September 12, 2016
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, Brian Schrader, Joseph Slonac; William Barbin, Solicitor; Diana Baxter, Secretary, and three (03) 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 August 15, 2016 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 to accept the minutes, Mr. Slonac seconds this motion. With all in favor, motion passed. Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the Special Meeting Minutes held on August 19, 2016 for the purpose of hiring a new part time police officer. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. 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 $98,113.91, expenditures of $132,963.21 (Check #28262 to #28314) and a balance of $563,225.74. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00, expenditures of $4,830.82 (Check #1366 to #1368) and a balance of $39,456.99. The Fire Protection Account Fund showed revenues of $0.00 (hydrants) and $0.00 (Fire Protection), expenditures of $737.49 (Check #1103 to #1105) and a balance of $9,066.07. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed interest of $186.02 and expenditures of $0.00 (check #---) leaving a balance of $391,201.29.
A letter from President Judge Krumenacker, III regarding a forum on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 on the challenges facing our communities. Discussion: The whole Board will be attending this forum.
II. OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve Ordinance 110A adopting the Master Plan for the Adams Township Police Pension Plan. Mr. Slonac made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
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 $96,802.40 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. Schrader 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: J. Rachael…605.37, ATWA…54.00, AmeriHealth…4621.70, CCBC…848.19, CCSEO…192.00, Cernics…275.00, Comcast…415.50, Crystal Pure…89.80, Cumberland Truck…178.28, EADS Group…, E. Pentrack…30.00, Federal Safety…298.50, Fisher…47.02, FHMA…105.00, FWF Ins….7360.00, Grannas…19,000.00, HRI…8513.60, J. Ritko…30.00, Tribune…162.50, Krouse…618.72, L/B Water…62.45, Long Barn…30.20, Lowes…27.64, LP Miller…1823.54, M. Bucci…30.00, Memorial Highway…47.40, Nationwide…245.00, New Enterprise…1259.46, Palyocsik…29.98, P. Webb…35.00, Penelec…733.45, PA One…39.56, R. Cortese…30.00, Ray’s…75.09, , R. Webb…30.00, Stinemans…7.62, Summit…7808.04, Teamsters…13663.10, The EADS…971.30, Tire Shop…16.50, Tri County…1508.05, US Cleaning…583.00, Verizon…211.07, Visa…738.87, WB Mason…79.75, Walsh…1270.52. STREET LIGHT ACCOUNT: Penelec…4,710.59, J. Rachael…14.17. FIRE PROTECTION ACCOUNT: HSWA…727.03, J. Rachael…14.17. STATE LIQUID FUELS ACCOUNT: Grannas Bros….185,606.59.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the MMO’s for 2017 for the Police Pension at $12,723.00 and the Non-uniform Pension at $22,300.00. Mr. Slonac made the motion, second by Mr. Gdula. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the land Merger plan Sheldon Wissinger from Daniel Theys as approved by the Planning Commission on September 7, 2016. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Slonac. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve the Subdivision plan amendment for Stephen and Joan Landgrebe’s as approved by the Planning Commission on September 7, 2016 with the added wording that this plan is a adjouring lot merger. Mr. Slonac made the motion, second by Mr. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed.
Mr. Richards asked for any other new business. None was forthcoming.
X. PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD
Mrs. Amy Dobbins addressed the Board representing Mrs. Janet Howell regarding the property maintenance notice she received and the desire to appeal this notice. A discussion occurred on this matter and the board will have Mr. Gdula and Andrew from the Building Codes to look at the area in question and answer Ms. Howell at the next meeting.
Mr. Bob Heider addressed the Board on the fact since the road was paved the water is now running into his yard. Discussion occurred on this and Mr. Gdula will look at this and fix the situation.
Mr. Joe Orsaugas asked the Board what to do about neighbor’s dog going to the bathroom in his yard. He was told to call to Dog Catcher.
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. Slonac second this motion. With all in favor, motion passed and meeting adjourned at 5:27 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by:
Diana Baxter, Secretary-Treasurer