Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund:
Since 1985, the MEL system has become one of the most successful shared services programs in the state's history - saving New Jersey taxpayers over $1 billion to date. The MEL is a governmental entity that provides excess insurance and services to 19 local Joint Insurance Funds (JIFs) representing over 60% of local governments in New Jersey including 383 municipalities, 74 utility authorities, and 90 housing authorities. With an annual budget of $200 million and a statutory surplus of over $100 million, New Jersey's MEL system is the largest municipal property/casualty risk pool in the country.
 
 
 
NEWS and Recent Additions: 

Meeting Notice - The Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund, a public entity established under NJSA 40A:11-5 (1)  et. seq. has postponed the December 12, 2014 Special Claims Committee meeting in the Toms River Twp. Municipal Building.  A later meeting date will be determined.

Emergency Restoration Services:
(Click here) to access a white paper, drafted by the Morris JIF, on the legal requirements to contract for emergency restoration services.

Management Webinars:
(Click here) to view eight new recorded management webinars including a risk management orientation for local officials, an orientation for new JIF Commissioners, a webinar on Workers' Compensation, a webinar on Title 59 Liability, a program on public officials and employment practices liability, a training program on environmental liability, a model Local Officials Ethics course, and a program on preventing pedestrian accidents.
 
2015 MEL Safety Institute:
(Click here) to access the 2015 MEL Safety Institute course listing.
 
 


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