July 23, 2012
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Chairman Dennis Richards called the meeting to order at 5:00 P.M. in the conference room of the Adams Township Municipal Building.
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
The regular meeting was called to order and the Pledge of Allegiance recited by all present.
Those in attendance were Supervisors Dennis Richards, Dennis Gdula, Anthony Christ, William Smith and Roy Hoffman; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; and three (3) residents.
IV. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR AGENDA ITEMS AND PRIOR MEETING MINUTES: Mr. Richards stated at this time 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 July 09, 2012 meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the minutes presented. Mr. Hoffman made the motion, Mr. Gdula seconds this motion. With all members in favor, motion passed and the minutes were approved.
VI. TREASURER’S REPORT:
Mr. Richards asked for the reading of the Treasurers Report. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $18,657.10, expenditures of $49,134.04 (Check #25369 to #25402) and a balance of $575,700.38. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues of $1,710.00, expenditures $4,095.81 (Check #1192) and a balance of $32,913.63. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $430.00, expenditures $0.00 (Check #---) and a balance of $37,760.07. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $0.00, expenditures of $289.79 (Check #743) and a balance of $204,546.92. Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was received as read.
A letter was read from DEP regarding Cooney Brothers Coal Co. application to change the land use from forestland to pastureland or land occasionally cut for hay to their permit. Discussion: None.
II. OLD BUSINESS:
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any old business they would like to discuss. None was forthcoming.
IX. NEW BUSINESS
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills presented for payment totaling $12,333.96 for the General, State, Fire and Street Light
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accounts. Mr. Richards asked the Board to take a few minutes to review the bill before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Hoffman made the motion to pay
all bills, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed. The bills are as follows for the General, Fire, Street Light and State Accounts: GENERAL FUND ACCOUNT: J. Rachael…514.03, Appalachian Tire…127.00, Centre Communications…267.50, Comcast…102.84, Cumberland Truck…54.98, D. Knepper…60.00, D. Bailey…30.00, Elizabeth Smay…60.00, Fi-Hoff…378.00, Gordon Delozier…826.50, Harleysville…603.48, International Code…125.00, J. Cummings…60.00, JMA…37.10, Tribune…210.00, Keipers…63.42, Laurel Ford…341.66, Nextel…158.30, P. Webb…25.00, Pitney Bowes…195.00, Portage Power…228.32, R&J Gulf…704.78, R. Cortese…20.00, R. Schrock…82.45, R. Young…20.00, Summit…5017.68, Tire Shop…8.00, Trapuzzanos…403.00, Verizon…162.74, Vermeer…170.39, Walsh…317.18. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Penelec…115.21, REA…88.00, J. Rachael…21.45. FIRE PROECTION ACCOUNT: HSWA…727.03, J. Rachael…7.92. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: None.
Mr. Richards asked the Board if there was any other new business to be brought before the Board. Mr. Richards asked Mr. Hoffman about the bids for the loader and if it should be stated the quick attach fits our plow. Mr. Hoffman said the Case is o.k. but John Deere agreed to give us a set up for the quick connect to attach the existing plow (ACS Coupler). Mr. Gdula asked if the air ride was for the seat or the hydraulics. It was decided to change the wording from air ride to ride control.
Mr. Richards asked the Board if there was any other new business to be brought before the Board. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Sivec asked about Cooney’s permit change. It was stated the joint owners of the track in question requested pasture land.
Mr. Joe Orsagus was told the letter was sent to Berwind but we have not heard anything yet.
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Smith. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:35 pm.
Respectfully submitted by:
Diana L. Baxter