Build Your Skills Toolbox
Examples of managing risk as an elected official include:
- Following open and transparent public process with decision-making.
- Fairness in application of ordinances and policies.
- Upholding the values of the city and acting as a role model for integrity.
League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust (LMCIT) staff are available to answer your questions about coverage, claims, loss control, and the benefits of LMCIT membership. Here are some key contacts for you:
Loss Control Resources and Training
Rachel Carlson, LMCIT Loss Control Manager
Property/Casualty and Workers’ Compensation Coverage
Consult with your city’s insurance agent, or contact the LMCIT Underwriting Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
File a Claim for Your City
You may submit a claim online, or contact an LMCIT claims representative at (651) 281-1200.
League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust General Information
Laura Honeck, LMCIT Operations Manager
Enter Into/Manage a Joint Powers Agreement
Chris Smith, Risk Management Attorney
The League’s website features several important Insurance Trust resources for elected officials that you can explore as needed.
- LMCIT’s Contract Review Service is a free program that helps guard member cities from problems that can arise in contractual relationships.
- The LMCIT Member Center allows members and their insurance agents to renew coverage agreements and access claims information anytime.
- LMCIT Informational Memos are available for a variety of risk-related issues:
- LMCIT Resource Pages:
- Handbook for Minnesota Cities includes chapters related to risk:
- City Speak Episode: We’ve Got You Covered with Dan Greensweig
- Access the library of The City Speak podcast episodes
As a League member, you have access to a wide range of educational and networking opportunities. Find ones that work best for your schedule and learning style. Learn about ways to build relationships with other elected officials for support and networking.