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April Board of Commissioners Special Meeting Minutes

SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
SPECIAL COMMISSION MEETING
VIA TELECONFERENCE

OPEN SESSION MINUTES
APRIL 23, 2007

The Special Commission Meeting of the South Jersey Transportation Authority was held on Monday, April 23, 2007 at 10:15 a.m. via Phone Conference in the Authority Administration Offices at the Farley Service Plaza on the Atlantic City Expressway, Milepost 21.3, Elwood, New Jersey. Opportunity for public participation was made available in the Board Room of the Administration Building at the Farley Service Plaza.

The following Commissioners were present (via telephone):

Vice Chairman Mark Summerville
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq.
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr.
Commissioner Louis Toscano
Commissioner Patricia Snyder, for Commissioner Kris Kolluri, NJDOT

Absent:

Chairman Kris Kolluri
Commissioner Ernest Coursey
Commissioner Joseph R. Dougherty, Esq.
Commissioner Edward Dietz, for Commissioner Virginia Bauer, NJDOC

Also present:

Bart Mueller, Executive Director
James Carey, Governor's Authorities Unit
Keith Barrack, Esq., General Counsel (via telephone)
Susan Drake, Authority Board Secretary

Chairmanís Statement

Vice Chairman Summerville called the Special Commission meeting to order at 10:15 a.m.

The Vice Chairman opened the Commission meeting by advising the members of the Commission and public that this meeting as required by the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, P. L. of 1975, was advertised in the three designated newspapers and sent to the New Jersey Secretary of State. Notice was posted in the terminal of the Atlantic City International Airport, the South Jersey Transportation Authorityís Atlantic City Office and the Tourist Information Center located in the Farley Service Plaza on the Atlantic City Expressway as prescribed by law.

There was one (1) member of the public attending this meeting via teleconferencing.

SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
SPECIAL COMMISSION MEETING VIA TELECONFERENCE
April 23, 2007
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Roll Call

Vice Chairman Summerville requested the Secretary to call the roll:

COMMISSIONER PRESENT ABSENT
Chairman Kris Kolluri X
Vice Chairman Mark Summerville X
Commissioner Jeffery A. April, Esq. X
Commissioner Ernest Coursey X
Commissioner Joseph R. Dougherty, Esq. X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X
Commissioner Patricia Snyder, NJDOT X
Commissioner Edward Dietz, NJDOC X

Approval Of The Agenda

Vice Chairman Summerville called for a motion to approve the April 23, 2007 Agenda.

Whereupon, motion was moved by Commissioner April and seconded by Commissioner Toscano; a unanimous vote was taken adopting and approving the April 23, 2007 agenda. This agenda is attached to and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

Public Response To Agenda Items

Vice Chairman Summerville asked if there was any public response to the agenda items. There was no response.

General Counsel, Keith D. Barrack stated for this meeting was being held by teleconference and that opportunity for public participation was made available in the Conference Room of the Administration Building at Farley Service Plaza on the Atlantic City Expressway, Milepost 21.3, Elwood, New Jersey.

Motions And Resolutions

RESOLUTION 2007-25 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY ACCEPTING THE 2006 FINANCIAL AUDIT

Mr. Mueller presented Resolution 2007-25 to the Commissioners and stated this is a resolution authorizing the Authority to accept the 2006 Report of Audit. This document has been reviewed and approved by the Audit Committee. This resolution was recommended to the Board for approval.


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SPECIAL COMMISSION MEETING VIA TELECONFERENCE
April 23, 2007
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Vice Chairman Summerville called for a motion to approve Resolution 2007-25 of the South Jersey Transportation Authority accepting the 2006 Financial Audit.

Whereupon, motion was moved by Commissioner Toscano and seconded by Commissioner April; approving Resolution 2007-25.

Commissioner Toscano, on behalf of the Audit Committee, thanked Authority Treasurer, Kathleen Sharman for her hard work on the Financial Audit.

Vice Chairman Summerville 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 Joseph R. Dougherty, Esq. X
Commissioner James M. Gaymon, Jr. X
Commissioner Louis Toscano X X
Commissioner Patricia Snyder, NJDOT X
A copy of Resolution 2007-25 is attached hereto and made a permanent part of these official Authority minutes.

General Comment

Vice Chairman Summerville asked the public if there were any general comments. There were no comments.

Time and Place of Next Meeting

Vice Chairman Summerville stated that the next meeting of the South Jersey Transportation Authority would be held at the RiverWinds Community Center in Gloucester County. The Authority is conducting this meeting in Gloucester County to familiarize members of the public with our mission to serve all six (6) southern counties.

Adjournment

Vice Chairman Summerville called for a motion to adjourn the Open Session Commission meeting; motion was moved by Commissioner Toscano and seconded by Commissioner Snyder adjourning the meeting at 10:20 a.m.

Respectfully submitted by:

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Susan Drake, Authority Board Secretary

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