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, and Dan Senft; William Barbin, Solicitor; 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 a copy of the July 6 ,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. 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 $ 47,008.49, expenditures of $ 91,857.29(check # 31029 to #31074) and a balance of $658,582.65. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $770.00 and expenditures of $175.84(check #1526) and a balance of $28,302.14. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 240.00 and protection of $867.90 and expenditures of $40,000.00(check #1256 to #1257) and a balance of $32,279.91. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $146.00 in interest, and expenditures of $0.00(check #--) leaving a balance of $386,237.62.
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Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Adams Township Municipal Authority being taken over by Forest Hills Municipal Authority (as per Authority Director Neal Sivec). Motion made by Mr. Gdula, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve weight limit ordinance for Old Bedford Pike and Saddle Club. Motion made by Mr. Gdula, second by Mr. Schrader. 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 $45,734.99 and 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. Mr. Schrader seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. Thebillsareasfollows:GENERALFUND:Axon253.50,CambriaCtyBuildingCodes….360.00,CambriaCtyLawLib….7.00,CentreComm….117.00,Comcast….608.17,CumberlandTruck….164.31,DavidHeisers….136.95,DeLage…174.59,D.Bailey…30.00,D.Richards….44.00,EadsGrp2124.00,E.Smay30.00,FIHoff1196.32,GleasonBarbin….3538.95,Groff….442.80,HRI15,669.39,JtwnTribune….185.00,J.Baker….30.00,Keystone….212.64,LongBarn…..303.54,Nationwide…738.75,NetworkDepositon….408.00,P.Mulcahy…30.00,Penelec678.28,PAOne…33.60,Rays….61.78,S.Grow…150.00,SHI…..1,932.00,SummitBank…..1,054.19,Verizon283.63,WBMason165.78,Watchguard….125.00,Yeagers….278.00. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: American Rock Salt….7,741.09. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….4,884.92, REA…119.70, J. Blanchetti….74.25. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland…..1253.43, J. Blanchetti…..21.60, J. Blanchetti…..72.83.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other new business they would like to discuss. Mr. Gdula brought up that FHMA is going to release for sale a used truck; said other supervisors knew and he wanted to let Mr. Richards know. He said he let them know we may be interested in it and gave details (it is 4WD and needs a little work). Discussion occurred and Mr. Richards said yes if it is good if we could get truck.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Ms. Katie Respet asked if anyone had heard anything about sewage being brought up Palestine Road. Mr. Richards answered and said no he has not heard anything about the sewage there.
Mr. Milton Weaver about his property on Gramlingtown. His neighbor’s stormwater drainage is coming onto his property by his garage. He had recently talked to Mr. Gdula about this issue. Mr. Gdula said he looked at our ordinance and there were not measurements of how far away drainage should be; he would recommend doing drainage half distance from building to property line. Mr. Barbin said we have in ordinance about not discharging onto neighbor’s property but no measurement; would have to adopt that as a rule and put in our stormwater management ordinance. Discussion continued with other supervisors with possible ways of where to direct drainage. Mr. Gdula said he would talk to Mr. Weaver’s neighbor about the drainage.
Mr. Richards stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:12 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer