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 ten (10) 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 November 12, 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. Schrader. 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 $ 91,615.60, expenditures of $ 151,320.29(check # 30592 to #30644) and a balance of $440,167.25. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $ 315.00 and expenditures of $4,781.13(check #1497 to #1499) and a balance of $1,530.83. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 94.50 and protection of $86.26 and expenditures of $1,148.36(check #1233 to #1235) and a balance of $17,662.65. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenue of $0.00 in interest and expenditures of $0.00(check #-) leaving a balance of $249,519.64.
Letter from Disabled American Veterans about donations to help acquire a new van. Mr. Richards commented that this was worthy cause and if you would like to donate please get the information for where to send donation that DAV provided from secretary.
Letter from Cambria County Planning Commission concerning Phoebe Gordon Estate subdivision. Mr. Bucci said about waiving fees, etc. since this is for the Forest Hills Municipal Authority’s’ pump station. Discussion occurred. Mr. Richards asked for motion to approve Phoebe Gordon Estate subdivision/FHMA pump station plan waiving fees, etc. subject to Planning Commission approval. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion approved.
Email from Mr. Barbin concerning Krayn Windfarm agreement. Mr. Richards asked Mr. Barbin if we needed to do anything, he said no the company is getting a new owner/name and they will send us an agreement to sign reflecting that.
Notice for Geibig hearing.
Discussion on purchase of new loader. Mr. Gdula said we were supposed to get paperwork showing numbers and said to hold off until we receive it. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to table decision on loader. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, 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 $55,325.87 and asked them to take a few minutes to review the bills before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Schrader made the motion to pay all bills. Mr. Bucci seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. The bills are as follows: GENERAL FUND: AdamsTwpFireAcct….1349.21,CambriaCtySewage….800.00,Comcast…157.87,CrystalPure…40.80,Cumberland…106.27,D.Knepper….30.00,DeLage…174.59,D.Bailey….30.00,D.Richards…44.00,E.Smay…30.00,FHMA….117.00,HRI…203.02,J.Cummings…30.00,Jesco…1020.68,Jtwn Tribune…182.50,KeyWay…24.87,Keystone…..156.29,L/BWater…549.85,LaurelFord…169.45,LongBarn….159.40,Lowes…129.51,MT Uniform….112.98,MasterMachine….311.26MemorialChevy….447.66,Nationwide….745.49,Penelec…5438.24,R.Orris….80.00,Samco….1033.00,S.Grow…150.00,Staples…84.12,Summit Bank…1,076.64,Teamsters….16,743.12,Tri Cty…1888.36,US Cleaning…603.00,Verizon….292.70,WindberAgway….83.94. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: American Rock Salt….10,556.12. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….173.93. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Adams Twp. Vol.Fire Co #1…..5,000.00, Adams Twp. Vol.Fire Co #2……5,000.00.
Discussion and motion to approve FHMA pump station/Gordon Estate plan subject to approval by Planning Commission approval on December 4. Already discussed and approved earlier under correspondence.
A letter was submitted by Supervisor Bucci requesting to participate in the township healthcare plan and later at age 65 Medicare supplement. After discussion, Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Supervisor Mark Bucci participating in township healthcare plan contingent upon written initial and continued approval of the Teamsters at his sole cost. Mr. Senft made the motion, seconded by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to hire Gage Hale as a part time police officer for Adams Township. Interview was conducted before the meeting. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Ms. Sue Toth of Kam’s Kars here thanking the Board for their support and help concerning the prior zoning hearing for Kam’s; and asked for help keeping alley open and commented on current zoning board.
Ms. Linda Scullion asking about Geibig hearing on December 10,2019 that was read in correspondence asking if the public can attend. Mr. Barbin said yes and said it is at the county courthouse, but they will not know what courtroom it will be in until that day.
Ms. Irene Baker about dumpster and tires stacked on Lantz property near her. Discussion occurred. Mr. Gdula said he will have to look at it and see what has changed and will contact the codes office.
Mr. Richards stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:35 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer