July 28, 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, Denny Gdula, Anthony
Christ, Bill Smith and Roy Hoffman; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; and
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 July 14, 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. 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 $30,016.78 expenditures of $56,344.70 (Check #26835
to #26871) and a balance of $644,466.65. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues
of $00.00, expenditures of $3,014.29 (Check #1278 to #1280) and a balance of $45,250.44.
The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00, expenditures of $746.23
(Check #1032 to #1033) and a balance of $30,675.49. The State Liquid Fuels Account
Fund showed interest of $0.00 and expenditures of $0.00 (check #---) leaving a balance of
$213,263.40. Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was received as read.
A letter from Cambria County Association of Township Officials regarding the fall
convention. Discussion: None
A letter from Adams Township Dunlo Fire Co. requesting a workshop with the
Board of Supervisors. Discussion: Mr. Richards asked for a motion to send a letter and see
what they want to meet on so the Board has the needed information. Mr. Smith made the
motion and Mr. Christ second this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any old business they would like to discuss.
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills
presented for payment totaling $12,982.85 to take a few minutes to review the bill before
calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Smith made the motion to pay all
bills, Mr. Gdula 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:
Ace...342.30, Bedford Ford...5636.88, Cover Chevy...46.51, D. Knepper...30.00,
Delage...160.83, D. Bailey...30.00, D. Richards...80.00, FHSD...308.50, Groff...807.51,
Harleysville...599.04, J. Cumings...30.00, Tribune...117.50, M. Cornelius...150.00, Pitney
Bowes...188.10, R & J Gulf...1094.18, Summit...2557.97, Tire Shop...632.00, Verizon...71.86.
FIRE PROECTION ACCOUNT: None. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Penelec...99.67. STATE
LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: None.
Mr. Richards asked for a discussion on purchasing a new plow for the 2008
International Truck. Mr. Hoffman stated the plow cannot be fixed any longer. It needs
replaced. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to purchase a new plow not to exceed
$10,000.00. Mr. Smith made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion
Mr. Smith asked for a discussion on the personnel booklet. Mr. Smith explained the
discrepancies for days earned for sick time etc. Discussion occurred and Mr. Richards asked
for a motion to accept the Personnel booklet as it is right now. Mr. Christ made the motion,
second by Mr. Smith. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. None was forth coming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would
entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Smith made the motion to adjourn and Mr. Christ second
this motion. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:21 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by:
Diana Baxter, Secretary-Treasurer