Employee Benefits

Benefits Program

The City of Las Cruces’ Employee Benefits program provides and administers benefits to the employees of the City of Las Cruces, the Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority, the South Central Solid Waste Authority and the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley.


Our goal is to provide exceptional service and information in the administration of group health insurance, group life insurance, supplemental life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and 457 Deferred Compensation programs in a timely, honest, fair, cost-effective, non-discriminatory, and professional manner in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws.

Flexible Spending Accounts - ASIFLEX

Please call 888-602-4132, for more information.


The City is a member of Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico (PERA). Employee participation is mandatory for those who qualify. Contact PERA locally at 505-476-9300, or toll free for New Mexico at 800-342-3422 or visit the PERA website.

For information regarding your retiree health and welfare benefits, please contact: 800-233-2576 or visit: New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority

Deferred Compensation Representatives

Voluntary participation in 457 Deferred Compensation plans are offered as well through Voya and Mission Square.

Health Insurance Marketplace

New Mexico Health Insurance Marketplace (Affordable Healthcare Act): In the event you choose to waive your enrollment in the City’s medical benefits or are ineligible to enroll and would like information regarding the New Mexico Health Insurance Marketplace (PDF).