(A)   Liability insurance.  All sponsors of special events shall carry liability insurance with coverage of at least $1,000,000, with the exception of events in the low hazard category. The village may require higher levels of insurance based on risk factors and past experience. An event sponsor shall provide the Village of Birch Run with a valid certificate of insurance naming the Village of Birch Run as an additional insured prior to the event.
   (B)   Participant waiver of responsibility.  When the nature of the event, in the opinion of the Village Council, presents a high degree of risk to participants, the Village of Birch Run may require the event sponsor to obtain signed indemnification agreements from participants. The indemnification agreement shall be on a form approved by the Village Council.
(Ord. 02-02, passed 7-22-2002)