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2/19/2024 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, February 19, 2024, 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 January 2024. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • Public Works Supervisor Tim Scott gave the Public Works report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks
  • Treasurer Clayton Steup gave the financial reports for the month ending January 31, 2024. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • The Board approved the bill lists for December 2023 and January 2024, and they approved an increase of the credit limit for the credit card used by the Township Manager. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #MonthlyBills
  • The Commissioners approved the Act 172 Property Tax Refunds for Aleppo Township Volunteer Firefighters. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Act172
  • The Board approved the transfer of money from the Liquid Fuels Fund to the General Fund for the payment of road salt invoices. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #LiquidFuelsFund
  • The Board approved the contribution of grant matching funds from the Township Sewer Bond Fund to the Aleppo Township Authority for the reconfiguration of the Deer Run/79 North Pump Station. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #AleppoTownshipAuthority #Grant
  • The Commissioners approved an agreement with Cohen Law Group to assist in the franchise fee audit and cable franchise renewal agreement with Comcast per the terms of the proposal made to the Quaker Valley COG member municipalities. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #CableFranchiseFeeAgreement
  • The Board approved sending a letter of support for a study of the River Road/Route 65 intersection to the Southwest Pennsylvania Commission and PennDOT District 11. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #RiverRoadRoute65Intersection
  • Vice President Williams explained some operational changes occurring at the Quaker Valley COG. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleyCOG
  • Solicitor Stone provided an update on the Fire Services Contract, which will be a new agreement between the Township and the Volunteer Fire Company. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Solicitor #FireServicesContract

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, March 11, 2024, 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

2/12/2024 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, February 12, 2024, 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 annual Act 172 Property Tax Credit for Aleppo Township Volunteer Firefighters will be approved at the February Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Act172
  • The Township is seeking to increase the Township credit card limit to $2,500. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TownshipCreditCard
  • Commissioners will vote to exonerate Clayton Steup, Township Tax Collector / Treasurer for the collection of the balance of 2022 real estate taxes (an insurance requirement.)   (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ExonerateTaxCollectorTreasurer
  • Pay Request No. 2 from Youngblood Paving will be on the agenda for approval at the February Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PavingProject
  • The Board will consider sending letters of support for a traffic study of the intersection of River Road and Route 65. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TrafficStudy #QuakerValleyCOG
  • The Commissioners will consider the request from the Aleppo Township Authority for a grant matching contribution for the reconfiguration of the Deer Run/79 North Pump Station. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #AleppoTownshipAuthority #PumpStation

Our next Legislative Meeting will be on Monday, February 19, 2024, 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

2/13/2023 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, February 13, 2023, 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 Ordinance prohibiting the feeding of deer was adopted in January.  We will contact the Sewickley Herald to ask them to publicize this new law. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Deer #Ordinance
  • There is an open seat on the Planning Commission and there will be an opening on the Aleppo Township Authority Board in the near future.  Please check the Latest News page on the Township website or contact the Township Manager for details on the positions. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Vacancy #PlanningCommission #AleppoTownshipAuthorityBoard
  • The Vescio Plan of Lots Subdivision Application to divide one parcel into two lots will be on the agenda for approval at next week’s Legislative Meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #VescioSubdivision #RedgateRoad
  • A contract with Code.sys Code Consulting, Inc. for building inspection services was provided to the Commissioners.  A motion to approve the contract and appoint Code.sys as the Township’s building inspectors will be on the agenda for Monday’s Legislative Meeting.(Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #CodeSys
  • Act 172 Property Tax Refunds for first responders will be approved at Monday’s Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Act172
  • The Commissioners discussed a possible procedure for communication between the Township and the Aleppo Township Authority for future financial commitments involving the sewer system. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Sewer

Our next Legislative Meeting will be on Monday, February 20, 2023, 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

3/22/2022 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). #WeightLimitRoadBonding #Ordinance
  • Ohio Township Chief Joe Hanny gave the police report for the month of February 2022. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • 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). #FireCompany
  • 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). #EmergencyManagement #COVID19
  • An email from a resident was read during the Communications report.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Communications
  • The Tax Collector/Treasurer report was presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • Property Tax Refunds for eligible first responders under Act 172 were approved. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Act172
  • 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). #RampClosure

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

3/14/2022 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

** The March Legislative Meeting is tomorrow eveningTUESDAY March 22, 2022 at 7:00 PM. **

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, March 14, 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:

  • It was announced that the Weight Limit/Road Bonding Ordinance will be on the agenda for adoption at the March Legislative Meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #WeightLimitRoadBonding #Ordinance
  • The request for parking regulations in Sewickley Heights Manor was discussed, and a Parking Committee was formed and tasked with investigating the current issue further.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #SewickleyHeightsManor #Parking
  • There is now a permanent site for Glass Recycling in the Quaker Valley!  Glass can be recycled in the big blue glass bin located in Sewickley Borough’s Riverfront Park at 300 Chadwick Street.  Check out the Latest News page on our website for information about the location and glass recycling regulations. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #GlassRecycling
  • An update was given on the Nancy Drive Cat Complaint. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #CatPopulation
  • Act 172 Real Estate Tax Refunds (for eligible first responders who live in Aleppo Township) will be on the agenda for approval at the Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Act172
  • A Resolution approving the submission of a grant application to the Local Share Account Grant Program was adopted. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Resolution #GrantApplication
  • Commissioner Haluka passed along several comments she received praising the Public Works crew for their snow removal efforts on the roads in the Township.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks #SnowRemoval

Our next Legislative Meeting will be tomorrow eveningTuesday, March 22, 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