Chairman Dennis Richards called the meeting to order at 5:10 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, Brian Schrader, Anthony Christ, Joseph Slonac; Diana Baxter, Secretary, and two (2) 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. No comments or questions.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the November 07, 2016 meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the minutes presented. Mr. Christ made the motion to accept the minutes, Mr. Gdula seconds this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
VI. TREASURER’S REPORT:
Mr. Richards asked for the approval of the Treasurers Report in written form. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $79,141.87, expenditures of $230,572.26 (Check #28326 to #28468) and a balance of $446,197.64. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues of $378.00, expenditures of $4,762.74 (Check #1375 to #1376) and a balance of $26,136.04. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $73.50 (hydrants) and $168.45 (Fire Protection), expenditures of $76,107.25 (Check #1112 to #1114) and a balance of $2,278.06. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $11.66, expenditures of $0.00 (check #---) leaving a balance of $36,130.74.
A letter from the Deborah Sedlmeyer regarding Franklin Roush Jr. sewage complaint. Discussion: The Board agreed that she handle the complaint that is proven malfunctioning and before doing anything discuss this with Mr. Barbin.
A letter from Thomas J. Anderson regarding the elimination/reduction of member’s contributions for the police pension plan.
A letter from Pendot regarding a highway improvement plan for bridge rehabilitation on Twp. Road 358 (Lake Road) between Croyle and Adams Township. Discussion: Mr. Richards stated PenDOT has requested Adams Township to cut the trees on the island in the Little Conemaugh River near this bridge, for them. He will contact the project manager and discuss this project with him.
II. OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other old business they would like to discuss. None is forthcoming.
IX. NEW BUSINESS
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills presented for payment totaling $14,628.93 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 all bills, Mr. Christ 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: AmeriHealth…4621.70, CCBC…415.00, Comcast…84.85, Cumberland…502.76, EADS…8843.14, DeLage…80.59, D. Richards…44.00, Galls…126.70, Grannas…460.17, HRI…2788.53, Tribune…57.50, J. Slonac…119.00, Larry Crespo…180.00, Long Barn…68.85, Memorial Highway…140.39, Nationwide Employee…496.02, Palyocsik…3.99 Penelec…92.85 Portage Power…150.95, Trapuzzanos…321.00, Verizon…240.88 WB Mason…123.90, Walmart…194.27, W. Barbin…2480.00. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: REA…108.00. FIRE PROTECTION ACCOUNT: Highland Sewer & Water…727.03. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: none.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve resolution 11-2016 reduction the police officer’s contributions to the police pension plan for 2017 to 2.75%. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Christ. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Christ asked for a motion to sell the 2011 police cruiser to Cambria County for $4,000.00. Mr. Slonac second this motion and with all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Nothing was forthcoming.
Mr. Richards stated with no further township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Gdula made the motion to adjourn and Mr. Christ second this motion. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:10 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by:
Diana Baxter, Secretary-Treasurer