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NEW JERSEY TRANSIT CORPORATION

NJ TRANSIT RAIL OPERATIONS, INC.

NJ TRANSIT BUS OPERATIONS, INC.

NJ TRANSIT MERCER, INC.

NJ TRANSIT MORRIS, INC.

REGULARLY SCHEDULED BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETINGS

 

 

JUNE 8, 2016

 

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 ITEMS AND OTHER MATTERS

Ø ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT

Ø SENIOR CITIZEN AND DISABLED RESIDENT TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT  

Ø BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

Customer Service Committee

Administration Committee

Capital Planning, Policy and Privatization Committee

 

Ø EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MONTHLY REPORT

 

 

 

ACTION ITEM

ITEM 1606-33: NJ TRANSIT RESILIENCE PROGRAM – MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH PUBLIC SERVICE ELECTRIC AND GAS COMPANY RELATED TO OWNERSHIP, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, AND OPERATION OF A REPLACEMENT MASON/BUILDING 9 SUBSTATION

Authorization to execute the attached Memorandum of Understanding by and between New Jersey Transit Corporation and Public Service Electric and Gas Company.

Authorization to take any and all actions necessary to negotiate and enter into subsequent implementing and other agreements as required with Public Service Electric and Gas Company.

Authorization to support, and participate in, to the extent appropriate, any future regulatory proceeding before the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities or other competent authority in support of Public Service Electric and Gas Company’s petition related to the replacement Mason/Building 9 Substation.

 

ITEM 1 606-34: MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES SERVICE PARTS (MCISP) – AGREEMENT AMENDMENT

Authorization to amend the existing sole source contract (No. 01-622) with Motor Coach Industries Service Parts, Inc. (MCISP) of Des Plaines, Illinois to provide additional authorization of $67,500,000, plus five percent contingency for a total authorization not to exceed $284,625,000, subject to the availability of funds, to ensure uninterrupted parts availability for our cruiser bus fleet, enabling NJ TRANSIT Bus Operations to keep them in a state of good repair through June 2019.

ITEM 1606-35: CORPORATE INSURANCE PROGRAM ANNUAL RENEWAL

Authorization to revise and renew the Corporate Insurance Program and to include services necessary to administer the Program for the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 at an annual cost not to exceed $17,000,000, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds and adoption of the FY2017 Operating Budget.

ITEM 1606-36: FISCAL YEAR 2017 SOLE AND SINGLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT BY EXCEPTION WAIVER AUTHORIZATION

Authorization to enter into sole or single source procurement-by-exception contracts for the purchase of materials and services from approved vendors set forth in Exhibit A1 (subject to adjustments) to support Bus, Rail, Light Rail, and administrative operations at a cost not to exceed $25,000,000, subject to the availability of funds. The Board will be notified of new firms whose aggregate spend exceeds $250,000 within the fiscal year. This request will cover a 12-month period from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.

Authorization to enter into sole or single source procurement-by-exception contracts for the purpose of maintaining/upgrading hardware and software systems from approved vendors set forth in Exhibit A2 (subject to adjustments) to support NJ TRANSIT's Information Systems at a total cost not to exceed $22,000,000, subject to the availability of funds. The Board will be notified of new firms whose aggregate spend exceeds $250,000 within the fiscal year. This request will cover a 12-month period from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.

Authorization to enter into sole or single source procurement-by-exception contracts for the purchase of materials and service from approved vendors set forth in Exhibit A3 (subject to adjustments) to support NJ TRANSIT’s System Resiliency Program at a cost not to exceed $10,000,000, subject to the availability of funds, FTA approval, and all other applicable requirements. The Board will be notified of new firms whose aggregate spend exceeds $250,000 within the fiscal year. This request will cover a 12-month period from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.

ITEM 1606-37: WALDWICK ERIE RAILROAD SIGNAL TOWER: GRANT OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION EASEMENT TO BERGEN COUNTY

Authorization to take any and all actions necessary to negotiate and execute a Deed of Historic Preservation Easement with the Waldwick Historical Society, Inc., the Borough of Waldwick, as well as the County of Bergen, in addition to any and all other documents required to effectively preserve and permit access to the Waldwick Erie Railroad Signal Tower and surrounding appurtenances for a term of 15 years.

 

ITEM 1606-38: ANNUAL NOTICE OF MEETINGS

Adopt the Annual Notice of Meetings (Exhibit A) for all of the Board of Directors’ meetings during Fiscal Year 2017.

ITEM 1606-39: ANNUAL DESIGNATION AND BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

Approval of this item will designate Bruce M. Meisel to serve as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors through June 2017 and appoint the members of all Board Committees as set forth in Exhibit A.

EXECUTIVE SESSION AUTHORIZATION: Discuss personnel matters, contract and collective bargaining 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 Yanett Ashby and Wilson et al. v. NJ TRANSIT et al.

ITEM 1606-40: PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF YANETT ASHBY

Authorization to settle the claim of Yanett Ashby 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 1606-41: WILSON ET AL. V. NJ TRANSIT ET AL.

Authorization to settle the matter of Wilson et al. v. NJ TRANSIT et al. through their attorney, at an amount discussed in executive session. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds.

Ø ADJOURNMENT

 

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