The MEL through its affiliated JIFs provides comprehensive coverage, including property, automobile, general liability, workers compensation, public officials liability and employment practices liability. Coverage terms are outlined in the “Coverage Manual” that is distributed to each member annually.
Coverage questions may be addressed to local risk managers or to the Underwriting Manager.
Certificates of Insurance, Automobile Insurance ID cards and Workers Compensation Posting Notices can be requested from MELUnderwritingSvcCntr@connerstrong.com or faxing a request to 732-736-5274.
Coverage bulletins addressing frequently asked questions are periodically issued by the MEL. Click below for downloadable versions of these bulletins.
Coverage Summary – Excess Insurance/Reinsurance
17-03 MEL Property/Equipment Breakdown
17-04 Workers Compensation
17-05 Casualty and Excess Public Officials/Employment Practices Liability
17-06 Non-Owned Aircraft Liability
17-07 JIF Crime Policy and MEL Crime Policy
Policy & Procedure/Guidelines & Requirements
17-08 Fireworks Displays and Amusement Ride Requirements
17-09 Skateboard Facilities Guidelines and Coverage Requirements
17-10 Reporting Requirements for Vacant, Historic, Builders Risk and Newly Acquired Locations
17-11 MEL Property & Equipment Breakdown Claims Reporting, Object Inspections, Object Certificate Issuance, Loss Prevention Checklists
17-12 Procedure for Requesting Certificates of Insurance, Automobile ID Cards and Workers Compensation Posting Notices
Certificate of Insurance Request form (online fillable form)
17-13 Shared Services Insurance Requirement Guidelines
17-14 2017-2018 Employment Practices Liability (EPL) Program
17-15 Volunteer Directors & Officers Liability for Fire Company/Emergency Services Units – Optional Coverage Available
17-28 Unmanned Aircraft Systems / Drones
17-29 Acting Municipal Court Administrators
Optional Coverages Available
17-16 Quasi Entity – Optional Coverage Available
17-17 Excess Liability – Optional Limits Available
17-18 Public Officials and Employment Liability – Optional Limits Available
17-19 Member Entity Full Time Employed Attorney – Optional Professional Liability Coverage
17-20 Business Improvement Districts / Special Improvement Districts and District Management Corporations – Optional Coverage Available
17-20 Special Improvement Districts – Atlantic JIF only
17-21 TULIP Program – Optional Tenant and Users Liability Insurance Program
17-22 Use of Aircraft on Municipal Business – Excess Workers Compensation Coverage
17-23 All Terrain Vehicle Parks – Coverage Restriction Liability
17-24 Paintball Liability – Coverage Restriction Liability