December 22, 2014
I. CALL TO ORDER:
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, Roy Hoffman, Bill Smith; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; one (1)
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. No comments or questions.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the December 8, 2014 meeting. He
asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve
the minutes presented. Mr. Smith made the motion to accept the minutes, Mr. Christ
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 $19,931.48, expenditures of $60,805.43 (Check #27099
to #27143) and a balance of $395,768.63. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues
of $189.00, expenditures of $3,735.79 (Check #1297 to #1298) and a balance of $27,869.37.
The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $52.50, expenditures of $0.00 (Check
#---) and a balance of $8,415.75. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest
of $0.00 and expenditures of $15,181.70 (check #765) leaving a balance of $48,307.84.
Mr. Richards stated the treasurer’s report was received as read. Mr. Richards asked for a
motion to accept the Treasurers Reports for 2014. Mr. Smith made the motion to accept
and Mr. Gdula second this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
A letter from 1st
Sanitation not exceeding $272,000.00. Discussion: None. The letter was accepted and
placed in the Wright Sanitation file.
Summit Bank regarding the Irrevocable Letter of Credit for Wright
December 22, 2014
A letter from Kirk Moss, Police Chief regarding this contract. Discussion: The Board
agreed this is a personnel matter and they will meet with him to discuss these items.
II. OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the Ordinance #109 authorizing the
participation of Adams Township in the PSATS UC GROUP TRUST pursuant to the PA
intergovernmental cooperation law. Mr. Smith made the motion, second by Mr Hoffman.
With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a discussion on his letter from the prior meeting regarding
paying his supplemental for 2015. Mr. Smith made a motion to pay Mr. Richards
supplemental for 2015 on the basis of twenty (20) years service and age 65 or older. Mr.
Hoffman second this motion. The discussion on this motion included this is available to all
employees who meet the 20 years of service and age 65 or older. This motion passed with
all members in favor.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any old business they would like to discuss.
None is forthcoming.
IX. NEW BUSINESS
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills
presented for payment totaling $17,720.61 to take a few minutes to review the bill before
calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Hoffman 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:
J. Rachael...85.10, ACE...621.05, Advanced Office...253.97, Am. Legal...238.92,
AmeriHealth...4287.40, Barclay...315.02, Bobs Custom...3963.29, D. Richards...36.00,
Freedom Systems...76.50, Gittings...153.60, Groff.l..50.75, Harleysville...599.04,
Tribune...95.00, PSATS...1789.00, R&J Gulf...662.93, Sams Club...861.58, Sporys...16.50,
Summit...1911.69, Eads...150.45, Trapuzzanos...245.50, Verizon...250.96, Wal
Mart...109.37, Wilmore Coal...2.00. FIRE PROECTION ACCOUNT: HSWA...727.03, J.
Rachael...1.58. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Penelec...102.71, REA...108.00, J.
Rachael...5.67. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: None.
Mr. Smith asked if the Board was looking into getting another full time officer or if
they were going to hire a clerk. Discussion occurred on this subject and research will be
done on the COPS Grant to hire a 4th
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would
entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Hoffman made the motion to adjourn and Mr. Smith
second this motion. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:45 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by:
Diana Baxter, Secretary-Treasurer