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Upcoming Meetings
10.18.19 Events Planning Committee meeting
10.24.19 Law Enforcement Advisory Committee Meeting
11.06.19 Facilities Management Risk Control Advisory Committee Meeting
11.07.19 Fire/EMS Risk Control Advisory Committee Meeting
11.18.19 Technology & Cyber Security Advisory Committee Meeting
12.03.19 DPS Advisory Committee Meeting

Featured Training
10.28.19 Corrections Supervision Training
11.07.19 Sexual Harassment Active Bystander Training
11.07.19 Sexual Harassment Active Bystander Training
12.04.19 Rapid Deployment to Active Shooter


What's New/Hot Topic From MMRMA to You
MMRMA Publishes Updated Sport Field Guidelines Brochure and Checklist
Documents revised and updated for the benefit of members who manage sports fields.


October 2019
Managing Intake and Booking to Reduce Risks in Jail Operations; Board Member Jeff Lawson; Highlights from August 2019 Annual Meeting

August 2019
MMRMA Earns National and State Recognition; Managing Jail Operation Risks; Update on Greenstone Products and Coverages

FOIA Coordinator Handbook Updated

Posted: Monday, October 3, 2011

In a recent decision, the Michigan Court of Appeals limited the scope of FOIA's potential reach by ruling that a governmental employee's personal e-mails do not constitute public records under FOIA, even if the employee used a government owned system to send the e-mail.

Because of this decision, MMRMA has revised the E-Mail Communication section of its FOIA Coordinator Handbook. The PDF of the handbook under the Members Only section of the website has been updated. In addition, we know that many member employees have attended MMRMA's FOIA training or have otherwise received copies of the handbook. Therefore, we are also providing a downloadable PDF with just the replacement pages, for your convenience.

If you already have a copy of the FOIA Coordinator Handbook, please download the attached two-page file and print it out. These two pages will replace page 3 in your FOIA binder. Page 3 is located in the section under the second tab labeled "Overview & Guidelines." Discard the old page 3 and replace it with the newly downloaded pages 3 and 3a.

If you have any questions about this ruling or the changes to MMRMA's FOIA Coordinator Handbook, email Jack Barron or call him at 734-513-0300.




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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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