Sec. 8A.220. Defense of litigation.

(a) Grantee shall at the sole risk and expense of grantee, upon demand by the city, made by and through the city attorney, appear in and defend any and all suits, actions or other legal proceedings, whether judicial, quasi-judicial, administrative, legislative or otherwise, brought or instituted or had by third persons or duly constituted authorities, against or affecting the city, its officers, boards, commissions, agents or employees, and arising out of or pertaining to the acts or omissions of grantee in obtaining any franchise or in the exercise or enjoyment of any franchise.
(b) Grantee shall pay and satisfy or shall cause to be paid and satisfied any judgment, decree, order, directive, or demand rendered, made or issued against grantee, the city, its officers, boards, commissions, agents or employees in any of these premises; and such indemnity shall exist and continue without limitation by the amount of any bond, policy of insurance, deposit, undertaking or other assurance required under this chapter, or otherwise; provided, that neither grantee nor the city shall make or enter into any compromise or settlement of any claim, demand, cause of action, suit or other proceeding, without first obtaining the written consent of the other. (Ord. No. 1097, § 1 (part).)