Contract for Snow Removal Services

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									This Contract for Snow Removal Services sets out the terms, and conditions of the
contract such as the commencement date, fees and the termination date of the
contract. This document in its draft form contains numerous of the standard clauses
commonly used in these types of agreement, as well as optional language to allow for
customization to ensure the specific terms of the parties’ agreement are addressed.
Individuals companies, and businesses that provide snow removal services, or persons
wanting snow removal services should use this agreement.
                CONTRACT FOR SNOW REMOVAL SERVICES
       THIS SNOW REMOVAL CONTRACT (the “Contract”) dated the ____ day of
______________, _____, [Instruction: insert date] by and between ___________________
[Instruction: insert name of Contractor] (the “Contractor”) and _________________
[Instruction: insert name of Customer] (the “Customer”).

         IN CONSIDERATION of the promises and other good and valuable consideration set
forth, the parties agree as follows:

1.0      SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED

         1.01     The Contractor hereby agrees to provide snow removal services (the “Services”)
                  to    the    Customer       at  the   Customer’s     Premises      located    at
                  ____________________________ [Instruction: insert premises address] (the
                  “Premises”) as set out on Schedule “A” annexed hereto pursuant to the terms and
                  conditions of this Contract.

         1.02     The Contractor shall apply the standards and customs of the snow and ice removal
                  industry while performing the Services for the Customer.

2.0      COMMENCEMENT OF SERVICES

         2.01     The Services will be commenced by the Contractor when a snowfall occurs which
                  delivers not less than ______ (___) [Instruction: insert measurement in inches]
                  inches of snow on the Premises.

         2.02     The Contractor agrees that it shall monitor the weather conditions in the vicinity
                  of the Premises and perform the Services in accordance with the Services
                  contained on Schedule “A” annexed hereto.

3.0      FEES

         3.01     The Customer acknowledges and agrees that the Contractor shall invoice the
                  Customer on a monthly basis by the ________ (____) [Instruction: insert
                  number to indicate day of the month] day of each and every month until the
                  Termination Date, as defined herein, of the Contract.

         3.02     The Customer will pay to the Contractor for the performance of the Services, a
                  monthly fee of _______________ ($_________) [Instruction: insert dollar
                  amount] Dollars (the “Fees”) in relation to an unlimited number of snowfalls.




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         3.03     The Customer agrees that it shall pay the monthly invoices received from the
                  Contractor for the Services within ____ (_______) [Instruction: insert number
                  of days] days of receipt of such invoice. The Customer will pay the Fees to the
                  Contractor with cash, check or credit card.

         3.04     The Customer acknowledges that a late payment fee of _____ percent (___%)
                  [Instruction: insert percentage] percent will be added to each invoice which
                  remains unpaid after _______ (___) [Instruction: insert number of days] days
                  of receipt by the Customer. Interest will accrue on any unpaid invoices at the rate
                  of _____ (___%) [Instruction: insert percentage] percent per month.

         3.05     The Customer acknowledges that it will be solely responsible and liable for any
                  and all costs and fees incurred by the Contractor for the collection of any unpaid
                  invoices.

         3.06     In the event any of the Customer’s checks are returned by Customer’s bank for
                  any reason (including insufficient funds), the Customer will be charged a NSF fee
                  of _______ ($_______) [Instruction: insert dollar amount] Dollars per returned
                  check.

4.0      TERM

         4.01     This Contract shall commence on the ____ day of _________, ____ [Instruction:
                  insert commencement date] (the “Term”) or on such other date as the Contractor
                  and Customer may in writing agree and shall terminate on the ____ day of
                  __________, ____ [Instruction: insert termination date] (the “Termination
                  Date”).

         4.02     Either the Contractor or the Customer may terminate this Contractor for any
                  reason, by providing _______ (___) [Instruction: insert number and then select
                  appropriate day or week measurement] days’/weeks’ written notice to the other
                  party. Upon termination of this Contract, the Contractor shall continue to provide
                  the Services to the Customer until the end of the _______-day/week [Instruction:
                  insert number and then select appropriate day or week measurement] period.

5.0      INSURANCE

         5.01     The Contractor shall at all times while performing the Services for the Customer,
                  maintain at the Contractor’s sole expense, comprehensive general liability
                  insurance in the minimum amount of _____________ ($________) [Instruction:
                  insert dollar amount] Dollars for any occurrence of bodily injury, death, or
                  property damage.

         5.02     The Contractor agrees that it shall provide evidence of such insurance coverage to
                  the Customer upon the Customer’s request to the Contractor.




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         5.03     The Contractor will, at all times while performing the Services, maintain all of the
                  required workers compensation insurance on any of its employees or sub-
                  contractors.

6.0      PERMITS AND LICENSES

         6.01     The Contractor agrees that it shall, at all times while performing the Services for
                  the Customer, comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the governing
                  jurisdiction which relate to the Services being performed by the Contractor.

7.0      PROPERTY DAMAGE

         7.01     The Contractor will be responsible for and will restore, at the Contractor’s sole
                  expense, any and all damage to the Premises which may be caused by the
                  Contractor in the performance of the Services contemplated herein.

         7.02     The Customer acknowledges that some damage may occur to the Premises as a
                  consequence of the performance of the Services by the Contractor.

8.0      INDEMNIFICATION and FORCE MAJEURE

         8.01     The Customer hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the Contractor harmless from
                  and against any loss of the performance of the Services by the Contractor due to
                  weather, strikes, accidents, acts of god, or other events which are not in the
                  control of the Contractor.

         8.02     The Customer expressly waives the right to claim against, for, or be indemnified
                  by, the Contractor from and against any other claims. Customer further agrees to
                  indemnify and hold harmless the Contractor and its agents and employees from
                  and against any claim for damages which are not caused by the negligence or
                  breach of this Contract by the Contractor, or by anyone for whom the Contractor
                  is responsible in law.

9.0      GENERAL PROVISIONS

         9.01     The Contractor and the Customer may not assign this Contract or any part thereof
                  to any third party without the prior written consent of the other party.

         9.02     Entire Agreement. This Contract and the schedules referred to herein constitute
                  the entire integrated 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.




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         9.03     Severability. Each provision of this Contract is intended to be severable. If any
                  provision hereof is illegal or invalid, such illegality or invalidity shall not affect
                  the validity of the remainder hereof.

         9.04     Arbitration. The parties agree that any disputes or questions arising hereunder
                  including the construction or application of this Contract shall be settled by
                  arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association
                  then in force, and that the arbitration hearing shall be held in the county in which
                  the principal office of the party requesting arbitration is located.

         9.05     Governing Law and Consent to Jurisdiction. This Contract shall be governed
                  by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of ______________
                  [Instruction: insert state name] without regard for any conflicts of laws
                  provisions. Both parties voluntarily agree to submit to the jurisdiction of Federal
                  and state courts located in the State of __________ [Instruction: insert name of
                  state].

10.0     Entire Agreement. This writing, along with Schedule “A” annexed hereto, contains the
         entire agreement between the parties concerning the snow removal services described
         herein. Any addition or modification of this Agreement must be made in writing and
         signed by both the parties.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties hereto have duly executed this Contract as of the day and
year first written above.



____________________ [Instruction: insert Customer’s name]


                                                                          ____________________
                                                                          [Instruction: insert Contractor’s
                                                                          name]
                                                                          Per:


                                                                          Name: ____________________
                                                                          [Instruction: insert name of
                                                                          individual who will sign on behalf
                                                                          of Contractor]
                                                                          Title: __________________
                                                                          [Instruction: insert the title of
                                                                          individual who will sign on behalf
                                                                          of Contractor]
                                                                          I have authority to bind the Company.




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                                                   Schedule “A”




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