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11/20/2023 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, November 20, 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:

  • Chief Hanny gave the Police Report for the month of October 2023. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • The Commissioners voted to enter into a new 5-year Agreement for fire protection services with the Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Company and to contribute toward the purchase of a new squad vehicle. Fire Chief Bill Davis, Jr. gave the year-to-date Fire Company Report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #FireCompany
  • The Board approved an agreement with the Quaker Valley Council of Governments for zoning officer services. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ZoningServices
  • The Tax Collector/Treasurer reports were presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • The 2024 Budget Draft was presented.  There is no proposed real estate tax increase in the budget. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Budget

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, December 11, 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

11/13/2023 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, November 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 draft of the 2024 Budget will be presented to the Commissioners at the November Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Budget
  • The Township Building parking lot reconstruction was scheduled to begin this week (and is now underway.) (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TownshipBuildingParkingLot
  • Meeting Location Change: the November Legislative Meeting will be held at the Aleppo Fire Station located at 131 Weber Road. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #MeetingLocationChange
  • A proposal for Zoning Services through the QVCOG is in the final stages of review and will be on the agenda for approval at the November Legislative Meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ZoningServices #QVCOG
  • Quaker Valley School District and Monark Bus Company are requesting a School Bus Stop Ahead sign on Duff Road near the intersection with Hill Road.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #SchoolBusStopAheadSign
  • A contribution of $40,000 from the sewer bond fund to the Aleppo Township Authority is being considered.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #SewerBondFund #Authority
  • The Commissioners will vote to exercise the first option year of the Police Protection Services Contract with Ohio Township at the November Legislative Meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PoliceProtectionServicesContract
  • The Sewage Planning Module for Trapp Subdivision No. 1 was approved. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TrappSubdivision
  • Quaker Valley Ambulance Authority is holding their annual fund drive and are seeking a contribution from Aleppo Township. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleyAmbulanceAuthority
  • The Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Company has requested to reopen the contract with Aleppo Township, and they are proposing an annual percentage increase from 2% to 4% per year. They are also seeking a contribution toward a new squad vehicle.  The Commissioners will vote on these new contract terms at the November Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #FireCompany

Our next Legislative Meeting will be on Monday, November 20, 2023, at 7:00 PM. **This meeting will be held at the Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Station, 131 Weber Road, Sewickley, PA 15143. Please see the Latest News tab on our website for directions to the Fire Station.** 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

10/10/2022 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, October 10, 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 have elected not to make a donation to the Sewickley Borough Light Up Night at this time.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #LightUpNight
  • Trick or Treating in Aleppo will be on October 31st from 6-8 PM.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Halloween
  • The James Trapp Subdivision will be on the agenda for approval at the Legislative Meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TrappSubdivision
  • The Quaker Valley COG has partnered with Michael Brothers in Reserve Township for a Residential Lawn Waste Drop-off Program.  Details can be found under Latest News on the Township website.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleyCOG #LawnWasteDropOffProgram
  • The Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Company will be staging their equipment at the Township Building and Garages for approximately one week beginning the evening of Sunday October 16th.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #FireCompany
  • Solicitor Stone updated the Board about new Legislation in Pennsylvania.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Legislation

Our next Legislative Meeting will be on Monday, October 17, 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