After several weeks of discussions about the costs of providing supplemental benefits for retirees, Council approved an administration proposal to charge retirees the same fees for benefits that active employees pay. The fees will be $30 for an individual or $60 for the retiree and eligible dependents. Previously, Council approved legislation to eliminate retiree supplemental benefits for future city employees. Supplemental benefits intended to cover some part of a bill not covered by the employees primary healthcare provider.
Oct 24, 2016 from Akron City Council on Vimeo.