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4/15/2024 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, April 15, 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 March 2024, and reminded residents that people soliciting door-to-door need to have a permit issued by the police (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
  • Solicitor Stone is finalizing the new fire service contract between the Township and the Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Company (click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #FireServicesContract
  • Residents were invited to participate in Aleppo’s Earth Day Roadside Cleanup on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. at the Municipal Building (click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #EarthDay
  • The Board approved a $250.00 donation to the Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Company for their annual fund drive (click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Donation #FireCompany

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, May 13, 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

10/16/2023 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, October 16, 2023, and I wanted to tell you what happened.  The meeting was held at Masonic Village in an effort to reach Aleppo residents who might not otherwise be able to attend a meeting in person.  (The November 13th Workshop Meeting will be held at the Township Building, but the November 20th Legislative Meeting will be held out in the community at the Aleppo Fire Station.)

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:

  • Police: Chief Joe Hanny gave the Police Report for the month of September. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • Public Works: Supervisor Tim Scott reported on the public works activities for the month and the status of the new dump truck. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks #DumpTruck
  • Communications: Commissioner Amy Richert reported on that we have resumed our meetings with Amazon representatives, and a resident of Masonic Village is seeking assistance in getting better cell phone coverage on the Masonic campus. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Communications #Amazon #MasonicVillage
  • Planning/Zoning: In the last year and a half the Township has updated both the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance and the Zoning Ordinance.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #SALDO #Ordinance
  • Tax Collector/Treasurer: Treasurer Clayton Steup gave the financial reports for the month ending September 30, 2023.  President George Jones explained that the 2024 Budget process is underway. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector #Budget
  • Vice President Art Williams explained PA House Bill 589 which proposes to establish a Landslide Insurance and Assistance Program for homeowners. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PAHouseBill589
  • Commissioner Amy Richert thanked the Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Company for hosting their Open House on October 7th.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #FireCompany
  • Citizen Participation: Residents thanked the Commissioners for holding the meeting at Masonic Village, and there was an inquiry about the history of Aleppo Township (note – if anyone has interest in sharing any history or old photos of Aleppo, please contact the Township Office!) (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #CitizenParticipation

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, November 13, 2023, at 7:00 PM. If any of these issues are important to you, please fee 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

 

9/18/2023 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

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The Workshop Meeting originally scheduled for October 9, 2023 has been CANCELLED. The next meeting will be the Legislative Meeting on Monday, October 16, 2023 at 7:00 PM.

The October 16th meeting will be held at Masonic Village.  Please see the Latest News tab on our website for directions to Masonic.

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We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, September 18, 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:

  • A Public Hearing was held for the revised Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance.  The Ordinance was adopted by the Board. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicHearing #SALDO
  • A summary of the August police calls was presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • Chief Bill Davis Jr. of the Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Company presented a summary of the 2022 fire calls and discussed some of the issues that volunteer fire companies are facing. ** The Aleppo Fire Company Open House will be this Saturday, October 7, from 11 AM – 3 PM at the fire station located at 131 Weber Road.  Stop by to see the trucks, get fire safety information, and have some food! ** (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #FireCompany
  • Commissioner Haluka is exploring offering a CPR training class that would be open to the community. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #EmergencyManagement
  • A summary of the Public Works activity for the month was presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks
  • The 2023 Paving Project is partially complete, with some follow-up work still to be completed.  The Township Building parking lot will be repaved in the upcoming month. The Commissioners approved the first contractor pay request for the project.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PavingProject
  • The Tax Collector/Treasurer report was presented, and the monthly bills were approved. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector

Our next Meeting will be on Monday, October 16, 2023, at 7:00 PM. **This meeting will be held in the Assembly Room at Masonic Village, 1000 Masonic Drive, Sewickley, PA 15143.  Please see the Latest News tab on our website for directions to Masonic.** 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

12/9/2019 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, December 9, 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:

  •  The 2020 Real Estate Tax Ordinance and the 2020 Budget Ordinance were discussed and will be voted on at the December 16, 2019 Legislative meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxRate #Budget
  • Rhodes Avenue Geotech Monitoring equipment is scheduled to be installed within the week. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #RhodesAvenue
  • Cookies and Coffee will be provided at the end of the December Legislative meeting, and all are invited. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ChristmasCookies
  • 2020 Meeting Dates and locations were discussed. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #MeetingDates
  • The Commissioners discussed possible uses for sewer bond finance savings, the Aleppo Township Authority’s long range plan, and an applicant for the open seat on the Authority Board. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #SewerBonds
  • A resident thanked the Authority staff for their prompt response during Citizen Participation. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #CitizenParticipation

Our next Legislative Meeting is tonight – 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

4/18/2022 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, April 18, 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:

  • Ohio Township Police Chief Hanny gave the police report for the month of March. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • An email from a resident regarding Citizen Participation procedures was read and addressed during the Communications report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #CitizenParticipation
  • The Tax Collector/Treasurer reports were presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • The Quaker Valley COG Hard to Recycle Event Hosted by the Pennsylvania Resources Council will return to Quaker Valley High School this year. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).  Updated information: there will be two separate events this year – one for Household Chemicals and one for Hard to Recycle items.  Pre-registration is required for both events – please visit prc.org for information about the allowable items and to register for these collection events.  Links are also available on the Latest News page of the Township website. #QuakerValleyCOG #Recycling #HardToRecycleEvent
  • The property owner and the Township are still working to find resources to address the complaint about the cat colony on Nancy Drive. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #CatPopulation
  • A meeting has been scheduled between the Township’s Parking Committee and the Sewickley Heights Manor Homeowners Association regarding the Sewickley Heights Drive Parking Regulation and Island Control Requests (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #SewickleyHeightsManor #SewickleyHeightsDrive #Parking
  • The Earth Day 2022 Cleanup Event was announced. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).  Update: The Earth Day cleanup was held on April 23, 2022.  To see photos from the event, visit the Latest News page of the Township website. #EarthDay

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, May 9, 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