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Board Meeting Round-Up: February 2018

 

Chairman’s Items – Joseph T. Ashdale

  • Board Chairman, Joseph T. Ashdale, invited comment from members of the general public.

Director’s Report – Scott Petri

During his monthly report, PPA Executive Director, Scott Petri, provided updates on a wide range of topics including but not limited to newly instituted procedural processes, improved communication with PPA departments, and outreach efforts to elected officials and transportation partners. Mr. Petri’s full directors report can be viewed and downloaded here.

Finance and Administration

Actual to Actual Summary Comparative Income Statements

  • The Board unanimously approved the Actual to Actual Summary Comparative Income statements presented by the the Authority’s Director of Finance, Gary Gordon. A copy of the Authority’s Actual to Actual Summary Comparative Income statements can be found here.

Actual to Budget Summary Comparative Income Statements

  • The Board unanimously approved the Actual to Budget Summary Comparative Income statements presented by the the Authority’s Director of Finance, Gary Gordon. A copy of the Authority’s Actual to Budget Summary Comparative Income statements can be found here

Income Statement Detailing All Entities

  • The Board unanimously approved the Income Statement Detailing All Entities presented by the the Authority’s Director of Finance, Gary Gordon. A copy of the Authority’s Income Statement Detailing All Entities can be found here.

Audit Policy

  • The Board unanimously approved an Internal Audit Policy in order for the Internal Audit Department to provide independent and objective reviews and assessments of the business activities, operations, financial systems and internal accounting controls of the Authority. A copy of the Authority’s Audit Policy can be found here

Risk Management Policy

  • The Board unanimously approved a draft of the Authority’s Risk Management Policy. A draft of the Authority’s Risk Management Policy can be found here.

Revision to Conflict of Interest Policy

  • The Board unanimously approved a motion to revise the Authority’s Conflict of Interest Policy. The approved draft of the Authority’s revised Conflict of Interest Policy can be found here.

Health Benefits Renewal

  • The Board approved a motion to renew the Authority’s employee health benefits. The three-year renewal agreement is projected to have a net-savings of over $730,000. The approved Board resolution can be found here.

Amendment to Bylaws

  • The Board unanimously approved a motion to amend the by-laws of the Authority. The approved amendments of the Authority’s by-laws can be found here.

Employee Vision Benefits

  • The Board approved a motion to renew the Authority’s employee vision benefit with Vision Benefits of America for two years. The approved Board resolution can be found here.

Employee Dental Benefits

  • The Board approved a motion to renew the Authority’s employee dental benefits with Delta Dental for two years. The approved Board resolution can be found here.

Microsoft Exchange Email Migration

  • The Board approved a motion to upgrade the Authority’s Groupwise email software to Microsoft Exchange. The approved Board resolution can be found here.

Temporary Staff Support for Amnesty Program

  • In an effort to assist with the City’s Parking Ticket Amnesty Program, the Board approved a motion to enter into an agreement with contractor to provide temporary staffing. The approved Board resolution can be found here.

Engineering and Design

New Parking Lots – Benjamin Franklin Bridge General Contract Award

  • The Board approved a motion to enter into a contract with D’Angelo Brothers, Inc., for general construction for proposed parking lots at The Ben Franklin Bridge, 3rd Street Philadelphia. The approved Board resolution can be found here.

New Parking Lots – Benjamin Franklin Bridge Electrical Contract Award

  • The Board approved a motion to enter into a contract with M.J.F. Electrical Contracting, for electrical contracting services for proposed parking lots at The Ben Franklin Bridge, 3rd Street Philadelphia. The approved Board resolution can be found here.

Fiber Optic Connectivity – Philadelphia International Airport

  • The Board approved a Contract Change Order Request for the installation of a new fiber optic hub, new fiber lines, and associated equipment at the Philadelphia International Airport. The approved Contract Change Order Request can be found here.   

Taxi & Limousine Division

Docket No. A-17-10-04

The Board approved the sale to transfer ownership of Medallion No. P-0484 along with the issuance of a corresponding taxicab certificate of public convenience.

Applicant-Buyer: Masum Transportation Inc, CPC Application No. A-1036195-01

Owner-Seller: Mensa., Inc., CPC No. 1023983-01

Sale Price: $44,000.00

 

Docket No. A-17-10-05

The Board approved the sale to transfer ownership of Medallion No P-0194 along with the issuance of a corresponding taxicab certificate of public convenience.

Applicant-Buyer:  Afizah Trans Inc, CPC No. A-1036192-01

Owner-Seller: Howric, Inc., CPC No. 10000719-01

Sale Price: $39,000.00

 

Docket No. A-17-11-01

The Board approved the sale to transfer ownership of Medallion No. P-1331 along with the issuance of a corresponding taxicab certificate of public convenience.

Applicant-Buyer: Lincoln Cab Inc, CPC Application No. A-1036204-01

Owner-Seller: CSP Trans, Inc, CPC No.1022562-01

Sale Price: $40,000.00

 

Docket No. A-17-12-01

The Board approved the sale to transfer ownership of Medallion Nos. P-0183 and P-0202 along with the issuance of a corresponding taxicab certificate of public convenience.

Applicant-Buyer: Ifza Transportation Inc, CPC Application No. A-1036276-01

Owner-Seller:  IL Trans, Inc., CPC No. 1000701-01

Sale Price: $78,000.000

 

Docket No. A-17-12-03

The Board approved the sale to transfer ownership of Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicle (“WAV”) Medallion No. WP-1619 along with the issuance of a corresponding taxicab certificate of public convenience.

Applicant-Buyer: Rabeb LLC, CPC Application No. A-1036304-01

Owner-Seller:  WAV Trans Inc., CPC No. 1033830-01

Sale Price: $10,000.000

 

Docket No. P-15-12-03

The Board approved the decision regarding the Petition of Rosemont Taxicab in which the matter be remanded to the Taxi and Limousine Adjudication Department for further proceedings pursuant to the Authority’s Taxicab and Limousine Regulations.