News & Events


Catch up on recent news articles related to MercedCERA and your retirement.


MercedCERA Amends Resolution 2020-1

Pertaining to the Alameda Supreme Court Decision

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On July 8, 2021, the MercedCERA Board of Retirement voted to change the resolution they adopted
pertaining to the Alameda Supreme Court Decision (Resolution 2020-1 adopted on August 13, 2020).
The changes that were unanimously adopted by the MercedCERA Board of Retirement are as follows:

Post Press Release

MercedCERA launches new member-centered website

MercedCERA is debuting a newly redesigned website today as part of the Board of Retirement’s commitment to improving member self-service, security, and transparency. The new website is now dedicated to member’s needs, separate from the county, and features a new design, upgraded cybersecurity infrastructure, a streamlined site navigation structure, and refreshed content.


2021 COLA

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Tier 1 retirees are eligible to receive a cost of living adjustment (COLA) annually. 
This adjustment is effective April Each year and is first payable in April’s month-end payment.