Risk, Benefits, and Safety Management
Risk Management is delegated the responsibility by the City Manager to ensure that City employees work in a safe environment, comply with Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) rules and regulations, the laws of the State of Texas and all applicable federal regulations.

Risk Management maintains database information regarding motor vehicle operators, vehicles, mobile equipment, property, contractor/vendor insurance, safety training, liability, group medicals and workers; compensation claims, FMLA filings, group life insurance census, UST's, volunteer duty hours, and property and casualty insurance.
Accident Prevention Plan 2016
Risk Management is responsible for producing insurance bid specifications and administrating the City's health and workers' compensation benefits and property and casualty insurance claims. Staff provides counsel to employees regarding health and workers' compensation benefit claims.
Risk Management develops loss control programs, conducts internal complaint and accident investigations, identifies hazardous condition and work practices, trains employees, produces written safety-oriented policies and manuals, compiles state-required reports and ensures the City compiles with applicable safety rules and regulations.
Group Life Insurance
Benefits available upon resignation / termination
Texas Workers Compensation Benefits
Medical are and weekly disability payments to employees injured on the job
Flexible Benefits
Administered by Aflac
Tax shelter for insurance, medical, and childcare expenses
Deferred Compensation
Tax sheltered deferred compensation accounts ICMA, Nationwide, VALIC
Health/Safety & Loss Control

Blue Cross Blue Shield Rates 2018-2019
City of Harlingen: PPO Plan I 
City of Harlingen: PPO Plan II
City of Harlingen: PPO Plan III 
Specialty Drug Management List

Aetna Rates For 2018-2019
Aetna Dental
Aetna - High Option
Aetna - Low Option

Employee Assistance Program
Davis Vision Plan Coverage
Accident Plan
Lump Sum Critical Care
Short Term Disability
Flexible Spending Account (F.S.A.)
Medical / Dependent Care
Belinda Ochoa-Castillo
Risk, Benefits, and Safety Manager
(956) 216-5027
Rosbel Duron
H.R. Generalist
(956) 216-5028

118 E. Tyler Ave.
Harlingen, Texas 78550
Business Hours
8:00AM to 5:00PM
(956) 216-5026


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