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SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Commission Meeting
September 20, 2007


The re-scheduled Commission meeting of the South Jersey Transportation Authority was held on Thursday, September 20, 2007 commencing at 10:10 a.m. at the Authority's Administration Building on the Atlantic City Expressway, Milepost 21.3 in Elwood, New Jersey.

The following Commissioners were present:
Chairman Kris Kolluri
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville (Participated via Conference Call)
Commissioner Jeffery A. April
Commissioner Ernest Coursey
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr.
Commissioner Louis Toscano

The following Commissioner was absent:
Commissioner Edward Dietz, NJDOC

Also present:
Bart Mueller, Executive Director
James Carey, Governor's Authorities Unit
Keith Barrack, Esq., General Counsel
Susan Drake, Authority Board Secretary

Chairman’s Statement
Chairman Kolluri opened the Commission Meeting at 10:10 a.m. and advised the members of the Commission and the public that this meeting, as required by the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, P.L. of 1975, was advertised in three designated newspapers and sent to the Secretary of State of the State of New Jersey. Notice was posted in the terminal of the Atlantic City International Airport, the South Jersey Transportation Authority’s Atlantic City Office and the Tourist Information Center located at the Farley Service Plaza on the Atlantic City Expressway as prescribed by law.

A total of four (4) members of the public attended the meeting.

Roll Call

Commissioner Present Absent
Chairman Kris Kolluri X
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville (Participated via Conference Call) X
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq. X
Commissioner Ernest Coursey X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X
Commissioner Edward Dietz, NJDOC X
SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Commission Meeting
September 20, 2007

Approval of the Agenda
Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to approve the September 20, 2007 agenda.

Whereupon motion was moved by Commissioner Toscano and seconded by Commissioner April, approving the September 20, 2007 Commission Meeting agenda.

Chairman Kolluri asked the Commissioners for questions on the motion. No questions were asked.

A unanimous vote was taken adopting and approving the agenda. This agenda is attached to and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

Approval of the July 17, 2007 Commission Meeting Minutes
Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to approve the July 17, 2007 Commission Meeting minutes.

Whereupon motion was moved by Commissioner Toscano and seconded by Commissioner April, approving the July 17, 2007 Commission Meeting minutes.

Chairman Kolluri asked the Commissioners for questions on the motion. No questions were asked.

A unanimous vote was taken adopting and approving the July 17, 2007 Commission Meeting minutes.

Employee Awards
Kim Giostra, from the Tourist Services Division, was honored as the "Employee of the Month" for August 2007 and Robert O'Brien, from the Transportation Services Division, was honored as the “Employee of the Month” for September 2007. Elwood Dix, from East Maintenance, was honored for his thirty (30) years of service to the Authority. Mr. Dix was unable to attend the meeting.

Executive Session
Chairman Kolluri asked General Counsel if an Executive Session was needed. Counsel responded yes.

Resolution and Motion
RESOLUTION 2007-57 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC FROM A MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITY AND ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL TO DISCUSS PERSONNEL MATTERS, CONTRACT MATTERS AND LITIGATION MATTERS


SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Commission Meeting
September 20, 2007

Resolution and Motion Continued
Mr. Mueller presented Resolution 2007-57 to the Commissioners stating this is a resolution authorizing the Authority to meet in closed session to discuss personnel matters, contract matters and litigation matters. The minutes of this brief meeting will be disclosed to the public as and when required by law.

Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to move into Executive Session.

Whereupon, motion was moved by Commissioner Toscano and seconded by Commissioner Gaymon, approving Resolution 2007-57. A unanimous vote was taken adopting and approving Resolution 2007-57 adjourning the open session portion of the meeting at 10:15 a.m. A copy of Resolution 2007-57 is attached to and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

The open session portion of the meeting reconvened at 10:35 a.m.

Roll Call

Commissioner Present Absent
Chairman Kris Kolluri X
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville X
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq. X
Commissioner Ernest Coursey X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X

Executive Report
Chairman Kolluri asked Mr. Mueller for the presentation of the Executive Report. Mr. Mueller responded there would not be an Executive Director's report this month.

Finance, Planning and Engineering, Operations, and Personnel Committee Reports
The Finance, Planning and Engineering, Operations and Personnel Committees met on September 4, 2007 and discussed the topics on the attached agendas. These agendas are attached to and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

Public Response to Agenda Items
Chairman Kolluri asked the public for responses to the agenda items. There was no response from the public.

Presentation and Approval of Bills
Mr. Mueller stated that the bills were mailed to the Commissioners for their review prior to this meeting and are recommended for Board approval.


SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Commission Meeting
September 20, 2007

Presentation and Approval of Bills Continued
Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to approve the bills as submitted by the Finance Director.

Whereupon motion was moved by Commissioner April and seconded by Commissioner Toscano, approving the bills submitted by the Finance Director.

Chairman Kolluri asked the Commissioners for questions on the motion. No questions were asked.

Chairman Kolluri requested the Secretary to call the roll.

Commissioner Motion 2nd Yea Nay Abstain Absent
Chairman Kris Kolluri X
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville X
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq. * X X
Commissioner Ernest Coursey X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X X
*Commissioner April approved all bills but abstained from voting on the bill from General Counsel Levenson's Office.

Resolutions and Motions
RESOLUTION 2007-58 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY EXTENDING THE APPOINTMENT OF FLORIO, PERRUCCI, STEINHARDT & FADER AS GENERAL COUNSEL TO THE AUTHORITY AND ANGELINI, VINIAR & FREEDMAN, L.L.P. AND COOPER, LEVENSON, APRIL, NEIDLEMAN & WAGENHEIM, P.A. AS SPECIAL COUNSEL TO THE AUTHORITY

Mr. Mueller presented Resolution 2007-58 to the Commissioners stating this is a resolution extending the appointments of Legal Counsel for a period of three months. This extension includes Florio, Perrucci, Steinhardt & Fader as General Counsel and Angelini, Viniar & Freedman and Cooper, Levenson as Special Counsel to the Authority. An RFP will be issued for General and Special Counsel to the Authority for 2008 representation. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to approve Resolution 2007-58 of the South Jersey Transportation Authority extending the appointment of Florio, Perrucci, Steinhardt & Fader as General Counsel to the Authority and Angelini, Viniar & Freedman, L.L.P. and Cooper, Levenson, April, Neidleman & Wagenheim, P.A. as Special Counsel to the Authority.

Whereupon motion was moved by Commissioner Toscano and seconded by Commissioner Gaymon, approving Resolution 2007-58.


SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Commission Meeting
September 20, 2007

Resolutions and Motions Continued
Chairman Kolluri asked the Commissioners for questions on the motion. No questions were asked.

Chairman Kolluri requested the Secretary to call the roll.

Commissioner Motion 2nd Yea Nay Abstain Absent
Chairman Kris Kolluri X
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville X
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq. X
Commissioner Ernest Coursey X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X X
A copy of Resolution 2007-58 is attached hereto and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

RESOLUTION 2007-60 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING AMENDMENTS TO THE SELF-INSURANCE PLAN PERTAINING TO UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE

Mr. Mueller presented Resolution 2007-60 to the Commissioners stating this is a resolution authorizing the Authority to modify our Self-Insurance Plan by adopting the State of New Jersey’s level of uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. The State required minimum caps the uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage to the combined single limit of $35,000.00. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to approve Resolution 2007-60 of the South Jersey Transportation Authority authorizing amendments to the Self-Insurance Plan pertaining to uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage.

Whereupon motion was moved by Commissioner Coursey and seconded by Commissioner April, approving Resolution 2007-60.

Chairman Kolluri asked the Commissioners for questions on the motion. No questions were asked.

Chairman Kolluri requested the Secretary to call the roll.

Commissioner Motion 2nd Yea Nay Abstain Absent
Chairman Kris Kolluri X
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville X
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq. X X
Commissioner Ernest Coursey X X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X
SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Commission Meeting
September 20, 2007

Resolutions and Motions Continued
A copy of Resolution 2007-60 is attached hereto and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

RESOLUTION 2007-59 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY EXTENDING THE APPOINTMENT OF DAVID B. FOX, ESQUIRE AS SPECIAL COUNSEL TO REVIEW MATTERS RELATING TO WORKER'S COMPENSATION AND OTHER LIABILITY CLAIMS FOR THE AUTHORITY

Mr. Mueller presented Resolution 2007-59 to the Commissioners stating this is a resolution extending the appointment of David B. Fox, Esquire as Special Counsel to the Authority for matters relating to workers compensation and other liability claims for a period of three months. An RFP will be issued for this service for 2008 representation. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to approve Resolution 2007-59 of the South Jersey Transportation Authority extending the appointment of David B. Fox, Esquire as Special Counsel to review matters relating to Worker's Compensation and other liability claims for the Authority.

Whereupon motion was moved by Commissioner Coursey and seconded by Commissioner Toscano, approving Resolution 2007-59.

Chairman Kolluri asked the Commissioners for questions on the motion. No questions were asked.

Chairman Kolluri requested the Secretary to call the roll.

Commissioner Motion 2nd Yea Nay Abstain Absent
Chairman Kris Kolluri X
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville X
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq. X
Commissioner Ernest Coursey X X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X X
A copy of Resolution 2007-59 is attached hereto and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

RESOLUTION 2007-61 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AWARDING A CONTRACT TO PB AMERICAS, INC. FOR THE DESIGN OF THE WIDENING OF THE ATLANTIC CITY EXPRESSWAY, MILEPOST 8.0 – 31.0 WESTBOUND



SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Committee Meeting
September 20, 2007

Resolutions & Motions Continued
Mr. Mueller presented Resolution 2007-61 to the Commissioners stating this is a resolution awarding a contract to PB Americas, Inc. for final design and environmental service for the widening of the Atlantic City Expressway beginning at Milepost 8.0 to Milepost 31.0 Westbound.

In April 2007, the Authority advertised a Request for Proposal and four (4) proposals were received. PB Americas, Inc. of Princeton, New Jersey was determined to be the most technically qualified and were requested to submit a fee proposal. A negotiated fee of $8,845,313.21 has been reviewed and has been recommended by the Director of Engineering and Operations. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to approve Resolution 2007-61 of the South Jersey Transportation Authority awarding a contract to PB Americas, Inc. for the design of the widening of the Atlantic City Expressway, Milepost 8.0 – 31.0 Westbound.

Whereupon motion was moved by Commissioner Coursey and seconded by Commissioner April, approving Resolution 2007-61.

Chairman Kolluri asked the Commissioners for questions on the motion. No questions were asked.

Chairman Kolluri requested the Secretary to call the roll.

Commissioner Motion 2nd Yea Nay Abstain Absent
Chairman Kris Kolluri X
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville X
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq. X X
Commissioner Ernest Coursey X X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X
A copy of Resolution 2007-61 is attached hereto and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

RESOLUTION 2007-62 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO KIKER ROOFING FOR THE ROOFING REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF THE SALT DOME AT EAST MAINTENANCE AND THE SALT DOME AT WEST MAINTENANCE

Mr. Mueller presented Resolution 2007-62 to the Commissioners stating this is a resolution authorizing the award of a contract to Kiker Roofing of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey for the removal and replacement of the roof on the salt domes at both East and West Maintenance. The Authority publicly advertised for bids for this project in July 2007. Three (3) bids were received and Kiker Roofing was the lowest responsible bid in an amount of $94,906.00. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.
SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Committee Meeting
September 20, 2007

Resolutions & Motions Continued
Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to approve Resolution 2007-62 of the South Jersey Transportation Authority authorizing the award of a contract to Kiker Roofing for the roofing removal and replacement of the salt dome at East Maintenance and the salt dome at West Maintenance.

Whereupon motion was moved by Commissioner Coursey and seconded by Commissioner Toscano, approving Resolution 2007-62.

Chairman Kolluri asked the Commissioners for questions on the motion. No questions were asked.

Chairman Kolluri requested the Secretary to call the roll.

Commissioner Motion 2nd Yea Nay Abstain Absent
Chairman Kris Kolluri X
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville X
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq. X
Commissioner Ernest Coursey X X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X X
A copy of Resolution 2007-62 is attached hereto and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

RESOLUTION 2007-63 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO THOMAS COMPANY, INC. FOR THE ROOFING REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF THE AUTO/WOOD SHOP BAY, WELDING SHOP BAY, SIGN/ELECTRICAL SHOP BAY AND THE SALT DOME AT CENTRAL MAINTENANCE

Mr. Mueller presented Resolution 2007-63 to the Commissioners stating this is a resolution that awards a contract to Thomas Roofing Company, Inc. of Atlantic City, New Jersey for the roofing removal and replacement at the Auto/Wood Shop bay, the Welding Shop bay, the Sign and Electrical Shop bay and the salt dome at Central Maintenance. The Authority publicly advertised for bids in July 2007. Thomas Roofing Company, Inc. was the lowest responsible bidder in the amount of $192,546.00. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to approve Resolution 2007-63 of the South Jersey Transportation Authority authorizing the award of a contract to Thomas Company, Inc. for the roofing removal and replacement of the Auto/Wood Shop bay, Welding Shop bay, Sign/Electrical Shop bay and the salt dome at Central Maintenance.

Whereupon motion was moved by Commissioner Coursey and seconded by Commissioner April, approving Resolution 2007-63.

SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Committee Meeting
September 20, 2007


Resolutions & Motions Continued
Chairman Kolluri asked the Commissioners for questions on the motion. No questions were asked.

Chairman Kolluri requested the Secretary to call the roll.

Commissioner Motion 2nd Yea Nay Abstain Absent
Chairman Kris Kolluri X
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville X
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq. X X
Commissioner Ernest Coursey X X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X
A copy of Resolution 2007-63 is attached hereto and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

Commissioner Toscano requested that the remaining agenda items be voted upon via Consent Agenda. Chairman Kolluri stated that he was in favor and conferred with Authority Counsel as to the procedural mechanism to effectuate the vote. Counsel confirmed that the Authority may move via Consent Agenda and that the remaining agenda items may be voted on via Consent Agenda.

Chairman Kolluri asked the public if they had any comments or objections to the remaining agenda items be voted upon via Consent Agenda. There were no comments from the public.

Commissioner Toscano requested that Agenda Item, Resolution 2007-71, be removed from the Consent Agenda and be voted upon via roll call.

Mr. Mueller presented the following motion:

The remaining agenda items, Resolution 2007-64 through Resolution 2007-72, excluding Resolution 2007-71 is hereby presented to the Commissioners for their approval. These agenda items are presented via Consent Agenda and will be voted upon via a single roll call.

Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to approve Resolution 2007-64 through Resolution 2007-72, excluding Resolution 2007-71 to be voted upon via Consent Agenda.

Whereupon, the motion as presented, was moved by Commissioner Toscano and seconded by Commissioner April.

Chairman Kolluri requested the Secretary to call the roll.

SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Committee Meeting
September 20, 2007

Resolutions & Motions Continued

Commissioner Motion 2nd Yea Nay Abstain Absent
Chairman Kris Kolluri X
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville X
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq. X X
Commissioner Ernest Coursey X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X X
A copy of the resolutions approved via this Consent Agenda are attached hereto and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

RESOLUTION 2007-64 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO GALLO GMC TRUCK SALES FOR THE PURCHASE OF A 2007 OR CURRENT PRODUCTION YEAR DUMP TRUCK

Resolution 2007-64 is a resolution that awards a contract to Gallo GMC Truck Sales for the purchase of a dump truck. In June 2007, the Authority publicly advertised for bids. Two (2) bids were received. Gallo GMC Truck Sales of Vineland, New Jersey submitted the lowest responsible bid in the amount of $103,370.00. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

RESOLUTION 2007-65 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE FORMAL WITHDRAW OF THE BID SUBMITTED BY SEELY EQUIPMENT COMPANY OF FARMINGDALE, NEW JERSEY FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF A 1.1 CUBIC YARD LOADER/BACKHOE

Resolution 2007-65 is a resolution authorizing the formal withdraw of a bid submitted by Seely Equipment Company of Farmingdale, New Jersey for the purchase of a 1.1 cubic yard loader/backhoe. The Authority advertised for public bids in June 2007. Eight (8) bids were received with Seely Equipment Company providing the lowest bid.

In July 2007, Seely made a formal request to withdraw their bid due to a contractual territory agreement between Seely and the equipment manufacture. Seely’s failure to realize that this limitation was a material mistake permits the Authority to allow the withdraw without penalty or forfeiture of their bid security. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

RESOLUTION 2007-66 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO CHERRY VALLEY TRACTOR FOR THE PURCHASE OF A 1.1 CUBIC YARD BACKHOE

Resolution 2007-66 is a resolution awarding a contract to Cherry Valley Tractor of Marlton, New Jersey for the purchase of a 1.1 cubic yard backhoe. Eight (8) bids were received. The first
SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Committee Meeting
September 20, 2007

Resolutions & Motions Continued
two (2) lowest bids were rejected due to their equipment not meeting the specifications. The third lowest bid, as I just mentioned, was Seely Equipment which was withdrawn. Cherry Valley Tractor was the fourth lowest bid in the amount of $60,506.88. The difference between Seely’s bid and Cherry Valley Tractor is just under $1,000.00. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

RESOLUTION 2007-66 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO CHERRY VALLEY TRACTOR FOR THE PURCHASE OF A 1.1 CUBIC YARD BACKHOE

Resolution 2007-66 is a resolution awarding a contract to Cherry Valley Tractor of Marlton, New Jersey for the purchase of a 1.1 cubic yard backhoe. Eight (8) bids were received. The first two (2) lowest bids were rejected due to their equipment not meeting the specifications. The third lowest bid, as I just mentioned, was Seely Equipment which was withdrawn. Cherry Valley Tractor was the fourth lowest bid in the amount of $60,506.88. The difference between Seely’s bid and Cherry Valley Tractor is just under $1,000.00. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

RESOLUTION 2007-67 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 27:25A-7(l)

Resolution 2007-67 is a resolution authorizing a public auction of surplus Authority property. The date of the auction is Saturday, October 20, 2007. Doors will open at 8:45 a.m. and the auction begins at 10:00 a.m. Items will be available for inspection on Friday, October 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Central Maintenance yard. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

RESOLUTION 2007-68 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO WARRINER’S CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR SNOW REMOVAL SERVICES FOR WINTER SEASONS 2007-2008 & 2008-2009

Resolution 2007-68 is a resolution awarding a contract to Warriner’s Construction, Inc. of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey for snow removal services for three (3) specific areas as noted on the Exhibits attached to the resolution. The contract is for the winter seasons 2007-2008 and 2008-2009.

In August 2007, the Authority advertised for public bids. One (1) bid was received and it was determined that it met all of the requirements of the Specifications and Instruction to Bidders. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.


SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Committee Meeting
September 20, 2007


Resolutions & Motions Continued
RESOLUTION 2007-69 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO DELTA LINE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE ROTATING BEACON TOWER AT THE ATLANTIC CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Resolution 2007-69 is a resolution awarding a contract to Delta Line Construction Company of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey for the replacement of the rotating tower at the Atlantic City International Airport. This project includes demolition of the existing tower at its current location. The rotating beacon is still in good condition and will be reinstalled on the new tower. A new cast-in-place structural concrete foundation will be set where the new fifty-one (51') foot high replacement tower will be erected. Three (3) bids were received with Delta Line Construction Company being the lowest bidder. This project is ninety-five (95%) percent funded by the FAA. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

RESOLUTION 2007-70 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO NINSA L.L.C. FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF SECURITY FENCING AT THE ATLANTIC CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Resolution 2007-70 is a resolution awarding a contract to Ninsa L.L.C. of Hammonton, New Jersey for the replacement of security fencing at the Atlantic City International Airport. This project includes the removal and replacement of sixteen thousand (16,000) linear feet of eleven (11') foot high chain link security fencing and six (6) driveway gates. It also includes eighty (80) "Airport Operation Area" signs. The Authority advertised for public bids in June 2007. Six (6) bids were received with Ninsa coming in as the lowest bidder. This project is ninety-five (95%) percent funded by the FAA. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

RESOLUTION 2007-72 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH RICHARD STOCKTON COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY TO OPERATE AN ON-CAMPUS AND OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENTIAL SHUTTLE SERVICE FOR THE 2007-2008 ACADEMIC YEAR

Resolution 2007-72 is a resolution authorizing an agreement with the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey to operate an on-campus and off–campus residential shuttle service for the 2007-2008 academic year. This shuttle will run Monday through Friday, twice a day, for approximately 136 days. The Richard Stockton College will pay $5,625.00 per month for this service. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.


SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Open Session Committee Meeting
September 20, 2007

Resolutions & Motions Continued
RESOLUTION 2007-71 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING A PARKING AGREEMENT WITH TRUMP PLAZA ASSOCIATES REGARDING THE LEASE OF PARKING SPACES AT THE FAIRMONT AVENUE PARKING LOT

Mr. Mueller presented Resolution 2007-71 to the Commissioners stating this is a resolution authorizing a parking agreement with Trump Plaza Associates for parking spaces at the Fairmont Avenue parking lot for employees and contractors. The contract is for two hundred fifty (250) parking spaces for a period of six (6) months. Trump Plaza Associates will pay $1,000.00 per day for the term of the contract. This resolution was recommended for Board approval.

Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to approve Resolution 2007-71 of the South Jersey Transportation Authority authorizing a parking agreement with Trump Plaza Associates regarding the lease of parking spaces at the Fairmont Avenue parking lot.

Whereupon, motion was moved by Commissioner April and seconded by Commissioner Gaymon, approving Resolution 2007-71.

Chairman Kolluri asked the Commissioners for questions on the motion. No questions were asked.

Chairman Kolluri requested the Secretary to call the roll.

Commissioner Motion 2nd Yea Nay Abstain Absent
Chairman Kris Kolluri X
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville X
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq. X X
Commissioner Ernest Coursey X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X
A copy of Resolution 2007-71 is attached hereto and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

Petitions and Communications, Unfinished Business and New Business
Chairman Kolluri asked Mr. Mueller if there were any petitions or communications to be brought before the Commissioners.

Mr. Mueller responded yes, and read a letter recognizing the efforts of Ralph D'Amelo from the Emergency Service Patrol in assisting a stranded Expressway patron.

Under unfinished business, Mr. Mueller announced that there will be a tour of the proposed pedestrian walkway on Route 30 in Atlantic City that will take place immediately after the

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Petitions and Communications, Unfinished Business and New Business Continued
Commission meeting. A shuttle will be available and a meeting will take place after the tour for further discussions at the Atlantic City office.

General Comment
Chairman Kolluri asked if there were any general comments. There were no general comments.

Adjournment
There being no further business, Chairman Kolluri called for a motion to adjourn the meeting.

Whereupon motion was moved by Commissioner Toscano and seconded by Commissioner April to adjourn the meeting. A unanimous vote was taken adjourning the meeting at 10:50 a.m.

Submitted by:



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Susan Drake, Authority Board Secretary

Note: An Executive Session was held

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