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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

 

JULY 15, 2020

FINAL AGENDA

 

 

  • CALL TO ORDER
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS    
  • PRESIDENT & CEO’S MONTHLY REPORT
  • PUBLIC COMMENTS
  • ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT
  • SENIOR CITIZEN AND DISABLED RESIDENT TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT  
  • BOARD COMMITTEE REPORT
     

 

 

Action Items

2007-44

AMENDED BOARD ITEM 1907-36 FISCAL YEAR 2020 CAPITAL PROGRAM – Authorization to amend Board Item 1907-36 Fiscal Year 2020 Capital Program by $264,165,000 for a total Capital Program authorization of $1.687 billion.

2007-45

NJ TRANSIT FISCAL YEAR 2021 GRANT PROGRAMS: LOCAL  TRANSPORTATION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, RURAL AND LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS – Authorization to  execute, extend, or modify all appropriate contracts, agreements, and leases, and to take all other steps necessary to implement the following programs, subject to the availability of funds: 

  • FY2021 Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Program as set forth in Exhibit A for a total program amount of $22,630,000.
  • FY2021 FTA Section 5311 Rural and Small Urban Areas program, as set forth in Exhibit B, in the amount of $5,541,261 which includes $3,541,261 in Federal funds and $2,000,000 as the NJ TRANSIT share of the local match.
  • FY2021 Section 5311 Rural Intercity Program for a total program amount of $668,252.
  • FY2021 FTA Section 5311(b)(3) Rural Transit Assistance Program in an amount up to $132,157 Federal funds at no cost to NJ TRANSIT.
  • FY2021 FTA Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program for $9,500,000 which includes $7,750,000 in Federal funds and $1,750,000 as the NJ TRANSIT share of the local match.
  • FY2021 New Jersey Jobs Access and Reverse Commute (NJ-JARC) program for $4,500,000 in NJ TRANSIT funds.
  • FY2021 New Jersey Jobs Access and Reverse Commute (NJ-JARC) program for up to $1,000,000 in additional funds from the State of New Jersey for a total NJ-JARC program cost of $5,500,000.
  • Any specially-dedicated Congressional appropriations, FTA Section 5307 Small Urban Cities, Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ), and other local projects including funds which will be flexed into ongoing FTA programs under the FY2020 budget for $6,000,000.
     
2007-46

NJ TRANSIT RESILIENCE PROGRAM: HOBOKEN FACILITIES POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM REPAIRS: CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD – Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 20-020X with Hall Building Corp. of Farmingdale, New Jersey, for the construction of the Hoboken Facilities Power Distribution System Repairs project in the amount not to exceed $2,270,900.00, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.  

2007-47

BUS NETWORK REDESIGN – NEWARK REGION – Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 20-022 with Transportation Management and Design, Inc. of Carlsbad, CA, for a 12-month contract period of September 1, 2020 through September 1, 2021 in the amount not to exceed $580,706.36, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

2007-48

RAIL ROLLING STOCK PROGRAM: PURCHASE OF EIGHT (8) OPTION DUAL-POWERED LOCOMOTIVES AND CONTRACT AMENDMENT 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 eight (8) option dual-powered locomotives, including spare parts, at a  cost  not to exceed $70,582,501, plus ten 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 $670,356,538, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to amend the professional services NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 05-098 with STV, Incorporated of New York, New York, for engineering assistance with the manufacture of the eight (8) option dual-powered locomotives at a cost not to exceed $495,882, plus five percent for contingencies, for a total authorization of $17,139,026, subject to the availability of funds.

2007-49

EXECUTION OF CONTRACT 19-064 FOR THE PROVISION OF ACCESS LINK SERVICE IN REGION 6 (BERGEN, HUDSON, PASSAIC, AND ESSEX COUNTIES) – Authorization to extend the existing contract No.12-064 with First Transit Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio, to operate Access Link service in Region 6 (Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, and Essex Counties) to provide for uninterrupted service for a 30 day period at a cost not to exceed  $550,000 already approved in the prior authorization, subject to availability of funds and Board approval of NJ TRANSIT’s operating budget.  

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 19-064 with First Transit Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio, to operate Access Link service in Region 6 (Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, and Essex Counties) for an initial 36-month base period from July 19, 2020 to June 30, 2023 at a cost of $47,065,332.00, plus five percent contingencies, for a total contract authorization of $49,418,599.00, subject to the availability of funds and Board approval of NJ TRANSIT’s operating budget.

Authorization to exercise the options to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No.  19-064 with First Transit Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio, for two separate 24-month option periods to be exercised at NJ TRANSIT’s discretion beginning July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025 at a cost not to exceed $38,146.669.00 and July 1, 2025 through July 10, 2027 at a cost not to exceed $44,076,394.00, for a combined cost of $82,223,063.00, plus five percent for contingencies, for a total authorization of $86,334,216.00, subject to the availability of funds and Board approval of NJ TRANSIT’s operating budget.
 

2007-50 RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE NEW JERSEY TRANSIT CORPORATION’S COMMITMENT TO THE PORTAL NORTH BRIDGE PROJECT VIA THE ISSUANCE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY NJ TRANSIT TRANSPORTATION PROJECT BONDS, 2020 SERIES (PORTAL NORTH BRIDGE PROJECT) AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A LEASE AGREEMENT AND SUBLEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE NJEDA AND ENTRY INTO A FUNDING AGREEMENT, EACH IN CONNECTION WITH THE ISSUANCE OF NJEDA NJ TRANSIT TRANSPORTATION PROJECT BONDS, 2020 SERIES (PORTAL NORTH BRIDGE PROJECT) – Authorization to: 1. Execute and deliver the Funding Agreement and the Lease Financing Documents in connection with the issuance of the Bonds for the purpose of funding a portion of the costs of the Portal North Bridge Project, provided that the term of the Bonds shall not exceed (30) years and the Bonds shall be issued in a principal aggregate amount not to exceed $600 million for the costs of a portion of the Portal North Bridge Project; 2. Execute and deliver the Lease Financing Documents, the Funding Agreement and such other documents, instruments, agreements and papers and to do such acts and things as may be necessary or advisable to effectuate the transaction, with such changes, insertions and omissions as shall be approved by an Authorized Officer, with the advice of the State Attorney General; 3. Negotiate and enter into or execute all documents, instruments and papers, and do and perform any and all acts or things, including by the assignment of and hiring of staff and resources to proceed with the Portal North Bridge Project, as necessary to give effect to the foregoing; 4. Execute and deliver the Funding Agreement and the Lease Financing Documents in connection with the issuance of the Bonds is intended to assist NJ TRANSIT in applying for Core Capacity Grant funding through the FTA CIG grant program; and 5. Become effective 10 days after a copy of the minutes of the NJ TRANSIT meeting at which this resolution was adopted has been delivered to the Governor for his approval, unless during such 10 days the Governor shall approve the same, in which case this resolution shall become effective upon such approval, as provided in the New Jersey Transit Corporation statute, N.J.S.A. 27:25-1 et seq.

 

  • EXECUTIVE SESSION AUTHORIZATION
  • ADJOURNMENT

 

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