January 27, 2014
Chairman Dennis Richards called the meeting to order at 5:00 P.M. in the conference
room of the Adams Township Municipal Building.
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all present.
Those in attendance were Supervisors Dennis Richards, Dennis Gdula, Anthony
Christ, and Roy Hoffman; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; and three (3)
IV. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR AGENDA ITEMS AND PRIOR MEETING MINUTES:
Mr. Richards stated at this time the Public has the right and the opportunity to
comment on any item from the previous meeting minutes.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the January 13, 2014 meeting. He
asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve
the minutes presented. Mr. Christ made the motion to accept the minutes, Mr. Gdula
seconds this motion. With all members in favor, motion passed and the minutes were
VI. TREASURER’S REPORT:
Mr. Richards asked for the reading of the Treasurers Report. The General Account Fund
showed revenues received totaling $28,618.35, expenditures of $68,828.45(Check #26464
to #26508) and a balance of $400,106.29. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues
of $0.00, expenditures of $4,080.60 (Check #1257 to #1259) and a balance of $14,946.13.
The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00, expenditures of $740.58
(Check #1020 to #1021) and a balance of $24,257.56. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund
showed interest of $0.00 and expenditures of $21,994.14 (check #760 to #761) leaving a
balance of $11,040.01. Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was received as read.
A letter was read from Karen Perla regarding the winters snow plowing and the
conversation with Mr. Hoffman regarding this matter. Discussion: Mr. Hoffman will take
care of this and discuss the matter with Mrs. Perla.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any old business they would like to discuss.
Mr. Hoffman asked for a workshop to discuss the extended warranty on the new
International truck. The Board needs to pick what plan they want. The motion was made in
2013 to purchase it they just need to pick the proper plan.
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills
presented for payment totaling $24,611.75 to take a few minutes to review the bill before
calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Gdula made the motion to pay all
bills, Mr. Christ seconds this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. The bills are as
follows for the General, Fire, Street Light and State Accounts: GENERAL FUND ACCOUNT:
American Legal Service…238.92, American Rock Salt…11503.21, Barclay…84.00,
Blues…208.00, Cambria Cty. Assoc…75.00, D. Richards…80.00, Groff…42.13,
Harleysville…599.02, Tribune…190.00, Laurel Ford…16.92, Glosser…35.00,
Matheson…11.83, Pitney Bowes…188.10, R&J Gulf…1059.78, Samco…45.00,
Summit…8316.53, Verizon…81.83, Verizon Wireless…342.45, WC McQuaide…80.00,
Walmart…54.03. FIRE PROECTION ACCOUNT: SWCCWA…1360.00. STREET LIGHT
ACCOUNT: None. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: None.
Mr. Richards asked for a discussion on contacting Groff regarding a used roller.
Would like permission to go and look at it. Permission granted to Mr. Hoffman.
Mr. Hoffman asked for permission on getting a price for a cutting edge for the grader
(carbide type). He received a price of $5,000.00 and would like to check around.
Permission granted to check around for various types of cutting edges for the grader.
The Board stated Chief Moss has to come back to the Board with the total price for
the new vehicle including decals, cage, and detailing it then they will make a decision on
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Yochimowitz asked about a hard surface for the cutting edge for the grader.
Discussion occurred on this.
Mr. Jim Benning stated he had the liability insurance forwarded to the office for the
lease on the old Dunlo ball field. Mr. Barbin stated he is working on the lease.
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would
entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Christ made the motion to adjourn and Mr. Gdula second
this motion. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:13 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by: