ADAMS TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
October 07, 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, Anthony Christ, and William Smith, Roy Hoffman: William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; and two (2) 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. None was forth coming.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the September 23, 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 $99,773.33, expenditures of $37,580.01 (Check #26216 to #26243) and a balance of $577,602.00. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues of $236.25, expenditures of $231.91 (Check #1245 to #1247) and a balance of $27,985.54. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $52.50, expenditures of $4.41 (Check #1012) and a balance of $32,535.80. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $68.86 and $0.00 (check #---) in expenditures leaving a balance of $172,000.39. Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was received as read.
A letter was read from Laurie Sloan regarding Fall WPA Road Clean Up for St. Michael Catholic Church REACH YM Group on Sunday, October 13, 2013 starting at 11:40 am. Discussion: Mr. Smith will be available for the groups clean up.
A letter from the Cambria County Planning Commission was read regarding the Adams Township Zoning Map Amendment (Uzelac Property). Discussion: Mr. Barbin explained that Cambria County Planning Commission gave their approval to the Boards request.
A memo from Chief Kirk Moss regarding Violence Against Women Training being held in Savannah, Georgia. Discussion: Mr. Smith made a motion to hold an executive session regarding his request for a leave of absence. Mr. Gdula seconds this motion. The session started at 5:10 PM. Board was back in session as 5:20 pm. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to allow Police Chief Moss to attend this training session in Savannah Georgia at no cost to the Township. Mr. Smith made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
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 $252,835.29 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. Gdula 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 Twp. #1 Fire…17,391.63, Adams Twp. #2 Fire…17,391.62, A. Christ…58.25, CCBC…555.00, CCPA…150.00, CashFlow…1,911.69, Centre Communications…214.40, C. Macy…58.25, Crystal Pure…39.80, Cumberland…91.74, D. Knepper…30.00, DeLage…76.92, D. Bailey…30.00, D. Richards…58.25, Ebensburg Office…138.24, E. Pentrack…20.00, E. Smay…30.00, FHMA…105.00, Grannas Bros…18,000.00, HRI…1,564.74J. Cummings…30.00, J. Ritko…20.00, JMA…647.84, Tribune…220.00, LPMiller…2,340.60, M. Bucci…20.00, M. Cornelius…442.40, Miller Auto Parts…151.56, Network Deposition…450.75, PSAB…225.00, Palyocsiks…12.98, P. Webb…25.00, Pitney Bowes…200.00, PSAB MRT…40,360.00, PSATS UC…77.08, R&J Gulf…874.37, R. Webb…20.00, R. Young…20.00, Staples…164.04, Summit…8,524.16, Teamsters…9,518.40, Tire Shop…574.00, US Cleaning…603.00, VISA…38.00, Watchguard…95.00, W. Smith…58.25. FIRE PROECTION ACCOUNT: None. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Penelec…3,697.39. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: Grannas Bros…125,509.94.
Mr. Richards asked for a discussion on releasing the road bond for Penatzer Lumber on Seesetown Road. Mr. Hoffman made a motion to release this bond. Mr. Smith seconds this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. Mr. Hoffman stated he had three items to discuss. Mr. Richards is going to part time status the first of 2014. He asked for a motion to advertise for a full time road employee. Mr. Barbin stated we did not have to advertise and could look at the resumes on file in the office. But the Board needs to make a job description up for this new employee.
Mr. Hoffman asked the Board to name Corporate Care for drug testing of the new employee.
Mr. Hoffman asked for a discussion on the numerous cuts being done on Bumgardner Road. He met with Steve Sewalk and they discussed the gas company having to pave the section of roadway. Mr. Hoffman is to set a meeting up with Steve Sewalk, the Board and gas line people to discuss the road condition.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Replogal stated they are doing aero photography for Rosebud Mining next weekend and asked if the Board wanted any areas oblique photos. This is not a mapping photography just the oblique picture.
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. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:30 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by: