CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM
Meeting Date: January 23, 2001
Subject/Title: California Public Employees’ Retirement System
(CalPERS) Health Benefits Employer Contribution
Submitted by: Patti Standley, Human Resources Manager
Approved by: Jon Elam, City Manager
Approve a Resolution that adjusts the health benefits contribution as provided
in 2000/01 - 2002/03 bargaining unit labor agreements. Funding for 2000/01
is included in the adopted City Budget.
The City Council approved Resolution 2104 that adjusted the employer health
benefits contribution for CalPERS effective July 1, 2000.
The labor agreements approved by the City Council include an adjustment to
the employer contribution for health benefit premiums effective January 1,
A resolution is required by CalPERS each time there is an adjustment to employer
contributions. The attached resolution, if adopted, will be recognized by CalPERS
as the official document to formally adjust the employer health benefits contribution.
The additional employer contribution per employee effected by the increase
(employees with full family health coverage) is $25.95 per month. The City
currently has 82 employees effected by this increase, for a total additional
cost to the City of $12,767.40 for January, 2001, through June, 2001.
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD FIXING THE EMPLOYER’S
CONTRIBUTION UNDER THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ MEDICAL AND HOSPITAL CARE ACT
WHEREAS, Government Code Section 22825.6 provides that a local agency
contracting under the Public Employees’ Medical and Hospital Care Act shall
fix the amount of the employer’s contribution at an amount not less than
the amount required under Section 22825 of the Act, and
WHEREAS, the City of Brentwood, hereinafter referred to as Public
Agency is a local agency contracting under the Act for participation by
members of the City of Brentwood Employees’ Association (Miscellaneous
Office and Public Works Divisions), Brentwood Police Officers’ Association,
as well as Management, Mid-Management and Confidential Employees.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that effective January
1, 2001, the employer’s contribution for each employee or annuitant shall
be the amount necessary to pay the full cost of his/her enrollment, including
the enrollment of his/her family members, in a health benefits plan or
plans up to a maximum of $503.43 per month, plus administrative fees and
Contingency Reserve Fund Assessments.
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of
Brentwood at a regular meeting held on January 23, 2001 by the following