2007 Wisconsin Professional Police Association State Pistol Shoot

Hosted By: Marathon County Deputy Sheriff’s Association

Date: August 19-20, 2007 Time: August 19 – Practice @ 12 p.m. / August 20 – Shoot @ 8 a.m. Shoot Location: Frank Hanousek Sr. Range, 2175 Rifle Rd., Mosinee, Wisconsin Awards Banquet: Stoney Creek Inn, 1100 Imperial Ave., Rothschild, Wisconsin Registration Fee: $70.00 per shooter, includes Shoot and Action Match Sniper Shoot: $10.00 per shooter

The Shoot will consist of the standard 90 round bull’s eye course, an Action Match and a Sniper Shoot. First Place in the Action Match will receive a handgun.

You will be responsible for your bull’s eye pistol per regulations, sniper rifle or … Continue reading

2007 WPPA State Golf Tournament

Sponsored by the Dane County Deputy Sheriff’s Association
August 13, 2007

The Dane County Deputy Sheriff’s Association invites you to the 2007 WPPA State Golf Tournament. This year’s event will be held at The Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove on Monday, August 13, 2007.

Registration is limited to the first 144 GOLFERS. The entry fee will be $90 per golfer, which includes: 18 holes of golf w/cart, lunch, and banquet. Guests are welcome to attend the Banquet for $21 a person.

There will be only one (1) tee time, shotgun start, at 11:00 a.m.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza, 4402 East Washington Ave., Madison, … Continue reading

2008 WRS Contribution Rates to Remain Level

MADISON – On, June 22, the Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) announced that required Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) contribution rates will not change next year. The ETF Board (Board) approved the consulting actuary’s recommendation to keep next year’s rates at 2007 levels.

ETF Deputy Secretary David Stella said a small rate increase had been expected for next year, but better-than-anticipated investment returns offset the upward pressure created by improved life expectancies of program participants. “This is good news for everyone – employers, employees, and taxpayers,” said Stella. “Stable contribution rates are further evidence that the WRS is achieving the intended goal of financial stability and continues to be very well funded.”

In other action, the ETF Board approved the … Continue reading

Military Service Credits Bill Update – Committee Approves Actuarial Study Funding

Under current law, employees participating in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) who began their public employment after serving in the military do not receive WRS credit for their military service if it occurred after 1974. Assembly Bill 43 and Senate Bill 19 would eliminate the arbitrary 1974 limitation and credit military service that occurs at any time. This legislation is not retroactive, meaning that it would only apply to public employees who terminate their WRS-covered employment after the bill becomes law.

Both AB 43 and SB 19 have been approved by committees in their respective houses, and have been referred to the Joint Survey Committee on Wisconsin Retirement Systems. Before that committee can consider the bill, an actuarial study must … Continue reading