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Board Meeting Agenda - April 21, 2009

SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING
APRIL 21, 2009

AGENDA

The April 21, 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 April 21, 2009 Agenda

4. Approval of the March 17, 2009 Meeting Minutes

5. Employee Awards

6. Executive Session: Resolution 2009-58 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 2009-48 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY ACCEPTING THE 2008 FINANCIAL AUDIT
The Audit Committee met on January 29, 2009 and March 25, 2009 in accordance with Executive Order No. 122 and has reviewed the 2008 Financial Audit Report and discussed the findings with the independent auditor. The Audit Committee desires to recommend that the Board of Commissioners accepts the 2008 Financial Audit and directs the Executive Director to file a copy of the audit with the Treasurer of the State of New Jersey.
RESOLUTION 2009-49 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE NEGOTIATION AND EXECUTION OF ONE OR MORE TERM SHEETS FOR THE PROVISION OF ONE OR MORE DIRECT PAY LETTERS OF CREDIT IN CONNECTION WITH THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN VARIABLE RATE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM REVENUE BONDS OF SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
This resolution authorizes the Executive Director to execute a term sheet and negotiate a reimbursement agreement with the letter of credit banks associated with the variable rate debt.

ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT

RESOLUTION 2009-50 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO HOFFMAN SERVICES OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF A MOBILE ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC JACK AND FOUR (4) JACK STANDS
On December 9th and 10th, 2008, the Authority publicly advertised for bids for the purchase and delivery of a Mobile Electro-Hydraulic Jack. On December 30, 2008, one (1) bid was received. Due to the jack stands not being included in the original bid, the Authority sought to re-bid the project. On January 30, 2009, the Authority publicly advertised a re-bid for the purchase and delivery of a Mobile Electro-Hydraulic Jack with an add alternate for jack stands. On February 19, 2009, one (1) bid was received, opened and tabulated. Hoffman Services of Newark, New Jersey, the sole bidder in both the original and re-bid, was deemed the lowest responsible bidder in an amount not to exceed $38,200.00. This cost includes four (4) jack stands.

RESOLUTION 2009-51 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE EXTENSION OF THE CONTRACT WITH ROAD SAFETY SYSTEMS, LLC OF TABERNACLE, NEW JERSEY FOR GUIDE RAIL TREATMENT ENDS, PARTS AND SUPPLIES
On April 15, 2008, via Resolution 2008-35, the Authority awarded Road Safety Systems, LLC of Tabernacle, New Jersey a contract to provide guide rail treatment ends, parts and supplies. The term of the contact was for one (1) year with an option to renew for one (1) additional year. The initial term of this contract expires on May 15, 2009; therefore, the Authority desires to exercise its option to renew this contact for its final year. 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.

RESOLUTION 2009-52 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO ALLIED PAINTING, INC. OF FRANKLINVILLE, NEW JERSEY FOR THE PAINTING OF BRIDGE NOS. B-1 AND 43-B
On March 6th and 7th, 2009, the Authority publicly advertised for bids for the painting of Bridge No. B-1 located at the Atlantic City Expressway Connector Ramp A-1 over the Atlantic City Expressway and Bridge No. 43-B located over Albany Avenue (State Route 40/322). On March 25, 2009, three (3) bids were received with Allied Painting, Inc. being deemed the lowest responsible bidder in an amount not to exceed $660,000.00. The contract includes furnishing all labor, equipment and materials required to remove the existing paint and the repainting of the bridge structures.


INFORMATION & TOLLS TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

RESOLUTION 2009-53 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE NEW JERSEY OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR THE MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL IMPLEMENTATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE CARRIER ETHERNET CLOSED USER GROUP NETWORK (CUGNET) PROJECT.
The New Jersey Office of Information Technology (NJOIT), in cooperation with the SJTA, NJTA and the NJDOT is developing the CUGNET network to leverage existing statewide fiber optic resources to advance the wide area networking capabilities of the Garden State Network. This MOA will provide for the housing and power requirements of NJOIT network equipment at the Farley Administration Building, and in so doing, the SJTA will receive 10 Megabytes of internet connectivity, a reconstructed fiber optic lateral to the ACE mainline fiber bundle and preferential network connectivity to other state departments.

AIRPORT DEPARTMENT

RESOLUTION 2009-54 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO BAYHEAD INVESTMENTS, INC. OF BERLIN, NEW JERSEY FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF ONE (1) 2009 FORD E-450 XLT EMERGENCY MEDICAL VEHICLE
On March 18 and 19, 2009, the Authority publicly advertised for bids for one (1) 2009 Ford E-450 XLT Emergency Medical Vehicle. On April 1, 2009, one (1) bid was received, opened and tabulated. Bayhead Investments, Inc. of Berlin, New Jersey was deemed to be the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for all locations.
TOURIST SERVICES DEPARTMENT

RESOLUTION 2009-55 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING ENTRY INTO SECOND AMENDMENTS TO THE OUTDOOR ADVERTISING LEASE AND MANAGEMENT AGREEMENTS DATED JANUARY 10, 2006 AND FIRST AMENDMENTS THERETO DATED JUNE 12, 2007 WITH ALL VISION, LLC
All Vision received the award of three Outdoor Advertising Lease Agreements on the Atlantic City Connector. All Vision proposed licensing the three locations to a third party billboard operator, Coastal Outdoor. Coastal Outdoor and All Vision received all governmental approvals for the construction of billboards at these locations. As part of All Visionís Management Agreement, it was to pay the Authority $400,000.00. Due to economic conditions, All Vision notified the Authority that it was unable to make said payment within the period provided in the management agreement. The Authority and All Vision renegotiated its leases and Management Agreement. The amendments before the Board for approval are the result of said renegotiation.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES DEPARTMENT

RESOLUTION 2009-56 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING THE PROMULGATION OF RULES AND REGULATIONS AND THE FILING OF A NOTICE OF ADDITIONAL PROPOSED AMENDMENTS OF RULES AND REGULATIONS AS CODIFIED AT N.J.A.C. 19:75-1 ET SEQ. FOR BUS MANAGEMENT
Pursuant to the South Jersey Transportation Authority Act (SJTA Act), N.J.S.A. 27:25A-1 et seq., specifically N.J.S.A. 27:25A-7(q), the South Jersey Transportation Authority is empowered to promulgate rules and regulations necessary for the management and regulations of its affairs and the management, control and regulations of motorbus route and motorbus charter services, except for those operated pursuant to the New Jersey Public Transportation Act of 1975, N.J.S.A. 27:25-1 et seq.

The proposal is that N.J.A.C. 19:75 be readopted with certain amendments. The amendments fall into categories of: (1) revision of definitions; (2) revising the bus routes removing Sands Hotel and Casino references; (3) revising the time period for renewal of certificate of approved facilities; and (4) raising bus permit and medallion fees. The Authority proposes to specify the sunset of the rules to be five (5) years, in accordance with N.J.A.C. 1:30-6.4 and to undertake any needed amendments as they arise.

RESOLUTION 2009-57 OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO ARCOLA SALES OF CARLSTADT, NEW JERSEY FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF (2) 28-PASSENGER BUSES
On February 4th, 2009 the Authority publicly advertised for bids for the purchase and delivery of (2) 28-passenger buses. On February 20, 2009, four (4) bids were received, opened and tabulated. Arcola Sales of Carlstadt, New Jersey was deemed the lowest responsible bidder in an amount not to exceed $155,956.00.

13. Petitions and Communications, Unfinished Business, New Business

14. General Comment

15. Time and Place of Next Meeting: May 19, 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.

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