Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0009    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance authorizing the adoption of the contract and by-laws of the Intergovernmental Personnel Benefit Cooperative (IPBC) and Lake County membership in the IPBC
Type: resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 12/20/2021 In control: Financial & Administrative Committee
On agenda: Final action: 1/11/2022
Title: Resolution authorizing the adoption of the contract and by-laws of the Intergovernmental Personnel Benefit Cooperative (IPBC) and Lake County membership in the IPBC. * The Finance & Administration Committee requested staff bring forward alternatives to the status quo which might slow or reduce the annual employee health insurance expense. * Over the last two years, employee health insurance costs have risen 6.6 percent and 6.9 percent. * The Lake County Forest Preserve and many other Counties, Municipalities, and Special Districts have moved to the IPBC to better manager health care costs and provide great service. * The IPBC has estimated the County would save as much as $1,300,000 by joining the Cooperative.
Attachments: 1. IPBC By-Laws
Title
Resolution authorizing the adoption of the contract and by-laws of the
Intergovernmental Personnel Benefit Cooperative (IPBC) and Lake County
membership in the IPBC.
* The Finance & Administration Committee requested staff bring forward alternatives to the status quo which might slow or reduce the annual employee health insurance expense.
* Over the last two years, employee health insurance costs have risen 6.6 percent and 6.9 percent.
* The Lake County Forest Preserve and many other Counties, Municipalities, and Special Districts have moved to the IPBC to better manager health care costs and provide great service.
* The IPBC has estimated the County would save as much as $1,300,000 by joining the Cooperative.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, a number of Illinois units of local government and Sub-Pools have entered into an intergovernmental agreement and created the Intergovernmental Personnel Benefit Cooperative, (IPBC); and

WHEREAS, the IPBC has existed for several decades and has provided benefit coverages for the officers and employees of many Illinois municipalities, counties, and other units of local government; and

WHEREAS, Lake County wishes to become a Member of the IPBC; and

WHEREAS, the obligation of membership requires, by means of this Resolution, the adoption and acceptance by the County Board of the Contract and By-Laws of the IPBC as an intergovernmental contractual obligation to which the County will become bound;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, BY THE LAKE COUNTY BOARD, LAKE COUNTY, ILLINOIS, as follows:

SECTION 1: Lake County, as of the starting date at which admission to membership was or is granted by the IPBC Board of Directors, shall become a Member of that intergovernmental cooperative.
SECTION 2: The terms and conditions of that membership shall be such terms and conditions as were imposed by the Board of Directors of the IPBC through the contractual obligations under the terms of the Contract and By-Laws of the IPBC a...

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