What does the LRM Department plan to do in FY 2017-18?

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In FY 2017-18, we plan to:

  • Provide continuous evaluation of cost-saving measures.
  • Provide enhanced service and more direct access for City officials and employees.
  • Continue to look for opportunities to expand expertise and reduce outside legal counsel expenses.
  • Continue to look for opportunities to work with other departments to provide enhanced service, in-depth updates, and improvements to their policies and procedures.
  • Develop and retain high quality professional staff dedicated to the department’s mission statement. 
  • Promote a tenacious yet fair and professional reputation in on-going advocacy for the City in order to best protect City resources and safeguard community interests.
  • Continue to effectively defend City resources, create efficiencies and increase cost-savings and subrogation (cost recovery) efforts.
  • Evaluate the Workers’ Compensation third party claims administrator agreement in an effort to further improve cost savings, effectiveness and transparency.
  • Continue to evaluate/implement ways to cost-effectively provide quality medical care to injured employees, in order to facilitate their recovery to pre-injury status and return to work as soon as reasonably possible.