Employee Benefits

The Current Benefits Summary provides basic information regarding the City's Health, Life, and Retirement Benefits. Some of the benefits offered to eligible employees include:

Available to all Full Time Employee

Medical/Dental (Meritain) Medical insurance plan is 85% paid by City and 15% paid by employee based on the employees' coverage option. Dental insurance plans are 100% paid by the City for employee and eligible family member(s). Coverage options include: Employee Only; Employee & Spouse; Employee & Child(ren); or Employee, Spouse, and Child(ren). 

Vision (VSP) - Vision insurance plan is 100% paid by City for Employee only. Employee contribution for eligible family member(s).

Life Insurance - The City provides an employee with Life insurance worth 2 times an employees' annual salary in group term life insurance up to a $200,000 maximum at no cost to the employee. Optional Life insurance plans also available through employee contribution.

Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance - City paid

Retirement Plans - 401(a) - FPPA for Fire Department Employees

Deferred Compensation - Additional wage percentage given to eligible employees' that can be contributed to an eligible 457(b) retirement plan.

Employee Assistance Programs - (Mines and Associates) Available to Full and Part Time employees. 


Bonus Benefits 

Compass – A Partnership in Wellness

Teladoc - Convenient Telehealth Medical Advice and Service 

Annual Health Fairs  - Providing blood draws and flu shots to City of Fountain Employees and their spouses. Various other vendors and services available during the event.


Additional Supplemental Benefits Available

A Legal Plan Supplement

Aflac supplemental plans

Discount on a selected Gym Membership