Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 5:00pm 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, Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer, William Barbin Solicitor, and no (0) 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 copies of the December 5,2022 regular meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Mr. Senft made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
After discussion, Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was accepted as written. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to accept Treasurer’s Reports for 2022. Mr.Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $63,340.23, expenditures of $ 89,200.65(check # 32795 to #32836) and a balance of $839,458.47. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $288.75 and expenditures of $200.36(check #1634 to #1635) and a balance of $15,506.38. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of $78.75 and protection of $275.49 and expenditures of $10,004.78(check #1345 to #1348) and a balance of $24,885.38. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00 in interest, and expenditures of $0.00(check#--) leaving a balance of $90,902.43. The American Rescue Plan Account showed revenues of $0.00 in revenues in interest, and expenditures of $0.00(check#--) leaving a balance of $180,427.07.
CORRESPONDENCE: Letter from PennDOT about Route 160(Forest Hills Drive) over Otto Run and Route 160 (Mill Rd) Superstructure Replacement Projects. Short discussion about this; said there is a meeting on January 18th for public officials about the project; Board said that they should attend.
Letter from Chief Moss about building renovations and motion needed to approve purchase of items needed. Short discussion on what has already been done and what else still needs done. Mr. Richards asked for motion to approve purchase of materials needed to do building renovations. Mr.Gdula made the motion, second by Mr.Scharder. With all in favor, motion passed.
OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any 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 $24,887.70 and asked them to take a few minutes to review the bills before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Bucci made the motion to pay all bills. Mr. Senft seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
Thebillsareasfollows:GENERALFUND: AdvancedOffice…..63.90,AmericanRockSalt….6,114.78,Amtrust….25.00,Axon….2,208.11,Barclay….380.49,CentreComm….2,240.02,Cintas….45.72,Comcast….24.79,,CumberlandTruck….84.06,E.Pentrack….30.00,J.Nibert….30.00,Tribune….384.39,LongBarn…..526.90,Matheson….64.66,MillerAuto…..1,650.00,NAPAAuto….1,024.75,Palyocsik…..1.05,PSATS….1,918.00,Penelec…..690.58,PAOneCall….54.12,R.Cortese….30.00,Rays….220.35,RelianceStandard….792.92,R.Webb…30.00,R.Young….30.00,RPMSigns…76.49,Sporys….59.99,StephensonEquip….80.16,Trapuzzanos…242.00,UPMC…44.00,Verizon….269.48. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The StreetLightAccountFund: REA…114.3,995.17, ATGeneralFund….8.66. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland……1,309.53, ATGeneralFund…4.52, ATGeneralFund….2.36. The American Rescue Plan Account Fund: None.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve purchase of used car lift and tools. Mr. Senft said that they went and looked the lift and tools, short discussion on cost and comparison. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to add to the agenda to purchase tires for international truck. Mr. Senft said we this is just being added now as we need tires for the big International as it blew tire this morning and we have no spares now. Mr. Schrader made the motion to add, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed. Mr. Senft said we got some price quotes from a couple places…. that it is about $440 per tire; short discussion about price and calling another place. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve purchase of tires. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD: None.
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. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:08 PM.
Respectfully Submitted: Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer