Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 4:59 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, Dan Senft and Mark Bucci; William Barbin, Solicitor; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, and 7(seven) 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 February 8 ,2021 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. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Kim Dorchak here from Kotzan CPA and Associates here to present 2020 Twp. audit. She handed out audit report packets with charts and graphs explaining the audit then remarked that the township had a clean opinion on the 2020 audit and that we ended the year with a profit of $110,365 as we had more revenues than expenses. Ms. Dorchak thanked Ms. Zakraysek for her help in providing documents and information pertaining to the audit. Mr. Richards thanked Ms. Dorchak and Kotzan for conducting the 2020 audit for us.
After discussion, Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was accepted as written. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $136,855.20, expenditures of $ 89,375.97(check # 31450 to #31487) and a balance of $482,690.46. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $4,653.07 and expenditures of $9,468.66(check #1552 to #1553) and a balance of $1,051.75. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 0.00 and protection of $0.00 and expenditures of $1,253.43(check #1282) and a balance of $16,252.94. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00 in interest, and expenditures of $16,739.39(check#802to 803) leaving a balance of $205,529.28.
CORRESPONDENCE: Letter from Ms. Dobbins Secretary of Boy Scout Troop #2251 concerning Scout Hadan C. Romanow earning rank of Eagle Scout and requesting a letter or certificate from the Board. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to send a letter congratulating him on earning Eagle Scout rank. Mr. Schrader 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 $61,072.02 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. Schrader seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
The bills are as follows:GENERALFUND: AdvancedOffice…82.65,Comcast….806.39,Conemaugh….70.00,CrystalPure…40.80,CumberlandTruck…215.70,DavidHeisers….83.00,FHMA…123.00,Grannas…..4,768.86,Groff…..331.10,JtwnTribune…282.50,Keystone…1,264.24,KotzanCPA…5,500.00,L.Grieff….118.50,L.Hill…22.24,LongBarn….21.08,NAPA….485.75,OverheadDoor…..13.00,RaysLawnmower….4.00,Reighard…..620.00,RelianceStandard…1,574.30,SamsClub…31.52,RPMSigns…190.00,S.Grow…50.00,SummitBank….2,032.61,Teamsters….17,078.04,USCleaning….683.00,Verizon….285.08,WBMason….217.56,Weaklands….325.00. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: American Rock Salt…..12,443.56, Grannas Bros…..11,020.55. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….173.99, REA…114.00. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: None.
Mr. Richards asked for the opening of the road maintenance bids for stone and emulsions for 2021-2022. Discussion occurred after opening of bids. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to accept the low bids for each as follows: Ligonier Stone and Lime for Anti-Skid for $ 23.18 per ton delivered ,Garret Limestone for 1B Stone #8 $22.74,3A stone#3 $20.14,2AModified $16.99,and 4stone#1$20.14 per ton delivered ,Midland Asphalt for E-3M $2.60 ,and MC-70 $3.27 per gallon delivered. Mr. Gdula made the motion to accept the low bids, seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Ms. Linda Scullion asked about any updates about tires on the two properties near her. Mr. Barbin said the one the attorney had COVID and due to that and type of case it is it at the bottom of court cases to be scheduled. Mr. Gdula said the Lantz complaint has been filed.
Mr. Corey Hribar about water runoff/ drainage issues near his residence on Krayn Road. He was asking for help /assistance/advice about natural water runoff near his driveway and property. Mr. Gdula and Mr. Richards asked him questions pertaining to the issue. It was determined that Mr. Senft, Roadmaster will go look at it to determine what can be done either by township, Mr. Hribar or both parties.
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 5:38 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer