The City of Charlotte (“City”) is seeking proposals from qualified firms interested in serving as the City’s Third-Party Administrator (“TPA”) for Workers’ Compensation claims. The TPA shall be responsible for providing all services required to supervise, manage, and administer the City’s self-insured workers’ compensation program.
Insurance Brokerage Services
The City requires a qualified insurance brokerage firm to perform Services for the City of Charlotte. Through an inter-local agreement, the City’s Office of Risk Management provides property and casualty risk management services to: the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County (PLCMC), MEDIC, and the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA). Collectively, these organizations are known herein as the Entities. The Company shall perform work and services on assignments related to supporting the Entities in their risk management and insurance needs. Services include market analysis, coverage recommendations and placements, consulting services, and other related services.
Investment Custodian and Trustee Services
The City is seeking one or more service providers to provide investment custodian and trustee services.
The primary role of the Investment Custodian Service Provider will be to provide trust custody accounts and safe-keeping services for the City’s Consolidated Investment Pool and the Long-Term Investment Program (LTIP). The City’s $2.5B Consolidated Investment Pool is part of its daily operations and is invested under North Carolina G.S. 159-30 and 159-31. The LTIP has a total market value of approximately $100M and is an investment program in which the City’s long-term capital reserves are invested under expanded investment authorization outlined in State Law G.S. 147-69.2(b)(1)-(6) and (8) to diversify investment assets of the City and provide a funding source for future Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) obligations.
The primary role of the Trustee Services Provider will be to establish, hold, maintain and manage segregated trust accounts in accordance with bond documents and in compliance with federal tax law.