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:
The Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund, a public entity established under NJSA 40A:11-5 (1) et. seq., has scheduled a Special Claims Committee meeting on Friday, November 15, 2013 at 12:00PM. Public access for this meeting will be available at Perma, 9 Campus Drive, Parsippany, NJ 07054.
MEL Education Sessions at 2013 League Conference: (Click here) to read an important memorandum on education sessions for Elected Officials being offered at the 2013 NJ League of Municipalities Convention.
Super Storm Sandy: Please click here to read an important memorandum on the deadline for claim filing of flood losses.
Sandy Claim Instructions: Contact your local JIF's claim administrator. (Click here) for a list of claim administrators by JIF.
(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 pubic officials and employment practices liability, a training program on environmental liability, a model Local Officials Ethics course, and a program on preventing pedestrian accidents.
2013 MEL Safety Institute:
(Click here) to access the 2013 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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