By occupying or constructing facilities in the right-of-way, a utility shall be deemed to agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the village and its elected and appointed officials and officers, employees, agents, and representatives harmless from and against any and all injuries, claims, demands, judgments, damages, losses, and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees and costs of suit or defense, arising out of, resulting from, or alleged to arise out of or result from, the negligent, careless, or wrongful acts, omissions, failures to act, or misconduct of the utility or its affiliates, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or subcontractors, in the construction of facilities or occupancy of the rights-of-way, and in providing or offering service over the facilities, whether such acts or omissions are authorized, allowed, or prohibited by this chapter or by a franchise, license, or similar agreement; provided, however, that the utility's indemnity obligations hereunder shall not apply to any injuries, claims, demands, judgments, damages, losses, or expenses arising out of or resulting from the negligence, misconduct, or breach of this chapter by the village, its officials, officers, employees, agents, or representatives.
(Ord. 2018-09, passed 8-6-2018)  Penalty, see § 54.99