Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

1-4-6 Indemnification

If the County Board elects not to purchase liability insurance covering and insuring County officers, elected officials and employees as provided in Section 1‑4‑5 of this Chapter, then the County shall indemnify and cause to defend County officers, elected officials and employees from any claim filed by an individual, partnership or corporation when the elected officials or employees while in the performance of their official duties, except the County shall not indemnify, but shall defend any officer, elected official or employee from any claim made by an individual, partnership or corporation wherein the claim alleges that the officer, elected official or employee acted intentionally, maliciously or wantonly and further, shall not indemnify or cause to defend the officials or employees where the claim is directly or indirectly related to the negligent care or use of a vehicle as defined by the Illinois Compiled Statutesand the County shall not indemnify any officer, elected official or employee from any claim made by an officer, elected official or employee.

Not withstanding any other provision of this Code, the County shall not indemnify or cause to defend any officers, elected officials or employees if the officers, elected officials or employees have liability insurance insuring the officers, elected officials or employees from the alleged claim; however, the County shall indemnify the officer, elected official or employee the personal deductible limits of their personal policy.

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