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City of San Mateo Municipal Code.


In event of the failure, neglect or refusal of such grantee to assume the defense of any claim or suit against the City arising out of, or resulting directly or indirectly from, the operation of grantee's franchise, within ten days after written demand to do so has been made upon grantee by the City Manager, such failure, neglect or refusal constitutes an authorization and request by grantee that the City defend such claim or suit, whereupon the grantee shall be liable for the payment of any judgment rendered in such suit against the City, and shall reimburse the City for the judgment so rendered, together with all costs and expenses incurred by the City in connection therewith, together with reasonable attorney's fees; and the City shall be deemed to have an action of debt against such grantee, until such costs, expenses and fee have been paid.