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Allan Kujala, IPMA-CP, CLRP, CGBA - Director

555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901

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personnel@co.kent.de.us

 

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HR Current News

No Aetna I.D. card yet? Contact the Personnel Office promptly! :

7/12/2018
Effective July 1, 2018, Kent County transitioned health insurance coverage to the Delaware Valley Health Trust (DVHT), a self-insured consortium of local governments utilizing the Aetna healthcare pro... (Read more)

Free Basic Will Preparation Available Online thru SunLife! :

7/9/2018
Are you and your family prepared if a sudden loss of life event occurs? You can take steps to protect your assets and family members by having your wishes documented. As a Kent County Levy Court emp... (Read more)

July 1 marks Kent County's new Fiscal Year! :

7/6/2018
Happy New Year! Fiscal Year 2019 started July 1, 2018, which means the new Kent County budget is in effect. The new financial plan adopted by Levy Court in early May looks quite a bit like 2018, wit... (Read more)

Diversity & Inclusion Study needs Employee Feedback for Success :

6/29/2018
A Diversity & Inclusion Study for Kent County Levy Court led by the professional consulting firm – IVY Planning Group LLC of Bethesda, MD kicked off in early June with an introductory meeting involvin... (Read more)

Kent County receives Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award :

6/27/2018
The Kent County Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services was officially recognized at the Levy Court meeting on June 26, 2018, by the American Heart Association with a Missi... (Read more)

DVHT/Aetna adds 20% discount on over-the-counter CVS items :

6/26/2018
The Delaware Valley Health Trust, Kent County’s health insurance program provider using the Aetna health care provider network, has announced the addition of another great “value-added benefit” for co... (Read more)

Aetna health insurance ID cards mailed June 13; use after July 1 :

6/21/2018
New health insurance identification cards were mailed to County employees and eligible retirees by Aetna on June 13. Many staff members reported receipt as early as June 18. Cards are issued to th... (Read more)

New FY2019 Insurance Cost Share Premiums Effective June 1 :

5/31/2018
Paycheck amounts deposited on June 1 will be different for most County employees due to the adjusted health insurance cost share rates adopted by Levy Court in April. Employees with single coverage sh... (Read more)

DVHT adds VBA Vision to County's health plan design :

5/24/2018
Delaware Valley Health Trust (DVHT), which replaces Highmark as Kent County’s health insurance program administrator using the Aetna provider network effective July 1, 2018, has added Vision Benefits ... (Read more)

Be Safe this Summer by knowing the Heat stress Warning Signs! :

5/21/2018
Many Kent County employees work outside regularly and that can be hazardous if weather conditions become extreme. The fact is extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can affect your health. On av... (Read more)

Save your spot with a 457 Deferred Comp Advisor on July 31 :

5/15/2018
With the new Fiscal Year and the annual pay raise it brings, now may be a good time to become educated about the importance of saving for the future. If you dream of retirement, what you do now c... (Read more)

Dress for Summer with Eye toward County Guidelines! :

5/15/2018
With several days of 90 degree temperatures already in May, many Kent County employees are looking forward to summer and adjusting their work wardrobe as temperatures soar - but don’t go too far. ... (Read more)

Levy Court adopts FY2019 Budget with 2% COLA for Employees :

5/11/2018
Levy Court Commissioners adopted the Fiscal Year 2019 budget following a public hearing on May 8, 2018 concluding an annual process that begins each September with departmental budget request submissi... (Read more)

2018 Pension Statements: Can You $urvive Retirement? :

5/10/2018
Will your County pension support you in your senior years? It is a question most of us don’t ask until it is too late. According to experts, many Americans struggle to make ends meet while trying ... (Read more)

Don't put off wellness until July 1, DVHT looks back 90 days! :

4/26/2018
A major feature of the new Delaware Valley Health Trust (DVHT) health insurance program offered to Kent County employees and retirees beginning July 1, 2018 is the exceptional wellness benefits progra... (Read more)

Open Enrollment & DVHT (Aetna) Info Meetings Scheduled :

4/13/2018
Open enrollment is available for eligible Kent County employees, retirees, and former employees/dependents with COBRA benefits from April 30 – May 18, 2018. Open enrollment is the only time eligible ... (Read more)

Levy Court sets health/dental cost share rates for FY2019 :

4/13/2018
On April 10, 2018 Levy Court formally selected three employee & retiree health insurance plan designs offered by Delaware Valley Health Trust (Aetna), which will replace current insurer - Highmark Blu... (Read more)

FY19 Draft Budget includes Benefit & Compensation Adjustments :

4/5/2018
The annual budget process, which begins in September with departmental budget request submission, came to a close on April 3, 2018 as Levy Court put the final touches on the Fiscal Year 2019 budget do... (Read more)

Commissioners Mull Health & Dental Cost Share Premiums :

4/5/2018
In late March, Levy Court directed staff to incorporate costs associated with the Delaware Valley Health Trust (Aetna) employee & retiree health insurance proposals into the proposed FY2019 budget, wh... (Read more)

Levy Court selects DVHT (Aetna) as County’s health insurer :

3/28/2018
After carefully reviewing employee & retiree health insurance proposals submitted by the current insurer - Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware and self-insured municipal cooperative Delaware Vall... (Read more)

Levy Court Prohibits Smoking near Building Entrances :

3/28/2018
Levy Court approved an amendment to the Smoking Policy (P-5-2) on March 27, 2018 which specifies that smoking at County owned facilities can only occur at the rear of the building away from public and... (Read more)

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