Announcements, Front Page Items, News Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority Hires Director of Finance
Glenn Dickerson Joins the BJCTA Staff 
BIRMINGHAM, AL (February 12, 2019) – A native of Birmingham, Glenn Dickerson, joined the staff of the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) Monday as its Director of Finance. Interim Executive Director Frank T. Martin welcomed Mr. Dickerson to the team as part of one of his immediate goals of steadying the authority during his tenure.As a certified public accountant for 35 years, Mr. Dickerson says he bases his life and business principles on one word — integrity.  “Integrity embodies all the attributes that lead to success —excellence, honesty, service, charity, industry, fairness and teamwork,” said Dickerson. The position of Director of Finance is responsible for the administration of all financial and statistical information related to the authority, required by federal, state and local regulation, as well as BJCTA policies and procedures.  Dickerson will work closely with all departments in the authority to ensure that budgetary planning and controls are in place and oversee the daily activities of the finance department. During the February BJCTA Board of Directors meeting, Mr. Martin awarded employees in the finance department with certificates recognizing their commitment to the authority during the search for a permanent director.Mr. Dickerson brings a wealth of public sector experience, in addition to time spent in the oil and gas industry.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama State Board of Certified Public Accountants.“We’re grateful to have Glenn joining our staff as we strive to be one of the best public transportation systems in the nation. A strong internal team leads to success in every aspect of our system and I believe Mr. Dickerson will be a welcomed addition throughout the authority as we move forward in a positive direction, for our riders, the community and our employees,” shared Interim Executive Director Martin.The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority is the public transportation leader in Central Alabama.  The Authority averages three million riders per year with more than 300 employees. For more information, visit www.maxtransit.org. ### MEDIA CONTACTS: Becci Hart | becci.hart@intermarkgroup.com | 205.776.2280 Lauren Bland | lauren.bland@intermarkgroup.com | 205.776.2301  
0

Announcements, Front Page Items, News Releases

 

Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority Names Chief of Staff
BIRMINGHAM, AL (February 14, 2019) – The Chief of Staff position at the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority has been filled by Valerie Rivers.  The newest member of the authority’s executive team, Ms. Rivers’ career has been dedicated to public service, in Birmingham and other cities. keep reading
0

General Information, Solicitations
RFP #19-05 Transit Bus Advertising Q & A
  1. Can you please provide net revenue BJCTA received for bus advertising each of the last 5 years?
BJCTA ResponseWill Provide info  by 2/25/19
  1. Can you please provide the total advertising sales generated each of the last 5 years?
BJCTA Response:  Will Provide info by 2/25/19  
  1. What is the current revenue % share between BJCTA and vendor?
BJCTA Response: 55% of Gross Revenue  
  1. Paragraph C on page 6 states that direct apply vinyl will not be allowed on the New Flyers. Does that mean only full wrap advertising is not allowed or is it stating that all advertising options such as half wraps, king kong, super king will not be allowed on those buses and only standard kings, queens, and tail signs that secure in frames are allowed on the New Flyers?
BJCTA Response: Only standard kings, queens tail signs that secure in frames  
  1. Do all buses currently have advertising frames on them? – who owns the current set of frames
BJCTA Response: YES, BJCTA owns  
  1. Do all fixed route buses rotate routes on a daily basis or are buses assigned routes and remain on those routes for extended period of time?
BJCTA Response: Fixed route buses rotate routes on a daily basis   Please provide a list of all advertising clients, the quantity and type of advertisement, monthly revenue, and contract end date by advertiser. BJCTA Response: Not Known / 3rd Party Vendor  
  1. Will BJCTA be getting new buses during the contract period?
BJCTA Response: YES  
  1. Will advertising, including direct application and full wraps be allowed on any new buses entering the fleet?
 BJCTA Response: Not yet Determined  
  1. Paragraph P on page 12 indicates BJCTA is requiring a percentage share of no less than 65% of revenue to BJCTA. Is 65% of gross revenue a requirement or is BJCTA open to alternative bids.
  2. BJCTA Response: YES
 
0

Front Page Items, General Information, Public Notice
Notice is now given for the following meetings of the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority’s Board of Directors: BJCTA Board Committee Meetings Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at the following times Executive Search Committee- 10 a.m. Finance & Administration Committee- Immediately following the Executive Search Committee  Planning & Program Development CommitteeImmediately following the Finance & Administration Committee Operations CommitteeImmediately following the Planning & Program Development Committee PURPOSE:                        Regular Order of Business WHERE:                            Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority                                                                                                1801 Morris Ave, Second Floor                                                                                                                                                         Birmingham, AL 35203     ** Parking – You are welcome to park in the BJCTA lot, located at 16th St. & Morris Ave Theodore “Ted” Smith, Board Chairman Birmingham- Jefferson County Transit Authority
0

Front Page Items, General Information, Public Notice

Notice is now given for the following meeting of the Birmingham- Jefferson County Transit Authority’s Board of Directors:

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE BJCTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 12:00 Noon

PURPOSE:                        Regular Order of Business

WHERE:                             Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority

                                                1801 Morris Ave, Second Floor

                                                Birmingham, AL 35203

 

 

*** Parking – You are welcome to park in the BJCTA lot, located at 16th St. & Morris Ave

Download the Board Packet for this Meeting Here

0

X