NEWS and Recent Additions:
Online Elected Officials Training:
(Click here) to access instructions on how to take the online Elected Officials Training on Ethics in Local Government. Every year, the MEL holds training seminars for elected officials and reduces a member’s assessment by $250 for each municipal elected officials completing the course by May 15th.
Management of Special Events:
(Click here) to view the Management of Special Events booklet -- which includes a Special Event Safety Checklist. Special thanks to AJ Gallagher for revising the publication.
2017-2018 Employment Practices Risk Control Program:
(Click here) to review EPL Compliance Program -- which includes Personnel Manual & Training Requirements.
(Click here) for information that the MEL commissioned the Rutgers University Bloustein Local Government Research Center to produce in order for local governmental entities to assess risks and ensure the security of their information systems.
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 along with a list of vendors that have been pre-qualified.
Legal Decision Library:
(Click here) to access the MEL's expanded legal decision library covering important court decisions concerning employment practices, ethics, tort claims, workers' compensation and the open public meetings act.
(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.