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Title: 5 - Business Regulations

Chapter: 08 - CATV Systems

Section: 150 - Insurance required

A.  The grantee shall, concurrently with the filing of an acceptance of award of any franchise granted under this chapter, furnish to the county and file with the county clerk, and at all times during the existence of any franchise granted hereunder, maintain in full force and effect, at its own cost and expense, a liability insurance policy in the amount of two hundred thousand dollars, in a company approved by the director of public works and in a form satisfactory to the county counsel, indemnifying and saving harmless the county, its officers and employees from and against any and all claims, demands, actions, suits, and proceedings by others, against all liability to others, including but not limited to any liability for damages by reason of or arising out of any failure by the grantee to secure consents from the owners, authorized distributors or licensees of programs to be delivered by the grantee\'s CATV system, and against any loss, cost, expense and damages resulting there from, including reasonable attorney\'s fees, arising out of the exercise or enjoyment of its franchise, irrespective of the amount of the comprehensive liability insurance policy required hereunder.

B.  The grantee shall, concurrently with the filing of an acceptance of award of any franchise granted under this chapter, furnish to the county and file with the- county clerk, and at all times during the existence of any franchise granted hereunder, maintain in full force and effect, at its own cost and expense, a general comprehensive liability insurance policy, in protection of the county, its officers, boards, commissions, agents, and employees, in a company approved by the director of public works and a form satisfactory to the county counsel, protecting the county and all persons against liability for loss or damage for personal injury, death and property damage, occasioned by the operations of grantee under such franchise, with minimum liability limits of one hundred thousand dollars for personal injury or death of any one person and two hundred thousand dollars for personal injury or death of two or more persons in any one occurrence, and fifty thousand dollars for damage to property resulting from any one occurrence.

C.  The policies mentioned in the foregoing paragraph shall name the county, its officers, boards, commissions, agents and employees as additional insured and shall contain a provision that a written notice of cancellation or reduction in coverage of the policy shall be delivered to the county ten days in advance of the effective date thereof if such insurance is provided by a policy which also covers grantee or any other entity or person other than those above named, then such policy shall contain the standard cross-liability endorsement.

 

(Ord. 72-6 § 15, 1972.)