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:
Benefit Providers Contact List

Currently employees may select from the following medical insurance plans:
Kaiser $20 copay Benefit Summary
Kaiser $20 copay Summary Benefits and Coverage
Kaiser $40 copay Benefit Summary
Kaiser $40 copay Summary of Benefits and Coverage
Kaiser $1400 High Deductible HSA Benefit Summary
Kaiser $1400 High Deductible HSA Summary Benefits and Coverage
Kaiser Chiropractic Benefit Summary
Kaiser Side by Side Benefits Comparison

REMIF EPO 250 Benefit Summary
REMIF EPO 250 Summary of Benefits and Coverage
REMIF EPO 500 Benefit Summary
REMIF EPO 500 Summary of Benefits and Coverage
REMIF PPO 500 Benefit Summary
REMIF PPO 500 Summary of Benefits and Coverage
REMIF HSA 1400 Benefit Summary
REMIF HSA 1400 Summary of Benefits and Coverage
REMIF Side by Side Benefits Comparison

Sutter $25 HMO ML27 Benefit Summary
Sutter HMO ML27 Summary of Benefits and Coverage
Sutter $500 HMO ML20 Benefit Summary
Sutter HMO ML20 Summary of Benefits and Coverage
Sutter HSA HD08 Benefit Summary
Sutter HSA HD08 Summary of Benefits and Coverage
Sutter Great Coverage Book

The City contributes a set credit amount based on coverage level:
2020-2021 Medical Plan Premium Chart 05 26 20

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
Delta Dental - New Value Added Features
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