City of Virginia Beach Consolidated Benefits Office to Operate Remotely Beginning October 1, 2021
Due to ongoing construction within the Plaza Annex building, the Consolidated Benefits Office will begin operating remotely on Friday, October 1, 2021. They will operate remotely for the duration of this construction project, which is expected to continue into the winter. They will send notification and we will update the VBREA website when they return to in-person operation. CBO is committed to maintaining the high quality service they provide to retirees during this time. Their staff are just a call, email, and virtual appointment away. Keep reading to review how to contact them for assistance and submit materials.
Call us at 757.263.1060 with general questions and inquiries about benefit plans, qualifying life events, to get help enrolling in benefits on the Benefitfocus platform, for questions regarding VRS years of service or purchasing prior time, and more!
Click here to schedule a one-on-one virtual appointment to discuss the following with a benefit specialist.
Benefits Enrollment Assistance – Newly hired employees can receive consultation on the full offering of benefits.
Employee Leave Benefits Counseling – Those currently on leave, or considering going out on leave, can schedule time to talk about their benefits and what to expect.
Retiree Benefits Enrollment Help – New retirees can receive consultation on retiree benefit offerings.
Use our secure Drop Box.
It’s secure and available 24/7. You may continue to submit checks and other documents to our office by placing them in the secure CBO Drop Box located outside the entrance to Plaza Annex, Suite 100 (641 Carriage Hill Road, Virginia Beach).
We will continue to receive USPS mail. You can provide checks and other documents to our office by sending mail to us at: 2512 George Mason Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23456.
2021 General Membership Meetings Are Back!!
The next VBREA General Membership meeting will be Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 12:00 noon Gus & George's Spaghetti and Steak House 4312 Virginia Beach Boulevard Speaker: Attorney Karen Fortier, Elder Law
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* * * * VBREA Bylaws Proposed Amendment * * * *
The proposed amendment below was approved by the Board at their meeting on May 19, 2021. The revised Bylaws will be posted on the ABOUT US page when it is updated. Once updated, the posting below will be deleted from the website.
This posting - dated 04/26/2021 - serves as official notice to the membership of a proposed amendment to the VBREA Bylaws (detailed below) as required by the Bylaws. This will be voted on at the next Board of Directors meeting on May 19, 2021. A copy of the VBREA Bylaws is available on the ABOUT US page. If there are any questions or comments, please email: email@example.com and a Board member will reply.
The Board is recommending an amendment to the VBREA Bylaws, Article 6 – Committees, Section 6.9 – Membership - as detailed below:
Current text of Section 6.9: The Membership Committee Chair shall be responsible for maintaining the membership data base and keeping financial records of dues. The chair will provide information about the membership to the President, Secretary and Communications Chair as needed to support their respective needs. The chair will provide the Treasurer with membership and dues data needed for the Treasurer’s report and participate in the annual financial audit. The Membership Committee chair shall be a member of the Board of Directors.
Proposed text for Section 6.9: The Membership Committee Chair shall be responsible for maintaining the membership database and keeping financial records of dues on the dedicated VBREA laptop computer. The laptop computer will have the most current application of MemberTies membership/dues software unless a different software program has been approved by the Board of Directors. The VBREA laptop will remain the property of VBREA and will be transferred to a new Membership Chairperson as soon as possible after any election indicating a change in that position. The computer and all membership files will be used to support the annual financial audit in conjunction with the Treasurer’s records. Any additions/upgrades or changes to this computer will be approved by the Board of Directors unless they constitute routine annual upgrades of the MemberTies license, virus protection and similar upgrades of approved programs/software. These changes will be recorded in the Board of Directors’ meeting minutes for documentation. The Membership Chair will provide information about the membership to the President, Secretary and Communications Chair as needed to support their respective needs. The Membership Chair will provide the Treasurer with membership and dues data needed for the Treasurer’s report and participate in the annual financial audit. The Membership Committee Chair shall be a member of the Board of Directors.
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Mailing Address: VBREA 2405 Courthouse Drive, B68 Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456