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Sewickley, PA 15143
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Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Tuesday night, May 16, 2022, and I wanted to tell you what happened.

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 is what happened:

  • Chief Hanny gave the police report for the month of April. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Public Works Supervisor Tim Scott gave his monthly report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Some updates on the new Zoning Ordinance were given, including the date of the upcoming public hearing (June 20, 2022 at 7:00 PM) and that property owners with parcels that will be changing zoning districts will receive letters from the Township notifying them of the change. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Tax Collector/Treasurer report was presented for the month of April. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Quaker Valley Ambulance Authority will be working on planning events to celebrate their 50th anniversary. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Quaker Valley COG is installing a second glass recycling bin in Avalon Borough at 629 New Brighton Road.  Both this glass bin and the glass bin in Sewickley are open to all Aleppo residents. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Township is awaiting the follow-up letter from the Sewickley Heights Manor Board regarding their requests for Sewickley Heights Drive parking regulations and the request to have some control over the surface of the islands in the roadway. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Act 537 Plan Amendment has been submitted to the DEP.  The submission updates the Township’s official sewage facilities plan to reflect the township-wide sewer project that was constructed in 2012-2013. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, June 13, 2022, at 7:00 PM. If any of these issues are important to you, please feel free to contact me via phone or email prior to the meeting and I will convey your thoughts to the Commissioners. The meetings are open to the public and citizens are invited to attend in person.

Gwen Patterson
Aleppo Township Manager
aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com
412-741-6555 x19

Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

The Workshop Meeting scheduled for tonight (April 11th) is CANCELLED.  All business will be discussed at the April Legislative Meeting next Monday.

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We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Tuesday night, March 22, 2022, and I wanted to tell you what happened.

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 is what happened:

  • The Commissioners adopted a Weight Limit/Road Bonding Ordinance covering several roads in the Township, including Weber Road, Ferndale Avenue, Ingleside Drive, Weber Road Extension, and Sycamore Road Extension. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Ohio Township Chief Joe Hanny gave the police report for the month of February 2022. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Company Chief Bill Davis Jr. gave the annual fire report and explained some of the upcoming truck and equipment replacements. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Emergency Management Coordinator/Commissioner Judy Haluka explained that we will follow CDC masking guidelines in the Township building but that we may have special circumstances where we will still require a mask.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Tim Scott gave the Public Works report.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • An email from a resident was read during the Communications report.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Tax Collector/Treasurer report was presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Property Tax Refunds for eligible first responders under Act 172 were approved. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Commissioner Dan Darragh gave the Aleppo Township Authority report regarding the Deer Run Road pump station. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Vice President Art Williams gave the QVCOG report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The QVCOG’s Glass Recycling dumpster is now open and is located in Sewickley’s Riverfront Park at 300 Chadwick Street. Information and regulations can be found on Aleppo’s website on both the Latest News and Trash/Recycling pages.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The long-term closure of the ramp to Northbound Route 65 from Kilbuck Street was announced. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).

Our next Meeting will be on Monday, April 18, 2022, at 7:00 PM. If any of these issues are important to you, please feel free to contact me via phone or email and I will convey your thoughts to the Commissioners.

Gwen Patterson
Aleppo Township Manager
aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com
412-741-6555 x19

Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, November 18, 2019 and I wanted to tell you what happened.

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 is what happened:

  • Ohio Township Police Department Chief Joseph Hanny gave the police report for the month.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Commissioners approved the sale of the old Public Works pickup truck and heard what the Public Works department has been working on. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The financial reports for the month of October were presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Commissioner Darragh explained that the Authority’s engineer is finalizing a 10-year capital plan for the Water and Sewer systems. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • A letter was received from Quaker Valley Ambulance Authority regarding their response planning for the upcoming work on the Sewickley Bridge. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Commissioners voted to authorize the Solicitor to complete the settlement of the lawsuit filed against the Township by Masonic Village and to authorize the officers of the Township to sign the release documents. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Commissioners voted to appoint Judy Haluka to the vacant Commissioner position for the term beginning January 1, 2020. (Former Commissioner Duplaga is unable to accept her recent election win and will not be sworn in for the term.)   (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Highlights of the proposed 2020 Budget were presented.  The budget is scheduled to be adopted at the December Legislative meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Several upcoming events were announced, including Christmas Tree Recycling on January 6, 2020 and Cookies and Coffee following the December Legislative meeting on December 16, 2019. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).

Our next Legislative meeting will be on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM. If any of these issues are important to you, please feel free to join us. 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 Commissioners.

Gwen Patterson
Aleppo Township Manager
aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com
412-741-6555 x19

Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, November 18, 2019 and I wanted to tell you what happened.

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 is what happened:

  • Ohio Township Police Department Chief Joseph Hanny gave the police report for the month.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Commissioners approved the sale of the old Public Works pickup truck and heard what the Public Works department has been working on. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The financial reports for the month of October were presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Commissioner Darragh explained that the Authority’s engineer is finalizing a 10-year capital plan for the Water and Sewer systems. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • A letter was received from Quaker Valley Ambulance Authority regarding their response planning for the upcoming work on the Sewickley Bridge. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Commissioners voted to authorize the Solicitor to complete the settlement of the lawsuit filed against the Township by Masonic Village and to authorize the officers of the Township to sign the release documents. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Commissioners voted to appoint Judy Haluka to the vacant Commissioner position for the term beginning January 1, 2020. (Former Commissioner Duplaga is unable to accept her recent election win and will not be sworn in for the term.)   (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Highlights of the proposed 2020 Budget were presented.  The budget is scheduled to be adopted at the December Legislative meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Several upcoming events were announced, including Christmas Tree Recycling on January 6, 2020 and Cookies and Coffee following the December Legislative meeting on December 16, 2019. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).

Our next Legislative meeting will be on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM. If any of these issues are important to you, please feel free to join us. 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 Commissioners.

Gwen Patterson
Aleppo Township Manager
aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com
412-741-6555 x19

Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, November 18, 2019 and I wanted to tell you what happened.

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 is what happened:

  • Ohio Township Police Department Chief Joseph Hanny gave the police report for the month.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Commissioners approved the sale of the old Public Works pickup truck and heard what the Public Works department has been working on. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The financial reports for the month of October were presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Commissioner Darragh explained that the Authority’s engineer is finalizing a 10-year capital plan for the Water and Sewer systems. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • A letter was received from Quaker Valley Ambulance Authority regarding their response planning for the upcoming work on the Sewickley Bridge. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Commissioners voted to authorize the Solicitor to complete the settlement of the lawsuit filed against the Township by Masonic Village and to authorize the officers of the Township to sign the release documents. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Commissioners voted to appoint Judy Haluka to the vacant Commissioner position for the term beginning January 1, 2020. (Former Commissioner Duplaga is unable to accept her recent election win and will not be sworn in for the term.)   (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Highlights of the proposed 2020 Budget were presented.  The budget is scheduled to be adopted at the December Legislative meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Several upcoming events were announced, including Christmas Tree Recycling on January 6, 2020 and Cookies and Coffee following the December Legislative meeting on December 16, 2019. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).

Our next Legislative meeting will be on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM. If any of these issues are important to you, please feel free to join us. 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 Commissioners.

Gwen Patterson
Aleppo Township Manager
aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com
412-741-6555 x19

Digest – October 2019

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

This digest contains the updates from both the October Workshop Meeting and the October Legislative Meeting.

Meeting Location Change: the November 11, 2019 Workshop Meeting will be held at the Aleppo Township Fire Station located at 131 Weber Road.  As always, the meeting is open to the public and we welcome your attendance.

Reminder: the Commissioners are still accepting letters of interest from residents to serve on the Board.  (If you recall, Commissioner Michelle Duplaga resigned her seat in September.)  The Board is requesting that letters of interest be submitted by November 11, 2019.  Letters can be mailed to the Township Office at 100 North Drive, Sewickley, PA 15143, emailed to aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com, or hand delivered.

First, the October 14, 2019 Aleppo Workshop Meeting:

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 interest to you.

Here’s what happened:

  • The Commissioners discussed Committees assignments and will revisit the assignments at the Reorganization Meeting in January 2020. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #Committees, #Reorganization
  • The Board heard an update about the drainage request from the property owner at 990 Glen Mitchell Road. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #GlenMitchellRoad
  • The owner of the AirBnB/Short Term Rental property has agreed to stop renting the property out as a short term rental.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #AirBnB
  • The Township website has been updated to include a Latest News button for timely Township updates. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #Website
  • The Board adopted a Resolution entering into an agreement with PennDOT for winter maintenance on state-owned roads for 2019-2024. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #PennDot
  • Meeting Location Change – the October 21, 2019 Legislative Meeting was held at Masonic Village, and one November meeting will be held at the Aleppo Township Fire Station. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #MeetingLocationChange

And now, the highlights from the October 21, 2019 Legislative Meeting:

The audio quality from this meeting is somewhat off. (The meeting was held at Masonic Village, and this was our first attempt at filming the meeting off-site.)  The voices are often distorted, and do not sync up exactly with the video, but they are generally understandable.

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:

  • Chief Hanny of the Ohio Township Police Department gave his report and shared information about some recent scam phone calls that have been happening in our area.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #Police
  • The Board heard about some of the activities of the Public Works department this past month.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #PublicWorks
  • Several emails from residents and property owners were shared during the Communications report. The Latest News button on the website was also explained. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #Communications
  • Commissioner Williams gave the Quaker Valley Council of Governments (QVCOG) report, including an update on the Route 65 Corridor Project. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #QVCOG

The next Workshop meeting will be on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Station. If any of these issues are important to you, we welcome your attendance at the meeting.  If you cannot attend the meeting in person, please feel free to share your thoughts with me via email and I will be sure to pass your comments along to the Commissioners.

Gwen Patterson
Aleppo Township Manager

aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com
412-741-6555 x19