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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 17, 2019
 
FINAL AGENDA

        

ØCALL TO ORDER

ØSAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

ØPLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG 

ØEXECUTIVE SESSION AUTHORIZATION

ØAPPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

ØPRESIDENT & CEO’S MONTHLY REPORT

ØPUBLIC COMMENTS

ØADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT

ØSENIOR CITIZEN AND DISABLED RESIDENT TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT

ØBOARD COMMITTEE REPORT


 

ACTION ITEMS

        

1907- 35 FISCAL YEAR 2020 OPERATING BUDGET – Authorization to adopt the Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $2.391 billion.

1907- 36 FISCAL YEAR 2020 CAPITAL PROGRAM – Authorization to adopt the Fiscal Year 2020 Capital Program in the amount of $1.423 billion

1907- 37 NJ TRANSIT FISCAL YEAR 2020 GRANT PROGRAMS: LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, RURAL, AND LOW INCOME RESIDENTS – Authorization to execute, extend, or modify contracts to implement the FY2020 Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Program as set forth in Exhibit A for a total program amount of $18,508,000, subject to the availability of funds.

Authorization to execute all appropriate agreements and contracts and to take all other steps necessary to implement the FY2020 FTA Section 5311 Rural and Small Urban Areas program, as set forth in Exhibit B, in the amount of $5,488,315 which includes $3,488,315 in Federal funds and $2,000,000 as the NJ TRANSIT share of the local match, subject to the availability of funds. 

Authorization to execute all appropriate agreements and contracts and to take all other steps necessary to implement the FY2020 Section 5311 Rural Intercity Program for a total program amount of $657,663, subject to the availability of funds. 

Authorization to execute all appropriate agreements and contracts and to take all other steps to implement the FY2020 FTA Section 5311(b)(3) Rural Transit Assistance Program in an amount up to $130,339 Federal funds at no cost to NJ TRANSIT, subject to the availability of funds. 

Authorization to execute all appropriate agreements and leases to implement the FY2020 FTA Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program for $9,400,000 which includes $7,700,000 in Federal funds and $1,700,000 as the NJ TRANSIT share of the local match, subject to the availability of funds. 

Authorization to execute all appropriate agreements and contracts and to take all other steps to implement the FY2020 New Jersey Jobs Access and Reverse Commute (NJ - JARC) program for $4,300,000 in NJ TRANSIT funds, subject to the availability of funds. 

Authorization to execute all appropriate agreements and contracts and to take other steps to implement the FY2020 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 $5,300,000, subject to the availability of funds. 

Authorization to execute all appropriate agreements and contracts and to take all other steps to implement any specially - dedicated Congressional appropriations, FTA Section 5307 Small Urban Cities, FTA Section 5309 Major Capital Investments, 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, subject to the availability of funds.

1907- 38 HUDSON - BERGEN LIGHT RAIL – AMENDMENT TO DESIGN, BUILD, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN CONTRACT FOR OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE – Authorization to amend the design, build, operate, and maintain NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 96CT001 with 21st Century Rail Corporation of Lyndhurst, New Jersey, to operate and maintain Hudson - Bergen Light Rail service for an additional two years at a cost of $52,578,996 for year one ending April 2021 and $54,253,300 for year two ending April 2022, for a combined cost of $106,832,296, based on projected escalation per the indices described in the contract, plus five percent for contingencies, for a total contract authorization of $112,173,911, subject to the availability of funds, Board approval of NJ TRANSIT’s operating budget, and the Office of State Comptroller approval.  

Authorization  to  amend the design, build, operate, and maintain NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 96CT001 further with 21st Century Rail Corporation of Lyndhurst,  New Jersey, to operate and maintain Hudson - Bergen Light Rail service after the ending period April 2022 for three separate one - year option periods to be exercised at NJ TRANSIT’s discretion through April 2025, at a cost of $55,981,949 ending April 2023, $57,766,740 ending April 2024, and $59,609,528 ending April 2025 for a combined cost of 173,358,217, based on projected escalation per the indices described in the contract, plus five percent for contingencies, for a total contract authorization of $182,026,128, subject to the availability of funds, Board approval of NJ TRANSIT’s operating budget, and the Office of State Comptroller approval.  Staff will provide notification to the Board prior to implementing any of these individual option periods.

1907- 39 ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE FOR THE REHABILITATION/REPLACEMENT OF THE FRANKLIN AVENUE BRIDGE OVER THE NJ TRANSIT MORRISTOWN LINE AT MP 35.93, DENVILLE,      NEW JERSEY – Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 19 - 008 with Dewberry Engineers, Inc, of Bloomfield, New Jersey, to perform Engineering Concept Development through Final Design for the Rehabilitation/Replacement of Franklin Avenue Overhead Bridge over NJ TRANSIT Morristown Line at MP 35.93 in Denville, New Jersey, at a negotiated cost not to exceed $1,076,824.19, plus five percent for contingency for Tasks 1 through 5, subject to the availability of funds.  Additional funding for Construction Assistance will be determined at a later date after the 100 percent design is completed.

1907- 40  HUDSON - BERGEN LIGHT RAIL SYSTEM – CAVEN POINT VEHICLE BASE FACILITY – RISK ASSESSMENT AND RESILIENT DESIGN SERVICES – DESIGN CONSULTANT CONTRACT AWARD – Authorization to enter into        NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 17 - 049 with Systra Consulting Incorporated of Bloomfield, New Jersey, for providing consulting services for the Hudson - Bergen Light Rail Caven Point Vehicle Base Facility Project in the amount not to exceed $411,220.46, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds.

1907- 41 PROPOSED LABOR AGREEMENT: NJ TRANSIT POLICE DEPARTMENT AND FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE (FOP) LOCAL #37 – Authorization to: (1) approve and ratify the Memoranda of Agreement for Superior Officers; and (2) authorize the President/CEO and/or Senior Vice President/Chief of Police of        NJ TRANSIT, to take all necessary steps to finalize and implement the same, as discussed in executive session.

1907- 42 ADVANCED SPEED ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM II – POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL: CONTRACT AMENDMENTS FOR IMPLEMENTATION Authorization to amend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 10 - 099X with Parsons Transportation Group of New York, New York, at a cost not to exceed the amount discussed in Executive Session.  

1907- 43 NJ TRANSIT RESILIENCE PROGRAM – DELCO LEAD STORAGE AND INSPECTION FACILITY PROJECT AND COUNTY YARD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT ENVIRONMENTAL MITIGATION CREDIT PURCHASES ADDITIONAL CREDITS REQUIRED – Authorization to enter into purchase agreements, and take any and all other actions necessary, to acquire environmental mitigation credits for the Delco Lead Storage and Inspection Facility Project and County Yard Improvement Project, in the amount discussed in executive session, subject to the availability of funds.

1907- 44 PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF JOSE RODRIGUES - MARQUES Authorization to settle the claim of Jose Rodrigues - Marques through his attorney, at an amount discussed in executive session. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds. 

1907- 45 PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF ALLAN OLIVEIRA - SILVEIRA – Authorization to settle the claim of Allan Oliveira - Silveira through his attorney, at an amount discussed in executive session. The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds.                

1907- 46 PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF JASON GILLESPIE AND CHRISTINA GILLESPIE – Authorization to settle the claims of Jason Gillespie and Christina Gillespie through their 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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