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Legislation #: 090220 Introduction Date: 3/12/2009
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 3/29/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS GOTTSTEIN, SHARP, CIRCO, FORD, FUNKHOUSER, JOHNSON, CURLS, MARCASON AND SANDERS BROOK
Title: Authorizing renewal of Professional, Specialized, or Technical Services contracts with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, Humana Dental, and Vision Service Plan for employee benefits; and authorizing new contracts with Humana Dental, and USAble for employee benefits for the 2009-10 fiscal year that begins May 1, 2009.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/12/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/12/2009 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
3/18/2009 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
3/19/2009 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 090220

 

Authorizing renewal of Professional, Specialized, or Technical Services contracts with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, Humana Dental, and Vision Service Plan for employee benefits; and authorizing new contracts with Humana Dental, and USAble for employee benefits for the 2009-10 fiscal year that begins May 1, 2009.

 

WHEREAS, the City through a collaborative process involving representation from all employee labor groups has agreed to the renewal of insurance benefits that result in financial savings to the City and to the employees for the upcoming fiscal year; and

 

WHEREAS, the City will experience a 0% rate increase on premiums for health insurance, certain dental insurance, and life and short- and long-term disability premiums, a 10% decrease for vision, and a 9.2% decrease for certain dental insurance; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Manager, or his designee, is hereby authorized to renew the insurance contracts for employee benefits with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, Humana Dental (PPO Plan), and Vision Service Plan. A copy of the agreements are on file with the Office of the City Clerk.

 

Section 2. That the City Manager, or his designee, is authorized to execute new insurance contracts for employee benefits with USAble (life, short- and long-term disability plans) and Humana Dental (EPO Plan).

 

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I hereby certify that there is a balance, otherwise unencumbered, to the credit of the appropriation to which the foregoing expenditure is to be charged, and a cash balance, otherwise unencumbered, in the treasury, to the credit of the fund from which payment is to be made, each sufficient to meet the obligation hereby incurred.

 

 

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Jeffrey A. Yates

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Lana K. Torczon

Assistant City Attorney