SPM Benefits


SPM Summary of Benefits (Employees Hired 7/1/2012 or After)


Employee Benefit Terminology Defined


SPM Health Insurance

The Mayor, City Council Members and appointed officials (City Manager, City Attorney, City Clerk & Human Rights Director) contribute 10% of the premium for single and family coverage. Department Directors contribute 3% of the monthly single premium cost and 9% of the monthly family premium cost.  Non-directors contribute 1% of the monthly single premium and 3% of the monthly family premium.

 Health Insurance 

Deductible (Single/Family)
Out of Pocket Maximum
Office Visit Co-pay
Prescription Co-Pay

SPM Dental Insurance

No premium contribution required for single or family dental insurance.

$1,000 per year per person benefit   (Benefit Increases to $1,250 effective January 1, 2013)


SPM Group Term Life

2x Annual Base Pay

SPM Supplemental Term Life Insurance

Additional 1 or 2x annual base pay and spouse and dependent coverage options are available.



90 day wait, 66 2/3 benefit, $6,000 max per month



Medical & Dependent care Flex Spending Plan Available 


SPM Deferred Comp Plan

457 deferred compensation plan with 2.5% City match


SPM Retirement


411 (Sworn Police & Fire)


SPM Tuition reimbursement

$2,400 per fiscal year (tuition and books)


Sick Leave Accrual Rate

1-day per month


Vacation Leave Annual Accrual Rates

Years of Service               Vacation Hours

 < 7                                           80

> 7 <12                                    120

 >12 <19                                  160

>19                                          200


Holiday Leave

11 paid holidays

For SPM positions other than Regular Full-Time please consult the contract for benefit levels.