Carver County – Resolution 54-12

Board of County
Commissioners
Carver County, Minnesota
Date: December 18, 2012
Resolution 54-12
2013 County Commissioner Compensation & Benefits
Motion by Commissioner Maluchnik, seconded by Workman:
WHEREAS, the Carver County Board of Commissioners has the authority to establish and revise compensation (salary and benefits) for County Commissioners; and
WHEREAS, the Carver County Board of Commissioners intends to provide 2013 County Commissioner salaries; and
WHEREAS, the Carver County Board of Commissioners intends to provide 2013 insurance benefits for Commissioners within the established cafeteria system;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, Carver County shall provide County Commissioners with the following compensation in 2013:
A. The County Commissioner 2012 annual salaries shall be increased by $759.00 for 2013, from $43,346 to $44,105.00.
B. Insurance benefits for the County Commissioners shall be provided through the cafeteria plan, the following insurance benefits: life (employee, $50,000.00 life and AD&D; spouse, $2,000.00 and child, $1,000.00), single preventive dental insurance.  Additionally, the Commissioners shall receive a monthly cafeteria amount based on their health insurance elections: waiver, $175.00; single $650.00; and family, $1,150.00 throughout 2013, to use toward all elective benefits, and/or additional cash compensation.
C. County Commissioner monthly expense allowances shall be set at $615.00 for the Board Chair, $540.00 for the Vice-Chair and $515.00 for the others.
D. The County shall provide officials selecting Plan B health insurance with a contribution to the Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) of $750.00 in 2013, plus a rollover of 50% of prior unused amounts for those with single insurance; and $1,500.00 in 2013, plus a rollover of 50% of prior unused amounts for those with family insurance.  The County shall provide Commissioners selecting Plan D health insurance with a contribution to the Health Savings Account (HSA) of $1,000.00 in 2013, for those with single insurance; and $2,000.00 in 2013, for those with family insurance.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the County reserves the right to make additional adjustments to Commissioner compensation (salary or benefits) by amendment to the Carver County Personnel Policies or future Board Actions.
David Hemze
Carver County Administrator
(Published in The Waconia Patriot Jan. 17, 2013)

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