CALL TO ORDER:
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 nine (nine) 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 December 2, 2019 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, second by Mr. Senft. 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 $ 59,625.85, expenditures of $ 66,113.58(check # 30645 to #30680) and a balance of $433,679.52. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $ 210.00 and expenditures of $173.93(check #1500) and a balance of $1,566.90. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 78.75 and protection of $1,427.00 and expenditures of $10,000.00(check #1236 to #1237) and a balance of $9,168.40. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenue of $108.10 in interest and expenditures of $10,556.12(check #782) leaving a balance of $239,071.62.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to accept the Treasurer’s Reports for the year 2019. Mr. Schrader made the motion, seconded by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
Email from Mike Bowser, PennDOT district rep with 2020 Bidding Thresholds. Mr. Barbin commented on new amounts.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve consent to assignment agreement for new owner of Krayn Windfarm. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Discussion occurred on purchase of new loader. Mr. Gdula spoke about price of new, trade in value and condition of current loader, etc. Mr. Richards asked if this loader is under a COSTARS contract. Mr. Gdula said yes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to purchase new loader. Mr. Senft made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. Mr. Bucci said nay. Mr. Richards and Mr. Schrader ayes. 4 ayes and 1 nay. The ayes have it, motion passed.
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 $34,457.59 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. Schrader seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.Thebills are asfollows:GENERALFUND:AdamsTwpStLightAcct…4,770.59,AdamsTwpFireAcct….5,000.00,AmTrust…4,721.00,Comcast…438.01,Conemagh…210.00,Cumberland…141.45,DeLage…183.84,D.Richards…44.00,E.Pentrack…30.00,FI-Hoff…2,593.56,Greens…45.28,Groff…503.87,Highland….78.66,J.Ritko…30.00,J.Blanchetti…91.90,J.Nibert…30.00,JtwnTribune40.00,KeyWay112.07,KeystoneCoop…..541.55,KeystoneSpring….122.79,LongBarn….682.90,LutherPMiller….2749.08,MillerAuto….425.00,PSATS….1833.00,Palyocsik….13.19,P.Webb…40.00,Penelec…907.70,PAChiefs Assoc….150.00,PAOne….15.39,P.Helsel30.00,R.Webb….30.00,R.Young30.00,Sams…..660.00,Stineman….30.37,Streamlight191.04,SummitSafetyDeposit…..16.75,Trapuzzanos….577.42,V.Zangaglia…300.00,VISA…125.03. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….4,662.59, REA…108.00, J. Blanchetti…6.30. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland…..1,140.57, J. Blanchetti….2.36, J. Blanchetti…..2.33.
Mr. Richards announced that the reorganization meeting is scheduled for January 6,2020 at 10:00am with a regular meeting immediately following.
Mr. Bucci asked for clarification on approving township paying his medical supplement when he reaches age 65 in March of 2021. Discussion occurred. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve paying Supervisor Mark Bucci’s medicare medical supplement for up to $200 a month when he reaches age 65 in March of 2021. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Richards. With all in favor, motion passed.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Ms. Irene Baker inquiring about recent Geibig hearing at county court concerning tires. Mr. Barbin said they have 30 days to appeal decision; has talked to other attorney and will see what happens after the 30 days. She also asked about Lantz property with garbage dumpster. Mr. Gdula said he and Chief Moss talked about it and will contact Mr. Lantz about the issues.
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 5:09 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer