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:
MEL SAFETY INSTITUTE 2015 COURSE REQUESTS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED! Please CLICK HERE to view the MSI Course Catalog and then submit the form to request the classes you would like to host in 2015 at your location by September 30, 2014. If you are not able to host classes in 2015 no action is needed.
Super Storm Sandy: Please click here to read an important memorandum on the deadline for claim filing of flood losses.
(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.
2014 MEL Safety Institute:
(Click here) to access the 2014 MEL Safety Institute course listing.
Changing Weather Patterns:
(Click here) to access a joint Munich Re/MEL white paper on the risk management implications of changing weather patterns.
(Click here) to access an online sports concussion training program for coaches, referees and parents.
NJ MEL ONLINE HELP:
Please note the fund office has moved!
Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund
9 Campus Drive - Suite 16
Parsippany, NJ 07054
Telephone: (201) 881-7632
Fax: (201) 881-7633
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