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REGULARLY SCHEDULED BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETINGS


JULY 12, 2017

 

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 AUGUST 2017)

Ø  BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS

Customer Service Committee

Administration Committee

Capital Planning, Policy and Privatization Committee

Ø  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MONTHLY REPORT


ACTION ITEMS


ITEM 1707-27: FISCAL YEAR 2018 OPERATING BUDGET

Authorization to adopt the Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget in the amount of $2.218 billion as detailed in the item and on the attached Exhibits A, B and C.

Authorization to continue to expend funds to meet obligations until the adoption of a Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget.ITEM 1706-18: NJ TRANSIT RESILIENCE PROGRAM – OBSERVER HIGHWAY SWITCHING STATION: CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD


ITEM 1707-28: FISCAL YEAR 2018 CAPITAL PROGRAM   

Authorization to adopt the Fiscal Year 2018 Capital Program in the amount of $1.367 billion, as described.

Authorization to take whatever actions are necessary to seek and secure the funds envisioned by this program.

Authorization to transfer funding sources and amounts among programmed projects as circumstances require in compliance with the terms and conditions of the grants and other funding sources.

Authorization to make application, execute contracts or agreements, and take whatever other actions are necessary to seek and secure funds, consistent with the basic intent of this program, which may become available subsequent to its adoption.


ITEM 1707-29: NJ TRANSIT FISCAL YEAR 2018 GRANT PROGRAMS: LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, RURAL AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED RESIDENTS

Authorization to execute all appropriate contracts and agreements to implement the following programs, subject to the availability of funds:

  • FY2018 Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Program (SCDRTAP), as set forth in Exhibit B, for a total program amount of $17,801,000 funded by the Casino Revenue Tax.
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  • FY2018 FTA Section 5311 Rural and Small Urban Areas Program for Counties, as set forth in Exhibit C, for a total program amount of $5,494,546 which includes $3,494,546 in Federal funds and $2,000,000 as the NJ TRANSIT share of local match.

 

  • FY2018 FTA Section 5311 Rural Intercity Bus Transportation Program for $585,024.

 

  • FY2018 FTA Section 5311(b)(3) Rural Transit Assistance Program in an amount up to $120,430 in Federal funds to supplement the New Jersey Community Transportation Training Program at no cost to NJ TRANSIT.

 

  • FY2018 FTA Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program for $8,700,000, which includes $7,200,000 in Federal funds and $1,500,000, as the NJ TRANSIT share of local match on vehicle purchases.

 

  • FY2018 New Jersey Jobs Access and Reverse Commute (NJ-JARC) Program for $4,300,000 in NJ TRANSIT funds.  This amount may be supplemented by up to $1,000,000 in funds from the State of New Jersey that will result in a total program cost of $5,300,000.  Local providers match these funds on a 50/50 basis.

 

  • Any specially-dedicated Congressional appropriations, FTA Section 5307, FTA Section 5309 and CMAQ local projects including funds which will be flexed into on-going FTA programs under the FY2018 budget for $6,000,000.  This includes a small amount of NJ TRANSIT operating funds for locally-operated shuttles and van pools sponsorship. 

 

ITEM 1707-30: PURCHASE OF BUS TRAINING SIMULATOR EQUIPMENT VIA PROCUREMENT BY EXCEPTION

Authorization to enter into procurement by exception Contract No. 17-304 with Doron Precision Systems, Inc., of Binghamton, New York for the purchase of two single-seat computer-generated simulators, two ten-place multiseater simulators with video-based training, one mobile unit housed inside a 24-foot trailer, as well as associated equipment and material, which includes train-the-trainer and installation, at a cost of $1,360,292.00, plus five percent for contingency, subject to the availability of funds.  The specific exception to advertising being sought here is based upon the standardization of equipment with current technology pursuant to N.J.A.C. 16:72-1.5(d)12.


EXECUTIVE SESSION AUTHORIZATION: Discuss personnel matters, contract negotiations, the status of pending and anticipated litigation and matters falling within the attorney-client privilege, including, but not limited to, the Personal Injury Claim of Alan Kucharski. 


ITEM 1707-31: PURCHASE OF BUS TRAINING SIMULATOR EQUIPMENT VIA PROCUREMENT BY EXCEPTION

Authorization to  settle  the  claim  of  the  Estate  of  Alan  Kucharski  through his attorney, at an amount discussed in executive session. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds.


ITEM 1707-32: PURCHASE OF BUS TRAINING SIMULATOR EQUIPMENT VIA PROCUREMENT BY EXCEPTION

Authorization to take all actions necessary to purchase the 10th floor Headquarters building at Two Penn Plaza East from II Penn Plaza East for an amount discussed in Executive Session.   


Ø   PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER MATTERS


Ø   ADJOURNMENT


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