Manchester Municipal Risk Management Authority


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Upcoming Meetings
04.20.21 Facilities Management Committee Meeting
05.11.21 Technology & Cyber Security Advisory Committee Meeting
06.10.21 Administrative Advisory Committee Meeting
06.11.21 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
06.15.21 DPS Advisory Committee Meeting
07.13.21 Technology & Cyber Security Advisory Committee Meeting


What's New/Hot Topic From MMRMA to You
Updated 3/31/21: Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability
MMRMA recommends members contact their Information Technology staff or service provider to assist in applying any needed Microsoft Exchange updates.


April 2021 Risk Journal
Next in our cyber risk series explores the critical nature of regular hardware and software updates. We also summarize recent additions to our RAP/CAP grant funding for training and certifications in the areas of planning, facilities management, and IT. Plus: some highlights from our first ever Virtual Learning Lab, which took place on March 4.

February 2021 Risk Journal
Our series on cyber risk management continues with a look at the benefits and characteristics of cybersecurity assessments. We also preview MMRMA's Virtual Learning Lab, which offers members remote training and networking remotely the ongoing pandemic.

About MMRMA

Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority (MMRMA) is a public entity self-insurance pool that provides liability and property coverage to municipal governmental entities across Michigan.

MMRMA was born in 1980 in a marketplace that was becoming increasingly unfriendly to public entities. Three member municipalities founded MMRMA as a joint purchasing arrangement, which allowed them to secure necessary insurance coverage at a reasonable price.

Around the same time, other public entity pools began to crop up across the United States. The idea was criticized and predicted to fail. However, like many of its fellow pioneers across the nation, MMRMA grew steadily over three tumultuous decades. MMRMA, and the entire government pooling industry, continues to thrive.

Within a few years of MMRMA's inception, commercial insurers either ceased to offer coverage to governmental entities or sharply increased their premiums. The mid-1980s saw a big boost for public entity pools. In 1985, 133 members joined MMRMA and 1986 brought another 53 new members.

Also in 1985, MMRMA responded to the volatility of the commercial reinsurance market by assuming some risk directly. This enabled MMRMA to continue offering affordable, reliable coverage to members. Again, this trend-setting move was decried by the commercial insurance industry. But again, the skepticism was unfounded. Today, most public pools nationwide follow MMRMA's lead and retain some risk themselves.

Today, MMRMA is the largest liability and property pool in Michigan and a recognized national leader in the field. We remain committed to helping MMRMA members meet the challenges of tomorrow.


Michigan Municipal Risk
Management Authority

14001 Merriman Road
Livonia, MI 48154
734.513.0300
800.243.1324

MMRMA has been a leader in municipal risk since 1980 and remains committed to meeting the ever-expanding challenges faced by its membership. MMRMA's risk control services are designed to help its members identify, prevent, and mitigate losses through on-site surveys, training, and other services. MMRMA also provides its members with premier claims and legal services, sound financial management, and essential news on the latest developments in public risk management.


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