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Browse through a collection of more than 100 articles and model forms in the MCIT Resource Library. Use the search tools to the left to narrow in on the appropriate resource.
524 Articles found
March 2019 | MS Excel | Uploaded in:
The sample EDP inventory spreadsheet can be used as-is or modified by members to provide MCIT with a member's electronic data processing equipment inventory annually. The sample includes all fields that MCIT requires.
March 2019 | Article | Uploaded in:
Although the volunteer or intern may be working side-by-side with staff—on the premises or independently with the entity’s knowledge—the relationship is different from the typical one of employer and employee. This difference can lead to questions regarding managing risks of volunteers and interns, as well as MCIT's coverage related for them.
March 2019 | PDF | Uploaded in:
The Bulletin, March/April 2019 articles: Online Coverage Change Requests Coming March 21; MCIT 'Cyber' Coverage Program Expands; EDP Inventory Due April 30; When Helping Hurts; What to Do After an Auto Accident; FAQs: 60-day Rule for Zoning, Other Issues; Risk Management Consultant Jane Hennagir Retires; 2019 Report to Counties: Managing Risks Together; 'Managing Law Enforcement Liability Risks': Training for Sheriffs, May 22, St. Cloud
February 2019 | Article | Uploaded in:
To encourage local government units to consider in a timely manner written requests relating to zoning, septic systems and other specific issues, Minnesota Statutes, Section 15.99 requires a county to approve or deny requests within 60 days. Failure to approve or deny within 60 days results in automatic approval. This is known as the 60-day rule. Article provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about the 60-day rule.
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In Minnesota, many elected local officials have a choice between using a government entity-provided e-mail account or using a personal e-mail account for conducting government business. Whether officials should use government-entity or personal e-mail accounts for conducting official business is ultimately a policy decision for the governing body and the elected official. When making this decision, there are a few issues to keep in mind, such as security of the account and preservation of the government data in a personal account. (These considerations also apply to employees using personal e-mail accounts for government business.)
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December 2018 | Article | Uploaded in:
An effective safety program requires everyone’s commitment in the organization, but different strategies can be used to achieve one. Although using vendors for workplace safety may be an option to supplement internal efforts, the ultimate responsibility for the organization’s safety program remains with the employer.
December 2018 | Article | Uploaded in:
This resource provides a starting point for the discussion about procedures and requirements public entities should have regarding public hearings, including what notice must be given, what procedural rules are needed, and other laws that may affect the other issues.
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Every year county boards typically survey the condition of roads under their jurisdictions. These are commonly known as road tours. MCIT routinely receives questions from members regarding how the Open Meeting Law (OML) applies to these on-the-go assemblies.
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Regardless of the operating structure, the joint powers entities or arrangements must comply with many of the same laws and practices as their member entities, such as the Minnesota Open Meeting Law and Minnesota Government Data Practices Act.