- Reference: Government Code Sections 53201 and 53208.5
- Board Approved: 04/13/05
- Reviewed & Reapproved: 04/08/09
- Amended: 08/08/12
Current members of the Board* shall be permitted to participate in the District's health benefits programs. The benefits of members of the Board through the District's health benefits programs shall not be greater than the most generous schedule of benefits being received by any category of non-safety employee of the District.
* Note: Upon leaving the Board, former members of the Board may continue to participate in the District's health benefits programs for themselves, their spouse and dependents, without cost to the District, and subject to the authority of the District to modify such coverage as modified for the active employees, if the following criteria are met: the member must have served on the Board after January 1, 1981; the member must have been first elected to the Board before January 1, 1995; and the member must have served at least 12 years.
There is no continuance of benefits for the surviving spouse of the Board member.