The board unanimously approved a contract with
"The district is constantly looking at how we can provide the best possible benefits to our employees at a cost that fits within our budgetary constraints," Superintendent
Scherrer said the "greatest concern" when shopping for health-insurance plans "was to cause the least amount of disruption for our employees."
The superintendant said "the vast majority" of the district's employees already use
The group health insurance contract was marketed by the district's benefits consultant and broker,
Scherrer said the 2017 insurance premiums will cost 5.65 percent more than this year's price, but the rate will not change in the remaining two years of the three-year deal.
The district will pay about
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