Councilmember Burns arrived to the meeting at 4:02 p.m.
Town Manager Greg Caton compared the total personnel budget and the total number of Full Time Employee's (FTEs) from FY 2008/09 to the FY 2014/15 Recommended Budget.
Ruth Ann Eledge, Vice President and Senior Consultant for Segal Waters Consulting, gave an overview of the following components of the Town's recent Market Study:
-Review of the Town's Compensation Philosophy and Desired Relationship to Market
-Definition of Benchmark Organizations
-Update of Classification/Compensation Plans
Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding the Waters Market Study.
Mr. Caton introduced the proposed dental benefits and said that the Town had moved to a self-funded structure for medical insurance two years ago which saved the Town money and would like to bring forward a self-funded dental plan for consideration.
Oscar Diaz, Vice President of Operations for CBIZ Benefits and Insurance Services Inc., spoke on the proposed FY 2014/15 dental benefits.
Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding the proposed FY 2014/15 dental benefits.
Mr. Caton introduced the on-site health & wellness clinic program.
Frances Ducar, President of Healthcare Solutions Centers LLC, gave an overview of the following components of the on-site health & wellness clinic:
-Who We Are?
-Healthcare System is Broken
-Illness is Preventable
-Wellness Programs On-Site
-Preventative Care On-Site
-On-Site Healthcare: More Than Colds, Flus, and Urgent Care
-Why Are HCS On-Site Clinics Unique?
-On-Site Clinic Utilization
-On-Site Clinic Savings with decreased ER Claims
-Wellness Clinic Services and Schedule
-Strategies for On-Site Success
-Strategies to Improve Wellness, Preventative Care and Disease Management
Discussion ensued amongst Council, staff and Ms. Ducar regarding the on-site health & wellness clinic.
Mayor Hiremath recessed the meeting at 5:52 p.m.
Mayor Hiremath reconvened the meeting at 5:56 p.m.
Mr. Caton introduced the Children's Museum Tucson Satellite Location item.
Michael Luria, Executive Director of the Children's Museum Tucson, spoke on the following:
-Importance of Children's Museums
-Fiscal 2013 Demographics
-Importance of Early Childhood Education
-Early Childhood Programming
-Beyond Early Childhood Programming
-U.S. Census Data - Children Under 5
Discussion ensued amongst Council, Mr. Luria and Mr. Caton regarding the proposed Children's Museum Satellite location in the Town of Oro Valley.