The Law Enforcement Officer & Firefighter (LEOFF) 1 Board consists of five members for a two-year term. Board membership consists of two Council members appointed by the Mayor, two LEOFF 1 Members elected by LEOFF 1 & 2 Members, one Citizen Member, and one Board Doctor appointed by the LEOFF 1 Board by majority vote.
Per RCW 41.26, the City of Oak Harbor administers the Law Enforcement Officers’ and Firefighters’ Plan (LEOFF) 1 Disability Board. This board has jurisdiction over the police and fire agencies in the City of Oak Harbor Police and Fire Departments.
The purpose of the LEOFF 1 Board is to establish uniform methods for the administration of necessary medical service benefits to eligible active and retired Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters. The Board reviews and approves all eligible disability and medical claims submitted by LEOFF 1 members. The Rules and Procedures that govern their actions follow State Retirement System laws.