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Purchasing Division
Kim Nausin
Purchasing Manager

Jose Hurtado-Garcia
Procurement Specialist II

Frank Rybka, CPM
Procurement Specialist II

Jacquie Michael
Procurement Specialist II

Monday - Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed County Holidays
  • Procurement of goods and services
  • Surplus activities
  • Insurance Requirements
    1. Prior to the commencement of work, and as a precondition to this contract, Contractor shall purchase and maintain the following types of insurance for the stated minimum limits indicated during the term of this Agreement. Contractor shall provide a certificate of insurance and endorsements naming County as an additional insured on each policy. The insurance carrier shall be required to give County notice of termination at least 10 days prior to the intended termination of any specified policy. Each certificate of insurance shall specify if Contractor has a SIR, and if so, Contractor shall be required to provide the entire policy of insurance with which it has a SIR and/or deductable.
      1. Commercial General Liability: $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 annual aggregate covering bodily injury, personal injury and property damage. The County and its officers, employees and agents shall be endorsed to above policies as additional insured, using ISO form CG2026 or an alternate form that is at least as broad as form CG2026, as to any liability arising from the performance of this Agreement.
      2. Automobile Liability: $1,000,000 per accident for bodily injury and property damage, or alternatively split limits of $500,000 per person and $1,000,000 per accident for bodily injury with $250,000 per accident for property damage.
      3. Workers Compensation: Statutory coverage, if and as required according to the California Labor Code, including Employers' Liability limits of $1,000,000 per accident. The policy shall be endorsed to waive the insurer's subrogation rights against the County.
      4. If the successful bidder elects to deliver products to the County using a common carrier that is not related to the bidders business entity. The bidder may request waiver of the automobile and workers compensation insurance requirements.
      5. Professional Liability: $1,000,000 limit per occurrence and $5,000,000 annual aggregate limit covering Contractors wrongful acts, errors and omissions. Any aggregate limit for professional liability must be separate and in addition to any CGL aggregate limit. **when applicable**
    2. Insurance Conditions
      1. Insurance is to be placed with admitted insurers rated by A.M. Best Co. as A:VII or higher. Lower rated, or approved but not admitted insurers, may be accepted if prior approval is given by the County’s Risk Manager.
      2. Each of the above required policies shall be endorsed to provide County with 30 days prior written notice of cancellation. County is not liable for the payment of premiums or assessments on the policy. No cancellation provisions in the insurance policy shall be construed in derogation of the continuing duty of Contractor to furnish insurance during the term of this Agreement.

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