Chairman Dennis Richards called the regular meeting to order at 5:00pm 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, Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer, William Barbin Solicitor, 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 were forthcoming.
Mr. Richards stated everyone had copies of the August 22,2022 regular 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 $93,572.16, expenditures of $ 221,185.95(check # 32578 to #32611) and a balance of $687,182.78. The Street Light Account Fund showed revenues received of $0.00 and expenditures of $3,972.13(check #1621 to #1622) and a balance of $27,651.24. The Fire Protection and Fire Hydrant Fund showed revenues received for the hydrants of 0.00 and protection of $0.00 and expenditures of $1,322.30(check #1335 to #1337) and a balance of $37,667.50. The State Liquid Fuels Account Fund showed revenues of $39.62 in interest, and expenditures of $234,284.36(check#818 to #821) leaving a balance of $119,391.99. The American Rescue Plan Account showed revenues of $5.27 in revenues, and expenditures of $75,172.10(check#017) leaving a balance of $42,789.45.
OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Richards asked if the Board had any 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 $214,379.07 and asked them to take a few minutes to review the bills before calling for a motion to approve payment of the bills. Mr. Bucci made the motion to pay all bills. Mr. Senft seconded this motion. With all in favor, motion passed.
Thebillsareasfollows:GENERALFUND: Amtrust…..4552.00,BaumgardnerEnterprises….105.00,CarmasTire….89.15,CMSMedical……510.30,CrystalPure….35.80,CumberlandTruck…..13.50,D.Heisers….96.00,EmploymentParternsBenefits…..17863.08,FHMA….126.00,GarrettLimestone….784.19,GrannasBros…..6832.42,Greens….23.75,HighlandSWA…..78.66,HRI,Inc….552.11,LeeConcrete...862.50,LongBarn…..261.70,LongsEquip….20.00,MidlandAsphalt…..7,193.21,NationalPen….153.64,OurismanFord….75,172.10,Penelec….92.37,P.Helsel….30.00,PSATS….300.00,Trapuzzanos….222.00,USCleaning…583.00,VISA….109.22. The State Liquid Fuels Fund: Midland….22,488.71. The StreetLightAccountFund: Penelec….191.56. The Fire Hydrant and Protection Fund: None. The American Rescue Plan Account Fund: OursimanFord….75,172.10.
Mr. Richards asked for a motion to approve advertising for bids for F600 truck beds,hydraulics,and plow. Mr. Gdula made the motion, second by Mr. Senft. With all in favor, motion passed.
PUBLIC GENERAL COMMENT PERIOD: June White here about update on property maintenance for Elton Road property. Ms. White said got name of tree service company that Mr. Shaffer let dump there. She said Mr.Sabo is owner of record; Mr. Shaffer doesn’t own property. She said Mr. Shaffer was served by the DEP for dumping there, because it was brought in from outside property. Mr.Gdula asked name and number of guy with DEP; Ms. White provided it. She asked about the junk vehicles on property; Mr. Richards said Chief Moss and our police can take care of that; send another letter/file charge. Mr.Barbin said yes, it's usually 30 days they are given. Ms. White said Mr. Shaffer had told her he was intending to put a small business on property/turn Commerical; is he allowed? One of board said if he wanted to change, he would have to go through a zoning hearing; discussion on property which is zoned Urban and what is allowed and not allowed. Board said best would be to have him come and talk to them about; start dialog if that is the case. Mr. Richards hopefully we can get rest taken care of (vehicles). Quick discussion on this property that was up for tax sale; Mr. Bucci asked about waiting to see if it is still up for tax sale.Ms. White said there is also a federal loan on property. Mr. Richards said let’s see if we can get this straightened out.
Mr. Gdula let Mr.Paluch know that after the meeting where it was asked about gas line extension; he had called and talked to Bob Wentzel of Utility Pipeline. He said they talked for about 5 minutes; and Mr. Wentzel told him no line extension that it was a pressure and capacity issue.
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. Schrader. With all in favor, motion passed, and the meeting adjourned at 5:10 PM.
Respectfully Submitted: Jennifer Zakraysek, Secretary-Treasurer