Benefits Administration

Public Service Center
250 4th Street S., Room 100
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-3333
benefits@minneapolismn.gov
 

Initial Benefits Enrollment

Most employees are eligible for City sponsored benefits on the first day of the month following 30 days of employment. Waiting periods and participation start dates can be found in the policy or collective bargaining agreement governing your employment.

How to Enroll

You will receive a personal enrollment form which lists your benefit plan options and the associated monthly costs. This form will be part of a packet that you will receive at the Getting Started in the City class or it will be sent to your supervisor.

You should enroll as soon as possible to ensure you have coverage on the effective date shown on your form.

Who is Eligible to Enroll

Medical and Dental Insurance

Your eligible dependents may participate in the medical and dental plans. Eligible dependents include:

The term "children" includes:

To ensure that your dependents are properly enrolled for benefits, please submit copies of marriage/birth certificates for enrolled dependents (see eligible list of dependents above) to the Benefits Office. Send them to Human Resources, Benefits in Room 100, 250 South Fourth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401 or fax them to (612) 673-2533.

Life Insurance

During the initial enrollment period, you  may also enroll for optional and dependent life insurance.  Optional life insurance allows you to supplement the basic life insurance provided by the City.  Dependent life insurance provides $5,000 coverage for each covered dependent.  For details, see the life insurance webpage. 

Last updated Nov 4, 2014