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11/21/2022 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, November 21, 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 October.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • The Board approved a proposal from HRG Engineers to update the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance at a cost of $14,160. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #HRG #SALDO
  • Tax Collector/Treasurer Clayton Steup summarized the reports for the month of October, and he presented an overview of the finances for 2022 and a look forward at 2023. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • The 2023 Budget Draft was presented to the Commissioners.  The millage rate will remain at 3.5 mills for 2023 (no increase). (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Budget #TaxRate
  • Commissioner Darragh reported that the Aleppo Township Authority is studying a potential sewer connection for Fern Hollow Nature Center. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #AleppoTownshipAuthority #Sewer
  • Commissioner Haluka reported that the Quaker Valley Ambulance Authority’s 50th Anniversary celebration was a success. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleyAmbulanceAuthority
  • The Board authorized sending a letter to Representative Gaydos encouraging the legislature to allow municipal websites to serve as legal advertising locations. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ValerieGaydos #Advertising
  • Solicitor Stone was authorized to draft an ordinance prohibiting the feeding of deer within the Township. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Ordinance #Deer
  • It was reported that the outdoor cat population at Masonic has decreased.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #CatPopulation

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, December 12, 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

11/14/2022 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, November 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:

  • The 2023 Draft Budget will be presented at the November Legislative Meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Budget
  • Deer Culling programs and a potential ordinance prohibiting the feeding of deer were discussed.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Deer
  • The Township’s Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (SALDO) is due to be revised, and a proposal from HRG to revise the ordinance will be on the agenda for approval at the November Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #SALDO #HRG
  • The Commissioners discussed the possible changes to state law regarding municipal advertising regulations. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Advertising

Our next Legislative Meeting will be on Monday, November 21, 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

1/16/2023 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, January 16, 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. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Deer #Ordinance
  • Chief Hanny gave the December 2022 police report and announced the upcoming I-79 South ramp closure. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police #RampClosure
  • Public Works Supervisor Tim Scott gave the Public Works report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks
  • The Tax Collector/Treasurer report was given to the Commissioners. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • The Quaker Valley COG will host a GIS mapping presentation at the Sewickley Library in February. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleyCOG #GIS
  • The Commissioners approved the design and bid agreement with HRG Engineering for the 2023 Paving Project.   The bid results will determine the scope of the project, but the goal is to pave Sewickley Ridge Drive, Sewickley Ridge Circle, and Sewickley Ridge Court and to tar and chip multiple roads throughout the Township, including roads in the Weber Road neighborhood, McCoy Place Road, and South McCoy Place Road.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #HRG #Paving

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

1/17/2022 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, January 17, 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 Joseph Hanny of the Ohio Township Police Department gave his monthly report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • The Commissioners heard what the Public Works staff worked on over the past month. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks
  • Engineer Ben Gilberti gave an update on the Rhodes Avenue Geotechnical Study. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #RhodesAvenue
  • Zoning consultant Laura Ludwig of HRG Engineers presented some highlights of the draft of the new township Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #HRG #ZoningOrdinance
  • Treasurer Clayton Steup gave his monthly report to the Board. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • The Commissioners discussed a request from the Quaker Valley COG to host a semi-permanent Glass Recycling Dumpster at the Township Building. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleyCOG #GlassRecycling
  • The Board approved drafting a short letter requesting that the Quaker Valley School District remain in one legislative district during the PA House Redistricting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleySchoolDistrict
  • A complaint about excessive cats at 111 Nancy Drive was discussed. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #CatPopulation

Our next Workshop Meeting is tonight, Monday, February 14, 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

9/13/2021 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, September 13, 2021, 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 Board learned about the Refuse and Recycling Contract Bid Results.  This contract is on the agenda for a vote at the September Legislative meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Trash #Recycling
  • The Commissioners reapproved the Core Sampling Proposal from HRG for Roads in Sewickley Ridge Neighborhood to include Rockledge Drive. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #HRG #SewickleyRidge #RockledgeDrive
  • An update on the enforcement of the property complaint about 241 Weber Road was provided.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PropertyComplaint

Our next Legislative Meeting will tonight, Monday, September 20, 2021, 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