Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 5.00p.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, and Mark Bucci; William Barbin, Solicitor; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, Kirk Moss, Police Chief and 2(two) 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 11 ,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. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
After discussion about revenues, Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was accepted as read. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $ 152,381.32, expenditures of $ 99,305.43(check # 30936 to #30967) and a balance of $740,302.09. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $9,121.20 and expenditures of $5,109.48(check #1518) and a balance of $35,534.97. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 2,900.40 and protection of $8,249.87 and expenditures of $1,253.43check #1250) and a balance of $72,312.11. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00 in interest, and expenditures of $78,000.00(check #789) leaving a balance of $385,930.99.
Letter from Adams Twp. Vol.Fire Co.#2 about fire on May 9th and Officer Shope’s actions. Short discussion. Secretary said we wrote letter to Officer Shope from Board commending his actions.
Letter from Cambria County Planning Commission regarding Rodgers Subdivision review and that it is consistent with County Plan. Mr. Bucci commented where these lots are located and that it has yet to go before our township planning commission for approval since they have cancelled their last two meetings.
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 $35,420.84 and asked them to take a few minutes to review the bills before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Gdula made the motion to pay all bills. Mr. Schrader seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. Thebillsareasfollows:GENERALFUND:AppalachianTire….142.00,CambriaCtyCodes…349.00,Comcast….99.79,D.Slick….117.97,DeLage…..174.59,FiHoff…430.04,FWF…23,246.00,Keystone…..442.19,Lowes….25.00,Nationwide…738.75,SchwartzAuto…303.74,SummitBank…..1,059.47,TheTireShop…499.00,Verizon…281.61. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….184.59, REA….119.70, J. Blanchetti…1,118.96, AdamsTwpGenFund…..4,848.25. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: J. Blanchetti….907.68, J. Blanchetti…332.51.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to advertise sealcoat road project for 2020. Mr. Gdula remarked on location of sealcoat project along Oakridge and Palestine and on some other work they will be doing themselves. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve county aid application for liquid fuels for 25,000.00. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Richards. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to set limit for mailbox repair/replacements. Mr.Gdula said we had one mailbox that was hit this year and we had discussion before about difference between snow hitting mailboxes and plow physically hitting it. He said when he talked to other municipalities (ex. Richland) they set a maximum amount paid for replacing mailbox due to difference in mailboxes and mailboxes being in township right of way. Short discussion. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to set amount up to 75.00 with resident invoice with 75.00 being maximum amount allowed. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Discussion on opening Mine 42 Road from Popeye St to the Old Bedford Pike extension then from extension to Ogle Township line to ATV’s. Discussion occurred. Mr. Richards said we will wait and have a look at the following if provided; see if they have written permission from DCNR to go on state portion of land; Mr. Barbin said also to see if they can provide a map of where they are coming from and going to.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other new business they would like to discuss. Mr. Schrader brought up bucket on new loader. Bucket is 2 ½ yd bucket and not big enough and we need a 3 yd bucket. Mr. Gdula said he looked at paperwork that Groff gave and then contacted Groff rep who said they would a swap and we would owe around 1,500.00. Discussion occurred. Mr. Schrader made a motion to order 3yd bucket pending that Groff would provide written invoice showing amount of trade in and then how much we would owe. Mr. Gdula seconded the motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Mrs. Baker here about her question on Knipple/Lantz properties and prior meeting recording. Discussion occurred. Mr. Gdula said that Bridgette at Codes has filed those complaint charges. But with the pandemic, all the property maintenance complaints up at codes were on hold during that time. He said so now they are all in limbo (waiting period) until the courts get caught up (backed up from March and April court dates). Mr. Barbin said June 1st that courts would open and resume.
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. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:21 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer