City of Newport News
Newport News, Virginia
2400 Washington Avenue Newport News Virginia 23607
B O N D
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KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that we, the principal and surety above
named, are held and firmly bound unto the City of Newport News, Virginia, hereinafter called
the City, in the sum of FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5,000.00), for the payment of which,
well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, devisees, executors, administrators and
successors, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents; and we hereby waive the benefit of
our Homestead Exemption as to this obligation.
NOW THEREFORE, the condition of this obligation is such:
1. That if the Principal shall indemnify and save harmless the City from all loss, damage, expense or
cost, by reason of any claim, suit or action made or instituted against the City or against any agent or
employee thereof, on account of any injury, loss or damage sustained in consequence of any defect in
any work done pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 13 of the Code of the City of Newport News by
the Principal to guard any such work sufficiently or properly, or in consequence of the use of any
improper material or appliances or in consequence of any act or neglect of the Principal, his agents or
employees, in or about any such work; and
2. That with respect to any work carried out hereunder, if the principal shall comply with the provisions
of Chapter 13 of the Code of the City of Newport News and put such work in proper condition,
pursuant to Chapter 13 of the Code of the City of Newport News, to the satisfaction of the Building
Official or his authorized representative within ten (10) days of receiving written notice to do so, and
if the Principal shall pay all fines and penalties properly imposed, then this obligation shall be void
and of no effect, otherwise, it shall remain in full force and effect.
This bond shall be in force from , , until
terminated by the Principal or Surety giving thirty days notice in writing to the
Building Official of the City of Newport News, Virginia.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said Principal and Surety have hereunto affixed their
names and seals this day of (month/year).