The City shall offer health insurance benefits, which include hospitalization, dental and life insurance, for all full-time employees. The various health benefits may be offered separately or in a package plan, as determined by the City and as the health insurance market dictates. The City may also self-insure.
   (a)   The City may require employees to contribute not more than one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) per month for a single plan and two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) for family plans for all health benefits offered, including hospitalization, dental and life insurance.
   (b)   The City shall maintain a life insurance policy for the sum of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00) on each full-time employee, unless an employee opts to reduce or cancel the policy under a package health plan, if available.  The City shall pay 100% of such costs.
   (c)   Dental insurance shall be offered to all full-time employees. As of December 1, 1990, the City shall pay 100% of the cost of a single policy dental plan for an employee and 75% of the cost of a family policy. An employee may opt to reduce or cancel the policy under a package health plan, if available.
(Ord. 90-O-18.  Passed 10-23-90; Ord. 2010-O-08.  Passed 5-25-10; Ord. 2011-O-01.  Passed 1-25-11; Ord. 2015-O-08.  Passed 3-24-15; Ord. 2015-O-23.  Passed 11-24-15.)