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No person or firm shall engage in the business or occupation of pruning, treating, spraying or removing trees for the city without first applying for and procuring a license. To procure the license, each applicant shall show proof of certification as an arborist as follows:
(A) The firm or company must be a current member of the National Arborist Association and in good standing, or show proof of professional arborist knowledge, and reference.
(B) A resume must be written to indicate years of experience and capability by experience or training since company started business in:
(2) Identification of insects and diseases; and
(3) Fertilization of trees.
(C) Current valid insurance certificates must be supplied protecting the city as an additional insured from all liability claims. There shall be a $1,000,000 combined, single limit liability coverage for personal injury and property damage and a certificate of Workmen's Compensation coverage for the company's personnel.
(D) To prequalify as a bidder for the city, you must provide the above information to secure a contractor's license for the sum of $25 annually.
(Ord. 72-96, passed 9-23-96) Penalty, see § 99.99