Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 5:00 P.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, Dan Senft, Brian Schrader and Mark Bucci; William Barbin, Solicitor; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, and ten (10) 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 was forthcoming.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the April 08, 2019 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. Senft. 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 $ 44,317.86 expenditures of $ 59,855.14(check # 30183to #30216) and a balance of $441,844.74. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $ 4,998.00 and expenditures of $5,699.66(check #1471 to #1472) and a balance of $7,885.42. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 1,778.70 and protection of $3,989.71 and expenditures of $ 596.74 (check #1210 to 1211) and a balance of $21,257.16. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenue of $0.00 in interest and expenditures of $0.00(check #) leaving a balance of $445,672.23.
Letter from David Duray P.E. concerning NPDES permit for Pleasant View Mobile Home Park.
Letter from Chief Kundrod from Adams Twp. Fire Co. No.2 concerning paving project. Mr. Gdula commented that he will make arrangements with the Fire Company.
Letter from Adams Township Police about their participation in taking back unwanted prescription drugs on April 27,2019 from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. at the Adams Township Police Station, 125 Mary Drive Sidman and at the Adams Township Fire Company #2 at 849 Locust St. St. Michael. Police officers from the department will be present to assist.
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 $7,946.46 and asked them to take a few minutes to review the bills before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Discussion occurred about holding payment on Keystone Spring until we see if we receive correct item and it works. Mr. Gdula made the motion to pay all bills withholding Keystone Spring. Mr. Senft seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. The bills are as follows: GENERAL FUND: Comcast…385.73,DeLage…174.59,D.Richards…44.00,Jtwn Tribune…307.50,Keystone Assoc….615.26,Keystone Spring…249.12,LB Water..487.50,Long Barn….33.85,Luther M. Bucci…262.17,Nationwide…739.72,P.Webb….80.00,Penelec…1,028.24,R2SConsult…1,050.00,Stephenson…1,116.87,Verizon…282.66,WB Mason…222.95,Witmer…30.00.The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: REA…102.60. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland…733.70.
Discussion and motion to approve purchase of new computer and monitor for office as recommended by IT consultant (Ryan Robb). See attached quote. Short discussion occurred. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve purchasing computer and monitor. Mr. Bucci made the motion, seconded by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other new business they would like to discuss. None was forthcoming.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Mrs. Irene Baker about any updates on the garbage, etc. on Lantz property behind her on Track Lane. Mr. Gdula said that the last he knew the building code inspector intended to go back there to reinspect property. Mrs. Baker commented that he has brought in new tires. Mr. Gdula said that he would contact building code inspector and speak with him and police chief to file charges and get him to clean up.
Mr. Jack Theys about his paying fines for his previous blighted home and other blighted structures in township. Mr. Barbin answered that the Supervisors don’t set fines and then Pennsylvania law concerning blighted houses and previous owners. As for other homes, Mr. Barbin said he can complain but needs to come back with a specific owner, address etc. and fill out appropriate form.
Mr. Denny Ritko about his property on Wissinger Street being flooded every time it rains due to vacant double lot next to him in Salix. He asked for options and thoughts on the issue. Mr. Richards commented that that street is part of paving project that is out to bid this year. Mr. Gdula replied with different options which included ground cover, grading, etc. Mr. Ritko said he would contact neighbor to see what their intentions are for the property so all parties can then figure out what the best option be to fix water issue.
Mr. Steve Paluch about holding pond in front of Dollar General in Salix. Mr. Gdula said the last he knew our township engineer was going to contact who originally did pond when it was built and that it isn’t draining properly because one of the drains is blocked. Mr. Bucci said he talked one of our engineers last week and he said they were sending a letter to the appropriate person or company about the pond.
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. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:27 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer