• 11.5 paid holidays per year.
  • Christmas Eve (½ day) and Christmas Day
  • Good Friday
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • New Years
  • One floating Holiday (to be taken between January 1st through December 31st)
  • President's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and the Friday following Thanksgiving


Unileave may be taken in one hour increments and has an unlimited accrual. Employees with Unileave accrual will be compensated upon termination of employment at the rate of one-for-one. The accrual for full time employees is as follows:

  • 0 to 4 Years of Service: 17 work days per year
  • 5 to 9 Years of Service: 22 work days per year
  • 10 or more Years of Service: 27 work days per year

Military Leave

Will be granted in compliance with State and Federal laws when copies of military orders are furnished to supervisors.

Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)

Mandatory retirement program where the employees contribute 7% of their gross income, and it draws a variable or amount of interest each year. Upon retirement, the City matches the funds two-to-one. Employee contributions to TMRS are tax deferred until such time as the employee receives those monies, either in form of a refund of contributions upon termination of employment, or a monthly retirement benefit.

Health Insurance

Full medical coverage is provided to an employee only depending on deductible at no cost. A copy of the Summary Plan document will be provided to each employee. Dependent coverage may be added for an additional expense. Coverage is effective 90 days after employment. Dental coverage is paid by the City for employees. Dependent dental coverage is available at a minimal expense to the employees.

Life Insurance

This is provided to each employee at no cost to the employee, and is based on employees annual salary. There is double indemnity on an accidental death.

Social Security

7.65% is paid by the employee and matched by the City. This fund is also aimed at providing more benefits for retirement.

Worker's Compensation

Any employee injured on the job shall be covered by Worker's Compensation and will not be liable for medical bills. A full time employee will have their compensation benefits supplemented by the City so that they will receive full salary for six months.

Deferred Compensation

Allows employees to take income out of the peak earning years, and invest it to provide additional income during retirement. Income taxes are deferred until the employee retires or otherwise leaves the plan and begins receiving payments.


$8 each month for each year of creditable service with the City. You may choose to receive your longevity pay pro-rated each pay date, or you may choose to have the city accumulate your longevity pay throughout the year and receive a lump sum on the November 20th pay date.

Other Benefits

  • Credit Union
  • Education/incentive pay
  • Family Health Clinic
  • Health and Wellness Fitness Center
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Pay periods are scheduled for the 5th and 20th of each month
  • Savings bonds program
  • Tuition reimbursement