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Upcoming Meetings
02.20.19 Fire/EMS Advisory Committee Meeting
03.05.19 DPS Advisory Committee Meeting
03.07.19 2019 Risk Management Workshop
03.14.19 Administrative Advisory Committee Meeting
03.14.19 U.P. Law Enforcement Advisory Committee Meeting
03.26.19 Technology & Cyber Security Advisory Committee Meeting

Featured Training
02.19.19 Inmate Manipulation Training
03.12.19 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Workshop
03.12.19 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Workshop
04.03.19 Sexual Harassment Active Bystander Training
04.03.19 Sexual Harassment Active Bystander Training
04.26.19 Rapid Deployment to Active Shooter
04.29.19 Tactical Encounters for Patrol Officers
05.02.19 Tactical Encounters for Patrol Officers
05.20.19 Public Labor Law and Effective Grievance Processing for Supervisors
05.29.19 Emerging Legal Trends & Liability Management for SWAT & Emergency Response Operations


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MMRMA Announces $1.5 Million Distribution from State Pool Retention Fund
Board declares distribution based on recommendation from the State Pool Committee.


February 2019
Smart Onboarding and Orientation Practices; MMRMA Updates Five Valuable Risk Control Brochures; Preview of Risk Management Workshop

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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