Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 4:58p.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 via phone; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, and 4(four) 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 a copy of the May 26 ,2020 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.
After discussion, Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was accepted as read. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $ 49,139.71, expenditures of $ 96,255.40(check # 30968 to #30983) and a balance of $693,186.40. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $1807.57 and expenditures of $6,271.50(check #1519 to #1522) and a balance of $31,071.04. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 210.00 and protection of $397.52 and expenditures of $2,497.76(check #1251 to #1252) and a balance of $70,421.87. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $160.63 in interest, and expenditures of $0.00(check #--) leaving a balance of $386,091.62.
Letter concerning upcoming ATMA/FHMA merger. Short discussion occurred.
Mr. Richards asked for the opening of bids for the sealcoat project. Short discussion occurred. Mr. Barbin said select lowest bidder and then later scan him the papers for that bidder to make sure all necessary paperwork is there and approve upon his review. Suit-Kote was the lowest bidder for the sealcoat project at 44,120.40. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to accept Suit-Kote’s bid for the sealcoat project upon solicitor’s review. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed. (Note: Received email next morning, Solicitor Barbin had reviewed the paperwork and said it was good).
The Board took a few minutes to review qualification packages concerning choosing an Engineering firm for CDBG project and other state/federal funded projects for five-year period. Mr. Gdula made a motion to accept The Eads Group as they have done these projects in the past for the township and various ones in the surrounding area. Mr. Richards asked if there was a second. Short discussion occurred. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. 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 $34,157.62 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. Thebillsareasfollows:GENERALFUND:AppalachianTire….134.00,CambriaCtyCodes…330.00,Comcast….602.62,CrystalPure….46.80,CumberlandTruck…2.19,D.Smith…204.66,DeLage…..174.59,D.Richards….44.00,D.Reighard….17.34,E.Beaner…205.89,E.Pentrack…30.00,FHMA…117.00,F.Hribar….215.42,Gary’s…..42.40,Greens…387.93,Groff….1,500.00,Highland….78.66,JCEhrlich…209.00,J.Rikto….30.00,JamesMcKnight….210.95,J.Nibert….30.00,JustinMcKnight…200.00,KeyWay….1,287.28,LongBarn…..12.50,LutherPMiller….927.51,MemorialChevy…217.96,M.Gdula….18.33,N.Kundrod….65.56,Palyocsik….51.95,P.Replogle…94.96,P.Webb….40.00,P.Kundrod….239.27,Penelec…793.06,PAOneCall….33.60,P.Helsel….30.00,R.Cortese…30.00,ReighardMachine…..195.00,R.Young….30.00,S.Birch….200.00,Teamsters…..17,078.04,US Cleaning….688.00,V.Zangaglia…..224.32,VISA….729.16. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….4,925.11, REA….108.30, J. Blanchetti…34.65. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: J. Blanchetti….23.13, J. Blanchetti…13.05, Highland…1,253.43.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Rodgers subdivision as approved by Adams Twp. Planning and County Planning Commissions. Motion made by Mr. Gdula, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve sewage planning module and adoption resolution for the Hoffman property small flow treatment facility. Short discussion occurred. Mr. Gdula wondered who from our SEO had signed paperwork. Secretary -Treasurer said Ms. Parks had signed on that page. Mr. Barbin confirmed that Ms. Parks is under contract with our SEO. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other new business they would like to discuss. Mr. Schrader brought up two items. First, he said to ask Chief Moss to investigate how much body cameras would cost for police. Mr. Bucci as police commissioner said he would talk to Chief Moss about this. Mr. Gdula and Mr. Bucci both then commented that they thought Chief Moss had investigated this already and may have the information available. Second, he said whenever we have an equipment purchase from now on that all the supervisors sign off that they read over the spec sheet. Short discussion occurred.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
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. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:16 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer