October 09, 2012
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 regular meeting was called to order and the Pledge of Allegiance recited by all present.
Those in attendance were Supervisors Dennis Richards, Dennis Gdula, Anthony Christ, William Smith and Roy Hoffman; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; and four (4) residents.
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. None was forthcoming
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the September 10, 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, 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 $135,231.99, expenditures of $83,208.57 (Check #25488 to #25523) and a balance of $506,208.82. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues of $378.00, expenditures $4,173.90 (Check #1201 to #1203) and a balance of $24,983.50. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $105.00, expenditures $730.50 (Check #986 to #987) and a balance of $35,754.85. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $94.68, expenditures of $4,652.67 (Check #746) and a balance of $192,563.08. Mr. Smith asked if the road project was paid yet. The answer was no bill was received to date. Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was received as read.
A letter was read from Don Brumbaugh retiring from the Adams Township Water Authority effective December 7, 2012. Discussion: Mr. Smith asked for a motion to appoint Neal Sivec to fill this vacancy. Mr. Hoffman seconds this motion. With all in favor, motion passed and the Board is sending a letter to Mr. Brumbaugh for his dedication to the Authority for 42 years.
A letter was read from PenDOT regarding the 2013 allocation being $195,333.10. Discussion: None.
A letter from Michael Baker, Jr., Inc. was read regarding municipal notification, joint permit application for Norfolk Southern Railway Co., St. Michael siding extension. Discussion: Mr. Barbin will answer this notification.
Regular Township Meeting
October 09, 2012
A letter was read from Cambria County Planning Commission regarding the PenDOT, The Federal Highway Administration and the Johnstown Metropolitan Planning Organization not selecting the Creslo Sidewalk Replacement Project Phase III for funding in 2013 to 2014. Discussion: Mr. Smith stated he attended this meeting and they skipped us for a year to allow other areas have projects done. He also explained he attended the Rosebud meeting in Ebensburg for the codes hearing and they granted the exception.
II. OLD BUSINESS:
Mr. Richards asked for motion to release the road bond for Alleghney Lumber on Seesetown Road. The motion was made by Mr. Hoffman, second by Mr. Smith. With all in favor of the motion, the motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the revised Loan and Security Agreement between Adams Township Supervisors and 1st Summit Bank. The motion was made by Mr. Smith, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, the motion passed.
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 $117,673.81 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. Smith made the motion to pay
all bills, second by Mr. Gdula. 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…169.71,Adams #1…15,375.27, Adams #2…15,375.26, Adams Water…46.00, Advance Auto…95.28, Advanced Office…315.52, A. Christ…55.50, Appalachia Tire…4,053.58, Beers…75.00, Ca. Cty Assoc. Twp…75.00, Comcast…102.84, CVMH…66.00, Crystal Pure…39.80, Cumberland Truck…624.98, D. Knepper…30.00, D. Bailey…30.00D. Richards…55.50, Ebensburg Office…385.89, E. Pentrack…20.00, E. Smay…30.00, FHMA…136.00, Harleysville…603.48, HRI…4,652.67, IRS…71.16, J. Cummings…30.00, James Excavating…1,982.68, Tribune…322.50, J. McKnight…240.00, Keipers…22.35, Long Barn…138.95,LPMiller…1,510.81, M. Bucci…20.00, Miller Auto Parts…137.50, Nextel…106.30, Palyocsiks…129.08, P. Webb…25.00, Penelec…416.18, PA One…37.41, PSAB…40,318.00, PSATS UC…215.63, R&J Gulf…2,004.51, R. Webb…20.00, R. Wilson…18.05, R. Young…20.00, R. Poborsky…20.00, R. Hoffman…100.10, Samco…60.00, S. Pritt…25.00, Sprint…47.59, Summit…2,180.16, Teamsters…10,024.60, Eads…1,661.79, Tire Shop…514.00, Tri County…201.66, US Cleaning…264.04, VISA…115.73, McQuaids…691.96, WalMart…25.94, Waste Management…7.75, W. Smith…55.50. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Penelec…4,169.85, REA…88.00, J. Rachael…8.51. FIRE PROECTION ACCOUNT: HSWA…727.03, J. Rachael…2.21, Adams Water…5,900.00. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: None.
Mr. Richards motion to approve the R.J. Young subdivision as approved by the Planning Commission on October 3, 2012 for 1.5 acres. Mr. Smith made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the Mike Gelles adjoining merger plan pending the construction of the parking lot and relocation of the sheds to be completed prior to June 1st, 2013 as approved by the Planning Commission on October 3, 2012. Motion made by Mr. Smith, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Regular Township Meeting
October 9, 2012
Mr. Richards asked the Board if there was any other new business to be brought before the Board. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Orsaugas asked the Board to take care of the berms in Mine 42.
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 5:23 pm.
Respectfully submitted by:
Diana L. Baxter