January 26, 2023
Circular Letter: 200-010-23
Topic: Announcements

To: Board Members, System Staff, State Agencies, Agricultural Districts, Public Agencies, State Colleges & Universities, County Superintendent of Schools


The purpose of this Circular Letter is to inform you that the City of Delano Employee Pension Plan has entered into a reciprocity agreement with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) as of October 8, 2022.


Your employees who have worked for the City of Delano and are currently members of CalPERS may be eligible for reciprocal benefits.

Where to Direct Employee Requests

Members may submit a request to establish reciprocity as follows:

  1. Log in to myCalPERS.
  2. Select the Retirement tab.
  3. Select Retirement Summary from the drop-down list.
  4. In the Reciprocity section, select submit a request to establish a reciprocity link.

Once the request is submitted, we’ll send the member a letter confirming receipt of their authorized request to establish reciprocity. Members can view their online requests in myCalPERS to monitor the determination status.

For more information, including a list of reciprocal retirement systems that have agreements with CalPERS, review When You Change Retirement Systems (PUB 16) (PDF).

City of Delano Employee Pension Plan Inquiries

Members who have questions explicitly relating to service earned under the City of Delano’s Employee Pension Plan should contact:

The City of Delano
Human Resources Department
1005 Eleventh Avenue
Delano, CA 93215
Phone: (661) 721-3300 | Fax: (661) 721-3312


If you have questions, contact our CalPERS Customer Contact Center at 888 CalPERS (or 888-225-7377888-225-7377).


Melody Benavides, Chief
Pension Contracts & Prefunding Programs Division