Benefits Administration

Public Service Center
250 S. Fourth St., Room 100
Minneapolis, MN 55415
[email protected]
Phone: 612-673-2282
Fax: 612-284-7989

Benefits at the City of Minneapolis

2020 Open Enrollment is November 1 - 15

Open enrollment is the time you can make changes to your benefits for 2020. The Medical plans and network options are all staying the same in 2020. Some premium contributions will increase slightly.


Contact HR Through CityLife

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CityLife is an employee hub that combines all of the HR services available on the HR Service Center portal together with all of the IT services, products and support. Now it's easier than ever to find what you need and connect with us.   

Use the convenient shortcut on your desktop (pictured below) or go directly to CityLife to:

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To reach Human Resources by phone you can call 612-673-2282 and follow the prompts for assistance.

If you are a Park Board employee, a retiree or a City employee not using a City issued computer, you can still access HR through the external site


Helpful Links

Health and Wellness

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The City of Minneapolis has a City-wide wellness program for all employees.  Take a look below to learn about some of our key offerings!  

Current Happenings

Paths to Positivity

Paths to Positivity is a five-week self-directed program designed to help employees practice daily activities that lead to a happier, healthier life. This campaign strives to promote mental well-being in the workplace by utilizing three different paths; Connection, Mindfulness, and Purpose.  Employees progress through the program using the Participant Guide.   A list of Paths to Positivity related events is below.  All employees are welcome and encouraged attend regardless of program participation.  

Ongoing Programs and Resources

Discounted health club memberships 

The City has partnerships with several health clubs that make memberships more affordable.  See if there is a deal at your club!

Medica Fit Choices Reimbursement for regular health club attendance 

You can receive a $20 reimbursement when you work out 8 times or more at a participating health club.  There are many clubs included so search to see if yours is included.  

Medica Optum Health Employee Assistance Program  

The City of Minneapolis’ employee benefits package includes access to a confidential service that provides counseling services to help you or your family members deal with financial, legal, work-related, and relationship issues through an Employee Assistance Program. Learn more about the wide variety of services offered by the Employee Assistance Program. 

Showers, lockers, and bicycle racks 

Some City locations have showers and lockers as well as bicycle racks available for City employees.  See more about locations and cost of these services.  

List of lactation rooms 

Many City building have identified space as lactation rooms.  Check this guide to see where the lactation room in your building is and how to access it.  

Desk Yogi subscription 

Desk Yogi is an online wellness benefit to help you reduce stress, improve flexibility and build strength. The Wellness Committee provides City employees with free subscriptions; all you need to do is create a Desk Yogi account.

My Health Rewards by Medica

Get engaged in your health and earn points with the employee wellness program through My Health Rewards by Medica.  The deadline for receiving the lower premium contribution rate in 2020 has passed, but you can still earn gift cards through the end of the year.  Learn about the different health actions you can complete to earn points! 

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Last updated Nov 4, 2019



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