ADAMS TOWNSHIP WILL HAVE TRICK OR TREAT ON OCTOBER 29, 2015 FROM 6PM TO 8PM. IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS FUN EVENT, PLEASE KEEP YOUR DOOR LIGHT ON THROUGH THIS TIME PERIOD.
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, Bill Smith; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; and eighteen (18) residents including Matt Rossum, Isaac Webb, George Rossum, Andrew Martin, Austin Bosely boy scouts from Troop 251 and Rich Webb, Scout Leader.
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 31, 2015 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 in favor, motion passed.
VI. TREASURER’S REPORT:
Mr. Richards asked for the reading of the Treasurers Report. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $54,602.78, expenditures of $82,315.00 (Check #27660 to #27684) and a balance of $557,793.89. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues of $567.00, expenditures of $278.84 (Check #1327 to #1328) and a balance of $45,214.36. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $136.50 (hydrants) and $444.95 (Fire Protection), expenditures of $763.38 (Check #1063) and a balance of $5,478.78. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $126.26 and expenditures of $0.00 (check #---) leaving a balance of $283,852.26.
A letter from St. Michael REACH Youth ministry Group regarding fall WPA Road clean-up for Sunday, September 27, 2015. Discussion: Mr. Smith will be at the Church for the clean-up and will notify the police.
A letter from Larry Custer, Executive Director CCRA regarding 2015 allocation for CDBG Program of $87,271.00. Discussion: The Board discussed the allocation, setting the hearings and possibly using the funds for the Creslo Sidewalk project.
II. OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other old business they would like to discuss. None is forthcoming.
IX. NEW BUSINESS
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills presented for payment totaling $224,170.36 to take a few minutes to review the bill before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Gdula made the motion to pay all bills, 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: J. Rachael…590.93, Adams Water…56.70, Advanced Office…35.73, AmeriHealth…4454.70, Barclay…40.76, CCBC…470.00, Centre Communications…466.24, Cumberland Truck…86.72, Damion Printing…276.00, D. Knepper…30.00, D. Bailey…30.00, D. Richards…36.00, E. Pentrack…30.00, E. Smay…30.00, FiHoff…1598.00, Freedom…1593.00, FWF…998.00, Grannas…20,332.03, HRI…1580.28, J. Cummings…30.00, James Excavating…2035.19, Tribune…117.50, Keith’s…5890.00, Lane…58.16, LPMiller…2107.82, Memorial Highway…508.30, Nationwide…599.04, Palyocsik…17.98, P. Webb…35.00, Penelec…735.49, PA One…18.56, R. Cortese…30.00, R. Webb…30.00, R. Young…30.00, S. Grow…150.00, Summit Bank…1911.69, Verizon Wireless…224.23, Walsh…46.60, Watson…633.00. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Penelec…4529.34, REA…108.00, J. Rachael…17.01. FIRE PROTECTION ACCOUNT: HSWA…727.03, J. Rachael…4.10. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: Grannas…170,841.23.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the road bond for STG Communication Services for Old Bedford Pike for $19,530.00. Mr. Christ made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Jason Gdula and Dave Ferchalk subdivision plan as approved at the Sept. 2, 2015 planning commission meeting. Mr. Smith made the motion, second by Mr. Hoffman. With all in favor and Mr. Gdula abstaining, motion passed.
Mr. Richards stated Trick or Treat will be held on October 29, 2015 starting at 6PM and ending at 8PM. If you want to participate please put the outside lights on.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to purchase two (2) dozen traffic cones for the road department. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards stated the Board of Supervisors will start the 2016 budget workshops starting in October 2015.
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Don Lucas asked about Blue Road and what they plan on doing. Discussion occurred and it was stated the road crew has been shorthanded and the paving is not quiet done, the plan was to do Blue Road themselves but it depend on the amount of time left and the leaves coming down.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Baker discussed their water problem on Old Bedford Pike/Centennial Dr. After a long discussion on the problem, possible solutions, the Board agreed to get back in contact with Pendot and see if the pipe can be extended.
Ms. Debra Miller addressed the board regarding her mother’s property and the ditch in front. Discussion occurred and it was agreed to pipe the area in question and place a swell to handle the excess water.
The Boy Scouts thanked the board for an interesting meeting and stated they were getting their communications badge.
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Smith made the motion to adjourn and Mr. Gdula second this motion. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 6:00 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by: