Property Committee Minutes for Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in the Brooks Cope Room

Meeting started at 7:00 p.m.   All Motions passed unanimously unless noted.

Minutes approved from February meeting

Attendance: John Lopata, chairman; Ted Smith, Barry Fisher, Ken Miller and Dave Koch

Also in attendance: Custodian—Clark Miller

The following items are being put on the front burner and will be completed when money is available:

1) fixing the railing in front of the church

2) need to look at the condition of the front doors of the sanctuary and possibly replace.

3) the wall along the side walk of the parsonage is being taken care of by Denny.

The committee examined 3 quotes for air conditioning for the dining room. Quotes were received from ABC, Andreas, and Affordable Comfort Contracting. Looking at the bids the committee voted to go with Affordable Comfort Contracting, Inc. from Saylorsburg, Pa. at a cost of $9950.00 which was the lowest bid. Ken will be checking to make sure the warranty information is correct. The motion was made by Barry and second by Dave.

Still waiting on a quote for the repairs to the Derr Hall flashing from Romano.


Woody has finished the work on the tower entrance ceiling. The cost of the repair was $1626.00 Motion by Dave and second by Ken to pay for the work.

Working on getting new lights to light up the sidewalk outside the church. Looking at motion senor security lights.

Clark will continue to replace the old light bulbs with now led bulbs when he has time.

A discussion was held about placing two clothes dryers in the gym for the rummage sales. The committee has questions about this idea.

                1) cost of two dryers

                2) cost of running the 220 lines needed

                3) should be gas or all electric

                4) cost of running them

                5) would this be cost effective

The committee wishes to leave this decision up to consistory.

Meeting adjourned at 7:39 p.m. by Dave and second by Barry.

Next meeting will be April 10, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.