December 17, 2012
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 regular meeting was called to order and the Pledge of Allegiance recited by all
Those in attendance were Supervisors Dennis Richards, Dennis Gdula, William
Smith, Anthony Christ and Roy Hoffman; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary;
Kirk Moss, Police Chief and one(1) resident.
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 were
Mr. Richards recognized Austin Mills, eagle scout candidate. Mr. Mills explained his
project completion of the Elton Dam and what and who helped. Mr. Richards signed off on
his project and thanked him for the great job he did at the Elton Dam.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the November 19, 2012 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. Christ
seconds this motion. With all members in favor, motion passed and the minutes were
VI. TREASURER’S REPORT:
Mr. Richards asked for the reading of the Treasurers Report. The General Account Fund
showed revenues received totaling $158,606.27, expenditures of $114,797.68 (Check
#25629 to #25691) and a balance of $423,799.71. The Street Light Account Fund showed
revenues of $47.25, expenditures $119.42 (Check #1210 to #2011) and a balance of
$17,009.93. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00, expenditures
$4.10 (Check #992) and a balance of $28,562.48. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund
showed interest of $94.02, expenditures of $0.00 (Check #---) and a balance of $29,752.27.
Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was received as read. Mr. Richards asked for a
motion to accept all treasurers report for 2012. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr.
Smith. With all in favor, motion passed.
A letter was read from Police Chief Moss regarding the current computer system for
the Police Department and the Municipal Office. These computers need replaced and he
has received a quote from Dell for a total of $7,950.57 for three computers and one server.
To replace the entire system police and office it would be an additional $3,252.15 added.
Discussion: Mr. Christ stated the computers and server need replaced and the Board should
replace the whole system at one time instead of waiting. The total cost would be $11,202.72
from the Dell Corp. who has the state contract. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to purchase
a total of 6 computers and the server plus other items needed to replace the current system.
Mr. Smith made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
A letter from DEP regarding Rosebud Mining Co., Mine 78 Surface No. 2 permit was
issued. Discussion: Nothing regarding the letter but Mr. Richards stated the open house
held by Rosebud regarding the water treatment was very nice and it is a great project.
II. OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any old business they would like to discuss. None
IX. NEW BUSINESS
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills
presented for payment totaling $60,595.44 for the General, State, Fire and Street Light
accounts. Mr. Richards asked the Board 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, second by Mr. Christ. 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…198.02, Advanced Office…50.83, Bird…2180.00, Cambria Cty SEO…2500.00, Co.
PA…500.00, Comcast…102.84, Cover…155.02, FH Regional…100.00, Harleysville…603.48,
J. Ritko…20.00, M. Bucci…20.00, P. Webb…25.00, Penelec…676.38, R&J Gulf…870.21,
R. Cortese…20.00, Roto Rooter..550.00, Sam’s…574.52, Trapuzzanos…250.50,
Verizon…206.74, W. Smith…69.50, Wilmore Coal…1.00, Adams Water…48.00, Am. Rock
…14719.49, Beers…260.00, Crystal Pure…45.30, Cumberland…41.79, DeLage…33.68,
Ebensburg Office…204.70, FHMA…102.00, FWF…69.00, HRI…5299.58, LPMiller…2717.08,
Overhead Door…2050.00, Palyocsik…23.60, PA One…19.14, PSATS…1578.00, R&J
Gulf…1239.29, R. Ryan…150.00, Personalized Computer…275.00, Sprint…45.92,
Staples…52.99, Summit…3644.89, Summit…15.75, Teamsters…10024.60, Tire…732.00,
US Cleaning…583.00, VISA…919.52, Waste…7.75, W. Barbin…1409.83. FIRE PROECTION
ACCOUNT: HSWA…727.03. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Rachael…1.42, Penelec…3784.25,
REA…88.00 . STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: None.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the 2013 General Fund and State Liquid
Fuels Fund budgets. Motion made by Mr. Christ, second by Mr. Smith. With all in favor,
Mr. Richards stated the Cambria County Redevelopment Authority submitted the storm
water management study for the Village of Dunlo for the Boards review.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to allow Police Chief Moss to apply for the 2012 Byrne
Justice Assistance Grant. Mr. Gdula made the motion second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor,
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Smith wanted to wish the Board and residents a Merry Christmas and a Happy
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would
entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Smith. With all in
favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:20 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by:
Diana L. Baxter