mpls downtown council

CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade 2022

July 20th, 2022

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AGREEMENT AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY FOR VOLUNTEER SERVICES

READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING: THIS DOCUMENT WAIVES AND RELEASES CERTAIN OF YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS.
COVID-19 SAFETY INFORMATION: Any public location where people are present provides an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19, despite additional precautions in place to mitigate this risk, we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed to COVID-19 during the event.

I am aware that providing volunteer services for public events, including (among others) parades, races, water activities, sporting events and concerts, involves a risk of serious personal injury, death, and property damage or loss. I hereby represent that I am physically fit for the volunteer services I have agreed to provide and that I possess the necessary skills to provide such services. I expressly and voluntarily assume all risk of injury, death, property damage or other loss to myself or to any other person or entity that may result from or relate to my volunteer services for any public events or activities planned and/or arranged by the Minneapolis Downtown Council, Marketing Minneapolis, LLC, Downtown Marketing (“Downtown Council Events”).

As a condition of my being permitted to provide volunteer services for Downtown Council Events, I hereby release the Minneapolis Downtown Council; its members, agents, affiliates, and successors; the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, State of Minnesota, the parade organizer and any promoting organization(s) including event sponsors, property owners, law enforcement agencies, all public entities, special districts, and properties (and their respective agents, officials and employees)(the “Released Parties”) from all liability for injury, death, property damage or other losses to myself or to any other person or entity resulting from or relating to my volunteer services during Downtown Council Events, including any injury, death, property damage or other losses caused by the negligence or strict liability of the Released Parties. I also agree that neither I nor my heirs will sue nor make a claim against the Released Parties for any injuries, death, property damage or other loss resulting from or relating to my volunteer services during Downtown Council Events.

I do not release anyone from liability for willful, malicious or intentional acts.

I will indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from all claims, judgments, and costs, including attorneys’ fees, incurred in connection with any action that may be brought by any other person or entity as a result of or relating to my volunteer services during Downtown Council Events. This also includes all risks related to illness and infectious diseases, such as COVID-19

The Minneapolis Downtown Council reserve the right to conduct background checks on our volunteers and remove any volunteers from their responsibilities based on those results or for conduct that violates our code of conduct for volunteering.

I hereby grant full permission to the Released Parties to use any photograph, videotape, motion picture, recording and any other record of my participation in Downtown Council Events for any purpose including publicity.

I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND RELEASE AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL.