Thursday, January 31, 2019

Online New Now - January 16, 2019

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UPCOMING NJSDA SCHOOL FACILITY PROJECT

NJSDA's Perth Amboy High School Project, the largest project in NJSDA history, with an estimated construction cost in the range of $215 million to $225 million, will soon be advertised to solicit bids for a Design-Build team to complete the design and construction services.  The project will consist of a 576,000 square foot, three-story school facility, to serve 2,800 students in Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey.  Additional information on bidding for this project as well as other NJSDA bidding opportunities can be found at
 
HACKENSACK HOSPITAL TO CONSTRUCT 43,500-SQUARE-FOOT UTILITY PLANT 

Hackensack University Medical Center is moving forward with construction of a new 43,500 square foot central utility program.  The new plant will allow HUMC to condense utilities that are currently scattered across the hospital's campus.
 
The construction of the plant may also signal the first step of an anticipated renovation for the medical center. In early 2017, the hospital announced plans for a 300,000-square-foot tower on Second Street. The tower would add operating rooms and three floors of private rooms, officials said at the time. 
NJEFA BOARD REAUTHORIZES TAX-EXEMPT LEASING PROGRAM

It's getting easier for New Jersey colleges and universities to fund capital needs.  The New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority Board has unanimously voted to reauthorize and launch its Tax-Exempt Leasing Program ("TELP"). The modernized leasing program offers colleges and universities low-cost financing for various capital needs.
THREE FIRMS PLACE BIDS TO BUILD WIND FARMS OFF NJ COAST

The State Board of Public Utilities is reviewing three bids for offshore wind projects off the coast of New Jersey. 
 
├śrsted's "Ocean Wind", the Shell/EDF Renewables Joint Venture "Atlantic Shores" and Equinor's "Boardwalk Wind" each seek to satisfy New Jersey's solicitation for 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind energy.
 
Learn more about the projects and the future of offshore wind energy at the Alliance for Action's "Offshore Wind Energy - New Jersey Is Leading The Way" event on January 29.  

Click here to register. 
ALLIANCE SHOWS SUPPORT FOR ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC

Alliance for Action Executive Vice President Jerry Keenan testified recently in favor of the Atlantic City Electric Regulatory Rate Review filing.   If approved by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, Atlantic City Electric will recover $109 million to modernize the local energy grid and improve resiliency.

Atlantic City Electric Regulatory Rate Review filing

Jerry Keenan, Executive Vice President, 
NJ Alliance for Action
PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
  • GZA has announced the following promotions Patrick F. Sheehan, Chief Executive and John C. Murphy, Chief Operating Officer.
  • John Schweppenheiser III, P.E. has joined Naik Group as Senior Vice President.  
  • George Sholy has accepted the position of Vice President of Business Development at IH Engineers, P.C.
  • Carol Fulton has been named Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey's Diversity & Compliance Director. 
  • Kevin O'Dowd and Anthony Mazzarelli,who have each served as Co-Presidents of Cooper University Health Care, have been named Co-CEO's.  
ALLIANCE FOR ACTION ANNOUNCES GOLF CLASSIC
 
Winter will end and spring will be here... and hundreds of leaders of New Jersey's construction industry will tee off at the Alliance for Action's Golf Classic.  Here are the details:
 
Alliance for Action Golf Classic
  • Co-Chaired by Pat Delle Cava, Business Manager of IBEW LU 102; Jeff Waters, President of Waters & BugbeeandCharlie Manning, Senior Vice President, NY/NJ Infrastructure of Parsons.
  • Deal and Hollywood Country Clubs (across the street from each other)
  • Monday, April 29, 2019
  • 11:00 a.m. Registration and lunch
  • 12:15 p.m. Shotgun start
We sell out each year.  Please click herereserve your foursome today.
GOVERNOR OUTLINES INFRASTRUCTURE INITIATIVES IN STATE OF THE STATE
 
Governor Murphy outlined his upcoming goals in yesterday's State of the State speech.  Key initiatives included his promise to rebuild New Jersey's water infrastructure network, fix New Jersey Transit and move forward with the state's goal of generating 3,500 megawatts off shore wind energy by the year 2030.  The Governor said each dollar invested in offshore wind energy will return nearly double to our economy and create thousands of good-paying new, union jobs.  He also pledged to continue working with Congress to seek funding for the Gateway Tunnel.
PSE&G ENERGY STRONG II PROMISES $2.5  BILLION CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM
PSE&G is moving forward with plans for its $2.5 billion Energy Strong II program.  Alliance for Action Executive Vice President Jerry Keenan testified in front of the BPU and said Energy Strong II would modernize, harden and make PSE&G's system more resilient.  It would also create more than 3,000 engineering, construction and other jobs.

 
Jerry Keenan, Executive Vice President, 
NJ Alliance for Action
MAJOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2019 

Bridge deck reconstruction, bridge extension and major repaving jobs are advancing forward as part of New Jersey Department of Transportation and the New Jersey Turnpike Authority plans to advance more than $1.1 billion in construction contracts for 2019.
 
The construction includes both projects that are already in the project pipeline and new work.
 
NJDOT Highlights
  • Route 80 from Fox Hill Road to Route 46 and from County Route 57 to I-95 - major repaving project (Bergen and Morris Counties).
  • Route 35 from Holmdel Road to Route 9 - major pavement project (Middlesex and Monmouth Counties).
  • Route 55 from Leaming Mill Road to Ellis Mill Road - major repaving project (Cumberland, Salem and Gloucester Counties). 
NJTA Highlights
  • Bridge decks at milepost 141 and 142 on the Garden State Parkway (Union County) will be reconstructed, extending the useful life of the roadway.
  • Turnpike bridges at mileposts 30.75 (Camden County) and 33.94 (Burlington County) will be lengthened to prepare for the future widening of the southern portion of the New Jersey Turnpike. 
REDEVELOPMENT AT DUNELLEN TRAIN STATION
 
Construction of a new 382 unit residential project alongside the Dunellen train station is expected to begin next summer.  The project has been announced by Prism Capital Partners 
GOVERNOR MURPHY NAMES ACTING CHIEF OF STAFF
 
Governor Murphy has named Kathleen Frangione as acting Chief of Staff effective January 16, 2019. She was previously Chief Policy Advisor to the Governor.  She replaces Pete Cammarano,  who announced his resignation last month.
NJ AMERICAN WATER WRAPS UP ROXBURY WATER ACQUISITION  
  
New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, has completed its acquisition of the Roxbury Water Co.
UPCOMING MEETINGS

1/25/19 - The Inside Scoop with Mike Venuto, Chief Engineer, DRPA, click here to register. 

1/29/19 - Offshore Wind Energy - NJ is Leading the Way, click here to register, 

2/6/19 - NJ's Leading Infrastructure Projects, click here to register. 

3/8/19 - The Inside Scoop with John Keller, Executive Director, NJ Turnpike Authority,
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Online News Now - June 15, 2018

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ALLIANCE HONORED BY NJ LIBRARY ASSOCIATION  

The New Jersey Library Association honored the NJ Alliance for Action with the Association's Champion Award at the Association's Annual Conference in Atlantic City. The Alliance was recognized for its leadership in securing voter approval for the Library Construction Bond Act.

From Left to Right - Alliance for Action Executive VP Jerry Keenan, NJ Library Association Executive Director Pat Tumulty, Alliance for Action President Phil Beachem and NJ Library Association representatives Jeanne Ryan and Chris Carbone. 
PSE&G TO INVEST AT LEAST $14B IN INFRASTRUCTURE  
  
Public Service Enterprise Group plans to invest $14 billion-$17 billion over the next five years in a new infrastructure program.
 
The program would provide an opportunity for annual growth of 8 percent to 10 percent in PSEG's rate base. PSEG expects to file its clean energy plan with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities later this year.

PORTAL BRIDGE SECURES FUNDING
 
New Jersey is putting up $600 million for construction of the new Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River in Kearny.  The 108 year old bridge's frequent malfunctions and the need to close the bridge for maritime traffic create constant bottlenecks for train traffic heading to and from New York City and is a key part of the Gateway Tunnel project.  The plan calls for the NJ Economic Development Authority to borrow the cash to pay the State's portion of the $1.5 billion replacement. Funding is also expected from the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey and the federal government.
GATEWAY SEEKS FINANCIAL ADVISER 
 
Just days after the State of New Jersey announced it's investing $600 million to pay its share of the new Portal Bridge construction, the Gateway Development Program Corporation, today, authorized a request for proposals seeking a financial advisory firm.  The financial advisor will assist in developing a financial plan and procurement strategy for the Portal North Bridge and Hudson Tunnel projects. 
PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
  • Mark Jones, Vice President, Operations at JCP&L, has been promoted to Regional President, Toledo Edison.
  • Governor Phil Murphy nominated Amy M. Rosen to the Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
     
  • Mary K. Murphy has accepted the position of Director Planning and Regional Development at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
  • Christine D'Agostino, Vice President of Operations, Carpenter Contractor Trust (CCT), was recently appointed to the board of the Middlesex County Improvement Authority. 
  • Italconsult USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Italconsult S.p.A. has acquired Boswell Engineering.  Dr. Stephen Boswell, Boswell Engineering's president, says he, Bruce Boswell and Kevin Boswell, along with all employees and the company's management structure, will remain with Boswell Engineering.  He says the addition of services performed by Italconsult for years, not currently offered by Boswell Engineering, will allow the company to better serve current and future clients.
  • Karen Mastriano has joined Waste Management as Territory Manger. 

  • Patty Egan has been promoted to Vice President at Stokes Creative Group. 
  • Kim Vierheilig has accepted a postion with AECOM as part of its Design and Consulting Services Group.
  • Clark Machemer has joined Crow Holdings Industrial as its Senior Managing Director.
UPCOMING MEETINGS

6/22/18 -  Investing in South Jersey..."Where the Action Is!," click here to register. 
7/11/18 - Morris County Alliance for Action, click here to register.

7/27/18 - Atlantic County Alliance for Action, click here to register.  

8/8/17 - Mercer County Alliance for Action, click here to register. 

8/20/18 - Ocean County Alliance for Action, click here to register. 

SENATE APPROVES GOVERNOR'S CABINET APPOINTEES 

The New Jersey State Senate has officially confirmed the appointments of:
  • Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti as Commissioner of the Department of Transportation. 
  • Catherine McCabe as Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Marlene Caride as Commissioner of the Department of Banking and Insurance.
  • Christine Norbut Beyer Commissioner of the Department of Children and Families
NJ BPU APROVES PSE&G'S $1.9B GAS SYSTEM MODERNIZATION PLAN
 
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has  approved the five-year gas system modernization plan proposed by Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G), signing off on $1.875 billion in costs over the next five years.


The utility says the program will create more than 3,000 jobs and spur economic growth, along with making the system safer by replacing 875 miles of pipeline.
ATLANTIC CITY OFFSHORE WIND PROJECT SET FOR REVIEW

Great news for the Fishermen's Energy offshore wind-energy project.  Governor Murphy has signed a measure requiring the Board of Public Utilities to hear proposals for the project, which is slated to produce 24 megawatts of electricity.
 
The law mandates the BPU to accept the Fisherman's amended application and review it within 90 days.  The BPU voted down the proposal twice, arguing that it would be too expensive to ratepayers.
 
Learn more about the Fishermen's Energy project, as well as the ├śrsted North America and Deepwater Wind projects planned for off the coast of South Jersey on June 22 at "Investing In South Jersey... Where The Action Is!"  Click HERE for more information.
ALLIANCE RELEASES WATER INFRASTRUCTURE RECOMMENDATIONS

At the recent Water Infrastructure Symposium, the New Jersey Alliance for Action outlined a series of recommendations regarding steps the State can take to address water infrastructure issues.
 
Recommendations include: 
  • Establish a new matching grant program, financed by a $400 million bond issue recommended by the Joint Legislative Task Force on Drinking Water Infrastructure to begin addressing the need to repair water systems across New Jersey.
  • Require all operators of drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems to submit asset management evaluations so the State can create an accurate Statewide comprehensive capital needs analysis of planned maintenance, needed repair, replacement and upgrades of systems.    
  • Authorize stormwater utilities and stormwater fees to manage systems and help pay for necessary upgrade investments.  There is currently a bill in the Legislature to create stormwater utilities.  The Alliance has long-supported the creation of stormwater water utilities.
  • Expand the Distribution Service Improvement Charge, also known as DSIC to include sewer and wastewater utilities to help water systems raise revenues to address infrastructure needs.
  • Encourage increased use of the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank and expand its funding capabilities.
  • Adopt regulations to implement the asset management requirements of the Water Quality Accountability Act.
  • Create legislation similar to the Water Quality Accountability Act to require asset management for wastewater and stormwater systems.
  • Encourage municipalities to consider selling their water systems to investor owned utilities that are more easily able to invest in the infrastructure upgrades.
  • Explore implementing a "One Water" concept, whereby decisions are made with drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems in mind, rather than on a separate basis.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Online News Now - May 1, 2018


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NORTH BERGEN LIBERTY GENERATING POWER PLANT

Alliance for Action President Phil Beachem stood side by side with the Building Trades and other New Jersey leaders to announce plans to build a $1.8 billion natural gas-powered electrical plant  in North Bergen.  Construction of the North Bergen Liberty Generating power plant on a 15 acre site will create over a thousand jobs.  Company leaders say construction can begin soon and be completed by the end of 2022.


PANY/NJ CHIEF ENGINEER JIM STARACE TO BE HONORED BY BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA 

Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Chief Engineer Jim Starace will be honored by the Boy Scouts of America at the 2018 Construction Industry Awards Dinner on Tuesday May 8 at Maritime Parc in Jersey City.  To register online click here.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

5/11/18 -  Meet Kevin Corbett - New NJ Transit Executive Director, click here to register. 

5/18/18 - Burlington County Chapter Meeting, click here to register. 

6/1/18 - "Health Care for the Economy" Hospital Construction and Expansion, click here to register. 

6/5/18 - Middlesex County Chapter Meeting, click here to register. 

6/8/18 - Water Infrastructure Symposium, click here to register. 

6/12/18 - NJ DOT Acting Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti Meeting, click here to register. 

6/15/18 - Bergen County Chapter Meeting, click here to register. 

6/22/18 -  Investing in SJ...Where the Action Is!, click here to register. 

NJ TRANSIT HEAD TO ADDRESS ALLIANCE MEMBERS  

The NJ Alliance for Action will host a meeting with Kevin Corbett, Executive Director of NJ TRANSIT on May 11th at Forsgate Country Club, click here to attend. 

GOVERNOR MURPHY BUDGET PROVIDES RELIEF FOR NJ TRANSIT BUS CUSTOMERS  

Governor Phil Murphy has announced plans to increase NJ Transit funding by more than $240 million.  The extra money will fund additional bus operators and improvements in on-time performance, such as increasing flexibility to mitigate road construction factors.

PLANS FOR NJIT REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT ANNOUNCED 

NJIT President Joel Bloom and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka have announced plans to build the Gateway MLK redevelopment project.  The existing  building at 240 Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd. contains asbestos and will be abated and dismantled to make room for a new development, which will house 99 market-rate apartment units. The project will include adding 1,300 square feet of ground floor retail space and 100 parking spaces.

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION BOND ACT

New Jersey voters will get the chance to vote for a $750 million bond act to fund construction at county vocational school and county college projects if a bill passed by the State Senate moves on and receives the signature of Governor Murphy.  The Career and Technical Education Bond Act, sponsored by State Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Steve Oroho, passed the  Senate by a 36-1 vote. 

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
  • Richard Mroz, immediate past President of the NJ Board of Public Utilities has started a consulting firm, Resolute Strategies, LLC, where he is Managing Director. 
  • Steven H. Santoro, Former NJ TRANSIT Executive Director, joins Dewberry as Director of Rail and Transit.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Online News Now - April 13, 2018

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NUCLEAR ENERGY BILL PASSES SENATE AND ASSEMBLY 

This week both the NJ Senate and General Assembly passed S-2313 sponsored by Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and A-3724 sponsored by Assemblyman John F. McKeon, establishing a zero emission certificate program for nuclear power plants.  The measure will now be sent to NJ Governor Phil Murphy.   The bill provides a $300 million per year subsidy for two nuclear power plants operated by PSE&G - Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Station and the Salem Nuclear Power Plant.  The two nuclear plants provide the state with approximately 40% of its electricity, and are an economic engine for the entire region.

NJ Alliance for Action President Phil Beachem testified before the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee in support of the bill. 
Similarly Alliance for Action Vice President Chris Hartman testified before the Assembly Appropriations Committee.   Beachem in his testimony noted, "This is the most important economic development legislation for South Jersey. It would be devastating to the region, and the rest of the state, if these plants closed." 


Beachem testifying at Senate hearing. 


PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
  • Dr. Louis Manzione accepted the position of President of AICUNJ and ICFNJ effective July 1, 2018.  The AICUNJ is a state-wide organization representing New Jersey's private colleges and universities. Currently Dr. Manzione is dean of the engineering school at the University of Hartford.
  • Governor Murphy announced  the appointment of Jerry Zaro to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Gateway Program Development Corporation.
  • Former Utility Transportation Contractors Association Executive Director Anthony Attanasio has recently joined AECOM.  George Lobman has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Utility Transportation Contractors Association.
  •  Advanced Infrastructure Design, Inc. (AID) is proud to announce that Richard T. Hammer former NJ DOT Commissioner will be joining the firm as Senior Vice President.
  • The College of New Jersey Board of Trustees has selected New Jersey native Kathryn A. Foster as the 16th president of the College. 
  • NJM Insurance Group has selected Mitch Livingston as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of NJM. 
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ announced Kevin P. Conlin as their new Chairman of the Board. 
  • Amy Mansue was recently installed as Chair of the Board of the NJ Hospital Association. 
  • Merodie A. Hancock, Ph.D, was appointed the fourth President of Thomas Edison State University. 
  • NJBIA has announced Christine Biteas as its new Chief Government Affairs Officer. 
  • Roy Denmark, Jr. is the Chair of the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary. 

TRANSACTION - MOVING GATEWAY FORWARD

New Jersey Alliance for Action President Phil Beachem will be moderating a panel at TransAction Conference on April 18th in Atlantic City. 
This panel will include a planning overview of the entire Gateway Program, update on governance, status of funding/ financing, construction packaging, and next steps for planning the elements of the Gateway Program.
Panelists include:    
  • Marie Corrado, Senior Director, Gateway Program, Amtrak
  • Drew Galloway, Vice President, Director Planning and Service Development, WSP
  • Francis Sacr, Interim Finance Director, Gateway Program Development Corporation

GOVERNOR MURPHY ANNOUNCES NEW VISION FOR NJ'S ECONOMIC FUTURE

Governor Phil Murphy outlined his vision for the Hub, a pivotal redevelopment site in downtown New Brunswick that will support New Jersey's economic future as the state's home for research and start-up incubation.

The site, owned by the city of New Brunswick and being managed by DevCo, is approved for up to four million square feet of commercial development that can complement the recent residential, retail, and entertainment growth and development in New Brunswick. The site, which will be adjacent to the New Brunswick train station, provides a strong proximity to existing corporate, medical, and academic research activity and extraordinary public transportation assets.
While development of the Hub is in the earliest stages of a years-long process that will require engagement from multiple partners, Governor Murphy announced that the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) will immediately begin a planning and implementation study. He also stated that there will be plans for the EDA to identify potential partners for the Hub.

EARLY WORK BEGINS ON PORTAL BRIDGE

Work has begun on the Portal Bridge component of the Gateway regional rail project.  The work is being funded via a $6 million federal grant secured by NJ TRANSIT and $4 million of NJ TRANSIT'S money.

Work under way includes preparing the site for future major construction by relocating utilities, access roads and building an in river pier to receive construction materials. 

NEW MEMBERS JOIN ALLIANCE FOR ACTION BOARD 

The New Jersey Alliance for Action  announced the following individuals have joined the Board: 

  • Joseph Demark, Jr., President & Business Manager, Sheet Metal Works Local No. 25
  • Don DiZuzio, Senior Vice President, T&M Associates
  • Rochelle Hendricks former Secretary of Higher Education
  • Robert Peake, Director, Facilities Construction & Real Estate, Atlantic Health
  • Donald Shields, Vice President & Director of Engineering, NJ American Water Company, Inc. 
  • Mark McKoy, Vice President & General Manager - New Jersey Operations, Suez 

GOVERNOR'S BUDGET PROPOSAL OUTLINES $242 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING FOR NJTRANSIT

Governor Phil Murphy reinforced his commitment to establishing a safer, fairer, more customer-friendly transit system for New Jerseyans, outlining plans for the additional $242 million state investment in NJTRANSIT announced in his budget address. The 172 percent funding increase for Fiscal Year 2019 will begin putting NJTRANSIT back on track - without a fare hike.
For more information click here

NJ LSRP PROGRAM

NJ City University and Connell Foley are hosting a program on NJ LSRP: Implications for Legal & Environmental Insurance Professionals on April 24, 2018.

Click here for more information. 
UPCOMING MEETINGS


4/16/18 - City of Camden....A Growing Economic Force, click here to register. 

4/30/17 - Golf Classic, click here
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Online News Now - March 16, 2018

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GOVERNOR MURPHY LOOKS TO FUND NJ TRANSIT 
Governor Murphy's first budget calls for an additional $242 million in operating funds for NJ Transit.  He says the extra funding will help NJ Transit stop using capital funds for operational needs.
GOVERNOR MURPHY ESTABLISHES JOBS AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL 

Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order establishing the Jobs and Economic Opportunity Council.

The Council will provide economic advice and recommendations for stimulating job growth and workforce development in New Jersey.

JCP&L INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS 
Jersey Central Power & Light is investing $357 million to upgrade substation equipment.  JCP&L says the projects come after the company spent $308 million in 2017 to build new transmission lines, install voltage-regulating equipment and automated controls.  

FOLEY, INC. ACQUIRES GILES & RANSOME

Foley, Inc. of Piscataway, NJ, has acquired Giles & Ransome, Inc., headquartered in Bensalem, PA.  The transaction was the result of a mutual agreement between both dealerships and Caterpillar.
As a result of the acquisition, Foley CAT's territory expands from northern New Jersey to the Delaware Valley, southern New Jersey and northern Delaware. Foley will continue to operate out of its headquarters in Piscataway, N.J., and will now also operate out of Bensalem, Pa., (Ransome CAT's former headquarters); Whitehall, Pa.; Bear, Del.; and Hammonton, N.J.

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
  • Cooper University Health Care has reorganized its leadership by promoting Kevin O'Dowd and Anthony Mazzarellito Co-Presidents, CEO Adrienne Kirbywill also take on the title of Executive Chair.
  • Stephen Dilts has been promoted to Senior Vice President, New York Office Leader of HNTB and Gary Hullfish, PE is now Vice President and New Jersey Leader.
UPCOMING MEETINGS


3/27/18 - Newark Terminal A Redevelopment, click here to register. 

4/4/18 - Meeting with Port Authority Chief Engineer Jim Starace, click here to register. 

4/16/18 - City of Camden....A Growing Economic Force, click here to register. 

4/30/17 - Golf Classic, click here to register. 

VOTERS APPROVE $105.7M FOR SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION
Voters approved school construction proposals totaling nearly $105.7 million in five districts. Most projects were eligible for state funding to cover part of the cost. Approved projects include:

BERGEN COUNTY

Fair Lawn
Additions and renovations to middle schools and upgrade of the HVAC system at the high
school auditorium.

Total project cost: $25,000,000
State funds: $4,509,071

Park Ridge
Two proposals addressing heating and ventilation/air conditioning in the high school

Proposal 1
Conversion of steam heat to hot water heat in the older portion of the high school.

Total project cost: $2,800,000
State funds: $1,120,000

Proposal 2
Replacement of unit ventilators and installation of air conditioning in the high school's A-Wing.

Total project cost: $798,466
State funds: $319,386

BURLINGTON COUNTY

Northern Burlington County Regional 
Improvements including construction of an addition connecting "east" and "west" buildings of the high school complex; renovations and improvements to instructional space; new science labs, technology labs, agriculture and media instructional space; and other improvements.

Total project cost: $39,760,000
State funds: $10,378,491

CAMDEN COUNTY

Pennsauken
New classroom additions, window and door replacements, construction of new field house,
and new main entrance and security vestibule at high school; other renovations and
improvements.

Total project cost: $35,669,908
State funds: $10,452,942


SUSSEX COUNTY

Green Township
Two-part proposal for work at Green Hills School

Proposal I
Roof replacement at Green Hills School.

Total project cost: $1,091,000
State funds: $436,382

Proposal 2
Acquisition and installation of ventilators, air conditioners and ADA improvements at Green
Hills School.

Total project cost: $568,000
State funds: $227,178