Authorization for the Facilities Committee of the Trustees to Approve Certain Projects and Easements on Behalf of the Trustees
Adopted December 7, 2007
WHEREAS, The Trustees of Indiana University, a body politic organized and existing under the laws of the State of Indiana (the “Trustees”), is charged with operating the institution of higher education known as Indiana University (the “University”) and is authorized under the laws of the State of Indiana, particularly: IC 21-33-3-5, to construct buildings or facilities, and purchase or lease-purchase land, buildings, or facilities; IC 21-33-3-6, to engage in repair and rehabilitation projects; IC 21-33-3-7, to lease buildings or facilities; and IC 21-36-3-3, to sell or convey real estate title.
WHEREAS, the Trustees intend to design, renovate, construct and otherwise accomplish projects on the Bloomington, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Kokomo, Northwest, Richmond, South Bend, and Southeast campuses; and
WHEREAS, the Trustees have heretofore duly established and constituted the Facilities Committee to act on behalf of the Trustees to review and approve such projects and make recommendations to the Trustees; and
WHEREAS, it may become necessary from time to time for the Facilities Committee to conduct the business of the University and approve such projects prior to a regularly scheduled meeting of the Trustees; and
WHEREAS, the Trustees now desire to authorize the President or Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer to submit such projects as they may determine to be in the best interests of the University or as otherwise as may be required by applicable statute to the Facilities Committee; and
WHEREAS, the Trustees now desire to authorize the Facilities Committee to approve such projects on behalf of the Trustees and in their full authority and stead.
Now Therefore, Be it Resolved by The Trustees of Indiana University as follows:
- The President or Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer are hereby authorized to prepare and submit to the Facilities Committee of the Trustees such projects as they may determine require the approval of the Trustees pursuant to applicable statutes for consideration by the Facilities Committee.
- The Trustees hereby authorize the Facilities Committee to approve such projects as may come before them in a meeting duly called for such purpose in the same manner and with the same authority as the Trustees, for and on behalf of the Trustees. The authority granted to the Facilities Committee is based on the powers granted under the laws of the State of Indiana to the Trustees pursuant to: IC 21-33-3-5, to construct buildings or facilities, and purchase or lease-purchase land, buildings, or facilities; IC 21-33-3-6, to engage in a repair and rehabilitation project; IC 21-33-3-7, to lease buildings or facilities; and IC 21-36-3-3, to sell or convey real estate title.
- The Facilities Committee shall report all meetings at which it makes approvals for and on behalf of the Trustees as provided for herein at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Trustees.
- It is the intention of the Trustees hereby to give the actions of the Facilities Committee, in the absence of a regular meeting of the Trustees, the same weight and authority as the Trustees and that such approval by the Facilities Committee shall be considered for all purposes as the approval of the Trustees.
Approved and adopted this seventh day of December, 2007. Trustee Cast said the resolution was needed to handle items that come up between regular Board of Trustees meetings, given the reduction in the number of those meetings.
Unanimously approved on a motion duly made and seconded.