AUTHORIZING A JOINT CAPITAL PROGRAM WITH THE PHILADELPHIA BAR EDUCATION CENTER
 
WHEREAS, the Philadelphia Bar Association and its related entity, the Philadelphia Bar Education Center (PBEC), are in need of additional space, updated equipment and other facilities, including without limitation, offices for the PBEC, an updated computer system, an updated telephone system, and a renovated and refurbished conference center;

WHEREAS, duly appointed representatives of the Bar Association and the PBEC have solicited cost information for the above purposes as more particularly detailed in the attached memorandum dated July 15, 1993 from Robert D. Lane Jr., Vice President, Philadelphia Bar Education Center, to the Board of Governors, Philadelphia Bar Association; the Board of Directors, Philadelphia Bar Education Center; and Bar Association Section Chairs;

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the Philadelphia Bar Association to proceed in accordance with the recommendations of said July 15, memorandum;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the actions recommended in the July 15 memorandum are hereby authorized and approved, to the extent that the authorization of the Philadelphia Bar Association is required;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that either the Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association or the Chancellor's designee, acting alone, is and shall be authorized hereby to act for, and legally bind, the Philadelphia Bar Association in any documents, expenditures, leases, contract or other actions or deeds in furtherance of the objectives hereof.

N.B. THE BOARD AUTHORIZED MESSRS. BECKER AND LANE TO EXCEED THE BUDGET BY NO MORE THAN 20% WITHOUT FURTHER BOARD APPROVAL.

PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF GOVERNORS
ADOPTED: July 29, 1993