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2017 MCIT Award Winners

December 20, 2017

MCIT Board Chair Scott Sanders announced the 2017 MCIT award winners during the 2017 Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust Annual Membership Meeting held in St. Cloud Dec. 4. Preventing and mitigating losses is important to the overall success and stability of MCIT, so every year MCIT recognizes three counties that excel at risk management and loss …

2017 Board Election: Members Choose Incumbent

December 20, 2017

Pursuant to the MCIT bylaws, the 2017 board election was conducted during the Annual Membership Meeting held Dec. 4 in St. Cloud. Board Chair Scott Sanders, Watonwan County Commissioner, announced that one seat was up for election. Ron Antony, Yellow Medicine County Commissioner, was seeking election to his first four-year term. He was appointed to …

New Employees: 7 MCIT Staff Positions Filled in Late 2017

December 20, 2017

The MCIT staff roster was nearly complete as 2017 drew to a close with the hiring of seven individuals. Most of the positions represent new positions created as a result of MCIT’s assuming property/casualty and underwriting duties previously provided by third-party administrator Meadowbrook Insurance Group. Property/Casualty MCIT hired four property/casualty claim representatives. Jerry Conway, Jeff …

Plan Now for 2018 Training Seminars

December 20, 2017

MCIT’s 2018 training seminars are specifically developed to address members’ concerns and needs. Each session delivers practical ideas members can apply to their operations. Mark your calendars now and watch for registration information and more details throughout the year. Managing Law Enforcement Liability Risks March 14, 2018, Holiday Inn, St. Cloud As law enforcement operations …

2017 MCIT Annual Meeting Highlighted Successful Year

December 20, 2017

The room was filled to capacity when Board Chair Scott Sanders called the 2017 MCIT Annual Meeting to order at the Best Western Kelly Inn in St. Cloud Dec. 4. Following adoption of the agenda and approval of the 2016 Annual Meeting Minutes, Finance Manager Cheri Donovan reported on the financial health of the organization. …

On-Site Property Appraisals Begin in 2018

November 29, 2017

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, and recent wild fires in California are reminders of the importance of members’ maintaining accurate and appropriate levels of coverage for their buildings. Although Minnesota is insulated from the risk of hurricanes, each year MCIT assists members that suffer physical damage to their property caused by perils such as wind, …

Data Compromise, Computer Attack Coverage to Expand

November 29, 2017

MCIT introduced its comprehensive data compromise and CyberOne coverage solution in January 2017. During the first 11 months, members have reported nearly 20 claims or potential claims for assistance under the coverage. The coverage is structured to reimburse members up to $50,000 in costs under each of the following coverage sections: First-party data compromise response …

Software Conversion: Flipping the Switch

November 29, 2017

This month, MCIT will complete a multiyear project to sunset the contract with its third-party administrator, Meadowbrook Insurance Group, and assume property/casualty claims and underwriting functions. At the same time, MCIT will complete the conversion to a new, fully integrated software platform. These decisions were made to increase efficiency, enhance productivity and improve MCIT’s ability …

2017 Annual Meeting: Members Vote on MCIT JPA, Board Member

October 05, 2017

Planing is in full swing for the 2017 Annual Meeting of the MCIT membership in St. Cloud Dec. 4. Members will have the opportunity to gather to hear about the highlights of the past year, objectives for the coming year and exercise their voice by voting on two key items. Wanting to make the meeting …

MCIT Joint Powers Agreement Proposed Amendments

October 05, 2017

Pursuant to MCIT Bylaws, county members will vote on amending the MCIT Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) during the 2017 Annual Meeting. This culminates a year of review and discussion by the MCIT Board of Directors. Taking the advice MCIT gives its members to review joint powers agreements routinely, the MCIT Board asks members to adopt …