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Employees select benefits during open enrollment

| Insurance | Retirement Plans | Holidays | Other Benefits |

In addition to being a great place to work, the City of Carrollton offers a full complement of benefits to employees. Annual benefit plans become effective on January 1.


Health Coverage
The City of Carrollton offers three medical plans to choose from: Advantage, Basic and HRA Plans. Summary information and rates for these plans are available in the 2011 Benefit Highlights.

United Healthcare (UHC) is the preferred provider network. Always verify if your physician or facility is affiliated with UHC for maximum benefits. You can access a list of providers at TML IEBP.

Life Insurance
The City offers Basic Life Insurance policies for eligible employees. An Accidental & Dismemberment Life Insurance Policy is also offered. If eligible, both policies are paid at two-times the annual salary. Supplemental Employee & Dependent Life Insurance can also be purchased.

Long Term Disability
Coverage provided by the City.

Dental Coverage
Carrollton offers two plans to choose from: High Dental and Low Dental Plans. Both plans allow you to select a dentist of your choice. Summary information and rates for these plans are available in the 2011 Benefit Highlights.

Vision Coverage
The City offers a vision Plan with Superior Vision Services. To access a provider directory, go to: and click on "Eyecare Providers."
Summary information and rates are available through the 2011 Benefit Highlights.

Prescription Benefit
A retail and mail order prescription drug program is available through REstat. Information regarding the drug program is available at After loggin in, click on the "Prescription Benefits" selection under "Quick Reference".  

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employees have confidential access to the Employee Assistance Program. To access the Deer Oaks EAP log on to To pre-certify all Deer Oaks benefits, please call 214-559-2171 or toll free at 877-616-8351. 

Retirement Plans

Texas Municipal 
Employee contributes 7% - City matches 2:1.

Retirement System
For current information on TMRS please visit

Deferred Compensation
The City offers two 457 plans: ICMA and Nationwide. If an employee contributes 4.65% per paycheck, the City will match with 2.35%. Vesting is immediate.
For more information on ICMA visit
or for more information on Nationwide visit

Roth IRA
The City offers an additional way to save for retirement through a Roth IRA. Contributions are made on an after-tax basis and can be payroll deducted.

Retirement Health savings account offered through ICMA for eligible employees.

Social Security
The City does not participate in Social Security. If you have specific questions regarding your social security benefits please click

The City contributes 1.45% to Medicare along with the employee contribution of 1.45%. 


Eight paid holidays per year
Civil Service Employees:
New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, 9/11, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Non-Civil Service Employees:
New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and an additional holiday in December to be determined by the Executive Team.

Other benefits

Longevity Pay (Civil Service Employees only)

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Last updated: 1/19/2011 10:38:46 PM