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Board of Commissioners July 17 Meeting Agenda

SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
AGENDA
JULY 17, 2007

The regularly scheduled monthly Commission meeting for the Authority will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the South Jersey Transportation Authority Administrative Offices, Atlantic City Expressway, Milepost 21.3, Elwood, New Jersey.

OPEN SESSION

1. Chairman’s Statement

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of the July 17, 2007 Agenda

4. Approval of the June 19, 2007 Minutes

5. Employee Awards

6. Executive Session -Motion and Resolution to move into Executive Session

2007-44 Resolution 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

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. Motions and Resolutions

POLICY AND PLANNING

2007-45 Adopting the Annual Notice of Meetings
This resolution approves the dates for the Commission Meetings from August 2007 through July 2008.

2007-46 Authorizing the appointment of Commissioner Mark Summerville as Vice Chairman
Authority By-Laws require an annual appointment of a Vice Chairman to the Authority’s Board of Commissioners. The Authority desires to appoint Mark Summerville as Vice Chairman to the Board of Commissioners for a period of one (1) year.

2007-47 Authorizing the appointment of Kathleen M. Sharman as Treasurer
Authority By-Laws require an annual appointment of an Authority Treasurer. The Authority desires to appoint Kathleen M. Sharman to the position of Treasurer for a period of one (1) year.

2007-48 Implementation of a Vehicle Use Policy for Authority personnel
This resolution authorizes modifications to the Authority’s existing Vehicle Use Policy with the goals of responsible and efficient use of Authority vehicles and reduction of mileage costs. Key changes are prohibition of personal use, criteria for vehicle assignments and vehicle markings.

FINANCE

2007-49 Authorizing extending the appointment of Bond Counsel
In July of 2006, Cozen O’Connor of Cherry Hill, New Jersey was appointed Bond Counsel to the Authority. The term of this appointment was one (1) year with additional options to renew at the Authority’s discretion. The Authority desires to exercise its option to renew the appointment for a period of one (1) year in order to prepare or assist with bond transactions as needed by the Authority.
2007-50 Authorizing extending the appointment of Financial Adviser
In July 2006, Acacia Financial Group of Mount Laurel, New Jersey was appointed Financial Advisor to the Authority. The term of this appointment was one (1) year with additional options to renew at the Authority’s discretion. The Authority desires to exercise its option to renew this appointment for a period of one (1) year to assist as needed in financial modeling and future bond transactions as needed by the Authority.

ENGINEERING

2007-51 Extending the appointment of Wilbur Smith Associates as Traffic Engineering Consultant to the Authority
In July 2006 Wilbur Smith Associates of New Haven, Connecticut was appointed as Traffic Engineering Consultant to the Authority. The term of this appointment was one (1) year with a one (1) year option to renew. The Authority desires to exercise its one (1) year option to renew.

2007-52 Appointments of Arora Engineers, Inc. and Louis Berger Group, Inc. as General Engineering Consultants to the Authority
The Authority advertised a Request for Proposals for General Engineering Consultants to the Authority in May 2007. Three proposals were received. Following a review by the Consultant Selection Committee, the Director of Engineering and Operations recommended two of the three firms, Arora Engineers of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and Louis Berger Group, Inc., of Florham Park, New Jersey, for a period of one (1) year with an option to renew each for one (1) additional year.

2007-53 Extending the appointments of Remington & Vernick Engineers and Consulting Engineers Services (CES) as General Engineering Consultants to the Authority
In July 2006, Remington and Vernick Engineers, of Haddonfield, New Jersey and Consulting Engineers Services, of Sewell, New Jersey were appointed as General Engineering Consultants to the Authority. The terms of these appointments were for one (1) year with an option to renew for one (1) additional year. The Authority wishes to exercise its option to renew each for a period of one (1) year.

2007-54 Extending the appointments of Urban Engineers and DMJM Aviation as Airport Engineering Consultants to the Authority
In July 2006, Urban Engineers, of Pennsauken, New Jersey and DMJM Aviation, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania were appointed as Airport Engineering Consultants to the Authority. The terms of the appointments were for one (1) year with an option to renew for one (1) additional year. The Authority wishes to exercise its option to renew each for a period of one (1) year.

2007-55 Authorizing the Execution of a Utility Work Order with Atlantic City Electric Company
Due to past power outages at the Airport, the Authority and the FAA Technical Center entered into an agreement to connect an alternate emergency power feed from the FAA Tech Center substation to provide full back-up power to the airport. The purpose of this resolution is to authorize submission of a utility work order to Atlantic City Electric to begin installing this secondary electrical feed.

AIRPORT

2007-56 Authorizing the assignment of a Lease Agreement for the operation of food and beverage concessions at the Atlantic City International Airport
This resolution modifies the lease agreement with LC3. This resolution authorizes LC3 to expand their square footage by two-hundred and thirty-four (234) square feet. LC3 will pay additional utilities and fixed rent. LC3 will also submit a proposal to renovate the food service area it operates known as “Thrashers” within a three (3) year period and assume all expenses involved in the renovation. In exchange for expanding the lease premises, the additional utilities and fixed rent, the Authority will extend LC3’s Lease Agreement to July 18, 2018.

13. Petitions and Communications, Unfinished Business, New Business

14. General Comment

15. Time and Place of Next Meeting:
August 21, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. SJTA Administration Offices

ADJOURNMENT

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