October 20, 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, Roy Hoffman, Bill Smith; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; 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. No comments or questions.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the October 06, 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 $32,646.62, expenditures of $144,191.47 (Check
#26988 to #26024) and a balance of $449,234.43. The Street Light Account Fund showed
revenues of $236.25, expenditures of $3,699.39 (Check #1290) and a balance of $34,916.72.
The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $63.00, expenditures of $6,000.00
(Check #1039) and a balance of $9,696.98. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed
interest of $0.00 and expenditures of $0.00 (check #---) leaving a balance of $63,440.66. Mr.
Richards asked for a motion to approve the Treasurers report presented.
A letter was read from Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection regarding
Rosebud Mining Co. revision for the Water handling plan (reroute NPDES Outfall 001 to
Mine 78 Injection Borehole to Lower Kittanning Mine Workings.) Discussion: The Board is
going to call DEP to request a copy of the map regarding this project.
A letter from CCBCEA was read regarding Debra Faith Hasse properties. Discussion: Mr.
Smith stated to leave the pond go until next spring.
An approval letter for the Plan of Study and Task Activity Report for Act 537 Planning
was read. The Board wants to know who is paying the $12,500.00. They are going to
contact Mr. Sewalk from EADS to get their answers.
Mr. Richards asked for a discussion on the bids received for replacement of the
two doors in the municipal building. The bids were Mihalko’s $10,500.00; Best Window
$7,100.00 and Cambria Glass $4,995.00. Mr. Gdula made a motion to accept the lower
bid including replacing the frame on the front door and a window in the back door. Mr.
Hoffman second this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the Access and Wheelage Agreement
between Adams Township and Leonard S. Fiore, Inc. Mr. Smith made the motion, second by
Mr. Christ. 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 $49,648.63 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. 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:
J. Rachael...264.83, Amerihealth...4287.40,, BNP...23,407.76, CCSA...600.00, Comcast...74.48,
Cover...51.28, D. Richards...80.00, E. Pentrack...30.00, Freedom Systems...318.50,
FWF...7832.00, Good Tire...1919.00, Groff...2271.08, Harleysville...599.04, HRI...515.58, J.
Ritko...30.00, M. Bucci...30.00, PSATB...30.00, P. Webb...225.00, PA One...43.35, Pitney
Bowes...188.10, R&J Gulf...882.16, R. Cortese...30.00, R. Webb...30.00,P. Webb...35.00, R.
Young...30.00, Summit...3823.38, Tire...298.00, Verizon...250.96, Walsh...239.86,
Witmer...1261.87. FIRE PROECTION ACCOUNT: HSWA...727.03, J. Rachae...1.89. STREET
LIGHT ACCOUNT: REA...108.00, J. Rachael...7.09. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: None.
Mr. Richards stated Larry Custer will conduct the CDBG Hearings on November 3, 2014 at
4:00 PM and on November 10, 2014 at 10am.
The Board discussed the appeal of the boundary line dispute.
Mr. Hoffman stated workshops will start on the 2015 budget process for the General Fund
and State Liquid Fuels Funds.
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
1. Pro Disposal wanted to ask questions on the garbage bid. In the contract it state in
Cambria County the landfill was to be used.
2. Mrs. Podaberic spoke regarding the parking space in front of their home. The Police
Department was ordered to paint a no parking sign on the roadway.
3. Debbie Duca asked about the alley again.
4. Mr. Smith stated he wanted a motion if the funds come through from Leonard
Fiore of $90,000.00 he would like the money placed in a CD until the Board decides
what to do with the funds received. Mr. Gdula seconds this motion. The secretary
asked to add $10,000.00 to this amount and it was agreed. With all in favor, motion
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 5:40 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by:
Diana Baxter, Secretary-Treasurer