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HR Current News

Property tax bills can generate QUESTIONS for County employees :

Property tax bills are mailed out in early August each year and taxes are due on September 30. Invariably, County employees are asked by relatives, neighbors, and/or strangers why their “County taxes... (Read more)

Newspaper to publish Kent County EMPLOYEE PAY for 2020 :

Kent County recently replied to a Freedom of Information Act request from the News Journal newspaper seeking the names, titles, department & sub-department, and wages (salaries, bonuses, & overtime) o... (Read more)

With Delta variant spreading, SUMMER COLD could be COVID :

While the State of Emergency declaration in Delaware ended on July 13, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are not over. The infection rate for the COVID-19 “delta” variant is skyrocketing - mostly a... (Read more)

Kent County employees IMPROVED WELLNESS efforts in 2020 :

DVHT has released the 2020 Wellness Program Report which highlights the progress toward a culture of health at Kent County Levy Court. This information will help staff evaluate employees’ and their s... (Learn more)

HAPPY NEW YEAR! July 1 marks Kent County's new fiscal year :

Happy New Year! Fiscal Year 2022 started July 1, 2021, which means the new Kent County budget is in effect. The new financial plan adopted by Levy Court in late April is similar to 2021, with seve... (Read more)

Pay Study implementation ADJUSTS Pay Plan grades & steps :

As part of the Fiscal Year 2022 budget adoption process earlier this year, Levy Court included funding to fully implement the Classification, Compensation & Benefits Study completed in March 2020 by t... (Read more)

Continue to be VIGILANT to avoid COVID/Delta variant infection :

Honestly, everyone wants the pandemic to be over, but COVID-19 variants continue to threaten the unvaccinated and persons with an immune deficiency. Research indicates that individuals fully vaccinate... (Read more)

FY2022 BUDGET adopted with 2% COLA & step & PAY study recs :

Levy Court Commissioners adopted the Fiscal Year 2022 budget following a public hearing on April 27, 2021 concluding an annual process that begins each September with departmental budget request sub... (Read more)

SAVE YOUR IDENTITY - Be alert for fraudulent UI claims & scams :

Kent County has received several notices recently that are indicative of probable fraudulent unemployment insurance claims and a fraudulent direct deposit request. A few of these notices often contai... (Learn more)

Earn CASH INCENTIVES for 2021 wellness program participation :

Earn cash incentives by completing certain covered wellness programs available to Kent County health insurance program participants through the Delaware Valley Health Trust Wellness team in 2021. All... (Learn more)

TIPS TO STAY COOL: managing conflict at work & in summer heat :

As more people are returning to work, you may find that your coworkers are processing the many changes brought on by aspects of the pandemic in different ways, with views that might conflict with yo... (Learn more)

As the Weather HEATS UP, Look Out for Heat-Induced Illness! :

Extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can affect your health. On average, more than 600 deaths from extreme heat events occur each year in the United States. Most vulnerable are the elderly, th... (Learn more)

With HIGHER TEMPS-Dress for summer with eye toward guidelines :

With the advent of summer, annual heat waves with 90-100 degree temperatures have begun, so many Kent County employees may be adjusting their work wardrobe as temperatures soar - but don’t go too far.... (Read more)

Rx web search can DISPENSE big SAVINGS for health plan! :

According to a recent Delaware Valley Health Trust/Aetna premium renewal estimate, the prescription portion of Kent County’s premium is likely to increase 9% beginning July 1. Not surprisingly, the c... (Read more)

FREE financial planning webinars available monthly from ICMA-RC :

ICMA-RC’s Certified Financial Planner™ professionals provide clear and personalized guidance to those who serve our communities toward a more secure and confident financial future. Free webinars avai... (Learn more)

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