1.5 Familiarity with Work.
By executing this Contract, Contractor warrants that Contractor (a) has thoroughly
investigated and considered the scope of services to be performed, (b) has carefully considered how the
services should be performed, and (c) fully understands the difficulties and restrictions attending
performance of the services under this Agreement. Should the Contractor discover any latent or
unknown conditions, which will materially affect the performance of the services hereunder, Contractor
shall immediately inform ATN of such fact and shall not proceed except at Contractor’s risk until written
instructions are received from the Contract Officer.
1.6 Care of Work.
The Contractor shall adopt reasonable methods during the life of the Agreement to
furnish continuous protection to the work, and the equipment, materials, papers, documents, plans,
studies and/or other components thereof to prevent losses or damages, and shall be responsible for all
such damages, to persons or property, until acceptance of the work by ATN, except such losses or
damages as may be caused by ATN’s own negligence.
1.7 Further Responsibilities of Parties.
Both parties agree to use reasonable care and diligence to perform their respective
obligations under this Agreement. Both parties agree to act in good faith to execute all instruments,
prepare all documents and take all actions as may be reasonably necessary to carry out the purposes of
this Agreement. Unless hereafter specified, neither party shall be responsible for the service of the
2.1 Contract Sum.
For the services rendered pursuant to this Agreement, the Contractor shall be
compensated in accordance with the “Schedule of Compensation” attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and
incorporated herein by this reference. Compensation may include reimbursement for actual and
necessary expenses if specified in the Schedule of Compensation.
2.2 Method of Payments.
Unless some other method of payment is specified in the Schedule of Compensation, in
any month in which Contractor wishes to receive payment, no later than the first (1st) working day of
such month, Contractor shall submit to ATN in the form approved by ATN’s Executive Director, an
invoice for services rendered prior to the date of the invoice. Except as provided in Section 7.3, ATN
shall pay Contractor for all expenses stated thereon which are approved by ATN pursuant to this
Agreement no later than the last working day of the month.
3.0 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
3.1 Time of Essence.
Time is of the essence in the performance of this Agreement.