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, 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 September 23, 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. Senft. 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 $ 26,669.09, expenditures of $ 123,126.38(check # 304514 to #30535) and a balance of $509,826.98. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $ 105.00 and expenditures of $134.10(check #1491 to #1492) and a balance of $10,968.68. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 63.00 and protection of $68.19 and expenditures of $20.95(check #1228 to #1229) and a balance of $19,682.37. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenue of $97.56 in interest and expenditures of $0.00(check #-) leaving a balance of $249,411.59.
Letter from Cambria County Planning Commission regarding Layton subdivision. Short discussion occurred.
Letter from Thomas Anderson concerning police pension for 2020.
Revisit heating system proposals. After the last meeting, Mr. Bucci sent specs to the three who he asked before and asked them to resubmit proposals according to the specs. We received proposals back from Yeager’s and Brett Vickroy. Yeager’s came in at 10,999.99 and Vickroy at 10,070.00. Discussion occurred. Mr. Bucci said he would like Yeager’s because of their service and are local even though Vickroy’s proposal is lower. Mr. Barbin said it was legal…because amounts are lower than is needed for bids. Mr. Gdula said he liked them for same reason …. that in the past they called them in middle of night, and they would be there…comes down to service. Mr. Bucci made a motion to accept Yeager’s proposal for the heating system, Mr. Gdula seconded. With all in favor, motion passed.
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 $44,862.33 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. Schrader seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. The bills are as follows: GENERAL FUND: AmTrust….4,721.00,B.Schrader….156.62,Cambria Cty Building Codes…265.49,Comcast…504.90,CrystalPure…46.80,Cumberland…873.09,D.Knepper….30.00,D.Richards…58.12,Eads Grp…255.54,E.Pentrack…30.00,E.Smay….30.00,FiHoff….828.00,FisherAuto….39.62,FHMA…117.00,Greens…27.96,Highland….78.66,HRI…11,152.58,JC Ehrlich….209.00,J.Cummings….30.00,J.Nibert…30.00, Jtwn Tribune…257.50,Lane….1485.00,LongBarn….306.60,Longs….5.55,Luther P.Miller…2634.18,Palyocsik…15.56,P. Webb….40.00,PA One Call…17.10,P.Helsel…30.00,R.Cortese…30.00,R.Webb…30.00, Roto-Rooter…1275.00,Stephenson….147.56,Summit Bank…1080.75,Teamsters….16,743.12,Trapuzzanos…95.99,US Cleaning….583.00,VISA…482.18,WB Mason…118.86. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: None. The Street Light Account Fund: Penelec….242.91. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: None.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve resolution reducing police officers pension plan contribution for year 2020. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Bucci. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for motion to approve Christ subdivision as approved by planning commission. Short discussion occurred. Mr. Bucci made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Layton subdivision along with sewage planning module as per correction as per planning commission. Motion made by Mr. Gdula, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for motion to approve Josh Baker sewage planning module concurrent to approval by zoning officer on Cider Press. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD:
Mrs. Irene Baker inquiring about tire case appeal. Mr. Barbin said it was appealed so it will go to county court in Ebensburg. He said it has not been scheduled yet; it can take months.
Mr. Richards stated with no other township business to conduct he would entertain a motion to adjourn. Mr. Senft made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:13 P.M.
Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer