Chairman Dennis Richards called the meeting to order at 10:25 A.M. in the conference room of the Adams Township Municipal Building.
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all present.
Those in attendance were Supervisors Dennis Richards, Dennis Gdula, Brian Schrader, Anthony Christ, Joseph Slonac; Diana Baxter, Secretary; Kirk Moss, Police Chief, Sam Birch and Travis Ladika, road employees.
IV. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR AGENDA ITEMS AND PRIOR MEETING MINUTES:
Mr. Richards stated at this time the Public has the right and the opportunity to comment on any item from the previous meeting minutes. No comments or questions.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the December 12, 2016 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 to accept the minutes, Mr. Christ seconds this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
VI. TREASURER’S REPORT:
Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was received as read. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $17,836.92, expenditures of $102,351.54 (Check #28493 to #28530) and a balance of $405,810.50. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues of $472.50, expenditures of $4,118.72 (Check #1378 to #1380) and a balance of $22,523.57. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $105.00 (hydrants) and $209.48 (Fire Protection), expenditures of $734.71 (Check #1116 to #1118) and a balance of $1,387.11. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $0.00, expenditures of $0.00 (check #---) leaving a balance of $36,142.92.
A letter from Randall Rodkey was read regarding the Krayn Wind Farm and the disassembling costs which are required to be shown to us per the agreement. Discussion: The Board will discuss this with Mr. Barbin as to the reason for the letter, just information or are they thinking of tearing the windmills down.
A letter from Andrew Campanella, National School Choice Week, requesting Adams Twp. to issue a proclamation recognizing January 22-28, 2017 as School Choice Week. Discussion: The Board requested this proclamation be sent to the Portage Dispatch and the Tribune Democrat.
VII. OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other old business they would like to discuss. None is forthcoming.
IX. NEW BUSINESS
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills presented for payment totaling $31,793.54 to take a few minutes to review the bill before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Slonac made the motion to pay all bills, Mr. Christ seconds this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. The bills are as follows for the General, Fire, Street Light and State Accounts: GENERAL FUND ACCOUNT: Advanced Office…674.00, AmeriHealth…219.70, Barclay…561.07, CCBC…156.01, Cargill…10916.27, DeLage…80.59, Fisher…174.26,, Grannas…9632.94, Tribune…107.50, Krouse…41.60, Lowes…127.83, LP Miller…584.29, Nationwide…619.49, PSATS UC…384.97, Sam’s Club…405.00,Summit Bank…2233.01, Taser…1101.48, Tri County…632.80, US Cleaning…638.00, Verizon…347.25, WB Mason…32.99, Walmart…54.56, Wilmore Coal…2.00. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Penelec…165.93. FIRE PROTECTION ACCOUNT: None. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: none.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the School Choice Week proclamation for Adams Township. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the road bond request for Chestnut Ridge Timber Services in the amount of $30,000.00 for Old Bedford Pike Extension. Mr. Gdula made the motion. Mr. Christ second this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
Police Chief Moss asked the Board to fix their garage doors in their garage. The doors are very bad. Mr. Richards stated the Board discussed this matter and will fix the doors.
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Gdula made the motion to adjourn and Mr. Christ second this motion. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 10:40 A.M.
Respectfully submitted by:
Diana Baxter, Secretary-Treasurer