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RES 1978-02 INSURANCE BEFORE THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, IN AND FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY MONTANA. RESOLUTION COME NOW the undersigned, the members of the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners, who hereby resolve that the following rules and regulations shall govern Jefferson County Group Medical and Hospitalization Insurance coverage as follows, effective immediately; (1) That Jefferson County shall pay the sum of $10.00 toward group medical/ hospitalization insurance coverage for each part -time County Employee, or shall pay for such coverage in full, whichever is the lesser amount; and shall contribute the sum of $20.00 for such group insurance coverage for each full -time employee, or shall pay for such coverage in full, whichever is the lesser amount; (2) That such payment shall be made, on behalf of each eligible employee who has not waived such coverage in writing, directly to the insurance carrier designated by majority vote of County employees at an election or elections, conducted at a time designated by the County Commissioners; in the event that no insurance carrier at such an election received the majority, more than 50 %, of the votes cast, a further election shall be immediately held to determine which of the two insurance carriers, receiving respectively the highest numbers of votes cast at the first election, shall be designated to provide group medical /hospitalization insurance coverage for County employees; (3) That, once such an insurer is designated, no subsequent election to change insurers or to determine a new insurer may be held for at least one year thereafter, unless the insurer, designated by such election fails or refuses to provide coverage or withdraws or terminates of its own accord such group insurance coverage for County employees or provides notice of its intent to do so; (4) That any employee who is entitled to medical /hospitalization insurance coverage by means of a plan provided by the employer of the spouse of such employee, and who furnishes satisfactory evidence of such plan to Jefferson County, may have the above - provided payment by the County made toward any other form of medical, hospitalization, accident, cancer, dental, or ocular insurance designated by such employee; (5) That any County employee who waives his right tom:; *anticipation in such County group insurance program, or who withdraws from coverage under such group insurance program, shall not be eligible to apply for coverage thereunder for at least three (3) months following such waiver or withdrawal; and all such waivers or withdrawals shall be in writing or forms provided by the County. Dated at Boulder, Montana this 20th day of March, A.D., 1978. Cha' an, oard of Co.'Commissioners f G t Commissioner ��missioner , ATTEST: - e, r and Recorder (1) That Jefferson County shall pay the sum of $10.00 toward group medical /hospitalization insurance coverage for each County employee, or shall pay for such coverage in full, whichever is the lesser amount; and shall contribute the sum of $20.00 for such group insurance coverage for each matmiad employee, or shall pay for such coverage in full, whichever is the lesser amount; (2) That such payment shall be made, on behalf of each eligible employee who has not waived such coverage in writing, directly to the insurance carrier designated by majority vote of County emplyees at an election or elections, conducted at a time designated by the County Commissioners; in the event that no insurance arrier at �a� such an election receives the majorityAof the votes cast, a further election shall be immediately held to determine which of the two insurance carriers, receiving respectively the highest numbers of votes cast at the first election, shall be designated to provide group medical /hospitalization insurance coverage for County em- ployees; (3) That, once such an insurer is designated, no subsequent election to change insurers or to determine a new insurer may be held _for at least one yeah thereafter, unless the insurer, designated 0ay-0, at by " n " , ' 1 hd r aws or terminates ch elXtonates of its own accord such group insurance coverage for County employees or provides notice of its intent to do so; (4) That any employee who is entitled to medical/hospital- ization insurance coverage by means of a plan provided by the employer of the spouse of such employee, and who furnishes sat - sifactory evidence of such plan to Jefferson County, may have the above - provided payment by the County made toward any other form of medical, hospitalization, accident, cancer, dental, or ocular insurance designQby such employee; (S) That any County employee who waives his right to parti- cipation in such County group insurance program, or who withdraws from coverage under such group insurace program, shall not be eligible to apply for coverage thereunder for at least three (3) months following such waiver or withdrawal; and all such waivers, or withdrawals shall be in writing or forms provided by the County.