City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 03
Chapter 03.07
Section 03.07.220

Title 03 Administration and Personnel

Chapter 03.07 Payments to Employees and Applicants

Section 03.07.220 Scope of Indemnification
  1. Having indemnified an agent against a claim for liability, the City may prosecute in its own name any counterclaim, setoff, cross claim, third-party claim, or other right of subrogation belonging to the agent.
  1. The City does not pursue any subrogation claim it may have against its agent.
  1. The City does not pay the agent compensation for direct losses occurring in the course of performance of duties but only for liability claims.
  1. The City reserves the right to decline to indemnify or assume financial responsibility for acts or omissions which the City determines to be not necessary or proper to the performance of the function for which the agent is responsible. Specifically, the City does not indemnify an agent against claims:
    1. arising while the agent is in transit, or
    1. based upon intentionally wrongful or criminal acts.


Date Passed: Monday, February 26, 2007

Effective Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Recodification ORD C33984 Section 1