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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
 
DECEMBER 11, 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

 

1912-75    PROPOSED EXPANSION OF BUS ROUTE NO. 119 (BAYONNE-JERSEY CITYNEW YORK) AND BUS ROUTE NO. 772 (PARAMUS-HACKENSACK-AMERICANDREAM) AND NEW PREMIUM EXPRESS SERVICE BETWEEN NEW YORK AND AMERICAN DREAM – Authorization to take all actions necessary to permanently operate Sunday service on Bus Route No. 119, expand the schedule of Bus Route No. 772 on weeknights, Saturdays and Sundays, and to implement the premium oneway bus fare on Bus Route No. 355.

1912-76    NJ TRANSIT RESILIENCE PROGRAM – DELCO LEAD STORAGE AND INSPECTION FACILITY PROJECT AND COUNTY YARD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT: CONTRACT AMENDMENT FOR SUPPLEMENTAL FINAL ENGINEERING AND DESIGN SERVICES – Authorized to amend NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 13-041 with Jacobs Engineering, Inc., of Morristown, New Jersey, in the amount of $4,933,858.18, plus five percent for contingencies, to provide supplemental Final Engineering and Design Services in support of the Delco Lead/County Yard project, subject to the availability of funds. This authorization will bring total contract authorization to $35,473,129.

1912-77    NJ TRANSIT RESILIENCE PROGRAM: AMENDMENT TO 2012 TASK ORDER CONSULTANT CONTRACTS PROGRAM FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING AND NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT DOCUMENTATION AND OTHER SUPPORT – Authorization to increase the total authorization amount for the 2012 Capital Planning and Programs Task Order Consultant Contracts Program with BEM Systems, Inc. (NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 13-002B) by $6,200,000 for a total authorization of $24,000,000 for support related to NEPA documentation, environmental permitting and related tasks. The maximum task order and contract limits for this previously approved for the 2012 Task Order Consultant Contracts Program will not apply to tasks related to the Superstorm Sandy Disaster Recovery and Resilience Program and Contract No. 13-002B shall be subject to approval from the Office of NJ State Comptroller.

1912-78    PERTH AMBOY RAILROAD STATION ACCESSIBILITY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT – SUPPLEMENTAL FINAL ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES AND CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE SERVICES – Authorization to enter into NJ TRANSIT Contract No. 10-039 with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. of Rochelle Park, New Jersey, to provide supplemental final engineering design services and construction assistance for the Perth Amboy Station Accessibility Improvements project in an amount not to exceed $2,700,000, plus five percent for contingencies, subject to the availability of funds, for a total contract amount of $5,950,703.40.

1912-79    BOROUGH OF BOUND BROOK LEASE FOR EASTBOUND STATION REHABILITATION – Authorization to take all necessary actions to execute a lease with the Borough of Bound Brook for the Bound Brook Eastbound Station building and surrounding property, at an annual fee of $1.00 per year for 25 years with two additional five-year extension periods where the Borough will assume responsibility for the rehabilitation, operation, maintenance and management of the Station, with NJ TRANSIT retaining revenue rights.

1912-80    NEW MONEY FINANCING VIA THE ISSUANCE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY NJ TRANSIT TRANSPORTATION PROJECT REVENUE BONDS, 2020 SERIES A AND 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 REVENUE BONDS, 2020 SERIES A – Authorization: 1. To finance the authorized projects via the issuance of the 2020 Series Bonds, and authorizes the execution and delivery of the Lease Financing Documents and the Funding Agreement by an Authorized Officer (as defined below), provided that the term of the 2020 Series Bonds shall not exceed twenty-eight (28) years from the date of issuance and the 2020 Series Bonds shall be issued in amount not to exceed $500 million for the authorized projects; 2. For an Authorized Officer to 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 of the NJEDA, with the advice of the State Attorney General; 3. To pay any costs incurred in connection with the issuance of the 2020 Series Bonds that are not paid for from the proceeds of such Bonds; 4. For an “Authorized Officer” to mean the Chairman, President & CEO, SVP, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer, SVP, Capital Programs, or SVP & Chief Administrative Officer of the Corporation and shall also mean any other person who shall be authorized by resolution of the Corporation to perform such act or to execute such document or any other person or persons who shall be authorized to act on behalf of the Corporation by the Chairman or President & CEO of the Corporation which certificate shall set forth such authorization and shall contain the specimen signatures of each such person; and 5. For this resolution to become effective 10 days after a copy of the minutes of the Corporation 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 Act.

1912-81    NJ TRANSIT CONVEYANCE AND MODIFICATION OF PROPERTY INTERESTS AT ORANGE RAILROAD STATION – Authorization to take all actions necessary to negotiate, modify, and convey these property interests to NJ TRANSIT approved entities, consistent with the terms discussed in the Executive session for conveyance of an easement of a portion of Block 2706, Lot 1 in the City of Orange consisting of 17,760 square feet (0.41 acre) of land adjacent to the Orange Railroad Station parking lot and a fee interest (Block 2603, Lot 15 and a portion of Block 2605, Lot 1) consisting of approximately 2,058 square feet in the City of Orange to support Transit Oriented Development opportunities.

1912-82    PORTAL NORTH BRIDGE PROJECT: REAL ESTATE ACQUISITION – Authorization to offer and make compensatory payments to property owners that hold title to property from which partial fee and easement rights are needed for the Project so long as NJ TRANSIT attempts to acquire these parcels from the property owners 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 where necessary.

Authorization to take any and all actions to acquire Parcel 113 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 Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) approval.

Authorization to file complaints in condemnation and file and record a declaration of taking and take any and all actions related to exercise NJ TRANSIT’s power of eminent domain, where necessary, to acquire Parcel 113 or other parcels for the Portal North Bridge Project and deposit the estimated just compensation with the Clerk of the Superior Court.

Ø  ADJOURNMENT

For detailed Board Agenda click here.