Searches and Hires

Kansas City, Mo., wants consultant to help the city’s pension task force

Kansas City, Mo., is searching for a consultant to assist the city's pension task force in assessing the sustainability of the city's four pension funds.

The city is seeking a consultant to advise and assist the city's pension task force appointed by Kansas City Mayor Sly James to ensure the financial sustainability of the $1.1 billion Employees' Retirement System, $880 million Police Employees' Retirement System, $512 million Firefighters' Retirement System and $142 million Civilian Employees' Retirement System of the Police Department of Kansas City, said Chris Hernandez, city spokesman, in an email.

The RFP is available on the city's purchasing website. Proposals are due Oct. 22. A decision is expected on Nov. 5.