CALL TO ORDER:
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,one police officer 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 March 23 ,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 $ 125,801.69, expenditures of $ 47,144.59(check # 30849 to #30890) and a balance of $552,194.40. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $8,731.80 and expenditures of $4,963.70(check #1510 to #1511) and a balance of $17,737.72. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 2,866.50 and protection of $6,295.52 and expenditures of $1,253.43(check #1246) and a balance of $30,975.40. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $183.87 in interest, and expenditures of $0.00(check #--) leaving a balance of $474,404.83.
Census 2020 Information. Short discussion about receiving Census invitations and importance of township /community being counted.
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 $ 86,417.92and asked them to take a few minutes to review the bills before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Senft made the motion to pay all bills except one for Groff until we find out more. Mr. Schrader seconded this motion. Withallinfavor,motionpassed.Thebillsareasfollows:GENERALFUND:AmLegal…152.04,BarclayElec…..366.80,CamCtyLwLib…7.00,Comcast….157.87,CrystalPure…40.80,Eads….41,280.95,FHMA…117.00,Highland….78.66,JamesExcavating…1,167.40,J.Blanchetti….520.47,JtwnTribune…..147.50,KeyWay….393.30,Lane…..388.50,LongBarn….45.84,Lowes….460.02,LutherPMiller…1,241.63,Nationwide….738.75,OldDominion…475.88,,Penelec…104.89,PitneyBowes…100.00,PortagePowerWash…350.00,Safelite…279.79,Sporys…154.00,Summit…2,000.16,Teamsters….17,078.04,US Cleaning…583.00,VISA…2,383.97. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: Grannas Bros…10,649.48. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….183.59, General Fund…..4,770.59. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: None.
Motion to approve ordinance for weight limit on Rhodes Cross Road. Mr. Schrader brought up standards to do core sample. Short discussion occurred. Mr. Barbin said study is signed by engineer so it would be okay to approve and will take effect 5 days from today. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve ordinance. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion approved.
Motion to ratify emergency declaration due to CO-VID 19. Mr. Barbin said it was already adopted and signed on March 26th just needs ratified. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to ratify. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion approved.
Discussion on COVID-19 (see attached letters from PSATS and other info) stay at home order and what we are doing as a township regarding employees. Board decided at end of prior week to temporary layoff for employees except for calls outs, essential work for office or road, etc. Discussion occurred on procedure for emergency call outs, unemployment, and schedule for street sweeping.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Mr. Richards stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:14 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer