Leelanau County is considering cutting health care payments for non-union employees who retire in the future.
Right now, the county faces a $5.8 million charge for un-funded retiree liabilities.
Last week, commissioners considered a proposal to stop making 100 dollar monthly payments toward health insurance premiums for non-union employees who retire after 10 years of service.
In its place, the county would make one-time lump sum contribution to those retirees' individual health savings accounts.
Nineteen employees would be affected.