to the Illinois Department of Insurance to determine whether Piscia should have contributed to pension funds in recent years. The department stated that Piscia was ineligible for participation in the board pension program, following a promotion in 2010. Piscia recently withdrew his pension credits claim and requested a pension contribution refund. Piscia contributed to the police pension fund from Sept. 2010 to Sept. 2012, after he was promoted from police chief to assistant village administrator. The Department of Insurance issued its …
Friday, October 26, 2012
The current assistant village administrator lost approximately $9,000 per year from his future pension as a result of the refund, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Former Frankfort Police Department chief and current assistant village administrator Rob Piscia will be refunded $23,709 in contributions he made to the department’s police pension fund during the last two years, the Chicago Tribune reports. The Frankfort Police Pension Board approved Piscia’s refund request at a special meeting on Thursday, said the Tribune. Three of the board’s five trustees were present at the meeting. The refund follows recent controversy regarding Piscia’s eligibility for police pension funds while serving as the village assistant administrator, the Tribune said. Piscia will be refunded for all pension contributions made between Sept. 17, 2010 and Sept. 14, 2012, reports the Tribune. He will not receive interest on …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Frankfort Police officers questioned the police pension credits earned over the past two years by Rob Piscia, a former chief and current assistant village administrator, the Chicago Tribune reports.
- Joe Vince
Monday, September 17, 2012
Former Frankfort Police chief and current assistant village administrator Rob Piscia last week withdrew his police pension credits claim, which had come under fire from a state agency and some officers on the force, the Chicago Tribune reports. At issue was Piscia collecting police pension credits after stepping down as chief to take the assistant village administrator job in 2010, the report said. The Illinois Department of Insurance, which oversees the state's local police pension boards, agreed with some Frankfort Police officers that Piscia should not have been eligible for those credits, the report continued. Those officers formally brought up the issue with the Frankfort Police Pension Board, the report said. READ: Check Out the Full…
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The village has a certain amount of independence when it comes to water usage thanks to the well system it's on. Find out what effect that is having this summer.
The stifling heat and lack of rain has forced communities like New Lenox, Mokena and Tinley Park institute water restrictions, ranging from staggered schedules to outright watering bans. In Oak Lawn, residents experienced a disruption in water pressure as an emergency backup generator system was installed. At the same time, however, water service in Frankfort has remained the same despite residents using 7.5 million gallons a day, an amount that had the village limiting usage at around this time last year. READ: Kids Reel in Fish, Prizes at Frankfort Derby "Last year, we started hitting our limit on water," said Mayor Jim Holland at Monday's Frankfort Village Board meeting. "This year, we're using more water, but not having any problems." …