Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 5:02p.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, and 6(six) 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 July 27 ,2020 regular 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 $ 49,541.49, expenditures of $ 55,630.75(check # 31075 to #31107) and a balance of $652,493.39. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $231.00 and expenditures of $5,078.87(check #1527 to #1529) and a balance of $23,454.27. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 63.00 and protection of $140.00 and expenditures of $1,347.86(check #1258 to #1260) and a balance of $31,135.05. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $159.98 in interest, and expenditures of $7,741.09(check #790) leaving a balance of $378,656.51.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve zoning ordinance amendments as recommended and approved by the Adams Twp. Planning Commission. Motion made by Mr. Bucci, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed. Mr. Richards thanked the Planning Commission for all the work they put in the past year amending the zoning ordinance.
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 $76,710.89 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. Thebillsareasfollows:GENERALFUND:Advanced…..444.40,Amtrust….5,200.00,CambriaCtyBuildingCodes…530.00,CambriaCtyLawLib….7.00,Comcast….353.91,CrystalPure….64.80,D.Richards….44.00,E.Pentrack…30.00,FHMA117.00,Groff….343.24,Highland….78.66,HRI1,089.12,J.Nibert30.00,JtwnTribune….282.50,KeyWay….445.45,LongBarn…..18.60,LutherPMiller…1,164.23,MemorialChevy….1,003.48,MillerChem….149.54,Palyocsik…..2.76,P.Webb…40.00,Penelec94.28,PAOne30.80,P.Helsel30.00,PitneyBowesGlobal197.76,PurchasePower….100.00,R.Cortese….30.00,R.Webb….30.00,R.Young…30.00,Teamsters…17,078.04,TireShop464.00,Trapuzznos….118.00,TriCty….851.36,USCleaning…583.00,VISA…1,726.64,WindberAgway…55.50,Yeagers….334.09. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: American Rock Salt….3,939.33, GrannasBros….13,223.88, MidlandAsphalt….20,473.72. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….4,628.37. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland…..1253.43.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve 2021 MMO for Police and Non-Uniform pension plans. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Cooney Bros.Coal subdivision for Shari Mock as approved per Planning Commission that she must provide proof of plan recording and all newly recorded deeds.etc in 90 days. Mr. Young, Planning Commission Chairman commented on why they asked for those documents. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other new business they would like to discuss. Mr. Schrader brought up discussion about purchasing tires for tractor and it was discussed what kind of tires were needed. Mr. Schrader made a motion to purchase tires, second by Mr. Gdula after getting four phone bids on tire prices of which we will go with lowest. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards commented on the passing of township resident Joe Osargos and his serving on the municipal authority board for years and his dedication to the community; also building the memorial in Mine 42. He said the Board will send a sympathy card to his family.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Ms. Linda Scullion about the two neighboring properties near her that have tires, etc. Mr. Barbin said concerning the tires on Geibig property he had sent a letter to the property owner’s attorney to remove the tires within so many days or he would seek an injunction and penalty since this is ongoing from last year. She also inquired about Lantz property; the dumpster is gone but he has tires also. Mr. Gdula said he will go back there and check to see if the tires are out and then will proceed from there. Ms. Frantz from codes said she knew of dumpster but was not sure if the tires were included in original complaint. Ms. Frantz and Mr. Gdula both said they would check.
Mr. Richards stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:13 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer