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BOND COVERING CONSTRUCTION OF FACILITIES WITHIN HARRIS COUNTY AND HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT RIGHTS-OF-WAY STATE OF TEXAS

§ § § § COUNTY OF HARRIS §

BOND NO. _____________________ KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

That ______________________________________________________________, as principal, and, ________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________, as surety, a corporation existing under and by virtue of the laws of the State of _______________________________, and authorized to do an indemnifying business in the State of Texas, and whose principal office is located in the City of ______________________________, State of ______________________________, whose officer, residing in the State of Texas, authorized to accept service in all suits and actions brought within said State, is (Officer’s Name): ___________________________________________________________________, (ADDRESS):________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________, hereinafter called “Surety”, are held and firmly bound unto HARRIS COUNTY, a body corporate and politic under the laws of the State of Texas, hereinafter called “County”, in the full sum of ____________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________Dollars ($______________________________), lawful currency of the United States of America, for the payment of which the said Principal and Surety bind themselves, their successors and assigns, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents:

WHEREAS, the principal plans to lay, construct, maintain and/or repair facilities in, under, across, along one or more roads, streets, highways, drainage or flood control features in the County of Harris, and the State of Texas, under the jurisdiction of the Commissioners’ Court of Harris County, Texas pursuant to the Commissioners’ Court order adopted on the 26th day of October, 2004, recorded in Volume No. 228, at Page 118, of the Commissioners’ Court Minutes of Harris County, Texas, regulating same, which Commissioners’ Court order is hereby referred to and made a part hereof for all purposes as though fully set out herein; and

WHEREAS, the principal has prepared, or caused to be prepared, the attached Request for Construction in The Harris County and/or Harris County Flood Control District Right-ofWay and accompanying plans, specifications and other documents.

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NOW, THEREFORE, THE CONDITION OF THIS OBLIGATION IS SUCH, that if the principal shall faithfully perform the activity described in the above mentioned Request for Construction in The Harris County and/or Harris County Flood Control District Right-ofWay and accompanying plans, specifications and other documents, pursuant to the minimum requirements and conditions of the above mentioned Commissioners’ Court order regulating same, and do and perform each and every, all and singular, the matters and things in said Commissioners’ Court order set forth and specified to be by said principal and done and performed, at the time and in the manner therein specified, and shall pay over and make good and reimburse the County, all loss and damages which the County may sustain by reason of any failure or default on the part of said principal, then this obligation shall be null and void; otherwise to remain in full force and effect. This bond is payable at the County Courthouse in Harris County. The term of this bond is for a period of two (2) years commencing on the date hereof, and may be continued from year to year by continuation certificate executed by the principal and the surety. EXECUTED this _______________ day of __________________________, 20___.

__________________________________________ Surety

____________________________________ Principal

By _______________________________________ Attorney-in-Fact

By _________________________________ Officer Authorized to Execute _________________________________ Title

Surety’s Address: __________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________

Principal’s Address: ________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________

Telephone: (_____) _________________________

Telephone: (_____) _________________

FORMAT NOT TO BE CHANGED ORIGINAL SIGNATURES REQUIRED

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