Employee Benefits

Employee Benefits

City of Belton provides a comprehensive health and welfare package, which includes the following:

  • Medical 
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Life and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Accident
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Hospital
  • Critical Illness/Cancer
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)
  • ICMA-RC 457 Deferred Compensation Plan

Note: The City of Belton participates in mandatory social security deductions.

2022 Employee Benefits Guide
2022 Plan Rates (Medical, Dental, & Vision)
2022 AFLAC Worksite Products
2022 SWHP Medical Plan Comparisons and Summary of Benefits PPO 1, PPO 2, HDHP
2022 Principal Dental Plan Comparisons and Summary of Benefits Standard Plan and Standard Plus Plan
2022 United Healthcare Vision Summary of Benefits 

2023 Employee Benefits Guide
2023 Plan Rates (Medical, Dental, & Vision)

2023 Open Enrollment Link to Benefit Connector

Scott and White Health Plan (Medical)
Medical insurance and prescription benefits are offered through Scott and White Health Plan (SWHP).  The City pays 100% of the employee only premium. Additional family coverage for eligible dependents is offered at a cost to the employee.  Benefits become effective the first day of the month following the date of hire. The City offers employees a Base, Mid, and a HDHP ,plan from which to choose. Employees are encouraged to register on the SWHP site at https://my.bswhealth.com/login to better manage their medical care.

Principal (Dental)
Dental insurance is offered through Principal. The City pays 100% of the employee premium. Additional family coverage for eligible dependents is offered at a cost to the employee.  Benefits become effective the first day of the month following the date of hire. The City offers employees a standard plan and a standard plus plan, from which to choose. Employees are encouraged to register on the Principal website at https://www.principal.com/create-account  to better manage their dental care.

United Healthcare (Vision)

Vision insurance is offered through United Heathcare.  Employees will be required to pay the full premium cost for themselves, as well as their eligible dependents. Benefits become effective the first day of the month following the date of hire.  Employees are encouraged to register on the UHC website at myuhcvision.com to better manage their vision care.    For instructions on how to print your vision ID cards please click here.   

Ochs Inc. (Basic Life and Voluntary Life)
Employees receive a guarantee issue of Basic Life/AD&D Insurance, in the amount of $50,000, at no cost to them. Additional voluntary life insurance coverage with an Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) option is available for employees and their eligible dependents at a cost to the employee. 

UTEAP (Employee Assistance Program)
Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is provided by the University of Texas Employee Assistance Program (UTEAP).  The program integrates elements of traditional employee assistance and work-life programs with health information lines available for a comprehensive set of resources. Members are connected with a single point of contact who guides them to clinical, wellness, financial, legal or counseling resources, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information, visit their website at www.uteap.org. NOTE: Communication between employee and UTEAP is strictly confidential. UTEAP does not share any information with the employer.   

Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)
Our City retirement plan is offered through the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS). Click here for TMRS Member Guide.  Employees are required to contribute 5% of their pre-tax earnings to their personal retirement account. After 5 years of employment, you are considered to be vested. Once you are vested, the City will match your contributions on a 2 to 1 basis. You are eligible to receive the match upon retirement, either at any age with 20 years of service, or age 60 with 5 years of service. We encourage employees to register on the TMRS website to view their retirement account, update beneficiaries, and complete retirement projections. Register at https://www.tmrs.org/MyTMRS/Logon.

ICMA-RC 457 Deferred Compensation Plan

A 457 Deferred Compensation Plan offers employees a convenient, tax-deferred method to save for retirement. This is independent of TMRS and is completely optional. You can contribute additional monies to this tax-defered retiremnt plan, up to IRS annual limits. Contributions may either be a percentage of your income or a flat amount, whichever you prefer, and you select the funds in which you want to invest. You may join IMCA-RC at any time during the course of your employment. Contact Human Resources for details. For more information, go to www.icmarc.org

Optional Supplemental Benefits (AFLAC)

Supplemental benefits including accident, short-term and long-term disability, cancer, critical illness, and permanent life insurance are optional for employees and their eligible dependents. 
For options and rates, click below.

 Wellness Program
To promote employee health and wellness, the City encourages employees to participate in our voluntary Gym Membership Reimbursement Program.

The City provides the following 13 paid holidays to all regular full-time and part-time employees:

        New Year's Day
        Martin Luther King Jr. Day
        President's Day
        Good Friday
        Memorial Day
        Independence Day
        Labor Day
        Veterans Day
        Thanksgiving (two days)
        Christmas (two days)
        Employee's Birthday