Insurance shall be procured and certificates of insurance delivered to the Corporation Counsel, and the City department responsible for the agreement, prior to commencement of work, delivery of material or equipment. The Certificates of Insurance shall be made to the “City of Jamestown, Corporation Counsel, Jamestown, New York 14701,” must comply with all coverage specification of the contract, and must be executed by an insurance company and/or agency or broker who is licensed by the Insurance Department of the State of New York. The “ACORD” form certificate may be used, providing the following two additional conditions are added to the form verbatim:
A. ACKNOWLEDGMENT: The insurance companies providing these coverages acknowledge that the named insured is entering into a contract with the City of Jamestown in which the named insured agrees to defend, hold harmless, and indemnify the City, its officials, employees and agents against all claims resulting from work performed, material handled and services rendered. The contractual liability coverage evidenced above covers the liability assumed under the City-contractor agreement.
B. Prior to non-renewal or cancellation of these policies, at least thirty (30) days advance written notice shall be given to the City’s Corporation Counsel, and the City department requesting this Certificate before such change shall be effective.
Minimum coverage limits are as follows:
CONSTRUCTION & PROFESSIONAL
1) COMP. GEN. LIAB.* $1,000,000 CSL $1,000,000 CSL
- PREM & OPS
- PRODS. & COMPL. OPS
- INDEPEND. CONTRACT
- BROAD FORM P.D.
- PERSONAL INJURY
2) AUTO LIABILITY $1,000,000 CSL $1,000,000 CSL
3) EXCESS UMBRELLA LIAB.*$1,000,000 $1,000,000
4) WORKER’S COMP. & EMP. LIAB STATUTORY STATUTORY
5) DISABILITY BENEFITSSTATUTORYSTATUTORY
6) PROFESSIONAL LIAB.NOT APPLIC. $1,000,000
All coverage above shall provide for a minimum of $3,000,000 coverage for multiple occurrences.
City of Jamestown shall be named as additional insured on all policies for purpose of coverage but not by payment of premium.
*The comprehensive general liability can be met by one or more policies or in combination with an excess umbrella liability policy. No umbrella policy is required if underlying coverage is at least $1,000,000.
Bid specifications or particular contracts, leases, or agreements may require alternative coverage or limits, which may be evidenced on the certificate in lieu of the coverage specified.
The expiration date for any claims-made policy must be at least ninety (90) days after the expiration of the contract for services or final delivery of any products.
The City reserves the right to modify, reduce or expand the coverage required herein on a case by case basis, where the scope of the project, or the potential exposure of the City so warrants.