City legislative bodies officially provide opinions through resolutions.
Cities of the previous fourth and fifth class may levy a tax on restaurant sales to fund local tourism commissions.
Retirement offerings typically fall into one of two types of plans: defined benefit (usually referred to as pensions) and defined contribution. Most city retirement plans are defined benefit and are facilitated by the County Employees Retirement System (CERS), which covers hazardous and nonhazardous duty employees.
Cities generate funds from a number of sources in order to provide public goods and services.