Payroll and Employee Benefits
Employee Access Center
The Employee Access Center (EAC) is the secure website connection to personal information in the eFinancePlus system which is used by Business Services and Human Resources for payroll, personnel and reporting purposes. The EAC is the point of access to monthly payroll voucher or payroll check stubs and annual IRS W-2 forms. The Employee Access Center is available to all employees of Hood River County School District.
Timesheet due to supervisor by
Pay Dates for
Pay Date for other hourly pay, additional assignments, overtime, sub pay, etc
August 1, 2018
July 20, 2018
August 20, 2018
January 2, 2019
January 18, 2019
January 18, 2019
June 20 and/or June 28*
*Licensed employees receive two payments on their last work day in June (June and July pay). Any adjustments and additional pay will be paid on June 30.
**School year classified employees receive 18-19 summer pay on July 19, 2019 and August 20, 2019.
***Timesheets for 10-month classified employees are due on their final workday in June. Other specific due dates and instructions for June timesheets will be sent to employees in May.
The District encourages all employees to establish direct deposit of their monthly pay to their bank account. (You may be required to establish direct deposit as part of your employee group's collective bargaining agreement.) Benefits to you include immediate access to your pay on pay day and many financial institutions offer incentives for having a direct deposit to your account. Complete and return the Direct Deposit Authorization Form (PDF) to the Business Services Department.
- Enroll for benefits as a newly hired employee
- Review your current benefit selections
- Review and update your personal information
- Enroll in or make changes to your benefit selections during Open Enrollment
- Open enrollment starts August 15 and closes September 8, 2017 for the 2017-18 Plan Year for Classified and Licensed employees and retirees
- 2018-19 Plan Year Benefits Open Enrollment Guide (PDF)
- Classified Employees
- Licensed Employees
- The Standard Life and Disability Insurance
MODA Health is the District's provider of medical, dental and vision insurance. Find care by searching for a physician, dentist, pharmacy or clinic through MODA Health. Log in to myModa to view benefits and claims, to view/download/print/request an ID card and to access tools and services and other health resources. Your Moda Health Member Handbook provides important information regarding your plan's benefits, limitations and procedures. To download a copy, link to Member Handbooks and select your Moda Health plan. Link to MODA Customer Service
Group Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Plan
Administered by IntegraFlex on behalf of the District, the Group Health Reimbursement Account is available to licensed employees and administrators who choose MODA Dogwood Medical Plan. Select the IntegraFlex secure site link below for the District's HRA Summary Plan Description and HRA Benefit Summary as well as other important information about how the plan works. The HRA Benefit Summary includes plan information and how to submit claims.
- IntegraFlex secure site
- Group HRA Video
- Group HRA Enrollment (PDF)
- Group HRA FAQs (PDF)
- How The Group HRA Numbers Work 2018-19 Hood River (PDF)
- How The Group HRA Works Graphic 2018-19 Hood River (PDF)
- Claim Flow Chart, Medical Only (PDF)
- Group HRA Claims Submission (PDF)
- IntegraFlex Online Portal Instructions (PDF)
- IntegraFlex Customer Service
- Phone 208.287.0310 or toll free 877.287.0310
- Fax: 208.287.0311
- Email for claims: firstname.lastname@example.org
Individual Health Reimbursement Account (HRA VEBA) Plan
The HRA VEBA is an individual health reimbursement arrangement account available to classified and confidential employee groups and to benefits-eligible employees who opt out of the District's medical plan. Participant information, enrollment and claims forms are available online. Participant FAQs About HRA VEBA's New Design Plan Design 11/22/2013 (PDF)
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services through Reliant Behavioral Health (RBH) include counseling, 24-hour crisis support, work-life resources that can help you solve problems and balance your life. As an OEBB member, there is no cost to you or your family members for using EAP services. To access services, you may call 1-866-750-1327 or go online to www.MyRBH.com (Access Code: OEBB).
Flexible Spending Account
As part of the employee benefit package, the District offers a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) through Plus Point Services, which can help you offset the cost of medical and child care. The open enrollment period is August 15 through September 1 of each year. New employees may enroll upon hire.
- Phone: 541-386-1696 or toll free 1-877-386-1696
- Email: Admin@pluspoint-tpa.com
- Fax: 541-386-2280
- Employee Self Service portal
- FSA Letter for Plan Year 2018-19 (PDF)
- Flexible Spending Account Flyer 2018-19 (PDF)
- Flexible Spending Account FAQs (PDF)
- FSA Employee Brochure (PDF)
- FSA Employee Rollover FAQ (PDF)
- Debit Card information (PDF)
- Premium Reduction Plan Explanation of Benefits (PDF)
- Medical Reimbursement Explanation of Benefits (PDF)
- FSA Claim Form (PDF)
- Dependent Care Explanation of Benefits (PDF)
- Daycare Claim Form (PDF)
Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP)
403(b) Plans or Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA)
As a benefit to its employees, Hood River County School District sponsors a supplemental, tax-advantaged, retirement savings program authorized by Section 403(b) of the Internal Revenue Code. Such plans are often called 403(b) Plans or Tax Sheltered Annuity Plans or simply TSA Plans. Carruth Compliance Consulting provides plan administration on behalf of the District. This means that Carruth Compliance Consulting (CCC) is primary point of contact for any questions about the Hood River County School District 403(b) Plan. Employer policies, practices, and procedures are available online, along with enrollment steps, Salary Reduction Agreements, and instructions for changing investment companies or contribution amounts. You can reach them toll free at 1-877-222-3090 or online at http://www.ncompliance.com/guest_employees.aspx?EmployerID=130.
Click here to learn more about this excellent opportunity to better prepare for the financial aspects of retirement.
457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
As an additional benefit to its employees, Hood River County School District sponsors a supplemental, tax-advantaged, retirement savings program authorized by Section 457(b) of the Internal Revenue Code. Such plans are often called 457(b) Plans or Deferred Compensation Plans or simply 457 Plans. Click here to learn more about this excellent opportunity to better prepare for the financial aspects of retirement.
Annual Announcement for 403(b) and 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plans
2019 403(b) TSA Plan and 457(b) DCP Announcement (PDF)
2018 403(b) TSA Plan and 457(b) DCP Announcement (PDF)
2017 403(b) TSA Plan and 457(b) DCP Announcement (PDF)
2016 403(b) TSA Plan and 457(b) DCP Announcement (PDF)
2015 403(b) TSA Plan and 457(b) DCP Announcement (PDF)
2014 403(b) TSA Plan and 457(b) DCP Announcement (PDF)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
- IRS Form W-4 and Withholding Calculator
- 2019 Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate (PDF)