The City Council met in special session on December 10, 2010 at 12:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
Mayor Walker presided:
City employee present was Clerk Kennedy.
Councilman Lorentz explained that the rate increase with Regence was going to be a 42% increase. The committee met and came up with a recommendation, based upon quotes provided by Don Solberg, to switch to Blue Cross which only had a 15% increase. The committee also recommended having employees pay 23% of the dependent portion of the premium, which was determined by the current 8% deduction plus the 15% increase in rates.
On motion by Councilman Lorentz, second by Councilman Lester to accept Blue Cross’s quote for employee health care and the committee recommendation to increase the dependent contribution to 23%. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
The meeting adjourned at 12:05 P.M.
Bruce Walker – Mayor
Tonya Kennedy – Clerk