Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 4:58 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, Brian Schrader, Mark Bucci and Dan Senft, Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer, Kirk Moss, Police Chief and seven (7) visitors. Solicitor Bill Barbin was absent.
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 August 2,2021 regular meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the minutes presented. Mr. Senft made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
After discussion, Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was accepted as written. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $105,199.17, expenditures of $ 107,486.70(check # 31791 to #31823) and a balance of $1,039,016.37. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $288.75 and expenditures of $339.65(check #1572 to #1574) and a balance of $27,437.05. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 78.75 and protection of $138.47 and expenditures of $55.84(check #1296 to #1297) and a balance of $36,278.11. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00 in interest, and expenditures of $0.00(check# --) leaving a balance of $410,110.70.
Letter from Beaverdale Public Library asking for a donation. Discussed occurred about amount to donate to Library. Mr. Richards then asked for a motion to donate $500.00 to Beaverdale Library. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. 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 $125,619.55 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. Senft seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
The bills are as follows:GENERALFUND:AdvancedOffice…..98.64,AmTrust…..5237.00,BeaverdaleLib……500.00Cambria CtyCodes….523.64,CentreComm…60.65,Chemung…226.50,Comcast….579.93,Conemaugh…164.00,DHeisers….76.00,D.Bailey….30.00,D.Richards….44.00,E.Pentrack…30.00,GarrettLimestone….3878.31,Garys…..559.00,Greens….102.38,Highland….78.66,H.Bodolosky…30.00,HRI….1610.01,J.Ritko…30.00,J.Nibert….30.00,Tribune…..87.50,J.Baker…30.00,Keystone…16.12,L/BWater…2916.00,LongBarn….99.40,Longs…228.00,Lowes…..572.17,LutherPMiller….2716.53,Moonlighters…1809.50,NAPA….544.69,Neffs….630.00,Palyocsik…15.99,P.Mulcahy….30.00,PAOneCalll….27.01,P.Webb…40.00,Penelec….610.94,P.Helsel….30.00,PitneyBowes….100.00,QuakerSales….1567.80,R2SConsulting….1050.00,RelianceStandard…792.92,R.Webb….30.00,R.Young….30.00,S.Grow…150.00,S.Paluch….30.00,Stephenson….3075.33,Stineman…36.14,TaazDoor…142.00,UnitedRentals….5559.76Verizon….273.55,WindberStone….13763.98. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: Garrett Limestone….13028.28.QuakerSales….55,872.49. The StreetLightAccountFund: Penelec….4732.83, J. Blanchetti…..8.66, REA…114.00. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: J. Blanchetti….4.15, J. Blanchetti….2.36, Highland…..1268.09.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve 2022 MMO’s for police and non-uniform pension plans.Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci.With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve raising credit limit on 1st summit credit cards (currently 2500, raise to 3000). Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Discussion and motion to approve renew/extending current electric rate due to upcoming inflation in market for township accounts for offices/buildings. Discussion occurred confirming that this was just for the office and buildings not streetlights. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to extend contract time period and lock in rate. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to hire Adam Grumling as a part time police officer. Mr. Richards said they had interviewed him earlier and the Board felt he would be good. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if there was any other new business to discuss. None was forthcoming.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Mrs. Linda Scullion asked about the Geibig court case, if there is a date set yet. Mr. Richards said Mr. Barbin was supposed to find out new court date and Mr. Barbin is not here; he is out of town. Mr. Gdula said hopefully Mr. Barbin did find out new date; we will contact him to find out once he is back in town.
Mr. Richards stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Senft made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:03 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer