BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
CARVER COUNTY, MINNESOTA
Date: December 17, 2013
2014 County Commissioner Compensation & Benefits
Motion by Maluchnik, seconded by Ische:
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 2014 County Commissioner salaries; and
WHEREAS, the Carver County Board of Commissioners intends to provide 2014 insurance benefits for Commissioners within the established cafeteria system;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, Carver County shall provide County Commissioners with the following compensation in 2014:
A. The County Commissioner 2014 annual salaries shall be increased by $1,323 for 2014, from $44,105 to $45,428.
B. Insurance benefits for the County Commissioners shall be provided through the cafeteria plan, and include the following insurance benefits: life (employee, $50,000.00 life and AD&D; spouse, $2,000.00 and child, $1,000.00) and single preventive dental insurance. Additionally, the Commissioners shall receive a monthly cafeteria amount based on their health insurance elections: waiver, $150.00; single $660.00; and family, $1,175.00 throughout 2014, 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 HRA Plan health insurance with a contribution to the Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) of $750.00 in 2014, plus a rollover of 50% of prior unused amounts for those with single insurance; and $1,500.00 in 2014, plus a rollover of 50% of prior unused amounts for those with family insurance. The County shall provide Commissioners selecting HSA Plan health insurance with a contribution to the Health Savings Account (HSA) of $1,000.00 in 2014, for those with single insurance; and $2,000.00 in 2014, 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.
Motion carried unanimously.
1/23/14, Waconia Patriot, Commissioner Compensation, 163092