City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 03
Chapter 03.07
Section 03.07.210

Title 03 Administration and Personnel

Chapter 03.07 Payments to Employees and Applicants

Section 03.07.210 Persons Indemnified

  1. For purposes of this chapter, “agent” means:

    1. an employee, including:

      1. a volunteer,

      2. a part-time employee,

      3. an employee for a limited period of time or for a specific function (sometimes referred to as “contract employee”);

    2. an officer of the City as described in SMC 1.02.080(C);

    3. a person acting on behalf of, and whose act is the act of, the City, either individually or in concert with other members of a body having the power to take action having legal effect; whose actions are subject to control by City government by way of charter, ordinance, resolution, contract or direct supervision.
  2. For purposes of this chapter, “agent” does not include:

    1. an independent contractor;

    2. a person acting, or purporting to be acting, on behalf of the City but whose acts do not have any legal effect beyond a recommendation to an “agent,” or whose purposes, functions and modes of operation cannot be determined by reference to the Charter, an ordinance, a resolution or some other instrument embodying official City action.
  3. Indemnification of persons described in subsection (A) of this section extends, as necessitated by the circumstances of the particular claim, to a spouse, marital community and estate.

Date Passed: Monday, February 26, 2007

Effective Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Recodification ORD C33984 Section 1