The only item on the agenda is to approve the new insurance carrier.
Last year, the city paid $360,000 for this type of insurance, according to a letter from Mayor Dawn Zimmer to the council. The current proposal that the mayor is recommending would cost the city $312,000 annually, and includes “Wellness Coaching” for city employees.
“This holistic approach to health and wellness will provide personalized service for our employees with one-on-one health counseling and development of health programs” Zimmer said in her letter.
The base price, without the wellness coaching, would cost the city $240,000, according to the letter.
A city spokesperson said the measure was being voted on in a special meeting to give more transition time for the proposed new broker, rather than simply voting on it at the scheduled Jan. 18 meeting.
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