January 7, 2013
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Chairman Dennis Richards called the meeting to order at 5:25 P.M. in the conference room of the Adams Township Municipal Building.
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
The regular meeting was called to order.
Those in attendance were Supervisors Dennis Richards, Dennis Gdula, William Smith, Anthony Christ and Roy Hoffman; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; Kirk Moss, Police Chief and one(1) resident.
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 were forthcoming.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the December 17, 2012 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. Gdula seconds this motion. With all members in favor, motion passed and the minutes were approved.
VI. TREASURER’S REPORT:
Mr. Richards asked for the reading of the Treasurers Report. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $30,613.71, expenditures of $53,758.17 (Check #25692 to #25711) and a balance of $400,655.25. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues of $330.75, expenditures $3,873.67 (Check #1212 to #1214) and a balance of $13,467.01. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $73.50, expenditures $727.03 (Check #993) and a balance of $27,908.95. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $14.44, expenditures of $0.00 (Check #---) and a balance of $29,766.71. Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was received as read. Mr. Hoffman commented the Board did a very good job of keeping everything in line.
II. OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any old business they would like to discuss. None was forthcoming.
IX. NEW BUSINESS
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills presented for payment totaling $44,848.19 for the General, State, Fire and Street Light
accounts. Mr. Richards asked the Board 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
Regular Township Meeting
January 07, 2013
all bills, second by Mr. Christ. 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…277.07, Adams Twp. Water…48.00, Advanced Office…155.68, BDD…100.00, Beers…150.00, Centre Communications…78.07, Chemung…618.62, Cover Chevy…593.16, Crystal Pure…45.30, Cumberland Truck…500.48, DeLage Landen…76.92, Dell…9203.72, E. Beaner…125.00, Ebensburg Office…80.72, E. Pentrack…20.00, FHMA…102.00, Freedom…76.50, J. Ritko…20.00, Tribune…47.50, LPMiller…5882.84, M. Bucci…20.00, Miller Auto…149.10, Palyocsik…9.56, PA Chief…125.00, PA One…16.53, Pitney Bowes…400.00, PSATS UC…487.17, R&J Gulf…1238.75, R. Webb…20.00, R. Keller…8.47,Sprint…67.48, Staples…140.11, Summit…6741.60, Teamsters…10024.60, Eads…123.02, Trapuzzanos…564.80, US Cleaning…583.00, Verizon Wireless…127.99, WC McQuaide…40.00, Walmart…94.07, Waste…7.75, Wilmore Coal…1.00, YIS…355.00. FIRE PROECTION ACCOUNT: SCCWA…1360.00, J. Rachael…8.82. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Rachael…32.60,Penelec…3875.19. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: None.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to participate with the Costars 2013-2014 Salt Contract with Pendot. Motion made by Mr. Smith, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motin to allow three Supervisors to attend the State Convention April 21st to 24th in Hershey, PA. The three being R. Hoffman, D. Richards and D. Gdula. Mr. Hoffman made the motion, second by Mr. Smith. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the road bond for Penatzer Lumber for 2 miles on Seesetown Road from Jim Mills property to SR 160. Mr. Smith made the motion second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Hoffman stated we are in desperate need of a newer grader and he would like permission from the Board to register with PA Auctions for a bid number. Mr. Christ made a motion to allow authorization for the bid number and also Mr. Hoffman has permission to place a bid on a grader up to and not exceeding $50,000.00 for the purchase of this grader. Mr. Gdula seconds this motion, With all in favor, motion passed.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Yochimowitz could not be present but wanted to discuss a play ground at the little league fields. The Board told him to contact the Police Chief and he will be of assistance to him in locating either playground equipment to purchase or funds available.
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Smith made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:43P.M.
Respectfully submitted by:
Diana L. Baxter