Disability Benefits Plan Coverage

Res #: 4-06A
Number: 4
Year: 2006
Midterm: No
Expired: Yes
Responses Received: No
Departments: Matters Pertaining to SARM

Resolution No. 4-06A

WHEREAS, the SARM Disability Benefits Plan went into effect January 1, 1967 to provide benefits to employees of rural municipalities; and

WHEREAS, group coverage is available for elected and appointed officials between the ages of 18 and 64; and

WHEREAS, a significant number of elected and appointed officials are over the age of 64, making them ineligible for coverage; and

WHEREAS, the first line of the SARM Vision Statement states, "SARM will increasingly address the needs of its members";

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that SARM provide coverage for all elected and appointed officials over the age of 18.