Municipal Building
100 North Drive
Sewickley, PA 15143
Phone: 412-741-6555
Fax: 412-741-7062
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Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, September 19, 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:

  • Auditor Kim Turnley presented the 2021 Audit. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Chief Hanny gave the Police Report for the month of August. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Commissioner / Emergency Management Coordinator Judy Haluka explained the updated training requirements for Emergency Management Coordinators.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Public Works report for the month was given to the Board.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • A question/complaint regarding Open Burning was discussed. Aleppo follows Allegheny County regulations for Open Burning; these regulations are posted on the Township website under Latest News, Fire, and Local Laws. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The monthly bill lists were approved. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • A Resolution recognizing the Quaker Valley Ambulance Authority on the occasion of their 50th Anniversary was adopted. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Vice President Williams announced that the annual Quaker Valley COG dinner would be held on October 5, 2022.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Solicitor Harlan Stone updated the Board about two new issues of legislation in Pennsylvania.  The first bill allows municipalities to regulate consumer/personal fireworks displays in the Township, and the second bill (Act 56) will provide some penalty forgiveness for new property owners who were not aware of their property tax obligation in the first year of ownership. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • A potential donation to Sewickley’s Light Up Night was discussed.  The issue was tabled until October. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Two recent Redgate Road/River Road truck accidents were discussed.  The Township is working with Haysville and the QVCOG to request that PennDOT evaluate the signage along the state-owned roads in an attempt to deter large trucks from traveling down Redgate Road. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, October 10, 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