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, Mark Bucci and Dan Senft; Bill Barbin, Solicitor, Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, and 6(six) 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 copies of the May 24,2021 regular 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 $218,498.49, expenditures of $ 50,781.94(check # 31632 to #31663) and a balance of $984,409.86. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $495.00 and expenditures of $5,753.20(check #1564 to #1565) and a balance of $35,821.86. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 150.00 and protection of $253.07 and expenditures of $2,471.50(check #1287 to #1289) and a balance of $75,994.34. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $84.11 in interest, and expenditures of $0.00(check# --) leaving a balance of $448,884.24.
Letter from Boy Scout Troop 2251 in Sidman, Pa concerning Ian Dobbins making Eagle Scout rank and requesting a letter or certificate from Board. Mr. Richards commented on his bicycle project at the school and complemented him on it. He then asked the secretary to send letter acknowledging this and attaining Eagle Scout rank.
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 $177,151.65 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. Gdula seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
Thebillsareasfollows:GENERALFUND: Amtrust….5237.00,CambriaCtyComm….63.00,Comcast….734.40,CrystalPure….34.80,CumberlandTruck….127.22,E.Beaner….205.88,E.Pentrack…30.00,FIHoff…6445.05,FHMA…..137.40,F.Brown….175.00,FWF….27,323.00,Highland….78.66,HRI…..91,876.00,Ja.Mcknight…210.95,,J.Nibert….30.00,Jtwn Tribune…1012.64,Ju.Mcknight…328.50,L/BWater…424.00,Lane….6763.00,LeeConcrete…355.00,LongBarn….199.99,LutherPMiller….2,989.64,M.Bucci…..445.50,M.Gdula….91.75,P.Webb…40.00,P.Kundrod…239.26,Penelec….78.49,PAOneCall….43.80,P.Piles…..9782.00P,PitneyBowes….100.00,ProDisposal…800.00,QuakerSales…536.06,R.Cortese….30.00,R.Webb…30.00,R.Young….30.00,RPM……50.00,Teamsters…17,419.56,USCleaning….583.00,V.Zangaglia…224.32,WB Mason….187.66,WindberStone…214.45. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….176.58. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland……1,268.09.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Mr. Gdula and Mr. Bucci as signees for all documents pertaining to both DCED grants C000064536 Naugle Drive and C000064531 Maryland Ave Retaining Wall/Culvert projects. Discussion occurred about adding an alternate who could sign also. Mr. Richards asked for motion to approve Mr. Gdula and Mr. Bucci as signees for these projects along with adding Mr. Senft Roadmaster/Supervisor as an alternate signee who could also sign. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Opening of bids for Maryland Ave project. Discussion occurred. James Excavating was Lowest bidder with total base bid of $180,000.00 and Alternate amount of $4,000.00. ( Others bidders were Straw Construction with total base bid of $206,632.32 and Alternate amount of $12,450.00,Greenlad Construction with total base bid of $223,700.00 and Alternate amount of $9,950.00,C.H. & D Enterprises with total base bid of $256,770.00 and Alternate amount of $8,200.00,and Lumadue Excavating with a total base bid of $264,080.00 and Alternate amount of $770.00). Mr. Richards asked for a motion to award bid for project to James Excavating as lowest bidder. Mr. Senft made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion for Wessel CPA to provide management advisory services to us for the American Rescue Act Plan funds and engagement letter which lays out services/fees. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Csikos Adjoining Land Merger as approved by the Planning Commission. Motion made by Mr. Gdula, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Discussion about paying Mr. Ellenberger repair estimate bill after insurance will not cover wind blowing pipe into front of his personal vehicle, damaging front fender/bumper area. Mr. Richards asked for motion to pay repair estimate of 460.89. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD: None
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. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:15 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer