July 08, 2013
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, Roy Hoffman, Anthony Christ, and William Smith: William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary; and five (5) visitors.
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 June 24, 2013 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 approved.
VI. TREASURER’S REPORT:
Mr. Richards asked for the reading of the Treasurers Report. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $52,806.70, expenditures of $80,748.27 (Check #26045 to #26067) and a balance of $620,244.65. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues of $405.00, expenditures of $108.38 (Check #1236) and a balance of $36,880.52. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $110.00, expenditures of $931.43 (Check #1005 to #1006) and a balance of $33,950.54. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $0.47 and $1,522.60 (check #752) in expenditures leaving a balance of $206,085.97. Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was received as read. Mr. Smith asked if the purchase of the grader was included. Yes.
II. OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any old business they would like to discuss.
Mr. Hoffman brought up two items. #1. He asked about the street light and another pole for the end of the road. Mr. Gdula talked to Penelec and they agreed to put a street light on the pole by the sign and point it inward. Someone from the board will call Lamar Signs to get a price on another pole. #2. He asked about purchasing a lawn mower. Mr. Gdula stated as he got a brochure, he placed the price on the brochure and left them on the bench in the garage. The Board stated when the ground is level and ready to be mowed, they will get a mower.
July 08, 2013
IX. NEW BUSINESS
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills presented for payment totaling $37,493.26 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: Adams Water…48.00, Advanced Office…42.67, CCBC…335.00, CCATO…80.00, Merlo…990.00, Crystal Pure…50.80, Comcast…646.65, D. Knepper…30.00, DeLage…76.92, D. Bailey…30.00, E. Smay…30.00, FHMA…105.00, FHSD…296.1, J. Cummings…30.00, J. Rachael…517.50, JESCO….71.88, JMA…456.39, Tribune…67.50, Long Barn…156.75, LPMiller…1,721.51, M. Cornelius…225.00, Miller Auto Parts…37.89, Palyocsik…37.89, R&J Gulf…1,014.37, S&S Auto…400.00, Summit…4,066.98, Teamsters…10,576.00, Tire Shop…600.00, US Cleaning…703.00, Walsh…1,447.51. FIRE PROECTION ACCOUNT: None. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Penelec…3,841.87. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: HRI…8,769.13.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the Gloria Webb Subdivision contingent upon the Adams Township Planning Commission approval. Mr. Smith made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to authorize a refund of erroneous paid taxes for a period of not more than three (3) years from the date of her request for Debra Mickus on the garage/building that was torn down by the Redevelopment Authority for flood protection. Mr. Smith made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if there was any other new business to be brought before the Board. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mr. Partsch asked about the right of way for the pipe line for the natural gas line going to the school. Mr. Richards stated they are meeting with the gentlemen next Monday.
Mr. Bob Oswalt asked the Board about the triangle at the entrance to Liberty Park Road. There is a wild cat sign on the property, steel posts and rocks. The Board needs to take care of these items and keep the area mowed. Board stated they will find out who owns the property. He also stated that when Gramlingtown Road got mowed rocks and debris was on the road after the mower went through and this should be cleaned up and not be left as a hazard to the motorists.
Mr. Orsaugus asked how many trees you can plant in your back yard.
Mr. Smith asked for a workshop after the meeting.
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Smith. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:20 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by: