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, Dan Senft, Brian Schrader and Mark Bucci; William Barbin, Solicitor; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, and six (6) 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 was forthcoming.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the November 13, 2018 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. 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 $ 113,605.28 expenditures of $ 121,290.20(check # 29858 to #29901) and a balance of $459,747.33. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $ 52.50 and expenditures of $4,983.76 (check #1456 to #1457) and a balance of $5,479.59. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 31.50 and protection of $77.87 and expenditures of $ 740.82 (check #1194 to #1196) and a balance of $15,935.11. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00 in interest and expenditures of $39,291.56 (check #776 to #777) leaving a balance of $149,999.87.
A letter from Cambria County Sewage Enforcement Agency regarding 2019 fees and fee schedule. Discussion occurred.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve resolution for Creslo Sidewalk Reimbursement Agreement with PennDOT and a Lobbying form. Motion made by Mr. Senft , seconded 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 $74,336.50 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. Gdula seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. The bills are as follows: GENERAL FUND: Adams Township Fire Account…5000.00,Adams Water…81.00,Advanced Office…520.68,B.Vickroy…13,615.00,CambriaCtySewage…1,425.00,CambriaGlass…3,073.00,Carmen’s Tires…558.28,Chemung…1,196.50,Comcast…155.75,CrystalPure…45.30,Cumberland…393.52,DaleOxygen…42.34,D.Knepper…30.00,DeLage….174.59,D.Richards…40.00,Eads Grp…5,750.31,E.Smay…30.00,FisherAuto…59.58,ForestHillsMunicipal…117.00,Gleason,Barbin&Markovitz…1,423.10,Greens…..74.68,Groff…80.04,J.Cummings…30.00James Excavating…546.72J.Rose…27.75,JtwnTribune…227.50,LongBarn..73.30,Nationwide…670.64,PitneyBowes…200.00,QuakerSales…1,492.65,Samco…99.00,S.Grow…150.00,Staples…3.99,1stSummit…3,144.94,SWIF…1,629.00,Teamsters….15,945.84,Trappuzzanos…160.00,TriCounty…3,721.02,USCleaning…593.00,Verizon…361.11,VISA…949.53,Windber Agway…83.94.The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec…227.50, REA….113.40. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Adams Twp. Vol.Fire Co.#1….5,000.00, Adams Twp. Vol Fire Co. #2…5,000.00.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve resolution concerning working/non-supervisors and roadworkers. Mr. Bucci made the motion, seconded by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
A discussion on developing a 2019 Fee Schedule for reorganization meeting (see Jackson Township example). Discussion occurred; more discussion and information needed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve office lease agreement with Representative Elect Rigby. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other new business they would like to discuss. None was forthcoming.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Ms. Lisa Sivec and Jeanne Conkle about introducing local military hero banners along Locust Street in St. Michael and getting needed permissions. Discussion occurred. Mr. Gdula, Mr. Barbin and Mr. Richards answered them and said they would need to get permission from Penelec. Mr. Gdula said he would contact PennDOT. Mr. Richards stated that they have the Board’s full support for this program.
Mrs. Baker about ongoing sewage/property maintenance concerns on neighboring property. Mr. Gdula addressed their concerns.
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 5:26 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer