Municipal Building
100 North Drive
Sewickley, PA 15143
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Hi, Neighbors. We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting last week and I wanted to tell you what happened.

We covered a lot of ground. If you want to watch the meeting from the beginning, click here.  Otherwise, feel free to click the links below to jump to the portions of the meeting that are of particular interest to you.

Here’s what happened:

  • Our police chief gave us a report of police activity in the township, including the investigation of several thefts and individuals who were cited for not obtaining proper soliciting permits. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #police
  • The chief answered questions about a two individuals that allegedly reside in the Manor with respect to an ongoing investigation. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #police
  • We discussed our Emergency Management training session, which took place last weekend. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #emergencymanagement
  • Our public works director told us what our crews spent the month working on. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #publicworks
  • I read two email we received from residents about our water/sewage bills and video-recording of our meetings. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #sewage
  • Out treasurer told us how much tax revenue we have collected and where our bank balances stand. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #taxes
  • We voted (4-0) to pay the township’s bills. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.)
  • We heard that all vacancies on the Aleppo Township Authority have been filled. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #vacancies
  • I reported on the activities of the Quaker Valley Council of Governments, including its Project Ideation initiative, its most recent hard to recycle event, and plans for its annual dinner in October. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #quakervalleycouncilofgovernments
  • I teased an upcoming video about the Ambulance Authority. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #ambulanceauthority
  • We heard about our need to start with the MS4 process. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #ms4
  • Our solicitor told the board about my presentation to the State Conference of Township Commissioners. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #stateconferenceoftownshipcommissioners
  • We had a robust conversation about Executive Sessions: when we can use them and what process must be taken when we go into them. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #executivesessions
  • We continued our discussion about an ongoing complaint of a property on Leetwood Avenue. Specifically, we heard that the property has passed its electrical inspection and that a home inspector is expected to give a report in the future. We also heard that the property in question is not connected to the sewer system and voted (4-0) to initiate the process of requiring connection to the sewer system. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #leetwoodavenue
  • Our solicitor told us that he had a conversation with Sewickley’s solicitor about its property on Glen Mitchell Road and is waiting to hear back. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #glenmitchellroad
  • We heard that the tire pile on the private lot on Glen Mitchell Road has gotten smaller and that the police department will continue to encourage good progress in cleaning up the lot. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #glenmitchellroad
  • Our solicitor told us what he thought about the proposed contract with Laserfiche concerning electronic document management. We concluded this conversation by agreeing to have our manager contact our insurance carrier to find out if we are covered for losses that may arise under this contract. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #electronicdocumentmanagement
  • We voted (4-0) to adopt an ordinance concerning our non-uniformed pension plan. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #pensionplan
  • We discussed a request by a resident to purchase a portion of the our proposed park property and took no action concerning this request. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.)
  • We voted (4-0) to place Watch Children signs on Rockledge Drive. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #rockledgedrive
  • With respect to the ongoing property complaint on Weber Road, we heard that there was a citation filed and the police department will be following up with the magistrate if there is no response. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #weberroad

Our next Workshop meeting will be on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 7:00 PM.  If any of these issues are important to you, please feel free to join us at the Township Building and voice your opinion. If you cannot attend the meeting in person, please feel free to share your thoughts with me by email and I will be sure to convey your feelings to the other commissioners.

As always, thanks for making Aleppo a great place to live.

Best wishes,

Matthew Doebler

Aleppo Township Commissioner