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 July 9, 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.
TREASURER’S REPORT: After discussion, Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was accepted as read. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $ 55,869.08 expenditures of $83,321.62(check # 295637 to #29659) and a balance of $483,719.99. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $ 1,712.50 and expenditures of $63.32 (check #1441) and a balance of $34,107.27. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 603.15 and protection of $1,817.88 and expenditures of $ 40,727.03 (check #1180 to #1182) and a balance of $16,976.36. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00 in interest and expenditures of $0.00 (check #--) leaving a balance of $500,657.19.
A letter from Cambria County Association of Township Officials about Annual Fall Convention.
A letter/maps from DEP about revised mining activity permit. Discussion occurred.
A letter from Stiffler McGraw on behalf DCNR concerning a Permit Registration Notification. A short discussion occurred.
A letter from Thomas Anderson regarding the 2019 Financial Requirement and Minimum Municipal Obligation for the Police and Non-Uniform Pension Plans. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the MMO Police Pension Plan for 2019 at $22,171.00 and the Non-Uniform Pension Plan for 2019 at $23,550. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
A letter from Cambria County Planning Commission regarding approval of Senior Land Merger.
A letter from DEP regarding George Properties Subdivision and needed items and changes.
A thank you letter for event held at Elton UM Church.
An email from Utility Pipeline regarding right of ways in the area. Discussion occurred concerning this topic. It was decided Mr. Bucci would contact Utility Pipeline to set up a meeting.
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 $30,871.63 and asked them to take a few minutes to review the bills before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Senft 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: Adams Water…81.00, Advanced Office….50.67, Cambria Cty Building Codes….85.09, Comcast…456.99, Cumberland Truck…52.65, D. Knepper…30.00, Delage Landen…174.59, Dell….837.94, D. Bailey…30.00, D. Richards…40.00, E. Pentrack…30.00, E. Smay…30.00, Forest Hills S.D. …284.80, Gleason, Barbin &Markovitz…870.45, Grannas Bros. 4,133.54,HRI…998.02, Cummings…30.00, James Excavating…1078.37,J.Blanchetti…20.23,J.Nibert…30.00,Johnstown Tribune…102.50,Longneckers..1,540.99, Matheson Tri-Gas…19.25,Nationwide…670.64,P. Webb…35.00,Penelec…44.62,P. Helsel…30.00,Pitney Bowes…197.76,R. Cortese…30.00,R. Webb…30.00,R.Young…30.00,S.Grow…150.00, Summit Bank…3,180.06, SWIF…1,629.00, Trapuzzanos…5.95, Tri County…2,025.42, US Cleaning…583.00, Verizon…281.50, W.B. Mason…49.15.The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec…5,142.61, REA…113.40, Adams Twp. Gen…4,991.18, J. Blanchetti…70.50. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: J. Blanchetti….68.81, J. Blanchetti…24.28.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the release of road bond for D & F Logging on WPA Road. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the Naugle Subdivision as approved by the Planning Commission. Mr. Bucci made the motion, seconded by Mr. Gdula. 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:
Mrs. Linda Scullion of Old Bedford Pike about updates on tires on adjacent property and getting fire hydrant closer to her property. Mr. Gdula answered her questions.
Mr. Richards stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:24 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer