August 25, 2014
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, Denny Gdula, Anthony
Christ, Bill Smith; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; and one (1) 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. No comments or questions.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the August 11, 2014 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. Christ 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 $55,263.48 expenditures of $195,656.01 (Check #26890
to #26926) and a balance of $504,186.09. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues
of $94.50, expenditures of $3,568.83 (Check #1282 to #1283) and a balance of $42,196.19.
The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $42.00, expenditures of $732.70
(Check #1034 to #1035) and a balance of $30,131.79. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund
showed interest of $0.00 and expenditures of $150,000.00 (check #764) leaving a balance
of $63,364.77. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the Treasurers report presented.
Mr. Smith made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
A letter from PennDOT was read regarding the Municipal Winter Traffic Service
Agreement and Resolution for another five (5) year agreement. Discussion: Mr. Smith
made a motion to approve the Resolution and the Winter Traffic Service 5-year agreement.
Mr. Christ seconds this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to pay Adams Township share of the Palestine Road
Waterline Extension. Adams Township costs for this project is $13,842.07. Motion was
made by Mr. Gdula, second by Mr. Smith. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any old business they would like to discuss.
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills
presented for payment totaling $47,060.96 to take a few minutes to review the bill before
calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Smith made the motion to pay all
bills, Mr. Christ 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:
Allegheny Field...214.75, Cover Chevy...46.70, D. Richards...80.00, FWF...7832.00,
Harleysville...599.04, HRI...14988.98, Tribune...127.50, Laurel Ford...1063.68, R&J
Gulf...693.86, Ray’s...40.68, Sams...492.38, Summit...6256.53, Verizon Wireless...406.98,
Yeagers Heating...162.00. FIRE PROECTION ACCOUNT: ATWA...13,842.07. STREET
LIGHT ACCOUNT: Penelec...105.81, REA...108.00. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: None.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the Winter Traffic Services Agreement
for 2014-2015 year at $6,043.97. Mr. Smith made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
1. Mr. Donald Lucas addressed the Board regarding Blue Road. A discussion occurred
on the condition of the road, if we ever got money from the Shaffer Lumber road
bond and the fact Rosebud will not be doing anything for at least 5 years.
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would
entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Christ made the motion to adjourn and Mr. Smith second
this motion. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:08P.M.
Respectfully submitted by:
Diana Baxter, Secretary-Treasurer