ADAMS TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
August 05, 2013
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 Pledge of Allegiance was said by all present.
Those in attendance were Supervisors Dennis Richards, Dennis Gdula, Roy Hoffman, Anthony Christ, and William Smith: 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. Mr. Neff thanked the four Board Members who voted for him to serve on the Water Authority fulfilling Mr. Edmonton’s term.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the July 22, 2013 meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the minutes presented. Mr. .Smith made the motion to accept the minutes, 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 $46,555.46, expenditures of $26,193.06 (Check #26098 to #26120) and a balance of $632,100.77. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues of $189.00, expenditures of $299.40 (Check #1238 to #1240) and a balance of $35,043.25. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $42.00, expenditures of $747.43 (Check #1007 TO #1008) and a balance of $33,745.11. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $.48 and $2,282.15 (check #754) in expenditures leaving a balance of $195,131.87. Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was received as read. Mr. Smith stated the New Enterprise bill and the bill we will receive from Cottles should be paid out of the general fund and not the state liquid fuels account
A letter was read from the Forest Hills School District regarding the annual transportation meeting being held on August 9. Discussion: The Board stated the Police Department usually attends this meeting.
A letter was read from Chevron regarding information on traffic to and from the Chevron Well sites. Discussion: These tanker trucks will be using State Route 2003.
II. OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any old business they would like to discuss. None was forth coming.
IX. NEW BUSINESS
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills presented for payment totaling $64,161.45 for the General, State, Fire and Street Light 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. Christ made the motion to pay all bills, and to pay the New Enterprise bill and the Cottles bill that will be coming out of the general fund. Mr. Smith seconds this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. The bills are as follows for the General, Fire, Street Light and State Accounts: GENERAL FUND ACCOUNT: Adams Water…48.00, Advanced Office…328.00, Comcast…327.19, Crystal Pure…39.80, D. Knepper…71.55, DeLage…76.92, D. Bailey…60.00, Ebensburg Office…284.79, E. Smay…71.55, FHMA…105.00, FWF…239.00, Tribune…215.00, Long Barn…12.95, LPMiller…3366.82, M. Cornelius…250.00, Pitney Bowes…200.00, R&J Gulf…945.33, Roto Rooter…420.00, Summit…6582.72, Teamsters…9518.40, Tractor Supply…52.90, US Cleaning…583.00, Valley Tire…1800.84, VISA…4041.95, Waste Management…204.00. W. Barbin…462.80. FIRE PROECTION ACCOUNT: none. . STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Penelec…3819.84. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: HRI…9210.41, New Enterprise…24402.69.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Mr. Richards request to drop the township medical coverage in lue of his supplemental coverage at $200.00 per month. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Smith. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards stated AK Coal Resource’s Inc. will be drilling the Krayn area on the Hudak and Ludney Property.
Mr. Richards wanted the public to know that various people are calling the supervisors and accusing them of holding up the new school project and that is not true. He explained what the township knows to date.
Mr. Richards asked if there was any other new business to be brought before the Board. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Orsaugus asked about the trenching permits. Discussion occurred on this subject.
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Smith made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:20 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by: