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, Dan Senft, Dennis Gdula, Brian Schrader and Mark Bucci; William Barbin, Solicitor; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary; Kirk Moss, Police Chief and sixteen (16) 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 5, 2018 meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the minutes presented. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. 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 $ 36,351.89 expenditures of $77,370.90 (check # 29563 to #29600) and a balance of $550,259.90. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $900.00 and expenditures of $255.27 (check #1437) and a balance of $37,721.51. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 285.00 and protection of $580.80 and expenditures of $ 0.00 (check #--) and a balance of $56,033.26. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $237.94 in interest and expenditures of $0.00 (check #--) leaving a balance of $500,419.13.
An email from DEP concerning Flood Protection Project along South Fork/Little Conemaugh River. Discussion occurred. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to give support to make the project active again. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
A letter from the American Legion thanking the Police Department for their service and a donation to their equipment fund. Mr. Richards thanked the Legion and Sons for their generous donation.
An email from The Eads Group requesting construction inspection extension approval for Creslo Phase 4. Discussion occurred. Mr. Richards asked for a motion for inspection extension approval for the Eads Group for Creslo Phase 4. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor motion passed.
A letter from Chief Moss about purchasing required updated computer incident reporting system. Discussion occurred. Mr. Richards asked for a motion for the police department to purchase required system. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Announcement 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 $35,856.70 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: GENERAL FUND: American Legal…217.20, Cambria Cty Building Codes….1,003.20,Comcast…446.57,CumberlandTruck…440.94,D.Knepper…30.00,DeLageLanden…174.59,D.Bailey…30.00,D.Richards…40.00,E.Pentrack…30.00,E.Smay…30.00,FisherAuto…345.67,FWF…16,751.00,Galls…262.26,Groff…703.58,J.Cummings…30.00,J.Blanchetti…110.41,J.Nibert…30.00,JohnstownTribune…112.50,Keipers..21.72, Lane…2,481.27, Long Barn...356.88, Nationwide…670.64,Palyocsik…22.57,P.Webb…35.00,Penelec…753.47,PA One Call…18.40,Pitney Bowes…100.00,Portage Power Wash…112.50,R.Cortese…30.00,Rays Lawnmower…14.66, S.Grow…150.00, Summit Bank…3,184.74, Trapuzzanos…465.98, Verizon…272.15, W.B Mason…84.48,Yeagers…250.00.The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec…5121.52, REA…113.40, J. Blanchetti….28.50. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland…727.03, J. Blanchetti….23.87.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to release the road bond for A.M. Logging, on Old Bedford Pike. Mr. Gdula made the motion seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Discussion on new doors for the District Justice office. Discussion occurred, and Mr. Gdula said he would look at types of doors and get prices from suppliers.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other new business they would like to discuss. None was forthcoming.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Ms. Bonnie Berkebile of Creslo, asked about potholes that need repaired on 2nd Street. Mr. Gdula answered her that they would do the needed repairs.
Mr. David Nicodemus of Villa Road asked as to when the paving project would occur on Villa Road and about a property maintenance complaint. Mr. Gdula answered him stating that Cambria County Redevelopment Authority is in charge of the project and has not contacted us about start date and also advised him to turn in property maintenance form to Building Codes.
Ms. Pam Milavec and 5 others from Saddle Club Road informing the Board about the deteriorating condition of the road. Mr. Gdula answered stating he plans to do needed shoulder repairs and other work weather permitting.
Mr. John Haynes of Country Inn Road, about abandoned/neglected property near him and drainage issues on his road. Mr. Gdula answered him about the property saying he has tried to contact owners and has recently filed a property maintenance complaint for that property. Mr. Gdula, Mr. Barbin and Mr. Richards addressed his drainage concerns.
Mr. Dustin Wirick about proposed preliminary subdivision in Mt. Hope. Discussion occurred. The Board stated that the Planning Commission has first approval. Mr. Wirick stated that they just wanted the Board to be aware of intentions of proposed subdivision.
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 5:40 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer