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 NEW JERSEY TRANSIT CORPORATION

NJ TRANSIT BUS OPERATIONS, INC.

NJ TRANSIT RAIL OPERATIONS, INC.

NJ TRANSIT MERCER, INC.

NJ TRANSIT MORRIS, INC.

REGULARLY SCHEDULED BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETINGS


DECEMBER 13,  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 DECEMBER 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 1712-53: DUAL-POWERED PASSENGER LOCOMOTIVES: PURCHASE OF 17 OPTION PASSENGER LOCOMOTIVES AND CONTRACT AMENDMENT FOR CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR ENGINEERING ASSISTANCE

Authorization to exercise an option under the existing NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 07?062 with Bombardier Transit Corporation of Bensalem, Pennsylvania, for the purchase of 17 option dual-powered locomotives, including spare parts, at a cost not to exceed $167,733,000, plus 10 percent for contingencies (including fluctuations in the USD-EUR exchange rate that are out of NJ TRANSIT’s control), for a total contract authorization of $184,506,300, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to amend the professional services NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 05-098 with STV, lncorporated of New York, New York, for engineering assistance with the manufacture of the 17 option dual-powered locomotives at a cost not to exceed $2,500,000, plus five percent for contingencies, for a total authorization of $2,625,000, subject to the availability of funds.

ITEM 1712-54: EXTENSION OF HEALTHCARE CARRIER CONTRACT: HORIZON BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD OF NEW JERSEY

Authorization to exercise the first one year renewal option based on the January 2017 Board approval of the Administrative Service Only (ASO) NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 10-120 with Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey, the carrier who currently administers the Medical, Dental, Mental Health and Flexible Spending Account plans for all NJ TRANSIT agreement and non-agreement employees and retirees. This contract will provide uninterrupted healthcare benefit programs for a one year period, from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 during the current and active Request for Proposal (RFP) process.

 

ITEM 1712-55: EXTENSION OF PRESCRIPTION DRUG CARRIER CONTRACT: EXPRESS SCRIPTS

Authorization to exercise the first one-year renewal option based on the January 2017 Board approval for the Administrative Service Only (ASO) NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 10-121 with Express Scripts, the carrier that currently administers prescription drug plans for all NJ TRANSIT agreement and non-agreement employees and retirees. This contract will provide uninterrupted prescription drug coverage for a one year period; January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, during the current and active Request for Proposal (RFP) process.

 

ITEM 1712-56: 2018 CAPITAL PLANNING AND PROGRAMS TASK ORDER CONSULTANT CONTRACTS PROGRAM: ARCHITECTURAL/ENGINEERING; AND BRIDGE AND RAILWAY ENGINEERING

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract Nos. 16-037 and 16-038 with the firms shown in Exhibit A for Architectural/Engineering and Bridge and Railway Engineering. The total value of the 2018 Task Order Consultant Contracts Program, of which these contracts comprise Part One of Package Two is $50,000,000. Each contract will extend for five years; the maximum task and contract limits for each discipline are shown in Exhibit B.

 

ITEM 1712-57: HUDSON-BERGEN LIGHT RAIL ROUTE 440 EXTENSION: GENERAL DESIGN CONSULTANT CONTRACT AMENDMENT FOR PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING SERVICES

Authorization to amend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 93CJ001 with WSP USA (formerly Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.) of Newark, New Jersey, in the amount of $5,000,000 plus five percent for contingencies, to initiate preliminary engineering for the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Route 440 Extension project through December 31, 2018. This authorization will bring the total contract authorization to $156,085,785.

 

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, including, but not limited to, the Personal Injury Claim of Chanel Speed and the Settlement of Pending Litigation with DMR Construction Services, LLC.

ITEM 1712-58: MAINTENANCE, SUPPORT AND UPGRADE OF CUSTOMER TICKETING, FARE PAYMENT AND COLLECTION SYSTEMS AND NETWORKS CONTRACT WITH CONDUENT TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS, INC.

Authorization to take all necessary steps to enter into a procurement-by-exception with Conduent Transport Solutions Inc. for the maintenance, support and upgrade of the fare collection and payment system, at an amount discussed in executive session. The proposed contract has two components: one that will provide uninterrupted maintenance, support and professional services to the current fare collection and payment system; and the second, upgrades to key NJ TRANSIT point of sale equipment and systems.


ITEM 1712-59: PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF CHANEL SPEED

Authorization to settle the claim of Chanel Speed through her attorney, at an amount discussed in executive session. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds.

 

ITEM 1712-60: SETTLEMENT OF PENDING LITIGATION WITH DMR CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, LLC

Authorization to settle the matter filed by DMR Construction Services, LLC (“DMR”) of Waldwick, NJ against NJ TRANSIT in connection with its work on the construction of the Newark Light Rail Bloomfield Avenue and Davenport Avenue Stations ADA Improvements at a cost not to exceed an amount discussed in executive session. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds.

 

ITEM 1712-61: AUTHORIZATION TO ACQUIRE 26.7 ACRES OF OPEN LAND AT THE KOPPERS KOKE SITE FROM HUDSON COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY AND TO ENTER INTO A RESOLUTION OF RELATED ISSUES AND BENEFITS – HUDSON COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY V. NEW JERSEY TRANSIT CORPORATION

 

Authorization to take all necessary actions, including but not limited to, the acquisition of 26.7 acres of open land at the Koppers Koke Site in the Town of Kearny in Hudson County, subject to reservations and together with supporting easements from HCIA, in accordance with the December 1, 2014 Consent Order resolving the Inverse Condemnation Action brought by HCIA against NJ TRANSIT, and payment of compensation to HCIA for the aforesaid acquisition at an amount discussed in executive session, subject to availability of funds.

Authorization to: (1) convey to HCIA , mitigating easements, as discussed and described in executive session; (2) agree to make a monetary contribution for construction of a common road and other infrastructure not to exceed an amount discussed in executive session and to have NJ TRANSIT construct certain utility improvements in the future, also as discussed in executive session; and (3) take all other actions consistent with the proposed settlement terms as discussed in executive session, subject to availability of funds. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER MATTERS

ADJOURNMENT


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