RETIREMENT:
California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)CalPERS uses three factors to calculate your retirement benefit:  Service Credit (years) x Benefit Factor (% per year, age) x Final Compensation = Pension/Unmodified Allowance.  Pension benefits are payable for life.

Per the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act (PEPRA), effective 1/1/13, new-hire employees with no prior membership in any California public retirement system will be placed in the following retirement formulas.  Employees must contribute 50% of the normal cost rate to CalPERS.

  • Miscellaneous:  2%@ age 62
  • Safety Employees:  2.7%@ age 57

New-hire employees who first established CalPERS membership with another agency prior to January 1, 2013 and are eligible to establish reciprocity with the City of Rohnert Park are considered "classic" members and will be placed in the following retirement formulas:

  • Miscellaneous:  2%@ age 55
  • Safety Employees:  3%@ age 55

The City does not participate in Social Security, but does withhold Medicare taxes.

MEDICAL INSURANCE:
Currently employees may select from the following medical insurance plans:
2018 Kaiser $20 SBC
2018 Kaiser $40 SBC
2018 Kaiser HSA SBC
2018 Kaiser Side by Side Benefits Comparison
2018 REMIF EPO $250 SBC
2018 REMIF EPO $500 SBC
2018 REMIF PPO $500 SBC
2018 REMIF HDHP HSA $1350 SBC
2018 REMIF Plan Grid
2018 Sutter $25 (Summit ML31 HMO) SBC
2018 Sutter $500 (Peak ML20 HMO) SBC
2018 Sutter $1500 (Vista HD11 HDHP HMO) SBC
Sutter Great Coverage Booklet 2018 OE
2018 Sutter AcuChiro Benefits Summary
Sutter Full Service Map with Hospitals
Sutter Primary Care Physician Flyer

The City contributes a set credit amount based on coverage level:
2018-19 Employee Rates

Alternate Benefit:  eligible employees who provide proof of health insurance coverage from a source other than the City may receive an alternate benefit of $350/month which may be directed to an employee’s deferred compensation account or toward the purchase of any other eligible benefit program.

DENTAL & VISION INSURANCE:
City provides Delta Dental and VSP (vision) insurance at no premium cost to full-time employees and eligible dependents.
2018 Delta Dental Summary
2018 VSP Summary

ADDITIONAL CITY BENEFITS PROVIDED AT NO COST TO EMPLOYEES
:

  • $50,000 Life Insurance Policy for employees and $1,000 for dependents
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Retiree Health Savings Account – City contributes $100/month
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Education and Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Use of the City's Sports Center, and lap swim in the City's swimming pools, for employee and eligible dependents