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Upon authorization by the city council, money in the fund may be expended for the following purposes:
A. The purchase of one or more environmental impairment liability insurance policies for the purpose of protecting the city, or its franchised commercial solid waste collection enterprises, or both, against liability attributable to or arising out of the use of landfills or solid waste disposal facilities, or any other activities involving the collection, transporting, processing or disposal of solid waste.
B. The defense of the city, its elected officials, officers, agents and employees, against claims, suits, fines, penalties, cleanup costs, liabilities, judgments, losses, damages, attorney fees, costs and expenses of whatever kind or type, including, but not limited to, those filed or asserted by governmental entities, arising out of, resulting from, or in any manner connected with any of the following:
1. The activities at a landfill or other solid waste disposal facility by any commercial solid waste collection enterprise operating under a franchise agreement with the city, whether exclusive or nonexclusive.
2. The collection, transporting, processing or disposal by any commercial solid waste collection enterprise operating under a franchise agreement with the city, whether exclusive or nonexclusive, of any solid waste, residential solid waste, recyclable materials, or any products connected with recyclable materials.
3. Acts or omissions of any person, including any commercial solid waste collection enterprise operating under a franchise agreement with the city, whether exclusive or nonexclusive, or the acts or omissions of such person's agents, employees or subcontractors, resulting in claims made against the city pursuant to any federal, state, county, district, or city statutes, ordinances or regulations relating to the conservation, protection or remediation of natural resources. (Ord. 95-O-2231, eff. 3-10-1995)