Vision Benefits

The vision insurance is through Medical Eye Services (MES).

This is an optional insurance that you must apply for.  The City does not cover this benefit.  Enrollment is once a year sometime during spring.




The plan covers:

  • one (1) eye exam every year, lens to your glasses are free once a year as long as they are standard.
  • Standard does included bifocals and trifocals.
  • Anything extra you pay the difference and $170 towards the frames.
  • Progressive Lens up to $86.81.
  • If using Costco your frame allowance is $130.
  • Contacts that are medically necessary are covered 100%.


The cost for the plan is $8.80 for employee only, $18.37 for employee + one dependent
and $27.86 for family which is three (3) or more.


Click here for benefit details: MES Vision


You can go their web site at to find where to go. All chain offices like Site For Sore Eyes, Lens Crafters, and Costco are covered. (Note: Costco membership is required to access MES benefits at Costco optical).


For a Vision Enrollment/Change Form, click here.

Print the form, fill it out, and bring it to Renee at the the OPOA office.

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