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General Consulting Agreement

THIS AGREEMENT is made on [Date] by and between [Name] of [Address], hereinafter referred to as "Consultant", and [Name] of [Address], hereinafter referred to as "Employer", agree as follows:

Consultant shall provide consulting services regarding the of to Employer beginning on [Date] and ending on [Date], unless earlier terminated as is provided for herein.

Employer agrees that it shall reasonably cooperate with Consultant in the provision of information required by the Consultant.

Consultant shall provide his best efforts to the project consistent with the stated goals of the Employer. However, Consultant cannot guarantee any particular result due to the Employer's ultimate control of the facility and staff.

Consultant shall travel to the Employer's site on occasions during the term of this agreement and shall remain for working days per trip. The dates for these trips shall be agreed upon by the parties.

During such trips Employer shall make key personnel available to the Consultant.

Arrangements for providing transportation and lodging shall be made by the Employer in advance.

Consultant shall be available for telephone review of any matters related to this agreement at reasonable times.

Consultant shall within days of the commencement of this agreement provide a comprehensive written report as to the present status of the facility and suggestions and goals for improvements, consistent with the goals communicated to the Consultant by the Employer.

Consultant shall provide periodic written reports to Employer, no less frequently than weekly.

Consultant shall receive a hourly rate of $------- per hour for time reasonably spent, billed monthly to be paid ___________. Unless approved in advance by the Employer, the maximum number of hours per shall be _________. In addition, consultant shall be reimbursed for reasonable out of pocket expenses.

Consultant at his option may discontinue services if any statement is more than days overdue.

The principal of the firm who shall provide the the major portion of the services shall be unless otherwise agreed.

Either party may terminate this agreement on notice for a material breach of the contract, or, days notice without cause.

Consultant may not advertise the fact of this consulting without the prior consent of the Employer.

Consultant shall not provide services to any competitor which does business within (--) miles of the Employer's primary places of business during the term of this agreement, or for months thereafter without the prior consent of the Employer.

The parties may from time to time exchange confidential business information such as plans for future events. As to such information neither party shall disclose the same, unless the information becomes part of the public domain without the fault of either party, or was known to the party prior to the execution of this agreement.

In connection with this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, each party to this Agreement will execute and deliver any additional documents and perform any additional acts that may be necessary or appropriate to effectuate and perform its obligations under this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby.

This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties and there are no other promises or conditions in any other agreement whether oral or written. This Agreement supersedes any prior written or oral agreements between the parties.

Applicable Law. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of _____.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this agreement the day and year as first above written at _________ (City), ________ (State).





*** If Required By State Law ***

This Section for Notary:


State of _________

County of ________ [COUNTY]

On [DATE] before me, [NAME OF NOTARY], notary, personally appeared [NAME OF PERSON(S) INVOLVED], personally known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.

Witness my hand and official seal.

Signature ________

My commission expires: _____