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 and Mark Bucci; William Barbin, Solicitor; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary; and eight (8) 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 June 25, 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 $ 26,050.74 expenditures of $65,138.11(check # 29601 to #29636) and a balance of $511,172.53. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $ 0.00 and expenditures of $5,263.42 (check #1438 to #1440) and a balance of $32,458.09. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 0.00 and protection of $0.00 and expenditures of $ 750.90 (check #1177 to # 1179) and a balance of $55,282.36. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $238.06 in interest and expenditures of $0.00 (check #--) leaving a balance of $500,657.19.
A letter from PENNDOT about the Municipal Winter Traffic Service Agreement. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to continue in the Winter Traffic Agreement with PENNDOT. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
A letter from DEP about revised mining activity permit. Discussion occurred.
Reminder that DEP will be holding an informational seminar/workshop July 18, 2018 from 12:30-2pm at the Adams Township Municipal Building located at 125 Mary Drive for local officials and residents about Mine 78’s expansion in the area, mine subsidence and subsidence insurance.
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 $85,455.73 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. Schrader seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. The bills are as follows: GENERAL FUND: Adams Water…81.00,Advanced Office….0.32,AmTrust…2,496.00,Barclay Electric…42.00, Cambria Cty Building Codes….275.00,Crystal Pure…67.30, Dell….3,159.67,FI-Hoff….2,676.30,Forest Hills Municipal…117.00,FWF…331.00,J.McKnight…210.95,Krouse…280.01, Long Barn...777.43, Luther P. Miller…3,195.50, Metro Alert…9067.80,Palyocsik…23.68,Penelec…758.00,PSATS UC…287.52, SWIF…3,258.00, Teamsters….15,945.84, Tractor Supply….29.99, US Cleaning…583.00, VISA…..1,002.07.The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec…63.32. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland…727.03, Adams Twp #1Fire Co.….20,000.00, Adams Twp #2 Fire Co….20,000.00.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the Ellenberger and Berwind Adjoining Land Mergers as approved by the Planning Commission. Mr. Gdula mad 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:
Mr. Erik Vogel, of Amsite Road about the property he acquired and permitted uses on that property. Mr. Barbin and Mr. Bucci answered his questions.
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. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:27 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer