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, Brian Schrader, Dan Senft and Mark Bucci; William Barbin, Solicitor; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, Kirk Moss, Police Chief and six (6) 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 were forthcoming.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the October 21, 2019 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. Gdula. 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 $ 63,713.77, expenditures of $ 32,267.64(check # 30576 to #30591) and a balance of $499,871.94. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $ 52.50 and expenditures of $4,781.31(check #1494 to #1496) and a balance of $5,996.96. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 31.50 and protection of $47.46 and expenditures of $1,144.92(check #1230 to #1232) and a balance of $18,630.25. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenue of $108.05 in interest and expenditures of $0.00(check #-) leaving a balance of $249,519.64.
Letter from Cambria County Planning Commission regarding Cider Press subdivision.
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 $104,025.87 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: GENERAL FUND: Advanced Office…384.94,Amtrust…4,721.00,Appalachian Tire….1,052.00, CambriaCtyBuildingCodes…484.35,Chemung…839.00,Comcast…596.31,Conemuagh…117.00,Crystal Pure…34.80,Cumberland…968.58,D.Knepper….30.00,Eads…40,000,E.Pentrack…60.00,E.Smay…30.00,FI Hoff…793.53,FHMA….117.00,Galls…167.01,Gleason,Barbin….3,081.60,GoodTire…593.50,Greens…356.16,Highland…78.66,HRI…951.96,J.Cummings…30.00,J.Nibert…60.00,JtwnTribune…145.00,KeyWay…1,153.65,L/BWater…1,305.60,LaurelFord…476.16,LongBarn….284.49,LutherPMiller…2,162.21,MillerChemical….117.87,NDS…230.00,New Enterprise…388.94,Palyocsik….14.89,P.Webb…80.00,Penelec…936.36,PA One…15.39,P.Helsel…60.00,Pitney Bowes Global…197.76,PitneyBowesPurchase…100.00,QuakerSales…736.25,R.Cortese…60.00,R.Webb…60.00,R.Young…60.00,Schwartz……170.22,S.Grow…150.00,Summit Bank…1,081.21,Team Force…3,810.00,Teamsters….16,743.12,Tri Cty…99.42,US Cleaning…743.00,VISA…98.49,WB Mason…68.96,Yeagers….10,999.99. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….4,662.10, REA…108.00, J. Blanchetti…..11.03. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland…1,140.57, J. Blanchetti….4.01, J. Blanchetti…..3.78.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve 2020 Tax Resolution. Mr. Richards said only change is increasing streetlight tax to $55.00 due to amount received not being enough to cover expenses. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for motion to approve 2020 General Fund Budget for 2,753,658.00 and State Liquid Fuels Budget for 478,543.00. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Resolution 2019-A1112 for adopting written procedures in how professional services are chosen for pension plans in order to comply with Act 44 and the Auditor General’s recommendation for 2019. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Motion to approve Cider Press subdivision pending corrections as approved by Planning Commission. Discussion occurred. One change still needed made. Mr. Barbin said approve subject to them making that change.Mr. Richards asked for motion to approve subject to the residue being merged/changed as discussed. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Pentrack Adjoining Land Merger as approved by the Planning Commission. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked the Board if there was any other new business to conduct. Mr. Bucci brought up approval for Officer Hill to attend SRO training class as an alternate officer. Discussion occurred. Chief Moss said school will be paying for registration fee and class is in Loretto. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Officer Hill to attend. Motion made by Mr. Gdula, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
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. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:15 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer