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CITY OF LONGMONT BENEFIT PACKAGE

2017

HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance:

The City offers two choices of medical plans. Employees may choose the Triple Option medical plan (choice to access benefits through a PPO provider, an HMO provider or out-of-network provider) or the Kaiser HMO medical plan. Dental benefits are provided through Delta Dental of Colorado and vision coverage is offered through Vision Service Plan of Colorado.

2017 Full-Time Employee Monthly Contributions are:

   

Employee Status

Triple Option

HMO

Dental

VISION EXAM
vision exam & mat.

Employee Only

$53.24

$0

$3.34

 $0  $9.64

Employee + one dependent

$164.00

$127.57

$37.27

 N/A  N/A

Employee + two or more dependents

$372.69

$289.91

$109.48

 $3.68  $27.12

The Wellness Works program is open to all employees with a range of classes, activities, and incentives for healthy living.

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Preparing For The Unexpected

Basic Life Insurance
The City pays the full cost of employee basic life and accidental death and dismemberment coverage. Life benefits under each plan are equal to 1½ times the employee’s annual base salary up to a maximum of $250,000 each.

Long Term Disability
The City pays the full cost of employee Long-Term Disability benefits at a maximum benefit of $10,000 per month through UNUM.

Supplemental Insurance
Employees may purchase additional insurance products for themselves and eligible dependents through AFLAC.

Family and Medical Leave
Qualified employees may use Family and Medical Leave for personal or family events that necessitate an absence from work under the provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act.  Click to download the FMLA full description.

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Planning For Your Future

City Pension
Both the employee and the City contribute to a defined benefit pension plan. The employee contributes 5.8% (4.8% if hired after 12/31/2011) of base salary before taxes and the City contributes as required to provide for future retirement benefits. Employees are 100% vested in their contributions and become fully invested in the Plan after 5 years of service. Employees eligible for a normal retirement at age 65 receive a benefit of 2.2% of final average monthly pay for each year of credited service in the plan.

Money Purchase Plan
Both the employee and the City contribute to a defined contribution money purchase plan. The employee contributes 5% (6% if hired after 12/31/2011) of base salary before taxes. The City also contributes 5%. Employees are 100% vested in their own contributions and are fully vested in the Plan after 3 years or service. Investments are self-directed by employees.

Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
The City offers employees an optional Deferred Compensation Plan, which defers federal and some state income taxes until retirement. Employees direct their funds into several investment options provided through ICMA. An after-tax Roth component is also available.

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Personal Time

Vacation
Full-time employees earn 96 hours of vacation annually for the first five years of employment. Additional vacation time is accrued after five years.

Sick Leave
Full-time employees earn 96 hours of sick leave per year and this leave may be accumulated without limitation.

City Holidays Observed
The City observes ten designated holidays per year plus a floating personal holiday. Observed holidays include: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

For specific dates please see the City Calendar.

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Some Extras

Tuition Reimbursement
The City offers a tuition reimbursement program for employees attending classes at accredited educational institutions.

Employee Assistance Program
Counseling and related services are available for employees and their family members at no charge through an Employee Assistance Program.

Flexible Spending Accounts
Employees may elect to put aside money on a pre-tax basis to pay qualified dependent care and health care expenses.

Retiree Health Savings Account
Employees participate in this retiree health benefit savings vehicle that allows the accumulation of assets to pay for medical expenses in retirement on a tax-free basis. The accounts are funded by annual City contributions and employee contributions of unused sick leave accumulations.

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