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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 12, 2018
 
FINAL AGENDA

    


Ø  CALL TO ORDER

Ø SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

Ø  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

Ø  EXECUTIVE SESSION AUTHORIZATION

Ø  APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS     

Ø PUBLIC COMMENTS

Ø ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT

Ø SENIOR CITIZEN AND DISABLED RESIDENT TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT 

Ø BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS                                                 

Ø  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MONTHLY REPORT


ACTION ITEMS


1812-72 RAIL ROLLING STOCK PROGRAM: PURCHASE OF 113 MULTILEVEL III PASSENGER VEHICLES AND CONTRACT AMENDMENT FOR ENGINEERING ASSISTANCE – Authorization to contract with Bombardier Transit Corporation of Bensalem, Pennsylvania, for the purchase of 113 Multilevel III Passenger Vehicles, including other passenger amenities and spare parts, at a cost not to exceed $669,072,335, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to amend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 05-078 with LTK Engineering Services, Inc. of Ambler, Pennsylvania, for design and engineering assistance with the manufacture of the Multilevel Vehicles at a cost not to exceed $36,692,968, plus five percent for contingencies, for a total contract authorization of $42,004,395, subject to the availability of funds.


1812-73 HUDSON-BERGEN LIGHT RAIL (HBLR) ROUTE 440 EXTENSION: GENERAL DESIGN CONSULTANT CONTRACT ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING SERVICES – Authorization to amend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 93CJ001 with WSP USA Inc., of Newark, New Jersey, in the amount of $3,900,000, plus five percent for contingencies, to fully fund preliminary engineering for the HBLR Route 440 Extension project for a total contract authorization of $160,180,785, subject to the availability of funds.


1812-74 SELECTION OF VENDORS FOR HEALTH AND WELFARE PROGRAMS – 
Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 17-030R-A with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey for Medical administration and this contract will provide healthcare benefits to active and retired NJ TRANSIT employees and their eligible dependents, beginning July 1, 2019, for a period of three (3) years, with administrative fees not to exceed $3,656,460 per year plus five percent for contingencies, and with two, one-year renewal options, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 17-030R-B with Cigna Corporation for Dental administration and this contract will provide healthcare benefits to active and retired NJ TRANSIT employees and their eligible dependents, beginning July 1, 2019, for a period of three (3) years, with administrative fees not to exceed $278,639 per year plus five percent for contingencies, and with two, one-year renewal options, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 17-030R-C with Express Scripts, Inc. for Prescription Drug administration and this contract will provide healthcare benefits to active and retired NJ TRANSIT employees and their eligible dependents, beginning July 1, 2019, for a period of three (3) years, with administrative fees not to exceed $105,529 per year plus five percent for contingencies, and with two, one-year renewal options, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 17-030R-D with EyeMed Vision Care LLC for Vision administration and this contract will provide healthcare benefits to active and retired NJ TRANSIT employees and their eligible dependents, beginning July 1, 2019, for a period of three (3) years, with administrative fees not to exceed $52,238 per year plus five percent for contingencies, and with two, one-year renewal options, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 17-030R-E with Total Administration Services Corporation (TASC) for COBRA administration and this contract will provide healthcare benefits to active and retired NJ TRANSIT employees and their eligible dependents, beginning July 1, 2019, for a period of three (3) years, with administrative fees not to exceed $10,543 per year, and with two, one-year renewal options plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 17-030R-F with Total Administration Services Corporation (TASC) for Flexible Spending Account administration and this contract will provide healthcare benefits to active and retired NJ TRANSIT employees and their eligible dependents, beginning July 1, 2019, for a period of three (3) years, with administrative fees not to exceed $17,750 per year plus five percent for contingencies, and with two, one-year renewal options, subject to the availability of funds.


1812-75 EXTENSION OF HEALTHCARE CARRIER CONTRACTS – Authorization to extend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 10-120 with its current healthcare carriers, Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey, including medical, dental, managed mental health and flexible spending account administration, for a period of six months beginning January 1, 2019, to ensure continuation of coverage for NJ TRANSIT employees, retirees, and eligible dependents until contracts with new carriers are implemented, at the current rates not to exceed $2,800,000, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to extend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 10-121 with its current prescription drug carrier, Express Scripts, for a period of six months, beginning January 1, 2019 to ensure continuation of coverage for NJ TRANSIT employees, retirees, and eligible dependents until contracts with new carriers are implemented, at the current rates not to exceed $83,500, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.


1812-76 RISK MANAGEMENT: INSURANCE BROKER SERVICES FOR THE PORTAL NORTH BRIDGE PROJECT AND RARITAN RIVER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT – Authorization to retain AON as broker of record for the Portal North Bridge Project at a cost not to exceed $2,344,824, plus five percent contingency, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to retain AON as broker of record for the Raritan River Bridge Project at a cost not to exceed $1,440,231, plus five percent contingency, subject to the availability of funds.


1812-77 NJ TRANSIT RESILIENCE PROGRAM – RARITAN RIVER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT: REAL ESTATE ACQUISITION – Authorization to take any and all actions to acquire Parcels RPAE8A, RPAE8B, E8C1, E8C2, TCE8D, and TCE8E in accordance with the Eminent Domain Law of 1971, not to exceed an amount as discussed in Executive Session, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to file and record condemnation complaints and declarations of taking, if necessary, to acquire Parcels RPAE8A, RPAE8B, E8C1, E8C2, TCE8D, and TCE8E or other parcels for the Raritan River Bridge Replacement Project and deposit the estimated just compensation with the Clerk of the Superior Court.


1812-78 PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF DARLENE BROOKS – Authorization to settle the claim of Darlene Brooks through her attorney, at an amount discussed in executive session. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds.


1812-79 PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF JOHN CHONUK HO – Authorization to settle the claim of John Chonuk Ho through his attorney, at an amount discussed in executive session. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds.


1812-80 PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF KENNETH ELLIS

– Authorization to settle the claim of Kenneth Ellis through his 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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