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Board Meeting Agenda September 15, 2009 REVISED

REVISED

SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING
SEPTEMBER 15, 2009

AGENDA

The September 15, 2009 Board of Commissioners Meeting of the Authority will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the South Jersey Transportation Authority Administration Building at the Farley Service Plaza on the Atlantic City Expressway at Milepost 21.3 in Elwood, New Jersey 08217.
Open Session

1. Statement of Public Notice

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of the September 15, 2009 Agenda

4. Approval of the August 26, 2009 Meeting Minutes.

5. Employee Awards

6. Executive Session: Resolution 2009-152 of the South Jersey Transportation Authority authorizing the exclusion of the public from a meeting with the Authority and Administrative personnel.

7. Roll Call upon return to Open Session

8. Executive Report
9. Committee Reports
10. Public Response to Agenda Items
11. Presentation and Approval of Bills

12. Resolutions and Motions

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

RESOLUTION 2009-142 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING USE OF PROCEEDS FROM THE CAPITAL PROJECT REVOLVING FUND (SWAPTION) FOR CONSTRUCTION AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR THE ATLANTIC CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT APRON EXPANSION PHASE 1B IN ADVANCE OF ANTICIPATED PFC FUNDS
The purpose of this resolution is to authorize the use of funds from the Capital Program Revolving Fund to advance funds for the Apron Phase 1B project-funding gap caused by not receiving the discretionary FAA grants previously anticipated in Resolutions 2009-96 and 2009-97. The Authority currently is in the process of applying for a PFC application, which will provide funding anticipated replenishing these funds.

POLICY & PLANNING DEPARTMENT

RESOLUTION 2009-143 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY APPOINTING HEATHER MARTIN TO THE POSITION OF CUSTODIAN OF RECORDS FOR THE AUTHORITY
Public Law N.J.S.A. 47: 1A-1.1 requires that the Authority appoint a Custodian of Records to comply with the mandatory of the Open Public Meetings Act. Heather Martin will replace Greg Brandley in this position.

ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT

RESOLUTION 2009-144 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING EXTENSION OF THE CONTRACT WITH M.L. RUBERTON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY OF FOLSOM, NEW JERSEY FOR GUIDE RAIL PARTS AND SUPPLIES

On October 9th and 10th, 2008, the Authority publicly advertised for bids for guide rail parts and supplies. On October 24, 2008, two (2) bids were received, opened and tabulated. M.L. Ruberton was deemed the lowest responsible bidder and was awarded a contract via Resolution 2008-137 for a period of one (1) year with a one (1) year option to renew at the Authority’s discretion. This contract is an open-ended price agreement whereby items are ordered as needed contingent upon the availability of funds in the applicable budget year. This extension exercises the Authority’s final option to renew for one (1) additional year.

RESOLUTION 2009-145 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING EXTENSION OF A CONTRACT WITH WARRINER’S CONSTRUCTION, INC. OF EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY FOR SNOW REMOVAL SERVICES AT SEVERAL SJTA FACILITIES
On August 6th and 7th, 2007, the Authority publicly advertised for bids for the de-icing, anti-icing and snow removal services of Authority facilities for two (2) years with the option to renew for two (2) additional one (1) year terms. This service is for specified areas 1): Expressway facilities, 2): Airport facilities and 3): the Expressway Connector if and when the Director of Engineering & Operations determines it necessary for the contractor to render the required contract services. On August 28, 2007, one (1) bid was received opened and tabulated. Warriner’s Construction, Inc. of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey was the sole responsible bidder for these areas in the amounts of $153.33, $160.00 and $166.66 per hour respectively. This extension exercises the Authority’s option to renew for the first one (1) additional year.

RESOLUTION 2009-146 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO ALTEC INDUSTRIES, INC. OF BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF A NEW TRUCK MOUNTED SIXTY FOOT MATERIAL HANDLING AERIAL TOWER AND AERIAL TOWER BODY OR EQUAL
On August 3rd and 4th, 2009, the Authority publicly advertised for bids for the purchase and delivery of one (1) Truck Mounted Sixty Foot Material Handling Aerial Tower and Aerial Tower Body or Equal. On August 19, 2009, two (2) bids were received, opened and tabulated. Altec Industries, Inc. of Birmingham, Alabama was deemed the lowest responsive/responsible bidder in an amount not to exceed $179,802.00. This bucket truck will be use for work such as: bridgework, tree-trimming, painting, sign repairs, light replacement/repairs, tunnel cleaning, etc.

RESOLUTION 2009-147 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING EXTENSION OF A CONTRACT WITH JMA APPRAISAL GROUP OF MOUNT LAUREL, NEW JERSEY TO PROVIDE APPRAISAL SERVICE TO THE AUTHORITY
On August 29th and 30th, 2006, the Authority publicly advertised a Request for Proposals for appraisal services for the Authority. On September 19, 2006, three (3) proposals were received. The Consultant Selection Committee met on September 26, 2006 for the purpose of ranking the reviewed proposals. JMA Appraisal Group of Mount Laurel, New Jersey was deemed to be the most qualified and was awarded a contract via Resolution 2006-86 for a period of three (3) years with an option to renew for one (1) additional year at the Authority’s discretion. This extension exercises the Authority’s option to renew for one (1) additional year.

AIRPORT DEPARTMENT

RESOLUTION 2009-148 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING EMERGENCY CONCRETE LOADING BRIDGE PAD REPAIRS AT THE ATLANTIC CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
It has been determined that the asphalt underneath loading bridges one (1), three (3) and four (4) is severely depressed and rutting has occurred. As the damages were deemed a safety hazard by the Director of Engineering and Operations, the Authority waived the public bidding requirements of the Act and enter into contracts and agreements without public bidding which is consistent with Section 8(b)(3) of the Act. The Authority directly solicited proposals for emergency concrete loading bridge pad repairs on September 1, 2009 at the cost of Sixty Five Thousand One Hundred Sixty ($65,160.00) Dollars.

RESOLUTION 2009-149 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT FOR NEW AIR SERVICE AT THE ATLANTIC CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WITH WESTJET AIRLINES
The Authority has recently opened a covered parking deck, renovated the Airport Air Terminal and expanded the tarmac facilities, which provides additional air service capacity. The Airport is presently served by two (2) regularly scheduled commercial passenger air service providers and the Authority wishes to expand the number of cities of origin that are served by the Airport. Accordingly, the Authority is seeking to enter into a signed agreement with WestJet Airlines, another qualified commercial passenger air service carrier, which will provide international air hub connectivity not presently served from the Airport. The Authority wishes to commence air service between Toronto, Canada and Atlantic City International Airport in October 2009 in order to take advantage of their tourism season.

13. Petitions and Communications, Unfinished Business, New Business

14. General Comment

15. Time and Place of Next Meeting: October 20, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the South Jersey Transportation Authority Administration Building, Farley Service Plaza on the Atlantic City Expressway at Milepost 21.3 in Elwood, New Jersey 08217.

ADJOURNMENT

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