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Summary of Benefits
Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)
Begins upon employment. Employee contributes 7 percent of salary, tax deferred. City matches with a 2/1 ratio. Provides retirement benefits after 20 years regardless of age or age 60 with five-year vesting.

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Begins after three months' probation.

Cigna
Cigna - Medical
www.mycigna.com
(800) 244-6224

Core Plan Summary

Buy-Up Plan Summary

Cigna - Dental
(800) 244-6224

Dental Plan Summary


Urgent care clinics
These clinics accept City of Texas City insurance; they charge $35/visit in lieu of ER charges:
Clinics in and around Texas City
Clinics in the Greater Houston area
Allstate — Supplemental Insurance
Supplemental Insurance Info
(800) 521-3535
FAX (866) 781-1871
Life/AD&D
  • begins after six months (excludes firefighters)
  • Group Life
  • Line of Duty Benefit (police only) Maximum $50,000
  • 3 times salary up to a $150,000 maximum
  • AD&D Benefit of $250,000

Standard Insurance Co.
(800) 628-8600
Longterm Disability Insurance
  • begins after six months' probation
  • 60 percent of Salary — maximum benefit $6,000

Social Security
The city is not in Social Security. Employee pays the 1.45 percent Medicare portion only.
Deferred Compensation Plan
Employee may make voluntary tax deferred contributions to either a fixed annuity or variable annuity. (No City match).
Nationwide
Nationwide Retirement Solutions
(877) 677-3678
Kelly Miller (409) 370-2393

Roth 457 Account

First Financial, AUL, and Lincoln
(281) 272-7455
Heather Pugh
11811 North Freeway, Ste. 855
Houston, Texas 77060
Holidays
Ten paid holidays per year:
  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
Vacations

    Hired Prior to January 1, 2016: 

  • 5 days after 1 year
  • 10 days — 2 through 7 years
  • 20 days — 8 through 17 years
  • 24 days — 18 + years

Hired on or after January 1, 2016:

  • 10 days* — Up to completion of 1 year 
  • 10 days — 1 through 7 years
  • 15 days — 8 through 17 years
  • 20 days — 18 through 24 years
  • 25 days — 25+ years 
*Full-time employees will earn, and are eligible to begin using 5 days of vacation after successfully completing their six (6) month probationary period.  On the employee's one year anniversary date an additional 5 days will be granted and must be used before the end of the calendar year.

Vacation differs for firefighters and police.
Sick Leave
Accrue 1 day per month (12 days per year).  Starting January 1, 2016 sick leave can be used for an illness or injury of a member of an employee's immediate family as well as the employee.  Immediate family is defined as current spouse, child or parent that depends of you for care.

*Differs for firefighters and police.
Education Pay
  • $150/month for Master's Degree
  • $100/month for Bachelor's Degree
  • $50/month for an Associate's Degree
Applies to full-time employees only.
Bilingual Pay
After six months' probation and City of Texas City Tester certification — $75/month

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