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, Brian Schrader, Mark Bucci and Dan Senft; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, Kirk Moss, Police Chief and 10(ten) visitors. Mr. Barbin was absent.
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 copies of the March 22,2021 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. Bucci. 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 $235,355.73, expenditures of $ 113,425.83(check # 31519 to #31559) and a balance of $612,277.87. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $9,917.60 and expenditures of $9,417.33(check #1555 to #1557) and a balance of $13,505.53. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 3,087.00 and protection of $6,628.72 and expenditures of $1,253.43(check #1283) and a balance of $36,501.92. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $101.93 in interest, and expenditures of $13,843.93(check# 806 to 807) leaving a balance of $450,715.95.
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 $93,915.94 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. Schrader seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
Thebillsareasfollows:GENERALFUND: AmTrust….6,521.00,Comcast….694.60,Conemaugh….94.00,CrystalPure….46.80,D.Richards….44.00,E.Pentrack…30.00,FIHoff3,138.14,FHMA….126.60,GAP…..1,825.20,GleasonBarbin….3,308.00,Highland…..78.66,J.Nibert….30.00,JtwnTribune307.50,LongBarn….134.37,LutherPMiller1,275.27,MemorialHwy38,959.41,NAPA….16.80,P.Webb….40.00,Penelec….832.38,P.Helsel…..30.00,PitneyBowes….169.98,PurchasePower….100.00,R.Cortese….30.00,R.Young….30.00,SummitBank…2,031.90,Teamsters….17,419.56,Trapuzzanos…29.00,USCleaning….583.00,VISA…449.1,WindberStone…1,101.62. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: Grannas Bros…..2,018.26. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….4,870.16, REA…114.00, ATGenFund….4,653.07, J. Blanchetti….766.46. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland…..1,268.09, J. Blanchetti….237.70, J. Blanchetti….511.30.
Opening of bids for truck chassis body upfit and accessories. U.S Municipal was 62,423.00, Stephenson Equipment was 64,300.00 and Samco, Inc. was 50,250.00. Discussion occurred and questions asked of Samco representative. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to award Samco the bid as lowest bidder at 50,250.00 contingent upon our solicitor’s review. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. Mr.Schrader abstained from vote. With rest in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Kotzan CPA services for conducting 2021-2023 audits. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve insurance renewal for May 2021 to May 2022 for McGowan for regular and AmTrust for workers comp.Mr. Senft made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve advertising for Maryland Avenue project. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Adjoining Land Merger for Neff/Naugle on Blue Road as approved as per Planning Commission. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Schrader brought up paying off rest of loan for International truck bed since we are getting new truck. Discussion occurred. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to pay off the remainder of loan. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Ms. Linda Scullion asked about any updates about tires on the property near her and Mrs. Irene Baker also commented about this ongoing issue. Chief Moss said charges were not filed as he had talked to Mr. Lantz and addressed both the tire and truck removal on that property and Mr. Lantz had agreed to remove them. He said we will see if he follows through.
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. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:16 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer