November 23, 2015
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, William Smith; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; and three (03) residents.
Mr. Larry Custer presented the application and resolution for the 2015 CDBG Program application of $97,271.00. He stated the funds will be used towards finishing up Brookside Dr. and Villa Road road improvements, plus they will be using the remaining money from the 2011 funds.
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 November 09, 2015 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 to accept the minutes, Mr. Hoffman 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 $80,288.77, expenditures of $87,483.09 (Check #27777 to #27807) and a balance of $455,134.44. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues of $661.50, expenditures of $4,855.16 (Check #1335 to #1336) and a balance of $31,907.90. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $147.00 (hydrants) and $291.37 (Fire Protection), expenditures of $4.41 (Check #1069) and a balance of $8,512.91. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $50.58 and expenditures of $0.00 (check #---) leaving a balance of $113,167.30.
A letter Don Deyarmin resigning from the Elected Auditors position. Motion to accept the resignation made by Mr. Gdula, second by Mr. Hoffman. With all in favor, motion passed.
II. OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to purchase the 2016 new Case 580SN Back hoe with the trade of the Case 580 backhoe and the air boss sweeper truck leaving an amount due of $57,800.00 with CoStars from Groff Equipment. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Hoffman. Mr. Smith asked if we were going to purchase this outright and the answer was yes. Motion passed with all in favor.
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 $28,814.35 to take a few minutes to review the bill before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Hoffman 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: AmeriHealth…4454.70, CCBC…329.04, Comcast….79.78, Cumberland…132.14, DeLage…84.62, D. Richards…36.00, Fisher Auto…11.55, Freightliner…88.07, Highland Tank…5241.00, HRI…6965.51, Long Barn…190.25, Memorial Highway…259.85, Nationwide…599.04, Penelec…108.55, Personalized Computer…290.00, Sporting Goods Discounters…277.89, Stimeman’s…21.71, Summit Bank…5735.07, Trapuzzanos…219.00, Verizon…224.12, V. Zangaglia…300.00, Walsh…248.23, W. Barbin…2062.20, Witmer Assoc….129.00. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: None. FIRE PROTECTION ACCOUNT: HSWA…727.03. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: None.
Mr. Gdula stated with Mr. Smith leaving the road crew, he has resumes and would like to start interviewing to fill the position. The Board told him o.k.
Mr. Hoffman stated Mr. Barbin is going to write a letter to Mr. Paluch and inform him of what he has received and what he will receive in 2016. Motion to authorize Mr. Barbin to write the requested letter to Mr. Paluch made by Mr. Hoffman, second by Mr. Smith. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
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 5:14 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by: