Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 4:56p.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 0(zero) 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 April 6 ,2020 regular meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the minutes presented. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
After discussion, Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was accepted as written. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $ 36,329.11, expenditures of $ 100,762.23(check # 30891 to #30917) and a balance of $487,761.28. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $4,743.20 and expenditures of $4,954.18(check #1512 to #1513) and a balance of $17,526.74. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 1,308.30and protection of $2,515.84 and expenditures of $0.00(check #--) and a balance of $34,799.54. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00 in interest, and expenditures of $10,649.48(check #788) leaving a balance of $463,755.35.
See emails from Doug Hill and Adam Paul concerning Flood Protection Project information and site visit. Short discussion occurred. Mr. Richards said to send response email saying the date of site visit is okay with the Board. 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 $27,357.02 and asked them to take a few minutes to review the bills before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Bucci made the motion to pay all bills. Mr. Senft seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. Thebillsareasfollows:GENERALFUND:AmTrust….6,234.00,CambriaCtyCodes…165.00,Comcast….445.09,DeLage….174.59,D.Richards….44.00,Groff…368.55,JamesExcavating…3,059.12,Keystone…458.41,LongBarn….13.81,Nationwide….738.75,Palyocsik…153.81,Penelec…850.78,PAOneCall…21.00,QuakerSales…879.70,RPMSigns…180.00,TireShop…384.00,Verizon…281.61,WBMason…610.48. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….4,900.34, REA…114.00, General Fund…..4,754.12, J. Blanchetti….633.86. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland…..1,253.43, J. Blanchetti….197.13, J. Blanchetti….441.44.
Discussion and motion to select one of two letters of interest for zoning hearing board opening. Discussion occurred on candidates (Mr. Paluch and Mr. Mulcahy). Mr. Bucci made a motion to appoint Pat Mulcahy, Jr. Mr. Bucci stated that there isn’t a conflict with him being employed by The Eads Group. Mr. Schrader said he seconded. Mr. Richards asked for a roll call vote. Mr. Schrader: Yea, Mr. Bucci: Yea, Mr. Gdula: Yea, Mr. Senft: Yea, Mr. Richards: No. Vote 4-1 motion passes to appoint Mr. Mulcahy.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve insurance renewal for May 2020 to May 2021 for McGowan for regular and Amtrust for workers comp through FWF. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to advertise for township engineer for 5-year period (see attached minutes from 2015 and email from Mr. Beyer). Discussion occurred. Mr. Barbin said some projects with state (PennDOT, etc.) require this every 5 years. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other new business they would like to discuss. Mr. Gdula said yes, he had a few things to discuss. First, Mr. Gdula said that since Cambria County Sewage Enforcement is no longer and we chose Cambria County Building Codes as our SEO provider that all our SEO records are now up the Codes office. Second, he said our new loader is set to be dropped off tomorrow, and they are taking old one as trade in. The Board then discussed payment options and it was decided that Mr. Gdula would talk to Groff rep to see options for payment and then Board would decide on payment at next meeting. Lastly, Mr. Gdula brought up if there is a target date of return for employees. He said last week, and this week road crew has worked three guys on and three guys off to work with street sweeper. He said if weather is good there is work to be done. Discussion continued; dates discussed (governor extending stay at home order until May 8), taking back street sweeper and was decided to wait until next meeting on May 11 for deciding date of return.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Mr. Richards stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Senft made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:16 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer