§ 17-9. City Held Harmless.  

Effective on Tuesday, February 20, 2018
  • The Contractor shall hold the City harmless from injuries, damages and certain other acts of the Contractor. The Contractor and his surety hereby expressly bind themselves to indemnify and save the City harmless from all suits or actions of every name and description brought against said City for or on account of any injuries or damages received or sustained by any party or parties from the acts, omissions or negligence of, said Contractor, or his servants or agents, including subcontractors engaged in doing work herein contracted for or by, or in consequence of any negligence in guarding against same, or in any improper materials or equipment used in its performance, or by or on account of any act or omission of the said Contractor, or on account of any claims or amounts recovered by infringement of patent, trademark, or copyright, or from any claims or amounts arising or recovered under the Workmen’s Compensation Laws.

    If there is any money due to the Contractor, as much of the money due to the said Contractor as the City Manager shall deem necessary to protect the City, may be retained by the City until such suit, or suits, actions or actions, claim or claims, injuries, damages as aforesaid, shall have been settled and suitable evidence to that effect has been furnished to the City Manager.

(Ord. No. 2018-02, § 1, 02-20-2018)