Ordinance No. 10-01

Introduced: January 14, 2010
Public Hearing:
Status: Failed

An ordinance regarding an increase in the employee health benefits plan annual premium contribution rate and copay amounts for all full-time township employees not subject to a collective bargaining agreement

BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Council of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey as follows:

Section 1. Commencing May 1, 2010, the employee health benefits plan annual premium contribution rate for all full-time Township of Vernon employees not subject to a collective bargaining agreement, unless otherwise provided by law, shall be increased to six and one-half percent (6-1/2%) of the premium cost.

Section 2. Commencing May 1, 2010, the employee health benefits plan Copay amounts for all full-time Township of Vernon employees not subject to a collective bargaining agreement, unless otherwise provided by law, will be as follows:

Prescription Copay
Generic$10.00
Brand Name$20.00
PPO Copay
Doctors$15.00
Specialists$20.00
HMO Copay
Doctors$5.00
Specialists$10.00
Emergency Room Copay
PPO$50.00
HMO$25.00

Section 3. All prior ordinances or resolutions or portions thereof the Township Council of the Township of Vernon inconsistent herewith be and are hereby repealed.

Section 4. This ordinance shall become effective upon adoption and publication as required by law.

Section 5. If any clause, section or provision of this ordinance is declared invalid by a Court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be deemed separate, distinct and independent provision and shall not affect the validity of the remaining portion hereof.