Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 5:01pm 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, Dan Senft and Mark Bucci, Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer, William Barbin Solicitor, Kirk Moss Police Chief and six (6) 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 27,2022 regular meeting and July 1,2022 special 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. 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 $24,821.84, expenditures of $ 114,353.02(check # 32471 to #32491) and a balance of $863,840.18. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $0.00 and expenditures of $4,567.63(check #1614 to #1615) and a balance of $34,363.50. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 0.00 and protection of $0.00 and expenditures of $1,328.29(check #1327 to #1329) and a balance of $77,665.32. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $61.02 in interest, and expenditures of $0.00(check#--) leaving a balance of $353,573.66. The American Rescue Plan Account showed revenues of $9.00 in interest, and expenditures of $60,657.08(check #012 to #014) leaving a balance of $121,987.36.
CORRESPONDENCE: FY 2022 CDBG Application Public Hearing as per email from Renee Daly. Mark from The Eads Group was here on behalf of Renee Daly to discuss the amount Adams Township is expected to receive for 2022 $114,023 and possible projects for the funds which included possible partnership with Forest Hills Municipal Authority for a sewer lateral assistance program and also brought up was Washington Street project that is being rebid this coming week and has been on the list to get done for the last 7 years. The second hearing in September is when we do Resolution for funds and do final determination of use of funds for application that will be put in in October.
OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any 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 $148,153.78 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. Bucci seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
The bills are as follows:GENERALFUND: Amtrust..4,552.00,Blacks….135.00,CambriaCtyBuildingCodes…..847.31,CambriaCtyLawLib…..7.00,Comcast….251.09,CrystalPure….28.80,DHeisers…..85.00,D.Bailey….60.00,E.Pentrack…30.00,EmploymentPartners…17,863.08,FHMA…126.00,Greens….15.50,Highland….78.66,Highmark….259.70,H.Bodolosky….60.00,HRI,Inc….607.02,J.Nibert….30.00,Tribune…..432.30,J.Baker….60.00,KimballMidwest….218.83,LaurelFord….742.48,LongsEquipment….250.00,LutherPMiller….5636.72,MemorialChevy….89.95,Moonlighters….22,579.65,NAPAAutoParts….812.25,PMulcahy…..60.00,Penelec….94.05,P.Helsel….30.00,PitneyBowes…200.00,R.Cortese….30.00,Rays….21.00,R.Webb…30.00,R.Young….30.00,S.Paluch…60.00,TritechSoftware….2,036.27,USCleaning….583.00,VISA…1,550.72,WindberStone…343.19. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The StreetLightAccountFund: None. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland….1375.01, ATVol.FireCo#120,000.00, ATVolFireCo#2….20,000.00. The American Rescue Plan Account Fund: StrasburgTwp41,100.00, L/BWater….3,699.00.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve zoning ordinance amendment to change zoning map from Light Industrial to R-2 Residential for small portion of land owned by ECS Partnership Ltd. Along Beaver Run Avenue. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Trinity Lutheran Church subdivision plan as approved by Planning Commission. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other new business they would like to discuss. Nothing more was forthcoming.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD: Mrs. Scullion asking about tire court case. Mr. Barbin said there was a second pretrial conference scheduled for June, but it was postponed due to the other attorney being sick.; it is now scheduled for later this month in July. Mrs. Scullion said this has been going on long…and wondered how long it could go on…. for years? Mr. Barbin said that cases can; he said he has a case from somewhere else that is from 2015.
Mrs.Lunetto here to thank the Board for their assistance in resolving the issue with the neighbor’s two roosters. She said Officer Hill called her to say that one rooster had already been taken away by owner and the other would be gone today. Mr. Richards said the thanks should go to our police for resolving this matter.
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. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:15 PM.
Respectfully Submitted: Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer