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, Brian Schrader, Dan Senft and Mark Bucci; William Barbin, Solicitor; Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary, Kirk Moss, Police Chief and seven (7) 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 were forthcoming.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had a copy of the October 7, 2019 meeting. He asked all Board members to read the minutes. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the minutes presented. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. 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 $ 28,662.60, expenditures of $ 70,063.77(check # 30536 to #30575) and a balance of $468,425.81. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $ 0.00 and expenditures of $242.91(check #1493) and a balance of $10,725.77. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 0.00 and protection of $13.84 and expenditures of $0.00(check #--) and a balance of $19,696.21. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenue of $0.00 in interest and expenditures of $0.00(check #-) leaving a balance of $249,411.59.
Reminder of prescription drug collection on October 26th from 10-2 at the Adams Township Police Department and at the Fire hall on Locust St.
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 $10,460.89 and asked them to take a few minutes to review the bills before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Senft made the motion to pay all bills. Mr. Gdula seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. The bills areasfollows:GENERALFUND:CambriaCtyBuildingCodes…11.65,Comcast…96.72,Cumberland…327.85,DeLage….174.59,D.Richards…44.00,Greens…631.29,Intoximeters…1,114.50,Keystone…15.25,LongBarn….61.35,Nationwide…745.49,PDSN…225.00,Penelec…684.51,Schwartz……34.27,Trapuzzanos…64.00,Verizon…294.19,YCG Inc…10.00. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….4,670.16, REA…108.00, J. Blanchetti…..3.15. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: Highland…1,140.57, J. Blanchetti….1.89, J. Blanchetti…..2.46.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve resolution CDBG FY 2019 for Cambria County Redevelopment Authority. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for motion to advertise tentative general fund budget and state liquid fuels budget for 2020. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed. Mr. Richards and Mr. Bucci commented that the township has not raised the general-purpose mills in more than 20 years and having managed to not do so with increases in employees, medical costs, gas, etc.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve advertising for bids for the 2013 Chevy Caprice unmarked police car and have bids due by December 2nd,2019 meeting. Mr. Schrader made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to authorize Police Chief to advertise for sale extra unused police equipment which has accumulated over time and have due for December 2nd ,2019 meeting. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Discussion about email from Ms. Frantz from Cambria County Building Codes concerning alternative stormwater runoff for Leventry property on Mt. Airy Drive. Mr. Barbin said in letter attached to email Mr. Leventry provided adequate detail. Mr. Gdula, Roadmaster said he liked the alternative method. Mr. Richards asked for approval of alternative method provided by Mr. Leventry. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Mrs. Linda Scullion inquiring about tire case hearing scheduling. Mr. Barbin said county court still has not scheduled appeal hearing. He said he would guess somewhere between mid/end of November and mid/end of December. He warned her that county court is liberal in granting continuances also.
Ms. Katie Respet inquiring about donation for Beaverdale Library. Mr. Richards commented that we allot 1,000 a year donation; we have previously donated to the library and that we had already donated our amount for the year to Windber Hospice earlier this year.
Mr. Richards stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:09 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer