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NOTICE OF REGULARLY SCHEDULED BOARD MEETINGS

 

NEW JERSEY TRANSIT CORPORATION

NJ TRANSIT RAIL OPERATIONS, INC.

NJ TRANSIT BUS OPERATIONS, INC.

NJ TRANSIT MERCER, INC.

NJ TRANSIT MORRIS, INC.

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

 

This is notice that the meetings of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Transit Corporation, NJ Transit Rail Operations, Inc., NJ Transit Bus Operations, Inc., NJ Transit Mercer, Inc., and NJ Transit Morris, Inc. will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the NJ Transit Headquarters Building, One Penn Plaza East, Newark, NJ.

 

There will be no August 2014 meetings of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Transit Corporation, NJ Transit Rail Operations, Inc., NJ Transit Bus Corporation, Inc.,        NJ Transit Mercer, Inc., and NJ Transit Morris, Inc. 

 

The next regularly scheduled meetings will be held on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 beginning at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

This notice is being provided in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975, c.231.

   

 

Original Signed By

 

 

 

Joyce J. Zuczek

Acting Board Secretary

 

July 2, 2014

 

EMAIL: NJTBOARD@NJTRANSIT.COM

 
 
 
 

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

 

JULY 9, 2014

 

FINAL AGENDA

 

Ø CALL TO ORDER

 

Ø APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS   

 

Ø PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER MATTERS

  

 

Ø BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

    

  

Ø ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT         

 

Ø SENIOR CITIZEN AND DISABLED RESIDENT TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT (NEXT REPORT DECEMBER 2014) 

                                                                                                                         

Ø BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS

                  *Customer Service Committee

                  *Administration Committee                                       

       

Ø EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MONTHLY REPORT

  

 

              ACTION ITEMS

 

 

1407-30  FISCAL YEAR 2015 OPERATING BUDGET

 

Authorization to adopt the Fiscal Year 2015 Operating Budget in the amount of $2.019 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 2016 Operating Budget.

 

 

1407-31  FISCAL YEAR 2015 CAPITAL PROGRAM

 

Authorization to adopt the Fiscal Year 2015 Capital Program in the amount of $1.203 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 applications, 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.

 

 

1407-32  HUDSON-BERGEN LIGHT RAIL AND NEWARK LIGHT RAIL:  CONTRACT AMENDMENT FOR LIGHT RAIL VEHICLE EXTENDERS

 

Authorization to amend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 96CT001 with Twenty-First Century Rail Corporation of Jersey City, New Jersey, to extend 25 Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and ten Newark Light Rail vehicles plus spare parts at a cost not to exceed $54,130,243, plus five percent for contingencies, for a total contract authorization of $2,650,884,677 plus adjustments, subject to the availability of funds.

 

 

1407-33  NJ TRANSIT FISCAL YEAR 2015 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:

·    FY2015 Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Program (SCDRTAP), as set forth in Exhibit B, for a total program amount of $18,256,000 funded by the Casino Revenue Tax.

·    FY2015 FTA Section 5311 Rural and Small Urban Areas Program for Counties, as set forth in Exhibit C, for a total program amount of $4,143,444, which includes $2,801,603 in Federal funds and $1,341,841 as the NJ TRANSIT share of local match.

·    FY2015 FTA Section 5311 Rural Intercity Bus Transportation Program at a cost not to exceed $601,237.

·    FY2015 FTA Section 5311(b)(3) Rural Transit Assistance Program in an amount up to $119,365 in Federal funds to supplement the New Jersey Community Transportation Training Program at no cost to NJ TRANSIT.

·    FY2015 FTA Section 5310 Transportation for Elderly Persons and Persons with Disabilities Program at a cost not to exceed $8,200,000, which includes $7,200,000 in Federal funds and $1,000,000 as the NJ TRANSIT share of local match on vehicle purchases.

·    FY2015 New Jersey Jobs Access and Reverse Commute (NJ-JARC) Program at a cost not to exceed $2,000,000, which includes $1,000,000 in NJ TRANSIT operating funds and $1,000,000 in funds from the New Jersey Department of Human Services.  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 ongoing FTA programs under the Fiscal Year 2015 budget at a cost not to exceed $6,000,000.  This includes a small amount of              NJ TRANSIT operating funds for one locally-operated shuttle.

 

 

1407-34  COMMUNITY MOBILITY AND LOCAL PROGRAMS:  AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT FOR PURCHASE OF ADDITIONAL MV-1 VEHICLES 

 

Authorization to amend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 13-027 with Alliance Bus Group of Carlstadt, New Jersey, for the purchase of 15 Mobility Vehicles (Model MV-1) in an amount not to exceed $685,050.00, plus five percent for contingencies, for a total authorization of $2,014,047.00, subject to the availability of funds.

 

 

1407-35  Construction Services for the

Replacement of Undergrade Bridges over Watchung Avenue, MILEPOST 22.99 and Park Avenue, MILEPOST 23.13 on NJ TRANSIT’s Raritan Valley Line

 

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 14-036X with Cornell & Company, Inc. of Westville, New Jersey to provide construction services for the Replacement of Undergrade Bridges 22.99 and 23.13 on NJ TRANSIT’s Raritan Valley Line over Watchung Avenue and Park Avenue respectively, in the amount of $7,129,500.00, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

 

 

1407-36  DESIGN, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE SERVICES FOR THE ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL & STRUCTURAL REHABILITATION OF UNDERGRADE BRIDGE MILEPOST 0.39 RARITAN RIVER DRAW BRIDGE

 

Authorization to enter into Contract No. 14-006 with HDR Engineering, Inc., of Newark, New Jersey to perform design, engineering, and construction assistance services for the electrical, mechanical, & structural rehabilitation of undergrade bridge 0.39 Raritan River Draw Bridge, located between Perth Amboy and South Amboy, Middlesex County at a negotiated cost not to exceed $1,141,114, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

1407-37  MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR SOMERVILLE TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT

 

Authorization to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Somerset Development, LLC, of Lakewood, New Jersey, to plan, design and develop a transit-oriented development including a parking deck, on approximately 31 acres of NJ TRANSIT-owned property adjacent to its Somerville Station.

 

 

1407-38  CONSULTANT SERVICES: HEALTH AND WELFARE PLANS GENERAL CONSULTING SERVICES

 

Authorization to enter into an Agreement (No 14-004) with Hay Group, Inc.  of Jersey City, New Jersey for consulting services for NJ TRANSIT’s benefit plans including, healthcare, group life insurance, LTD, vision, supplemental sick pay and survivor benefits for its employee and retiree population for a period of three years with two, one-year option periods, commencing on July 1, 2014, at an annual budgeted cost not to exceed $150,000, for a total contract authorization of $750,000, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds and the approval of future operating budgets. 

 

 

Ø EXECUTIVE SESSION AUTHORIZATION

 

Ø ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

 

     

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