Employee Benefits

The City of Fontana has a flexible benefits plan. This plan allows for employees to select benefits based upon their individual needs. The City will contribute up to the dollar amount listed below for employee and dependent coverage. Full-time and Classified Part-time employees are eligible for benefits.

Monthly Allotments
*City benefit allotments are based upon bargaining unit MOU's/Contracts and adjust annually.
Regular Classified Part-Time (RCP)$279.18 or up to $889.43
City Hall/Yard/PBA$558.35 or up to $1,778.86
Executives$1,020.58 or up to $2,337.42
Police Officers Association (Sworn)$601 or up to $1,778.86
Management Confidential$776.70 or up to $1,778.86
Police Management Association$776.70 or up to individually calculated


Core Benefit Options
Health InsuranceDental Insurance
Anthem Blue CrossAnthem Dental PPO
Premier HMO $20 CopayHigh Plan
Classic HMO $15 CopayLow Plan
PPOLife Insurance
Kaiser PermanenteThe Hartford
$10 CopayPORAC (Sworn Officers)
$25 CopayShort/Long Term Disability

UNUM

PORAC Long Term (Sworn Positions)


Voluntary Benefits
 Additional Life, Spouse Life and Dependent Life Insurance
The Hartford

 Vision Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts

Anthem Blue View VisionPayflex Dependent Care

Payflex Medical Reimbursement

Deferred Compensation

The City of Fontana offers optional participation for employees to contribute into a 457(b) Deferred Compensation Account. These contributions are on a pre-tax basis and are restricted to the annual contribution limits as set by the IRS

Companies are:

ICMA-RC

Lincoln Financial Group

Nationwide Retirement Solutions

Leave Benefits

Employees accrue leave time each pay period according to their MOU's/Contracts. This leave time includes personal, sick, and vacation.

Observed Holidays

The City observes 11 Holidays listed below. In addition employees receive (3) Floating Holidays.

  • New Year's Day 
  • Martin Luther King's Birthday  
  • President's Day  
  • Memorial Day  
  • Independence Day  
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Retirement
The City of Fontana participates in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Currently there are 3 tiers under each of the two categories below:

 Miscellaneous
Entry DateRetirement FormulaEmployee Contribution Amount
Member hired before 7/1/112.5% @ 558%
*Member hired before 1/1/132% @ 557%
*Member hired after 1/1/132% @ 625.75% (adjusts)
Safety
Entry DateRetirement FormulaEmployee Contribution Amount
Member hired before 7/1/113% @ 509%
*Member hired before 1/1/133% @ 559%
*Member hired after 1/1/132.7% @ 5710.75% (adjusts)

*Based on 3 year average for final compensation.