February 16, 2016
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Chairman Dennis Richards called the meeting to order at 5:00 P.M. in the conference room of the Adams Township Municipal Building.
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all present.
Those in attendance were Supervisors Dennis Richards, Dennis Gdula, Brian Schrader, Joseph Slonac and Anthony Christ; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; and no (0) residents.
IV. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR AGENDA ITEMS AND PRIOR MEETING MINUTES:
Mr. Richards stated at this time the Public has the right and the opportunity to comment on any item from the previous meeting minutes. No comments or questions.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the January 25, 2016 meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the minutes presented. Mr. Christ made the motion to accept the minutes, Mr. Gdula seconds this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
VI. TREASURER’S REPORT:
Mr. Richards asked for the reading of the Treasurers Report in written form. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $77,972.99, expenditures of $69,288.10 (Check #27904 to #27922) and a balance of $424,516.34. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues of $141.75, expenditures of $4699.37 (Check #1342 to #1344) and a balance of $24,629.03. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $31.50 (hydrants) and $170.37 (Fire Protection), expenditures of $3281.77 (Check #1077 to #1081) and a balance of $2,945.23. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $49.06 and expenditures of $0.00 (check #---) leaving a balance of $113,311.27.
A copy of the tentative list of functions scheduled for the Adams Township No. 1 Fire Station for 2016 was presented. Mr. Barbin said they are required to inform the Board on a yearly basis of their activities. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve these functions for Adams Twp. #1 Volunteer Fire Co. Mr. Christ made the motion, second by Mr. Slonac. With all in favor, motion passed.
II. OLD BUSINES
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to release the road bond for Krayn Road and Pieta Road held by Appalachin Timber. Mr. Gdula made the motion to release the bond. Mr. Christ second this motion,
with all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other old business they would like to discuss. None is forthcoming.
IX. NEW BUSINESS
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills presented for payment totaling $70,360.81 to take a few minutes to review the bill before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Gdula made the motion to pay all bills, Mr. Christ seconds this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. The bills are as follows for the General, Fire, Street Light and State Accounts: GENERAL FUND ACCOUNT: Adams Water…110.70, American Rock Salt…15651.09, Applied Indust….110.17, Comcast…666.87, Crystal Pure…50.80, Cumberland Truck…1996.81, Ebensburg Office…455.56, E. Pentrack…30.00, Fisher…22.67, FHMA…241.50, Freightliner…614.06, Hercules Truck…83.73, J. Ritko…30.00, Tribune…25.00, Kauffman Metals…135.00, Krouse…1360.99, Long Barn…17.55, LP Miller…4967.42, M. Bucci…30.00, Memorial Highway…170.00, Nationwide…532.25, New Enterprise…4569.93, Palyocsik…7.18, P. Webb…35.00, Penelec…1101.02, PAHCC…40.00, PA One…17.22, R. Webb…60.00, R. Young…30.00, R. Robb…400.00, Samco…246.00, Summit Bank…8951.30, Team DUI…135.00, Teamsters…2995.73, Trapuzzanos…493.99, Tri County…748.30, US Cleaning…583.00, Visa…1008.97, Walsh…72.71, W. Barbin…1504.95, YIS…386.50, J. Rachael…322.78. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Penelec…9230.75, REA…108.00, J. Rachael…4.25. FIRE PROTECTION ACCOUNT: J. Rachael…6.06. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: None.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to advertise the Spring Road Maintenance Material for 2016-2017. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Slonac. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Gdula stated Russell Standard was in the office and discussed with him different material available for sealing the roadways. There is possibly 8 mile of township roads that need sealed and with the cost of oils this might be the year to get our roads sealed.
Mr. Barbin discussed Karen Turgeon’s house and recommended The EADS Group to oversee and write the specifications of removing the house. Mr. Richards stated we will contact Mr. Sewalk to give us a price on the this.
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Christ made the motion to adjourn and Mr. Schrader second this motion. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:24 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by: Diana Baxter, Secretary-Treasurer