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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

 

OCTOBER 20, 2021

FINAL AGENDA

 

 

  • CALL TO ORDER                    
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS                
  • PRESIDENT & CEO’S MONTHLY REPORT            
  • PUBLIC COMMENTS             
  • ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT                 
  • BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS    

 

ACTION ITEMS

2110-67

HOBOKEN SIGNAL AND YARD POWER REPAIRS PROJECT – CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES CONTRACT AWARD – Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 21-004X with DMR Construction Services, Inc. of Waldwick,  New Jersey, for the construction of the Hoboken Signal and Yard Power Repairs Project - General Construction Contract in the amount not to exceed $39,970,158.63, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 19-048 with AECOM, to provide construction management services for the Hoboken Signal and Yard Power Repairs Project in the amount not to exceed $4,172,187.53, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

2110-68

NEW NORTHERN BUS MAINTENANCE FACILITY PROJECT: PHASE IB PRELIMINARY DESIGN/ENGINEERING – Authorization to amend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 19-051 with Gannett Fleming, Inc. of Newark, New Jersey, to provide consultant services for the New Northern Bus Maintenance Facility Project: Phase IB – Preliminary Design/Engineering in the amount not to exceed $12,522,234.53, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

2110-69 BUS STOCK PROGRAM: PURCHASE OF EIGHT (8) ZERO-EMISSION BUSES – Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 20-058 with New Flyer of America for the purchase of eight Zero-Emission Buses to be operated at the Newton Avenue Bus garage, including spare parts, at a cost not to exceed $9,429,947, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.
2110-70 CONCEPTUAL, PRELIMINARY AND FINAL ENGINEERING SERVICES, AND CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE SERVICES FOR THE WALTER RAND TRANSPORTATION CENTER IMPROVEMENT PROJECT – DESIGN CONTRACT AWARD – Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 21-014 with HNTB of New York, New York, for the Conceptual, Preliminary and Final Engineering Services and Construction Assistance Services at a cost not to exceed $4,351,635.44, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.
2110-71

NJ TRANSIT – PORTAL NORTH BRIDGE PROJECT: PARCEL R124 HUDSON COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY – Authorization to take any and all actions to acquire Parcel R124 in accordance with the Eminent Domain Law of 1971, not to exceed payment of an amount as discussed in Executive Session, subject to the availability of funds and FTA approval; and

Authorization to take any and all actions to convey a mitigation easement to the Hudson County Improvement Authority, it’s transferees, successors and assigns to provide alternate access to the remainder from Route 7 over Parcel 118 to be acquired by NJ TRANSIT; and

Authorization to cause filing a complaint in condemnation and the filing and recording of a declaration of taking and to take any and all actions related to the exercise of NJ TRANSIT’s power of eminent domain, where necessary, to acquire Parcel R124 for the Portal North Bridge Project and deposit the estimated just compensation with the Clerk of the Superior Court, so long as NJ TRANSIT attempts to acquire these parcels from the property owner through bona fide negotiations as required by the Eminent Domain Act of 1971, N.J.S.A. 20:3-1, et. seq. before commencing condemnation proceedings.

2110-72

NJ TRANSIT – PORTAL NORTH BRIDGE PROJECT: AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS WITH OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORPORATION SUBSTANTIALLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF A PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE RELATED TO THE PORTAL NORTH BRIDGE PROJECT – Authorization to negotiate, draft, and execute a final Settlement Agreement with Occidental Chemical Corporation by and through its corporate affiliates and subsidiaries, Glenn Springs Holdings, Inc. and Mariana Properties (collectively referred herein as “GSH”) to settle those pending claims on the Impacted Parcels to be acquired for the Project substantially in accordance with the terms set forth in the Memorandum of Understanding, and related documentation.

Authorization to negotiate, draft, and execute an Access Agreement substantially in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding to allow GSH and associated parties access to the Impacted Parcels upon acquisition by NJ TRANSIT substantially in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding and consistent with applicable federal and state law

2110-73 PURCHASE OF 654 OPERATOR PROTECTIVE BARRIER UPGRADE KITS FOR NABI BUS FLEET – Authorization to enter into a procurement-by-exception contract (Contract No. 21-348) for the purchase of 654 Operator Barrier Door System upgrade kits with Bentech Inc. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in an amount not to exceed $1,103,952.00, subject to the availability of funds. 
2110-74

WEEHAWKEN FERRY MAINTENANCE TERMINAL – Authorization to approve and consent to the undertaking of supporting New York Waterway with the facility cost for the proposed ferry maintenance and fueling facility by allocating $12,000,000 towards the New York Waterway proposed Weehawken Maintenance and Fueling facility.

Authorization to approve and consent to the undertaking of supporting New York Waterway with the facility cost for the proposed ferry maintenance and fueling facility by allocating $5,000,000 provided as pass through funds from the New Jersey Department of Transportation towards the dredging operations required for the proposed New York Waterway Weehawken Maintenance and Fueling facility.

2110-75 PROPOSED LABOR AGREEMENTS: NJ TRANSIT RAIL OPERATIONS, INC. – Authorization to approve the economic terms and other proposed conditions set forth in the Memoranda of Understanding negotiated by NJ TRANSIT Rail Operations, Inc. and the labor unions and authorization for the President & CEO, or his designee, to take all necessary steps to finalize and implement same, pending ratification.
2110-76 PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF FLOYD PITT – Authorization to settle the claim of Floyd Pitt through his attorney, at an amount discussed in Executive Session. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds.
2110-77 PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF THE ESTATE OF ALVIN MARACALLO – Authorization to settle the claim of the Estate of Alvin Maracallo through its attorney, at an amount discussed in Executive Session. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds. 
2110-78 DESIGNATION OF CHIEF ETHICS OFFICER – Approval of this item will designate Christopher Iu to serve as Chief Ethics Officer of NJ TRANSIT, reporting to the Board of Directors.

 

  • EXECUTIVE SESSION AUTHORIZATION
  • ADJOURNMENT

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