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-Treasurer, Police Chief Kirk Moss and five (5) 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 November 15,2021 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.
TREASURER’S REPORT: After discussion, Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was accepted as read. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $126,424.87, expenditures of $ 51,307.94(check # 32006 to #32044) and a balance of $931,684.07. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $519.75 and expenditures of $4,919.35(check #1586 to #1587) and a balance of $8,431.17. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 157.50 and protection of $284.79 and expenditures of $1,268.09(check #1307) and a balance of $32,226.06. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $10.33 in interest, and expenditures of $0.00(check#-) leaving a balance of $114,270.94.
CORRESPONDENCE: Letter from Solicitor Barbin that his rate will increase as of January 1,2022.
Thank you letter from Dr.Lehman from Forest Hills School District thanking the Road Crew and Supervisors for helping with installation of baseball scoreboard infrastructure.
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 $51,247.41 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:
GENERALFUND: AdamsTwpFireAcct….110.07,Amtrust…..5237.00,BarclayElec….5394.77,Comcast….249.50,CrystalPure….40.80,CumberlandTruck…..307.46,D.Hornbake…500.00,DavidHeisers…82.00,EadsGrp….1176.03,E.Pentrack….30.00,FHMA….153.40,Greens…..497.98,Highland….78.66,Highmark…..259.70,J.Ritko….30.00,J.Nibert….30.00,KimballMidwest….289.83,LaurelFord….66.56,LongBarn….145.49,LutherPMiller…2325.52,Moonlighters…2350.00,P.Webb….40.00,Penelec….78.41,PurchasePower….100.00,RelianceStandard….792.92,R.Webb…30.00,R.Young…30.00,Samco….279.00,,Staples….309.27,SummitBank……16.75,Teamsters…17419.56,TechnologyEnterpriseGrp….1260.00,UPMC…..44.00,USCleaning….583.00,Verizon….270.21,VISA…148.22,WBMason….281.69. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The StreetLightAccountFund:J.Blanchetti….15.59, Penelec….180.75. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: J.Blanchetti….8.54, J.Blanchetti….4.73, AdamsTwpFireCo#1……5,000, AdamsTwpFireCo#2……5,000.
The Board discussed hiring part time police officer due to manpower issues as requested by Chief. Mr. Bucci said the Board has not gotten to interview Officer Conahan. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to authorize Police Commissioner Bucci to hire Officer Alex Conahan as a part time police officer pending successful interview. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Senft brought up opportunity to purchase plow for small trucks from Hercules Equipment for about 4,000.00. He mentioned last year we were down twice for repairs, need for plow. Mr. Barbin asked if there was reason this was not added to the agenda due to the posting agenda prior to meeting. Mr. Senft said no..just didn’t think to add it. After discussion, Mr. Senft and Mr. Richards said to wait to add to agenda for next meeting.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD: None.
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. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:07 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer