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					Lawn Service Agreement
This Lawn Service Agreement is an agreement made between an individual or lawn
services company and a client in respect to lawn care services to be provided for a
specific location, such as a residence, office building, or commercial building. The
agreement provides for the terms of the agreement, the work to be performed, and
payment provisions as well provisions about the insurance coverage of the company or
individual providing the lawn care services. This form contains standard clauses but
can be customized to fit the specific needs of the drafting parties.
                                  LAWN SERVICE AGREEMENT

      THIS LAWN SERVICE AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”), is made on ___[Date]__, by
and between __________ (“Contractor”) located at __________, __________, __________
__________ and __________ (“Client”), located at __________, __________ __________
__________ hereinafter referred to as (the “Parties”).

         WHEREAS, Contractor provides lawn care services;

         AND WHEREAS, Client desires to obtain the lawn care services of Contractor pursuant
to the terms and conditions herein.

       NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the promises and other good and valuable
consideration set forth, the Parties agree as follows:

                                                  I. SERVICES

A.      Contractor and Client hereby agree that Contractor shall provide lawn care services to
Client for the location at the following address (the “Premises”):

         1. __[Address]__, __________, __________ __________

B.       Contractor shall provide the following services to the Client (the “Services”):

         ___[Describe services to be provided]___.

C.       Contractor shall furnish the Services on a _[Weekly/Bi-weekly/Monthly/One-time]_ basis.

                                                    II. TERM

A.     The term shall commence on __________ (the “Commencement Date”) and may be
terminated by either party upon __________ days written notice to the other party (the “Term”).

B.      Client may request to extend the Term (“Extension Term”) by providing written notice to
Contractor no less than __________ days prior to the expiration of the Term. The request shall
include the length of the extension and any modifications to the terms and conditions contained
herein. Contractor shall have __________ days to accept Client’s request.

                             III. CONTRACTOR RESPONSIBILITIES

A.       Contractor hereby agrees as follows:

         1.       Contractor shall commence the Services contemplated herein on the
         Commencement Date and shall perform all of the Services diligently and using its best
         efforts to conform to local standards and practice.




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         2.     Contractor shall provide Client a mutually agreed upon work schedule for the
         Services to be performed.

         3.     Contractor shall at all times keep employed an adequate number of staff to
         perform the Services contemplated herein.

         4.     Contractor shall provide all equipment and supplies that are necessary to perform
         the Services at the Premises.

                                    IV. CLIENT RESPONSIBILITIES

A.       Client hereby agrees as follows:

         1.      Client shall grant Contractor access to the Premises at the mutually agreed upon
         times for performance of the Services.

         2.     Client shall ensure that all pets are secured as to pose no threat to Contractor or
         Contractor’s staff, employees or sub-contractors.

         3.     Client shall keep the lawn free of pet droppings when Contractor is scheduled to
         perform the Services, or Client may be charged a clean-up fee of __________ per visit.

                                                    V. FEES

A.     Client shall pay Contractor the sum of _[$ Amount]_ per _[hour/day/week/month]_ (the
“Fees”) for the Services to be performed.

B.     All Fees are due and payable within __________ days of Client’s receipt of Contractor’s
invoice. All invoices will include a detailed description of the Services performed for which
payment is being requested.

                             VI. MODIFICATIONS TO AGREEMENT

       The Parties agree that either Party shall have the right to modify this Agreement upon
__________ days written notice to the other Party. Any modifications must be in writing and
signed by both Parties.

                               VII. CONTRACTOR’S EMPLOYEES

A.     Contractor shall use its own staff, employees and sub-contractors in respect to the
Services to be performed.

B.      The Parties acknowledge that the relationship between Client and Contractor is that of an
independent contractor and Contractor alone has exclusive control and supervision of its staff,
employees and sub-contractors. Nothing herein shall be construed to mean that Contractor or
any of its staff, employees or sub-contractors are agents, employees or representatives of Client.



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C.      Contractor shall at all times ensure that industry accepted safety standards and practices
are followed while performing the Services. Contractor shall at all times comply with all
ordinances, regulations, and other legal requirements and obligations of the applicable
jurisdiction while performing the Services.

                                           VIII. INSURANCE

        Contractor shall at all times maintain liability insurance coverage to cover any claims for
injuries to person or damages to property which may arise in connection with the performance of
the Services by Contractor, its staff, employees and sub-contractors. The policy shall be in an
amount of not less than __________. Contractor shall also provide worker’s compensation
insurance for its staff, employees and sub-contractors in compliance with state requirements.
Client may at any time request that Contractor provide proof of liability and worker’s
compensation insurance and any other certificates or documents reflecting that Contractor is in
full compliance with all legal requirements and obligations for companies providing cleaning
services.

                                        IX. NON-EXCLUSIVITY

       The Parties acknowledge that the Services to be performed hereunder are non-exclusive
and that Client shall have the right to contract with a third party for the same or similar services
for which Contractor is engaged, and similarly Contractor is free to enter into contracts to
perform the same or similar services for third parties.

                                        X. EVENTS OF DEFAULT

        In the event of non-performance by either Party of any of its obligations contained herein,
the non-defaulting Party shall serve the defaulting Party with written notice of the alleged
breach. The defaulting Party shall have __________ days from the date of such notice to cure
and rectify any non-performance or non-compliance. Upon the correction of any non-
performance or non-compliance by the defaulting Party, the Agreement shall continue for the
duration of the Term or Extension Term. In the event that the defaulting Party fails to correct
any non-performance or non-compliance issue within the time frame set out above, the non-
defaulting Party may terminate this Agreement immediately and without further notice.

                                        XI. INDEMNIFICATION

A.      Contractor shall indemnify and hold Client, its subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees
and agents harmless from and against any loss, liability, damage, including but not limited to,
any reasonable attorney fees and court costs which may arise out of or in connection with the
Services performed hereunder, save and except for the gross negligence and wilful misconduct of
Client, its subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees and agents.

B.      Contactor shall at all times be solely responsible and liable for any damages caused by its
staff, employees or sub-contractors to any of the Client’s equipment, property or fixtures and
shall make all repairs and/or replacements for any such damage without cost to Client.



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                                    XII. GENERAL PROVISIONS

A.      Neither Party may assign any obligations hereunder to any third party without the prior
written consent of the other Party.

B.     This Agreement and the work schedules referred to herein constitute the entire agreement
between the Parties and supersede all prior agreements, representations, warranties, statements,
promises, information, arrangements and understandings, whether oral or written, express or
implied, with respect to the subject matter hereof.

C.     This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be
deemed to be an original and all of which taken together shall be deemed to constitute one and
the same instrument. This Agreement may be executed and delivered by electronic facsimile
transmission with the same force and effect as if it were executed and delivered by the Parties
simultaneously in the presence of one another.

D.       Any notices to be delivered pursuant to this Agreement shall be delivered to:

         in the case of Client to:

         _[Address]_
         __________, __________ __________
         Attention: __________
         Email: __________
         Fax: __________

         in the case of Contractor to:

         _[Address]_
         __________, __________ __________
         Attention: __________
         Email: __________
         Fax: __________

         and, in each case, mailed by ordinary mail, postage prepaid, or delivered to that address;
         and, if mailed as aforesaid, any such notice shall have been deemed to have been given on
         the fifth (5th) business day following that on which the letter containing the notice was
         posted. If any notice is given by electronic communication, such notice shall be deemed to
         be delivered on the day of transmittal thereof if given during normal business hours of the
         recipient and on the next business day if given after normal business hours. Any party may
         change its address for service from time to time by notice given in accordance with the
         foregoing.

E.      In the event a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Agreement
invalid or unenforceable, the remaining terms shall remain in full force and effect.



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F.    This Agreement shall be governed in accordance with the laws of the State of
__________. The parties hereby irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State
of __________ located in __________ County. In any suit or arbitration regarding the
Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties hereto have duly executed this Agreement as of __[Date] __.


__[Client]___




Name: __________
Title: __________


__[Contractor]__




Name: __________
Title: __________




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