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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.
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As a separate and distinct (from its creating members) legal entity, the joint powers entity needs its own coverage for liability to protect the entity, the joint powers entity's board and when appropriate, the employees of the new entity.
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The Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (MGDPA) provides a roadmap for when and to whom government entities can release information acquired in sealed bids and requests for proposals. The path depends on how the data is classified at the stage of the process an entity is at when the data is requested.
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Local officials are generally prohibited from receiving gifts. However questions arise regarding who is defined as a local official and what constitutes a gift. A review of Minnesota statutes provides guidance on this issue.
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Practical advice for government entities in creating and maintaining e-mail in accordance with the Minnesota Data Practices Act.
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The attorney-client privilege may be waived by sharing protected information or documents with an individual outside of the attorney-client relationship. If this privilege is waived either intentionally or unintentionally, the documents and conversations may have to be produced to a requesting party, which could be opposing counsel.
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When governmental units discuss how they will operate as a joint powers entity or collaborative, a number of questions should be considered. This Resource presents many of these, as well as risk management advice for forming a joint powers entity or collaborative.
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Frequently asked questions about bonds, specifically fidelity bonding requirements for Minnesota public officials, are answered. Includes information about MCIT's employee dishonesty and faithful performance of duty bond.
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Fidelity, dishonesty, performance, surety, contract, fiduciary are all terms that are frequently mentioned when discussing bonds. This article discusses what these bonding terms mean and how MCIT coverage responds.
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Quick Takes are scripts that serve as short safety talks to remind staff about safe work practices. This Quick Take covers safe mail handling, such as suspicious mail identification and best practices to follow if suspicious mail arrives. Supervisors typically give the Quick Take talks during regularly scheduled or informal meetings.