CITY OF SAN ANTONIO UPDATES WEBSITE FOR MUNICIPAL RETIREES!

The Human Resources department has implemented improvements to the departmental website which will make it easier for Municipal Retirees to keep up on items related specifically to retiree benefits.  Please click here http://www.sanantonio.gov/EmployeeInformation/RetiredEmployees.aspx to check out the new area.  All the issues of Retiree Matters are now on online organized by year since the start of the newsletter in 2010.

LUNCH AND LEARN SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24th

You are invited to attend the final Lunch & Learn for the year on Friday, October 24 from 11:30 AM — 1 PM in the Central Public Library Auditorium, 600 Soledad. The topic will be, “Ask the Expert.” A panel of representatives from each of our partners, including UnitedHealthcare, Humana, DeltaDental, Davis Vision, ICMA-RC, and Nationwide will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.  Light refreshments will be provided, but please feel free to bring a lunch. Free parking will be available in the Library’s parking garage. To reserve your seat, please contact Human Resources Customer Service at 210-207-8705.  Please bring your partner and reach out to another retiree and invite them to join in.

RETIREE MATTERS NEWSLETTER HAS BEEN FINALIZED!

The latest edition of the RETIREE MATTERS newsletter has been forwarded to us electronically.  You should be seeing it in your mailbox soon.  Click here Retiree Matters_Issue20Oct162014 to see an electronic copy.  Please review the section entitled Words from RECOSA as it also serves as the official notice to RECOSA members and retirees about the annual meeting which is scheduled for November 5th.

We are also checking the mail everyday for the BENEFIT MATTERS benefit guide.   We posted the guide on our website last week and it is also on the City of San Antonio’s website under the Human Resources  department City of San Antonio Human Resources Website.   The annual enrollment meetings have started.   Please check Page 14 on the BENEFIT MATTERS guide ( Click here  2015 Retiree Guide Web (1)to see again) to know the upcoming dates for these enrollment meetings.  For those retirees who were not enrolled in the retiree dental or vision plan in 2014, both of the providers, Delta Dental and Davis Vision will be mailing 2015 enrollment packets directly to your address.

RECOSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 7TH!

RECOSA will hold its monthly board meeting on October 7th at 1:00pm at the Downtown Branch of the Generations Federal Credit union.

Downtown Branch

1828 North Saint Mary’s St. San Antonio, TX 78212

The meeting is open to all RECOSA members.  The board encourages all interested members to attend.  We need volunteers in several different areas, including assisting with the upcoming November 5th annual business meeting and the City’s open enrollment sessions.

 

RECOSA’s 4th Annual Membership Meeting set for November 5th.

The official notice for all members of RECOSA has been developed and will be mailed to all retirees as part of RETIREE MATTERS  very shortly.  All municipal retirees are invited to attend.  The Board of Directors will report out on the activities of the organization and RECOSA members will participate in the election of board members.  Please click here Retiree Matters Sept 2014-2 (2)to review the notice as it will appear in RETIREE MATTERS.  The Board of Directors encourages your participation in this process.  Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

BOARD MEETING COMING UP ON THE 16TH. PLEASE NOTE LOCATION HAS CHANGED!!

Please note that the location for the Board of Directors meeting on September 16th is now at  the Generations Federal Credit Union Northwest Branch which is located at 6000 N.W. Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78238.  Please click here to get directions to that branch Generations Credit Union Locations   All members, especially those who have been or  are interested in being volunteers, are invited to participate.  See previous posting to obtain additional information on the meeting.  

RECOSA MEMBERS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS. NEXT ONE IS ON SEPTEMBER 16TH.

The Retired Employees of the City of San Antonio (RECOSA) will be holding the September Board of Directors meeting on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, instead of the usual first Tuesday of the month due to the Labor Day Holiday. The Meeting will be held at 1 pm at the Northwest Branch of Generations Federal Credit Union,  6000 N.W. Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78238.  You can get directions by checking here Generations Credit Union Locations

Board meetings are open to any RECOSA members.  The board  particularly encourages RECOSA volunteers to join the board in discussing RECOSA’s involvement  in the upcoming open enrollment sessions as well as to follow-up on the different ideas discussed in the planning session on July 11, 2014.  Click here RECOSA Strategy Session 7-11-14final to see strategy paper  All RECOSA members are encouraged to attend RECOSA Board of Directors Meetings which are normally scheduled for the first Tuesday of the month.  Please contact us at info.recosa@gmail.com to confirm board meetings beyond this one on the 16th as the meeting dates and locations are sometimes reset.

SPECIAL EDITION OF RETIREE MATTERS ON ITS WAY TO YOU!

The City has mailed a special edition of RETIREE MATTERS so be checking your mailbox.  This edition contains information on the health insurance monthly premiums for the benefit year starting in January of 2015.  This issue also outlines the proposed COLA for retirees for 2015.  Please click here Retiree Matters Special Edition – FY 2015 Proposed Budget Final to see this edition of RETIREE MATTERS right now.