Bonding & Insurance

When deemed required by the Corn Palace Director, bonding requirements imposed upon the user shall be determined by the City Council of the City of Mitchell, South Dakota.

Each User shall maintain occurrence based commercial general liability insurance or equivalent form, with a limit of not less than $2,000,000 each occurrence. Such insurance shall include the following:
  • The Lessee shall indemnify and hold harmless the City of Mitchell and its agents, employees and volunteers from and against all claims, damages, losses and expenses, including but not limited to attorney’s fees, arising out of or resulting from:
    • (i) the conduct or management of the premises or of any business therein
    • (ii) any act, omission, or negligence of the Lessee or the partners, directors, officers, agents, employees, invitees or contractors of the Lessee
    • (iii) any accident, injury or damage whatsoever occurring in or at the premises. Lessee hereby expressly indemnifies the City of Mitchell its agents, employees, and volunteers, unless such act of omission constitutes gross negligence or intentional misconduct.
  • The Lessee shall maintain occurrence based Commercial General Liability Insurance or equivalent form with a limit of not less than $2,000,000 each occurrence. If such insurance contains a general aggregate limit, it shall apply separately to this agreement or be no less than two times the occurrence limit. Such insurance shall add the City of Mitchell, South Dakota and its employees and volunteers as additional insured’s. Any Lessee providing or allowing alcoholic beverages in the Corn Palace must carry Liquor Liability insurance for no less than $500,000 adding the City of Mitchell as additional insured’s.