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NJ TRANSIT MERCER, INC.

NJ TRANSIT MORRIS, INC.

REGULARLY SCHEDULED BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETINGS

 

JULY 17, 2018


FINAL AGENDA

 

         

 

Ø  CALL TO ORDER

Ø  SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

Ø  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

Ø APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

Ø PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA ACTION ITEMS ONLY        

Ø  ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT

Ø  SENIOR CITIZEN AND DISABLED RESIDENT TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT (NEXT SCHEDULED REPORT DECEMBER 2018)

Ø  BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS

Customer Service Committee

Administration Committee

Capital Planning, Policy and Privatization Committee

 

Ø  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MONTHLY REPORT

 

 

ACTION ITEMS


1807-45 FISCAL YEAR 2019 OPERATING BUDGET

Authorization to adopt the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget in the amount of $2.316 billion as detailed in the item and on the attached Exhibits A, B and C.

Authorization to continue to expend funds to meet obligations until the adoption of a Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget.


1807-46  FISCAL YEAR 2019 CAPITAL PROGRAM     

Authorization to adopt the Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Program in the amount of $1.465 billion, as described.

Authorization to take whatever actions are necessary to seek and secure the funds envisioned by this program.

Authorization to transfer funding sources and amounts among programmed projects as circumstances require in compliance with the terms and conditions of the grants and other funding sources.

Authorization to make application, execute contracts or agreements, and take whatever other actions are necessary to seek and secure funds, consistent with the basic intent of this program, which may become available subsequent to its adoption.

 

1807-47  NJ TRANSIT FISCAL YEAR 2019 GRANT PROGRAMS: LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, RURAL AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED RESIDENTS

Authorization to execute all appropriate contracts and agreements to implement the following programs, subject to the availability of funds:

 

  • FY2019 Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Program (SCDRTAP), as set forth in Exhibit B, for a total program amount of $18,586,000 funded by the Casino Revenue Tax.

 

  • FY2019 FTA Section 5311 Rural and Small Urban Areas Program for Counties, as set forth in Exhibit C, for a total program amount of $5,494,546 which includes $3,494,546 in Federal funds and $2,000,000 of NJ TRANSIT funds providing the half share of required local match.

 

·         FY2019 FTA Section 5311 Rural Intercity Bus Transportation Program for $609,411.

 

  • FY2019 FTA Section 5311(b)(3) Rural Transit Assistance Program in an amount up to $123,359 in Federal funds to supplement the New Jersey Community Transportation Training Program at no cost to NJ TRANSIT.

 

  • FY2019 FTA Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program for $8,700,000, which includes $7,200,000 in Federal funds and $1,500,000 of NJ TRANSIT funds providing the required share of local match on vehicle and capital purchases.

 

  • FY2019 New Jersey Jobs Access and Reverse Commute (NJ-JARC) Program for $4,300,000 in NJ TRANSIT funds.  This amount may be supplemented by up to $1,000,000 in funds from the State of New Jersey that will result in a total program cost of $5,300.000.  Local service providers are required to match these funds on a 50/50 basis.

 

  • Any specially-dedicated Congressional appropriations, FTA Section 5307, FTA Section 5309 and CMAQ local projects including Federal funds which will be flexed into on-going FTA programs under the FY2019 budget for $6,000,000.  This includes a small amount of NJ TRANSIT operating funds for locally-operated shuttles.

 

 

1807-48  ADVANCED SPEED ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM II – POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL: CONTRACT AMENDMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

 

Authorization to amend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 10-010 with HNTB Corporation for expanded staff augmentation, specialized engineering, program management, and technical support services at a cost not to exceed $12,771,251.66, plus five percent for contingencies, for a total contract authorization amount not to exceed of $41,392,314.24, subject to the availability of funds.

 

1807-49  NORTH BERGEN PARK AND RIDE – LEASE AMENDMENT 

Authorization to execute a Supplemental Agreement to the existing Agreement of Lease with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for continued use of the North Bergen Park and Ride facility.  The Lease Amendment extends the term of the lease for five years at an initial annual rent payment to be made by NJ TRANSIT to The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the amount of $914,969, effective July 1, 2018, with annual 2.5 percent escalations.  All other terms of the 2008 Agreement of Lease are to remain in place. The new agreement will expire on August 31, 2023.

 

 

1807-50  REVOLVING CREDIT AMENDMENT

Authorization to adopt the attached Resolution (i) approving the execution and delivery of the Amendment, which provides for the extension of the Line of Credit, (ii) authorizing the Chair, the Executive Director, the Chief Financial Officer and  Treasurer,  the Secretary or their designees to execute and deliver the Amendment and to make such other determinations, execute such other documents, instruments and papers and to do such acts and things as may be necessary or advisable in connection with (A) the execution and delivery of the Amendment or (B) any of the other transactions authorized by the Resolution, and that are not inconsistent with the provisions of the Resolution

EXECUTIVE SESSION AUTHORIZATION:  Discuss personnel matters, contract negotiations, the status of pending and anticipated litigation, and matters falling within the attorney-client privilege, including, but not limited to, the Personal Injury Claim of Claire Dertouzos and the Personal Injury Claim of Deborah C. Dopkin.

       

1807-51  PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF CLAIRE DERTOUZOS

Authorization to settle the claim of Claire Dertouzos through her attorney, at an amount discussed in executive session.  The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds.

 

1807-52  PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM OF DEBORAH C. DOPKIN

Authorization to settle the claim of Deborah C. Dopkin through her attorney, at an amount discussed in executive session.  The Attorney General has approved the proposed settlement, subject to the availability of funds.

 

Ø PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER MATTERS

 

Ø ADJOURNMENT

 

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