Lawn and Forest Subcontractor Agreement


Having come together the parties agree:

I, Lawn and Forest, hereby in this document contracting party.

 , hereby in this document contracted party.

Purpose:

  1. Both the contracting and the contracted parties agree that the purpose of this contract is to establish a symbiotic relationship of mutual benefit between the parties for services to serve Lawn and Forest and the clients thereof with the provision of service in the field of land and property maintenance.
  1. Initial starting rate will start at $16.00 hourly for full time service.

Confidentiality:

  1. The parties intend to engage in business of a sensitive nature that may include access to people’s homes, businesses and the property thereof that may give contracted party access to information that is not public. Anything learned while on site shall be considered privileged information and remain confidential.
  2. CONTRACTING PARTY claims sole rights to the information, and CONTRACTING PARTY is willing to disclose the same, in consideration of the following covenants and agreements made by CONTRACTED PARTY: CONTRACTED PARTY shall hold in confidence all of such information, and shall not directly or indirectly disclose to others such information. CONTRACTED PARTY shall protect such information from disclosure by reasonable means, including but not limited to at least the same level of security that the CONTRACTED PARTY uses for its most crucial proprietary and trade secret information.

Information subject to this agreement and considered CONFIDENTIAL include,

  • Trade Names,
  • Trust or Business Names,
  • Trust or Business Locations,
  • Personal names of those who work in/for trust or business
  • Contractors of/for trust or business
  • Knowledge or Acknowledgement of the business
  • Associates of trust or businesses
  • Business Documentation
  • Business Contracts
  • Business Clients names or personal information
  • Discussion with other the nature of the trust or business unless directed specifically by trust or business to do so
  • Personal information or information learned of a personal nature on site

Violation of this agreement shall be compounded at the rate of damages multiplied by two-hundred. Further, CONTRACTED PARTY agrees that it shall not use any advantages derivable from such information in its own business or affairs, unless the same is pursuant to an agreement with CONTRACTING PARTY.

  1. The contracted party will be bound to not defame, malign or discredit the contracting party. They will likewise be bound to carry out duties in relation to support the business affairs and their own services offered thereunder.

Responsibilities of both parties:

  1. The contracted party will be responsible for servicing the client’s needs as per the to do list assigned to the contracted party.
  1. The contracted party will collaborate with the contracting party in case assistance is needed to accomplish the objectives.
  1. The contracting party will work with the contracted party for questions and doubts that may come up, when clarification as necessary, and help in better comprehending and accomplishing tasks in relation to services and products being offered, as well as comprehending the tools available and to be used.
  1. The contracted party will maintain availability for rendering services at least 20 hours per week and will not be under the influence of any drugs or alcohol that may impair the ability to execute the objectives of the contract. Furthermore, the contracted party will not have illegal or illicit substances on the premise of any work site of contracting party or any client thereof. This includes their personal vehicle that have on site.

Limits to services offered:

  1. The contracted party agrees that they will not offer clients any service not specifically offered by the contracting party unless discussed and agreed to in writing.

Effective date:

  1. This contract goes into effect on the day it is signed by contracted party.

Dissolving the contract:

  1. This contract may be dissolved at any time with previous notice to the other party of no 2 weeks’ notice giving the parties the ability to wrap up affairs and close out services where necessary. This time may be increased due to time necessary to properly close out existing contracts and/or projects.
  1. This agreement between the contracting party and the contracted party can be dissolved in case of a breach of any of the agreed points after compensation for any damages has been made, or when both parties agree and decide to end their collaboration, or when either of the parties ceases to behave symbiotically towards the other party, or when either of the parties exhibits bad faith or lack of ethics, professionalism, conscience or morals. In the case proof is provided of damages to either party occurring as a result of a breach of this contract, three times the damages will be owed to the injured party by the responsible party.

Conflict resolution:

  1. In case of conflict between the two parties, both parties agree to attempt to resolve the conflict through dialogue before dissolving this contract. Conflict resolution will begin with dialogue between both parties. If no agreement can be reached, a third impartial party will be included to act as a mediator or arbitrator in order to attempt to remedy the issue, as is described in the Holy Bible. The mediator or arbitrator will be chosen by both parties. The mediator or arbitrator´s fees will be paid by the party/parties found to be in breach of the terms of the contract.

Remuneration:

  1. The contracting party will transfer to the contracted party the commission corresponding to the contracted party each month, with deposits beginning one month from the date this contract goes into effect. The deposits to the contracted party of the commission due according to this contract will continue once a month around the same day of each month. Contracting party may at contracting parties discretion distribute more frequently as Contracting Party desires but must do so at least one a month if there is a positive balance to distribute.
  1. The contracted party will maintain a PayPal account to transfer capital to the contracted party for services rendered.
  1. All services will be arranged through the contracting party’s website or a corresponding website setup specifically therefor. The contracted party will not accept any payments, tips, gifts, etc. from any customer with an active service or process being carried out by the contracting party, and will only accept funds through the platform of contracting party in relation to the services rendered.

Definition of terms:

  1. The definitions of the terms herein shall be defined according to conscience, morals, and natural law; therefore, no term shall be construed for the purpose of one party having an advantage over the other, in accordance with the aforementioned stipulation that the relationship between the parties be symbiotic, and any attempt to take advantage of the other party by either party will be considered as a default and a dishonorable act in bad faith.

Liability for Personal Injury and/or Property Damage

  1. The Contracted party assumes responsibility for all damage or injury to persons or property occasioned through the use, maintenance, and operation of the Contracting parties vehicles or other equipment by, or the action of, the Contracted party.
  1. The Contracted party at the Contracted parties expense, if deemed necessary by contracted party shall maintain adequate public liability and property damage insurance during the continuance of this contract, insuring the Contracting party against all claims for injury or damage.
  1. The Contracted party shall maintain Workers’ Compensation and other legally required insurance if deemed necessary by contracted party.
  1. The contracting party shall in no event be liable or responsible for damage or injury to any person or property occasioned through the use, maintenance, or operation of any vehicle or other equipment by, or the action of, the Contracted party under this contract, and the contracting party shall be indemnified and saved harmless against claims for damage or injury in such cases.

Jurisdiction:

  1. The jurisdiction of this contract is common law under the state of Georgia; therefore, both parties will act with transparency, in good faith, and recognize that the labor of each is worthy of remuneration.
  1. Both parties acknowledge that the Contracted Party is an Independent Contractor and such status is valid and that the Contracting Party would not have entered into this Agreement unless the other party was an Independent Contractor and warranted the same to the Contracting Party by signing this Agreement.

THIS IS AN AGREEMENT FOR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTING SERVICES. THE CONTRACTING PARTY PROVIDES NO BENEFITS SUCH AS UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, HEALTH INSURANCE OR WORKER’S COMPENSATION INSURANCE TO INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR.  CONTRACTING PARTY IS ONLY INTERESTED IN THE RESULTS OBTAINED BY THE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING ALL TOOLS AND MATERIALS REQUIRED FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE TASKS AGREED TO OR USE TOOLS PROVIDED ON SITE BY CLIENTS. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT OF ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL INCOME TAXES IF APPLICABLE AND KEEPING TRACK OF AND REPORTING SUCH INCOME IF NECESSARY.  FAILURE TO DO SO SHALL IN NO WAY BE THE FAULT OF CONTRACTING PARTY.

  1. For valuable consideration CONTRACTED PARTY hereby expressively agrees and covenants, without benefit of discussion, and without division, that CONTRACTED PARTY holds harmless and undertakes the indemnification of CONTRACTING PARTY from and against any and all claims, legal actions, orders, warrants, judgments, demands, liabilities, losses, depositions, summonses, lawsuits, costs, fines, liens, levies, penalties, damages, interests, and expenses whatsoever both absolute and contingent, as are due and as might become due, now existing and as might hereafter arise, and as might be suffered/incurred by, as well as imposed on, CONTRACTED PARTY for any reason, purpose, and cause whatsoever. CONTRACTED PARTY does hereby and herewith expressly covenant and agree that CONTRACTING PARTY shall not under any circumstance, nor in any manner whatsoever, be considered an accommodation party, nor a surety, for CONTRACTED PARTY.

Signed this day: June 17, 2024.

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