Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 5:00 P.M. in the conference room of the Adams Township Municipal Building.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all present.
Those in attendance were Supervisors Dennis Richards, Dennis Gdula, Dan Senft, Brian Schrader; William Barbin, Solicitor; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, Kirk Moss, Police Chief; and five (5) visitors.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR AGENDA ITEMS AND PRIOR MEETING MINUTES:
Mr. Richards stated now 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, 2018 meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the minutes presented. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
After discussion, Mr. Richards stated the Treasurers Report was accepted as read. The General Account Fund showed revenues received totaling $ 97,004.37 expenditures of $ 74,132.87(check # 29740 to #29781) and a balance of $590,030.86. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $ 472.50 and expenditures of $4,893.81 (check #1449) and a balance of $15,201.42. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 189.00 and protection of $229.81 and expenditures of $ 727.03 (check #1188) and a balance of $16,779.64. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $261.34 in interest and expenditures of $0.00 (check #--) leaving a balance of $501,149.02.
A letter from Rosebud Mining concerning Mine 78. Discussion occurred.
A letter from the Cambria County Planning Commission concerning approval of Katrancha subdivision.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other old business they would like to discuss. None was forthcoming.
Payment of the Bills: Mr. Richards stated all Board Members have a copy of the bills presented for payment totaling $141,737.83 and asked them to take a few minutes to review the bills before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Schrader made the motion to pay all bills. Mr. Senft seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. The bills are as follows: GENERAL FUND: Adams Vol. Fire #1….13,533.32, Adams Vol.Fire #2….13,533.33,Adams Water…81.00, American Legal….217.20,Cambria Cty Building Codes….800.74,Cambria Cty Sewage…375.00, Center Communications….224.00,Comcast…97.95,Crystal Pure…45.30,Cumberland…560.59, D.Knepper…30.00, DeLage…174.59,D.Bailey…30.00,EadsGroup….256.65,E.Smay…30.00,FI-Hoff…1001.75,Fisher Auto….191.22,ForestHillsMunicipal…117.00,FWF….187.00,Gleason,Barbin…1,673.10,,Groff…20,000.00,J.Cummings…30.00,Jesco…65.97J.Shope…1,214.08,JtownTribune…300.00,KrouseAuto…116.22,Lane…1,090.00,Long Barn…140.95,Lowes…79.55,MemorialChevy….150.08,Nationwide…670.64,PSABMRT…37,686.00,S.Grow…300.00,Summit…3,161.14,SWIF…1629.00,Teamsters…15,945.84,Tri County…1,275.77 US Cleaning…815.00,Verizon…274.51.The State Liquid Fuels Fund: Groff Tractor….23,300.00. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec…176.70, REA…113.40, J. Blanchetti…22.05. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: J. Blanchetti…13.16, J. Blanchetti…8.03.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to a motion to approve road bond for Walker Lumber Company from Peaceful Valley to Forest Hills via Pieta and Krayn Road. Discussion occurred. Mr. Gdula made the motion, seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
A discussion on estimates for insulation for police garage from Elite Coatings/Long Barn/84 Lumber. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to authorize Mr. Gdula, Roadmaster to purchase materials from the Long Barn for the township road crew to install insulation themselves. Motion made Mr. Gdula, seconded by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
A discussion an estimate and a motion to approve an invoice for natural gas installation from Utility Pipeline. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve both the estimate and invoice. Mr. Schrader made the motion, seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
The Board of Supervisors will start the process of working on a budget and tax resolution for 2019 at a Budget Workshop on Wednesday, October 10th at 11:00am followed by a meeting with Cambria County Redevelopment Authority at 12:00pm. Mr. Richards made the motion that a second budget workshop be added for October 11,2018 at 11:00am, seconded by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Gdula made a motion to award lowest of three written quotes for 10,525.00 for gas installation to maintenance building to Brett Vickroy Plumbing and Heating, seconded by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any other new business they would like to discuss. None was forthcoming.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Mrs. Irene Baker asked Mr. Barbin about updates he had investigated about sewage issues on adjacent property. Mr. Barbin answered her questions.
Mr. Richards stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader.With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:20 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer