WHEREAS, the Owner desires the Municipality to snowplow his private driveway when the owner places a snow removal flag at the end of his driveway.
NOW, THEREFORE, the Municipality and the Owner for the consideration hereinafter named, agree as follows:
1. The Municipality agrees to snowplow the private driveway of the Owner when so requested by the Owner, however it shall be agreed that such snowplowing shall only be undertaken at the sole discretion of the Municipality.
2. The Owner hereby agrees to pay to the Municipality a minimum charge of $50.00 or an hourly rate based on current snow removal fees, whichever is the greater.
3. In the event that the charges for work done are not paid within 30 days of the billing date, the Owner agrees that interest will be added per month at the current rate set by the Municipality; any unpaid bills will be added to and form part of the taxes on the Owner’s property at year end.
4. The Owner hereby agrees that when snow removal is required he/she will immediately place the snow removal flag at the end of the driveway.
5. The Owner hereby agrees that the snow removal flag will be red in color and be approximately 1 ft X 1 ft in size.
6. This agreement must be renewed at the beginning of each snow removal season.
7. The Municipality shall have the right to refuse to snowplow any private driveway that in the opinion of the snowplow operator will be hazardous or difficult to snowplow. Objects that are concealed because of snow coverage must be marked with stakes or otherwise. Example: bricks, shrubs or small trees.
8. The Municipality shall have the right to refuse to snowplow any private driveway that in the opinion of the snowplow operator is too narrow in width or where the trees have become overgrown.
9. The Owner hereby covenants and agrees that he will at all times indemnify and save harmless the Municipality, its servants, agents and employees from and against all loss, damage or injury however caused, which may at any time during the continuance of this Agreement occur to any person or the property of any person including the Owner.