Vice Chairman Mark Bucci 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 Gdula, Dan Senft, Brian Schrader and Mark Bucci; William Barbin, Solicitor; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, and eleven (11) visitors.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR AGENDA ITEMS AND PRIOR MEETING MINUTES:
Mr. Bucci stated now the Public has the right and the opportunity to comment on any item from the previous meeting minutes. None was forthcoming.
Mr. Bucci stated everyone had a copy of the February 11, 2019 meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Bucci 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. Bucci stated the Treasurers Report was accepted as read. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $ 106,199.69, expenditures of $ 67,461.51(check # 30061 to #30106) and a balance of $380,425.79. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $ 0.00 and expenditures of $52.40(check #1466) and a balance of $2,181.39. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 0.00 and protection of $0.00 and expenditures of $ 7,883.70 (check #1206 to #1207) and a balance of $5,705.81. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenue of state allocation of 312,577.26 and $52.95 in interest and expenditures of $7,015.64(check #779) leaving a balance of $445,460.32.
Letter from ELA Group regarding NPDES permit application and Municipal Land Use Letter for Forest Hills School District.
Mr. Bucci asked for the opening of bids for spring road maintenance material for 2019-2020. Discussion occurred after opening of bids and two bids were awarded. Grannas Bros. for all stone products (1Bstone#8 $21.60, Anti-Skid $22.15,3Astone$19.85,2AModified$16.10,4#1stone $19.60) per ton delivered and Midland Asphalt for all emulsions (MC-70 3.37 and E-3M $2.38) per ton delivered.
Mr. Bucci asked for a motion to accept Grannas Bros. for all stone products. Mr. Gdula made the motion seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Bucci asked for a motion to accept Midland Asphalt for all emulsion products. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
A motion to approve a revised plan for George Properties as approved by Planning Commission. Discussion occurred concerning revised plan and also storm water approval. Mr. Bucci asked for a motion to approve revised plan contingent upon approval of all plans by Planning Commission. Mr. Senft made the motion, seconded by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Bucci asked if the Board had any other old business they would like to discuss. None was forthcoming.
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Bucci stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills presented for payment totaling $63,896.67 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. The bills are as follows: GENERAL FUND: Adams Water….81.00, Am.RockSalt…14,468.54, Barclay….100.58, CambriaCty Comm…63.00,Comcast…247.20,CommonwealthofPA…102.20,CrystalPure…46.80,Cumberland…688.49,D.Knepper…30.00,DeLage…174.59,E.Pentrack…30.00,E.Smay…30.00,FisherAuto…177.17,FHMA…117.00,GrannasBros…..10,545.29,J.Cummings…30.00, J.Ritko…30.00,J.Nibert…30.00,Jtown Tribune…687.50,Keystone Coop…668.68,KeystoneSpring…747.65,LBWater…175.00,LutherP.Miller…4,877.66,Nationwide…739.72,Overhead Door…231.00,PALabor&Indust…..73.58,P.Webb….40.00,Penelec..5,136.52,P.Helsel…30.00,Pitney Bowes….171.47,Quaker Sales…900.24,R.Webb…30.00,R.Young…30.00,Sams Club…45.71,S.Grow…150.00,Stephson Equip..128.63,SummitBank…3,107.40,Teamsters….15,945.84,USCleaning…583.00,Verizon…271.83,VISA…1,593.88,Watchguard…0.10,Wilmore Coal….1.00,Witmer….170.00,YIS…..255.00.The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: REA…113.40. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: None.
Mr. Bucci asked for a motion to approve release of road bond for Brown Lee Lumber on WPA/Topper Roads. Discussion occurred. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Bucci asked if the Board had any other new business they would like to discuss. None was forthcoming.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Mrs. Scullion inquiring about any updates about tires on property adjacent to her. Mr. Bucci said that he has not been contacted by Cambria County Conservation and any action right now would be through County codes. He said he would contact County Conservation again to inquire about tires.
Ms. Lisa Sivec and Jeanne Conkle here about Hometown Hero banners. They thanked the Board for their help and approval regarding banners. They are looking for a storage unit for the banners. Ms. Conkle said to make sure people know this is NOT a fundraiser, it to showcase our veterans and active military.
Mr. Neil Sivec here regarding letter from Highland Sewer and Water Authority concerning proposal for taking over Adams Water and letting Board know their approval will be needed in the future and he also mentioned upcoming sewer projects that would be taking place in the township.
Mr. Bucci stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:24 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer