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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.
528 Articles found
April 2019 | Article | Uploaded in:
Quick Takes are scripts that serve as short safety talks to remind staff about safe work practices. This Quick Take covers the signs and negative effects of fatigue in the workplace and methods to address them. Supervisors typically give the Quick Take talks during regularly scheduled or informal meetings.
April 2019 | Article | Uploaded in:
Quick Takes are scripts that serve as short safety talks to remind staff about safe work practices. This Quick Take covers the signs and negative effects of fatigue when driving, and methods to reduce risks. Supervisors typically give the Quick Take talks during regularly scheduled or informal meetings.
April 2019 | Article | Uploaded in:
When making board decisions related to land use, they generally fall into one of two categories: quasi-judicial decision maker or policymaker. Failing to appreciate the differences in the two roles may create issues and potential litigation for a county and its commissioners.
March 2019 | PDF | Uploaded in:
Bulletin, February 2019 articles: MCIT Board Leaders Decided for 2019; Open Meeting Law May Apply to Individual Communications Between Commissioners; Risks of Using Personal E-mail for Government Business; Considerations: Using Vendors for Workplace Safety Efforts; EDP Coverage Enhancements Require Member Action; and Plan Now to Attend 2019 MCIT Training Seminars
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When the equipment accepts and manipulates data or is connected to a computer system, members should consider covering this equipment under MCIT’s electronic data processing coverage. Although this coverage may cost a bit more, the advantages of having this enhanced coverage generally are beneficial to the member.
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.
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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.)