Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 5:00 P.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, Dan Senft, Brian Schrader and Mark Bucci; William Barbin, Solicitor; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary; Kirk Moss, Police Chief and nine (9) 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 was forthcoming.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the July 30, 2018 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. Schrader. 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 $ 115,570.30 expenditures of $43,288.73(check # 29660 to #29699) and a balance of $556,001.56. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $ 315.00 and expenditures of $10,317.69 (check #1442 to #1445) and a balance of $24,104.58. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 94.50 and protection of $506.66 and expenditures of $ 93.09 (check #1183 to #1184) and a balance of $17,484.43. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $230.49 in interest and expenditures of $0.00 (check #--) leaving a balance of $500,887.68.
An email from the Cambria County Redevelopment Authority about a public meeting about Act 152.
A letter from the Cambria County Planning Commission concerning approval of Michael Valko subdivision. Discussion occurred.
A motion to approve proposal from Cambria Glass for doors on District Court building. Discussion occurred. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve bid proposal for doors on district justice building. Motion made by Mr. Senft, seconded by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
A motion to approve those supervisors and other township officials who want to attend CCATO Fall Convention on September 28,2018. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve attendance of supervisors and other local officials who would like to attend the fall convention. Motion made by Mr. Schrader, seconded by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
A motion to approve natural gas for buildings (see attached drawing). Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve getting the natural gas to the magistrate building. Motion made by Mr. Bucci, seconded by Mr. Gdula. 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 $60,539.98 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. The bills are as follows: GENERAL FUND: Advanced Office….421.68, Cambria Cty Building Codes….350.00,Cambria Cty Assoc.of Twp.…50.00, Comcast…466.41,Crystal Pure…39.80, Cumberland Truck…197.83, Delage Landen…183.84, D. Richards…40.00,E.Pentrack…30.00,ForestHillsMunicipal…122.85, Freedom Systems…1,595.00, FWF…16,751.00,Galls…179.00,HRI…4,966.72,J.Nibert…30.00,KrouseAuto…186.70,Lane…1,398.80,Long Barn…13.49,Longneckers..214.77,Luther P. Miller…3,520.95,Nationwide…670.64,P. Webb…35.00,Penelec…851.92,P. Helsel…30.00,Pro Disposal…400.00,Quaker Sales…649.14,R2S Consulting…1,800.00,R. Cortese…30.00,R. Webb…30.00,R.Young…30.00,Sams Club…318.90, Staples…150.48,Teamsters…15,945.84, Trapuzzanos…53.25, Verizon…291.84, VISA…1,625.66,W.B. Mason…90.49.The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec…4,724.02, REA…108.00, J. Blanchetti…17.33. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland…727.03, J. Blanchetti….17.73, J. Blanchetti…5.20.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve road bond for AM Logging on Old Bedford Pike. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the Barry and Polly Senior Adjoining Land Merger as approved by the Planning Commission. Mr. Bucci made the motion, seconded by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the Curtis Turner and John Barley ET UX Adjoining Land Merger as approved by the Planning Commission. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
A discussion on replacing the JCB loader and purchasing skid steer loader. Discussion occurred, and it was decided that more information/discussion was needed. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to table the decision about loader. Mr. Bucci made the motion, seconded by Mr. Gdula.With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other new business they would like to discuss. None was forthcoming.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Mr. Don Lucas of Blue Road about condition of said road and any roadwork occurring there. Mr. Gdula answered him about the road condition issues.
Mr. Charles Grigg about neighboring property. Mr. Richards and Mr. Barbin answered him, and he was advised to fill out form for Cambria County Building Codes.
Mr. Terry Crissey of Bentwood Drive asking about roadwork to be done there. Mr. Gdula answered that it is part of their plan and upcoming schedule.
Mrs. Linda Scullion of Old Bedford Pike about updates on sewage on adjacent property and getting fire hydrant closer to her property. Mr. Gdula updated her on both concerns.
Mr. Robert Block asking about property maintenance update. Mr. Gdula answered and said we will sent appropriate letter to Building Codes.
Mr. Richards stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:32 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer