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Lake County BCC
315 West Main St.
P.O. Box 7800
Tavares, Florida 32778


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BB&T Bank

BB&T Bank offers exclusive banking opportunities for employees with BB&T@Work. You can save on a variety of accounts and features, enjoy valuable discounts on loans and lines of credit, and much more! Enrolling is easy online at BBT.com/atwork. (Employees of the BCC, Clerk of Courts, Supervisor of Elections, Lake/Sumter MPO, and Lake EMS are eligible.)

Attraction Discounts

All employees of Lake County BCC are eligible for the attraction discounts advertised at TicketsAtWork.com. (Lake County BCC company code for the site is LCBCC.) These discounts are for local and out of town attractions. For additional information, contact the Human Resources Department.

Direct Deposit

Employees may elect that their bi-weekly checks be deposited in up to three (3) different accounts. The deposits can be with different financial institutions, plus the net to a fourth (4th) account. Direct Deposit Forms are available on the Lake County BCC Intranet. The completed form should be submitted to the Human Resources Department.

Incentive Days

Incentive Days are sick leave hours which are converted to annual leave hours, on an hour for hour basis.

  • All regular employees on the payroll at the time of conversion, generally at the end of the calendar year, who have been employed from the first day of the first payroll period in each calendar year, through the last day of the twenty-sixth payroll period, shall be eligible for Incentive Days.

  • The minimum hour amount to be converted is four (4) hours.

  • The schedule for conversion is as follows:
    Scheduled Work Day Maximum Number of Converted Hours
    4 hours 20 (minus hours used that calendar yr.)
    5 hours 25 (minus hours used that calendar yr.)
    7.5 hours 37.5 (minus hours used that calendar yr.)
    8 hours 40 (minus hours used that calendar yr.)
    10 hours 40 (minus hours used that calendar yr.)
    24 hours 53 (minus hours used that calendar yr.)


  • If an employee's scheduled work day is other than the above, please contact the Human Resources Department for accurate conversion figures.

  • An employee who does not wish to convert his/her remaining sick hours must complete the Sick Leave Conversion Refusal Form (also available from the Lake County Intranet, through the "Forms" Quick Link), and submit that form to the Human Resources Department.

Post Employment Health Plan (PEHP)

PEHP is an employee account, funded by the County, for use after the employee's separation from the County and specifically for health insurance premiums.

  • Employees hired between July 2, 1999 and July 4, 2009 are eligible for sick leave payout into their pre-existing PEHP account upon completion of twelve (12) months of continuous service with the BCC.  Payout is limited to 25% of the employee’s accrued sick leave balance up to a maximum of 480 hours.

  • Employees hired on or before July 1, 1999 are eligible for sick leave payout into their pre-existing PEHP account.   Payout is limited to 50% of the employee’s accrued sick leave balance up to a maximum of 960 hours.

  • Employees hired on or after July 5, 2009 are not eligible for sick leave payout into a PEHP account. See County Policy LCC-88 for other sick leave payout options.

  • Upon separation from the County, eligible employees will be able to use the funds in their PEHP account to pay for health insurance premiums.
Sick Leave Bank
Refer to: Employment Policies Manual, 6.3 Sick Leave Bank and Sick Leave Bank Procedure ES-6.03.02.

The Sick Leave Bank Program is a voluntary program designed to provide participating employees with additional leave credits in the event of personal life-threatening or catastrophic illness and/or injury.

  • Enrollment can occur within 30 (calendar) days of an employee’s completion of the initial six (6) month probationary period or during the month of January each year.
  • To be eligible to enroll, an employee must meet the following criteria:

    • Be a regular full-time employee with six (6) months of continuous service.

    • Have a combined balance of forty (40) hours of sick and/or annual leave.

    • Complete a Sick Leave Bank Enrollment Form.

    • Employee must donate 8 hours of sick leave upon enrollment during the annual enrollment period. An employee enrolling upon the completion of their initial six (6) month probationary period shall donate eight (8) hours of sick leave upon enrollment should their 30 day window for enrolling fall within the months of January through June, and shall donate four (4) hours should the 30 day window fall within the months of July through December.

  • Employees may cancel enrollment in the Sick Leave Bank during the annual open enrollment period.

  • Member requests for withdrawal will be considered up to a maximum of 240 hours per year, per participating member, and are subject to available hours. Employees who qualify may be eligible for a second withdrawal.

  • Employees receiving workers' compensation or disability benefits are not eligible for benefit payments from the Sick Leave Bank.

Questions regarding the Sick Leave Bank should be directed to the Human Resources Department at 343-9596.

 
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