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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.
313 Articles found | Safety
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The unpredictable nature of deer makes deer-vehicle collisions difficult to prevent, but there are measures drivers can take to reduce the number of accidents or minimize the damage when one occurs.
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Although private employers may fire employees for certain speech, public employers cannot so easily. Public employers must ensure that their actions do not infringe on their employees’ First Amendment rights, including rights of association and free speech. Public employees have constitutional rights to engage in information sharing, questioning, providing answers and to associate with one candidate. That right, however, is not without limitations.
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Explains potential loss potential inherent in the costly, infrequently used electronic voting equipment and how MCIT coverage applies.
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The "Property Schedule Self-assessment” is a tool for members to use to help ensure that all of their property items that they want covered are properly scheduled with MCIT and for the appropriate value. This ensures that coverage is available should a member experience a loss.
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When a data compromise or cyber-attack occurs, before issuing notifications to affected individuals or diagnosing system issues to determine the extent of a hack or malware, the member needs to pause and consider the important cyber suite coverage conditions, or rules, necessary to ensure coverage.
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Although easy to overlook, the language of a government entity’s computer use policy regarding privacy and personal use by employees can be constitutionally significant and matter greatly in some circumstances. A public employer will likely be best served by having policy language that puts employees on notice that they have no reasonable expectation of privacy in the entity’s computer system, and that the entity reserves the authority to inspect and audit its networks and machines at its own discretion.
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The guide "Essentials of Risk Management for Motor Vehicles" provides an overview of several key risks of motor vehicle use for local public entities and provides strategies members can use to manage and minimize them.
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Frequently asked questions about meeting remotely under the Minnesota Open Meeting Law are answered.
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There are two sections of the Minnesota Open Meeting Law that allow local government board members to be counted as part of the quorum and participate remotely in meetings. Each statute has different requirements. Failure to comply with the requirements of the particular statute under which the board is meeting may mean that the remote board member is unable to be counted as part of the quorum nor participate in all proceedings.
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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.