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NJ TRANSIT BUS OPERATIONS, INC.

NJ TRANSIT RAIL OPERATIONS, INC.

NJ TRANSIT MERCER, INC.

NJ TRANSIT MORRIS, INC.

RESCHEDULED BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETINGS

        

 

FEBRUARY 14, 2018

        

FINAL AGENDA

 

Ø CALL TO ORDER

Ø SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

Ø PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

Ø APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

Ø PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA ACTION ITEMS ONLY

Ø ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT

Ø SENIOR CITIZEN AND DISABLED RESIDENT TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT (NEXT REPORT JUNE 2018)

Ø BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS

Customer Service Committee

Administration Committee

Capital Planning, Policy and Privatization Committee

Ø EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MONTHLY REPORT


ACTION ITEMS

ITEM 1802-11: NORTHERN BRANCH CORRIDOR: SELECTION OF LOCALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE

Authorization to adopt the Northern Branch Corridor Locally Preferred Alternative as shown on Figure 1 and described in the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement dated March 2017.

Authorization to submit the Northern Branch Corridor Locally Preferred Alternative to the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority Board of Trustees for designation and inclusion in the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority’s Long-Range Regional Transportation Plan.

ITEM 1802-12: AVANDALE BUS PARK & RIDE FACILITY EXPANSION: CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 17-009X with South State, Inc. of Bridgeton, New Jersey, for the construction of the Avandale Bus Park and Ride Facility expansion at a cost not to exceed $3,741,875, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

ITEM 1802-13: NJ TRANSIT RESILIENCE PROGRAM – DELCO LEAD STORAGE AND INSPECTION FACILITY PROJECT AND COUNTY YARD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT: CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE SERVICES

Authorization to amend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 13-041 with Jacobs Engineering, Inc., of Morristown, New Jersey in the amount of $353,826, plus five percent for contingencies, to provide construction support services in support of the Early Action Construction phase of the Delco Lead/County Yard project, subject to availability of funds. This authorization will bring total contract authorization to $30,445,365.

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 15-049 with a joint venture team of Urban Engineers/Tishman Construction Corporation of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, for the provision of Construction Management Services during the Delco Lead/County Yard Project Early Action Phase and Phase II pre-construction phase in the amount of $2,108,080, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to availability of funds.

ITEM 1802-14: 69th STREET GRADE SEPARATION PROJECT: AMENDMENT TO CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT CONTRACT 09-130

Authorization to amend the NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 09-130 with STV Inc. for construction management services in the amount of $600,000 plus five percent for contingencies, for the 69th Street Grade Separation Project through December 7, 2018, for a total contract authorization of $4,100,000, subject to the availability of funds.

ITEM 1802-15: BROKER SERVICES FOR CORPORATE INSURANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 18-009 with Marsh USA to act as NJ TRANSIT’s Risk Management/Insurance Broker for three years with the option to continue to contract with the broker for up to two years with compensation capped at $445,000 annually, plus five percent for contingencies.

All expenditures are subject to the availability of funds and adoption of future NJ TRANSIT Operating Budgets.        

ITEM 1802-16: TRANSIT ASSET MANAGEMENT: FACILITY INSPECTION AND CONDITION ASSESSMENT SERVICES                

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 18-026 with Gannett Fleming of New York, New York for the provision of Facility Inspection and Condition Assessment Services for Hoboken Division Commuter Rail Yards/Maintenance Facilities and Montclair-Boonton Line, Pascack Valley Line, Main Line, and Bergen Line Passenger Commuter Rail Stations and other locations as required in an amount not to exceed $499,717.61, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 18-025 with Gannett Fleming of New York, New York for the provision of Facility Inspection and Condition Assessment Services for Northern Division Bus Garages, Shops, Terminals, and Park-And-Rides and other locations as required in an amount not to exceed $271,662.29, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 18-024 with Gannett Fleming of New York, New York for the provision of Facility Inspection and Condition Assessment Services for Hudson-Bergen Light Rail System Shops and Stations and other locations as required in an amount not to exceed $265,062.35, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION AUTHORIZATION: Discuss personnel matters, contract negotiations, acquisition of real property with public funds, the status of pending and anticipated litigation and matters falling within the attorney-client privilege.

ITEM 1802-17: APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Appointment of Kevin S. Corbett as Executive Director of NJ TRANSIT who will serve at the pleasure of the Board of Directors.

ITEM 1802-18: NJ TRANSIT GRANT OF HAMILTON EASEMENT

Authorization to negotiate and grant an access easement for a parcel of land in Hamilton Township (Block 1518, Lots 5, 6.01, and 7) consisting of approximately 8,876 square feet (0.20 acre) of land adjacent to NJ TRANSIT’s Hamilton Rail Station based on market valuations in the amounts discussed in Executive Session and subject to conditions for the protection of NJ TRANSIT interests.

ITEM 1802-19: ELIZABETH RAIL STATION RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT: AUTHORIZE PURCHASE OF AN EASEMENT FROM AMTRAK WITHIN THE NORTHEAST CORRIDOR RIGHT-OF-WAY AT MILEPOST 14.1, ELIZABETH STATION

Authorization to negotiate and enter into an Agreement with Amtrak to purchase additional easements from Amtrak located on the NEC Milepost 14.1 in the City of Elizabeth, NJ, in the amount discussed in Executive Session in order to proceed with extension and rehabilitation of platforms located at the Elizabeth Train Station, subject to the availability of funds.

ITEM 1802-20: COUNTY YARD IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT: ACQUISITION OF CITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK PROPERTY

Authorization to take any and all actions to acquire, in accordance with the Eminent Domain law of 1971, from the City of New Brunswick a portion of the property located at 400 Jersey Avenue (Block: 242, Lot 10.03), New Brunswick, NJ (County Avenue access road), also known as parcels 8A, PAE8B, RTE8F, TE8E, and E8D, in the amount of the approved appraisal together with contingency, as discussed in Executive Session, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization, if necessary, to file and record a condemnation complaint and declaration of taking to acquire said parcels and deposit the estimated just compensation with the Clerk of the Superior Court.

Ø PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER MATTERS

Ø ADJOURNMENT

 

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