A Texas municipality, facing rising health insurance costs, puts annual budget on hold until employee health insurance costs are negotiated. Maintaining city services and the expense of rising health care costs at the same time is Mission Impossible. Will Tax Man come to the rescue………………………?
BY ALLEN ESSEX
September 5, 2018
Finalizing the Raymondville city budget has been delayed while a consultant continues to negotiate with three companies that submitted bids
for employee group health insurance, City Manager Eleazar “Yogi” Garcia told city commissioners Tuesday.
The city budget will depend on the insurance costs and what other priorities the City Commission decides upon, he said. More…