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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.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETINGS

 

MAY 11, 2022

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

2205-28

COMMUNITY MOBILITY AND LOCAL PROGRAMS PURCHASE OF FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-ONE (451) CUTAWAY MINIBUSES WITH LIFT – Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 20-009A with Creative Bus Sales, Inc. of Carlstadt, New Jersey, for the purchase of 64 cutaway minibuses with lift plus optional materials in an amount not to exceed $7,143,202.00, plus five percent contingencies, subject to the availability of funds and Board approval of the Local Programs annual Board item.

Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 20-009B with Rohrer Bus Group of Trenton, New Jersey, for the purchase of 79 cutaway minibuses with lift plus optional materials in an amount not to exceed $10,089,763.00, plus five percent contingencies, subject to the availability of funds and Board approval of the Local Programs annual Board item.

Authorization to exercise the options to extend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 20-009A with Creative Bus Sales, Inc. of Carlstadt, New Jersey, to purchase the remaining 168 vehicles over the four year-option period in accordance with the Request for Proposal and the vendor’s proposal, at a cost not to exceed $5,273,800.00 for each additional 12-month period, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the approval of funds and Board approval of the Local Programs annual Board item.

Authorization to exercise the options to extend NJ TRANSIT Contract No.  20-009B with Rohrer Bus Group of Trenton, New Jersey, to purchase the remaining 140 vehicles over the four-year option period in accordance with the Request for Proposal and the vendor’s proposal, at a cost not to exceed $4,808,726.00 for each additional 12-month period, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the approval of funds and Board approval of the Local Programs annual Board item.

2205-29

REMNANTS OF HURRICANE IDA: ORADELL BUS GARAGE –  CONSTRUCTION SERVICES CONTRACT MODIFICATION – Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 22-027X with Anselmi & DeCicco of Maplewood, New Jersey, to provide continued Construction Services for the Oradell Bus Garage in an amount not to exceed $450,000, plus ten percent contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

2205-30

NON-REVENUE VEHICLE PURCHASE – Authorization to approve the use of State contracts for the purchase of up to 351 non-revenue vehicles for NJ TRANSIT’s Organizational Services in the amount not to exceed $22,934,053, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

2205-31

MOBILE COLUMN LIFT REPLACEMENT – Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 22-024 with Stertil-Koni USA of Stevensville, Maryland, for the purchase of 85 mobile column lifts (24 four-column lifts and 61 six-column lifts) in the amount not to exceed $5,959,074.89, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

2205-32

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP BUS GARAGE FIRE ALARM REPLACEMENT – Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT COOP No. 21-334 via a Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing Agreement (#031517-SGL) with Johnson Controls Fire Protection-Simplex Grinnell of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for the purchase of a replacement fire alarm system for Washington Township Bus Garage in the amount not to exceed $1,218,380.00, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

2205-33

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: AWARD FOR MANAGED SERVICES AND CONSULTING FOR DATA SECURITY SERVICES TO SECURE TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION GROUP, LTD. – Authorization to enter into a managed services and consulting contract for data security services with Secure Technology Integration Group, Ltd. of Glen Rock, New Jersey, for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023, in an amount not to exceed $1,066,585.00, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.  

2205-34 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: AWARD OF CONTRACT FOR ORACLE SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT TO MYTHICS FOR DATABASE INFRASTRUCTURE AND APPLICATIONS – Authorization to enter into a software maintenance contract for Oracle EBS with Mythics of Virginia Beach, Virginia, for the period of June 21, 2022 through June 20, 2025, in an amount not to exceed $6,842,742.60, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.  
2205-35 LEASE OF 242 WEST 30TH STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK TO ACCOMMODATE FOR MANDATED REST SPACE FOR NJ TRANSIT TRAINMEN – Authorization to enter into a ten-year lease with Bernstein Real Estate to rent the second floor of its’ office building at 242 West 30th Street, New York, New York, totaling 8,0000 rentable square feet, located less than 0.2 miles from New York Penn Station which will be fit out at Bernstein Real Estate’s expense with men’s and women’s locker rooms and common lounge space, for a total lease cost not to exceed the total amount discussed in Executive Session, including rent, estimated expenses, and other incidental items, plus five percent for contingencies.
2205-36 PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF DOUGLAS PASTORE – Authorization to settle the claim of Douglas Pastore through his attorney, at an amount discussed in Executive Session. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds. 
2205-37 PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF XUEFANG ZHONG – Authorization to settle the claim of Xuefang Zhong through her attorney, at an amount discussed in Executive Session. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds. 
2205-38 MASTER AGREEMENT WITH HARTZ MOUNTAIN INDUSTRIES, INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES THAT RESULTS IN (1) NJ TRANSIT ACQUIRING THE REMAINING UNITS IN 1-2 PENN PLAZA EAST, (2) THE SETTLEMENT OF AN ARBITRATION CLAIM RELATING TO 1-2 PENN PLAZA EAST, NEWARK, (3) NJ TRANSIT RELEASING A PURCHASE OPTION FOR PROPERTY IN NEWARK, AND (4) THE SETTLEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CLAIM RELATING TO PROPERTY IN NORTH BERGEN – Authorization to approve and consent to entering into and effectuating the terms of the Master Agreement, including the undertaking of acquiring the Hartz Units, accepting an assignment of the Parking Sublease, dissolving the condominium form of ownership (to the extent possible), and releasing the Doremus Avenue Purchase Option, and further authorizes the Chair or President & CEO to determine all matters in connection therewith.

Authorization to take any and all actions necessary to enter into and effectuate the terms of the Master Agreement with Hartz in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the Master Agreement, and as discussed in Executive Session.

Authorization that the Master Agreement with Settlement of Miscellaneous Disputes, Arbitration Settlement and Mutual Release Agreement, Purchase and Sale Agreement, Condemnation Settlement and Mutual Release Agreement, Lease Modification Agreement, and Amendment to Memorandum of Lease, substantially in the forms provided to the Board on the date of this resolution, with such changes, omissions, insertions, and revisions as shall be approved by the Chair or President & CEO, be and the same, are hereby authorized and approved, and the Chair or President & CEO are each hereby authorized and directed to execute the Master Agreement with Settlement of Miscellaneous Disputes, Arbitration Settlement and Mutual Release Agreement, Purchase and Sale Agreement, Condemnation Settlement and Mutual Release Agreement, Lease Modification Agreement, and Amendment to Memorandum of Lease, and any and all other agreements, memorandums to be recorded, documents, consents, acknowledgments and certificates necessary to implement the transactions contemplated by the Master Agreement, in the name of and on behalf of NJ TRANSIT, in as many counterparts as may be necessary, and to affix or impress the official seal of NJ TRANSIT thereon and to attest the same, as necessary, and such execution and attestation to be conclusive evidence of the approval of the form and content of such documents.

Authorization that the Chair or President & CEO of NJ TRANSIT be, and hereby are, authorized and directed to take all such further actions and to execute and deliver all such further instruments and documents as the Chair or President & CEO shall determine to be reasonable, necessary, or desirable, in the name and on behalf of NJ TRANSIT to fully carry out the intent and to accomplish the purposes of the foregoing resolution, and the execution by the Chair or President & CEO of any of such instrument or document, or the doing by such officer of any act in connection with the foregoing matters, shall conclusively establish such officer’s authority therefore from NJ TRANSIT and the approval and ratification by NJ TRANSIT of the instruments and documents so executed and the actions so taken.

Authorization that all actions heretofore taken and documents prepared or executed by or on behalf of NJ TRANSIT by its officials and by NJ TRANSIT  professional advisors, in connection with the Master Agreement, or any other action in connection with or related to the acquisition of the Hartz Units, the release of Hartz from the Penn Plaza Litigation and any environmental claims relating to the condition of the North Bergen Property, or the release of the Doremus Avenue Purchase Option, are hereby ratified, confirmed, approved, and adopted.
2205-39 ANNUAL NOTICE OF MEETINGS AND DESIGNATION – Adopt the Annual Notice of Meetings (Exhibit A) for all of the Board of Directors’ meetings during Fiscal Year 2023 and to designate Cedrick T. Fulton as Vice Chairperson of the NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors and its subsidiaries.

 

  • EXECUTIVE SESSION AUTHORIZATION
  • ADJOURNMENT

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