(a) The franchisee shall obtain at its own expense and maintain throughout the terms of its franchise, liability insurance for its own protection and with the City of Flint included as an additional named insured, insurance coverage for all damages for which the City and/or franchisee may be liable, including, but not limited to, all damages arising out of the installations, operation, maintenance or removal of the franchisee’s cable system operated under this Chapter, whether or not any act or omission complained of is authorized, allowed, or prohibited by this Chapter or the franchise agreement.
(b) The liability insurance shall be in the following amounts:
(1) $1,000,000.00 for bodily injury or death from any one incident.
(2) $1,000,000.00 for property damage resulting from one incident.
(3) $1,000,000.00 for all other types of liability, including contractual liability.
(c) The insurance policy obtained by the franchisee in compliance with this section must be approved by the Risk Manager and the Chief Legal Officer for the City of Flint and such insurance policy or binder together with written evidence of payment of required premiums, shall be filed with the City Clerk. Such insurance policy must contain a clause which requires the insurance company to provide written notice to the City Clerk at least 30 days before cancellation or material change in the terms of the policy.
(d) The franchisee shall indemnify and hold harmless the City from all damages for which the City may become liable arising out of the installation, operation, maintenance, or removal of franchisee’s cable system, including, but not limited to, copyright infringement.
(Ord. 2428, passed 2-18-1974; Ord. 2516, passed 10-6-1975; Ord. 2899, passed 3-21-1984; Ord. 3486, passed 1-28-2002)