MCIT Board Chair Scott Sanders announced the latest recipients of MCIT’s awards during the 2018 Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust Annual Membership Meeting held in Bloomington Dec. 3. 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 control.
On behalf of the entire board, Sanders congratulated the winners on their accomplishments and presented plaques to the recipients during the Awards Ceremony at the Association of Minnesota Counties Annual Conference.
Criteria used to identify recipients include performance in risk management and loss control efforts, responsiveness to program initiatives, and property/casualty claims and workers’ compensation claims administration.
County of the Year: Le Sueur County
MCIT honors the county that has set the standard of excellence in risk management and loss control. For 2018, Le Sueur County earned this distinction. Its leaders proved to be aggressive in their efforts to educate and inform staff on techniques to mitigate exposures and provided superior assistance when claims arose.
Outstanding Performance in Property and Casualty Division: Dodge County
Dodge County consistently improved its loss ratio through its commitment to implementing better loss control and risk management methods and its dedication to protecting county property and citizens.
Outstanding Performance in the Workers’ Compensation Division: Cottonwood County
Cottonwood County continually improved its experience modification factor and reduced its claims in the areas of workplace injury and illnesses, was committed to reducing employee injuries and had an overall focus on loss control and risk management.