Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 4:56 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; Bill Barbin, Solicitor, Kirk Moss, Police Chief, Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, and 5(five) 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 copies of the June 7,2021 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 written. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $115,618.35, expenditures of $ 282,194.80(check # 31664 to #31709) and a balance of $817,833.41. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $110.00 and expenditures of $290.58(check #1566 to #1567) and a balance of $35,641.28. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 30.00 and protection of $804.21 and expenditures of $1,268.09(check #1290) and a balance of $75,560.46. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $84.11 in interest, and expenditures of $0.00(check# --) leaving a balance of $448,884.24.
Resignation letter from Officer Hale. Discussion after reading of letter. Mr. Richards asks for a motion to accept the resignation for Officer Gage Hale. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
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 $201,338.71 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: Am.Eagle….664.00,Am.Legal….152.04,Barclay…..314.03,B.Smith….280.00,Cambria Cty Codes….561.71,CambriaCty RecorderDeeds….275.25,Comcast….350.31,Conemaugh….47.00Coops….460.89,CumberlandTruck….660.88,DHeisers…..76.00,D.Bailey….60.00,D.Richards….44.00,EadsGrp….16913.41,E.Smay….60.00,FiveStar….77.80,Garys……178.00,Groff…..163.00,HRI…..50,920.90,HunterTruck….80,000.00,Tribune Tribune…1185.00,J.Baker….60.00,Keystone….300.56,LongBarn….37.40,NAPA….776.88,Palyocsik…..15.45,P.Mulcahy….60.00,Penelec….584.59,Pristows….17.88,Rays3.00,,RelianceStandard….792.92,S.Grow….150.00,Stephenson….275.63,Trapuzzanos…211.00,USCMunicpal…335.17,Verizon….280.52,WB Mason….11.48. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: HunterTruck…..37,000.00, Garrett Limestone…1,924.96. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….4,887.78, REA…114.00, J. Blanchetti…..18.15. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: J. Blanchetti…..31.72, J. Blanchetti….5.40.
After discussion on the bids from 3 companies(Board opened on June 16th to have time to review specs and have Mr.Barbin look over bonds,etc.),Mr. Richards asked for a motion to award the roofing project bid for the office building and garage to Cardinal Group for the silicone coating system in the amount of $45,160.00 with a 15 year warranty. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed. Other bidders were L & L Roofing with bid for acrylic system in the amount of $60,625.00 for both buildings and Lester’s Carpentry for acrylic system at $32,300.00 which was only for the garage(or alternate of metal roof for $35,300.00)Also, Cardinal also bid on alternate of acrylic system for both buildings at $39,700.00.
Opening of bids for paving project and sealcoat project. Discussion occurred. Grannas Bros. was the low bidder for the paving project at $310,982.25. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to award bid for project to Grannas Bros. as lowest bidder for paving. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed. Quaker Sales was the lowest bidder for the sealcoat project at $55,872.49. Mr. Richards asked for motion to award sealcoat project to Quaker Sales. Mr. Senft made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed. Bid sheet is attached to these minutes.
Mr. Richards said next on agenda was a discussion on acquiring a welder. Mr.Senft said he got two quotes (one from Matheson Gas and one from Dale Oxygen) that are included in the meeting packet. Discussion occurred and it was decided to table getting welder until Mr. Senft or Mr. Schrader get time to look over welders and accessories on quotes. Mr. Bucci made the motion to table, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Linda Scullion said the tires on Lantz property are no more; gone from view /property. Mr. Richards said that was good.
Chief Moss asked for permission to begin process of looking to replace officers who are leaving. He said Officer Croyle left, then Officer Hale just resigned, and Officer Law is going to be taking a new position elsewhere as well. Discussion occurred. Mr. Richards questioned how many officers would he need 2-part timers? He said yes and mentioned having to advertise. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to give Chief Moss permission to begin process/search to hire 2 part time officers. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
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. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:19 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer