Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 5:00p.m. in the conference room of the Adams Township Municipal Building.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all present.
Those in attendance were Supervisors Dennis Richards, Dennis Gdula, Brian Schrader, Dan Senft and Mark Bucci; William Barbin, Solicitor; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, Kirk Moss, Police Chief, and 7(seven) visitors.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR AGENDA ITEMS AND PRIOR MEETING MINUTES:
Mr. Richards stated now the Public has the right and the opportunity to comment on any item from the previous meeting minutes. None were forthcoming.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the October 5 ,2020 regular meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the minutes presented. Mr. Senft made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
After discussion, Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was accepted as read. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $67,986.08, expenditures of $ 211,882.96(check # 31207 to #31236) and a balance of $580,184.96. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $346.50 and expenditures of $172.76(check #1538) and a balance of $13,412.33. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 110.25 and protection of $79.07 and expenditures of $0.00(check #--) and a balance of $30,166.41. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00 in interest, and expenditures of $63,965.34(check #797 to #799) leaving a balance of $241,877.70.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other old business they would like to discuss. None was forthcoming.
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills presented for payment totaling $67,752.61 and asked them to take a few minutes to review the bills before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Gdula made the motion to pay all bills. Mr. Senft seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. Mr. Bucci brought up bill for line painting questioning why 9 other miles of road where not painted. Discussion occurred, concerning time, roads need work done before paint, etc. Mr. Bucci made a motion to have those 9 other miles of road painted. Mr. Richards asked for a second. More discussion occurred. Mr. Richards said motion died for lack of a second. Thebillsareasfollows:GENERALFUND:Amtrust….5,200.00,AppalachianTire…401.27,CambriaCtyBuildingCodes…508.25CambriaCtyProthonotary….103.25,CambriaCtySheriff…..150.00,Comcast….446.60,CumberlandTruck….124.97,DaleOxygen…27.87,D.Bailey…30.00,D.Richards…44.00,E.Pentrack…30.00,E.Smay….30.00,FIHoff..305.00,G.Costlow…3,362.50,Grannas…..5,600.25,Greens…522.53,Groff….355.10,Highland….78.66,HighwayMarking…15,541.92,J.Ritko…30.00,JamesExcavating…15,600.00,J.Nibert…30.00,JtwnTribune….140.00,J.Baker…30.00,LBWater…225.00,Lane…1,600.00,Longs….595.00,LutherPMiller…..1,819.51,Matheson….136.09,NAPAAuto….1,205.63,Nationwide….738.75,PSAB…225.00,Palyocsik…19.95,P.Webb…40.00,Penelec….673.23,PAOneCall….32.90,P.Helsel….30.00,R.Cortese…30.00,R.Webb…30.00,R.Young…30.00,S.Grow….150.00,SHI…..3,112.07,1st Summit….1,046.79, Tire Shop….305.00, Tractor Supply….37.98,Trapuzzanos…394.00,Verizon…280.30,WBMason…97.75. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….4,810.98, REA…119.70, J. Blanchetti…13.86. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland….1,253.43, J. Blanchetti….4.25, J. Blanchetti….3.36.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve amendment to Eads Maryland Ave agreement. (see attached email). Mr. Barbin explained that Eads had to add amendment to agreement concerning nondiscrimation, harassment clause as per state.Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to advertise tentative general fund budget and state liquid fuels budget for 2021. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to order police vehicle (2021 Chevy Tahoe) through Costars vendor. Chief Moss had provided a vehicle cost/information sheet and packet from two Costars vendors for pricing for the Board. Mr. Schrader made the motion to go with Costars price from Memorial Highway Chevrolet of 37,995.00. Mr. Gdula seconded the motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Hoffman subdivision as per Planning Commission. Mr. Senft made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards said there is on agenda a motion to approve McClelland/Docherty minor lot subdivision consolidation contingent upon corrections as per Planning Commission but that the corrections had not been submitted yet, so the motion is tabled until next meeting.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Ms. Valerie Margo asking first if there are any plans for natural gas extension down to Tank Ave area. Mr. Bucci commented that no, so far, we have not heard anything from gas company. Mr. Gdula said there was supposed to be a meeting with Keystone, but they(Keystone) had to cancel meeting and so far, it has not been rescheduled. Next, she asked about doing work on Tank Ave …. weeds, etc. Mr. Richards said no resurfacing this year, would have to be next year. Mr. Gdula said they will be down later this week to cut weeds, got catch basin cleaned. Lastly, she asked about line painting previously discussed in meeting,Mr.Gdula said reason these were not done were for numerous reasons….first roadwork needing done got pushed back(started later) because of COVID;roads needed repair work done to them before painting ;time ran out to get all repairs done and then working on Nagle Bridge project has taken up time.
Mr. Bucci mentioned about Planning Commission meeting minutes where Mr. Young, Planning Commission Chairman informed them that Rosebud Mining inquired about using another pre-existing shaft located along Mt. Airy road instead of the proposed new shaft along Blue Road.
Mr. Richards stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:17 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer