Risk Management

The City is self-insured for major risk programs, such as general, personal and auto liability.

Risk Management purchases and evaluates insurance for several programs, e.g., property insurance, transit operations; advises departments with regard to insurance requirements for proposed projects and/or activities; and administers special event insurance programs for use of City-owned facilities and/or property.

Liability Claims

Investigates claims, such as property damage, personal injury; serves as a liaison with third party claims administration.

Claims against the City for body injury, property damage, and incidents involving possible City negligence are investigated by specialized personnel.  Claim investigators document and collect evidence to determine the potential for legal liability and make recommendations to the City Attorney.

Claim forms are not available online.  A claim form may be obtained by emailing Chris Carmona, Risk Manager at ccarmona@fairfield.ca.gov or by calling 707.399.5623.  Forms may also be picked up from the 4th floor of City Hall located at 1000 Webster Street, Fairfield, CA.  Please note that forms must be returned via mail or hand delivered to the City Clerk's office.  They cannot be filed electronically.

How to File a Claim Against The City of Fairfield.

Notice and Section 504 Grievance Procedure

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Christian M. Carmona
Risk Manager | City of Fairfield
Liability / Insurance / Litigation
1000 Webster Street, Fairfield, CA  94533
(O) 707.399.5623
(Cell) 530.524.2626