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  • Pension plan approved

    LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) - The Lexington City Council has approved a
    tax-qualified pension plan for the city's volunteer firefighters.
    Firefighters are allowed to retire at the age of 65 to receive
    benefits, according to a plan approved earlier this week. In the
    seventh year of service, benefits become fully vested. Widows would
    also be entitled to those benefits.
    A point system, based on the firefighter's activity in
    responding to calls and fulfilling requirements for meetings and
    training programs, would determine such benefits.
    Nebraska law permits cities to establish retirement plans for
    volunteer fire departments just as it does for full-time
    firefighters.



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