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12/11/2023 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, December 11, 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:

  • Ordinances setting the 2024 Real Estate Tax Rate and adopting the 2024 Budget will be on the agenda for adoption at the December Legislative Meeting. There is no proposed real estate tax increase in the 2024 budget. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #RealEstateTaxRate #Budget
  • The 2023 Paving Project is mostly completed for the season. The Township Building parking lot will be repaved in the spring. The Board is scheduled to approve two change orders to the paving contract at the December Legislative Meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PavingProject
  • 2024 Meeting Dates for the Workshop, Legislative, and Planning Commission meetings have been set.  The dates are on the calendar on the Township’s website (www.aleppotownship.com). (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #MeetingDates
  • The Reorganization Meeting will be held on January 2, 2024 at 7:00 PM.  It is the Board’s intent to also have that meeting serve as the January Workshop Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Reorganization
  • Reappointments to Boards and Commissions will be made at the Reorganization Meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Reappointments
  • There is an opening on the Zoning Hearing Board.  Please contact the Township Manager for more information about the position. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ZoningHearingBoard
  • A recent pension audit determined that some administrative updates to the Police Pension Plan are required. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PolicePension

Our next Legislative Meeting will be on Monday, December 18, 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

6/19/2023 Legislative Meeting

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

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The Workshop Meeting originally scheduled for July 10, 2023 has been CANCELLED.  The next meeting will be the Legislative Meeting on Monday, July 17, 2023 at 7:00 PM.

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We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, June 19, 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 May 2023. He reminded residents that any phone call you receive where the caller requests a gift card as payment is always a scam. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • The Commissioners received the Public Works report, and they approved a Change Order to the paving contract to include a tar and chip coat on Ingleside Drive, Park Way, and Veshio Drive as part of the 2023 Paving Project.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks #PavingProject
  • Commissioner Richert reported that we will be establishing a new management contact at Amazon for our regular check-in meetings. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Amazon
  • Tax Collector/Treasurer Clayton Steup gave the financial reports for the month of May 2023. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • Solicitor Stone reported that the steering committee is continuing to work on the new Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Solicitor #SALDO
  • Sewickley Heights Manor has submitted a request for the Township to remove three dead trees/limbs from the islands in Sewickley Heights Drive.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #SewickleyHeightsManor
  • Lost Dog: Commissioner Haluka reported that a Yorkie named Dexter was lost from a home near the back end of Sewickley Heights Drive and asked that people be on the lookout for the dog. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #LostDog

Our next Meeting will be on Monday, July 17, 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

6/12/2023 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, June 12, 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 Commissioners will fill the vacancy on the Planning Commission at next week’s Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PlanningCommission #Vacancy
  • The 2023 Paving Project is moving forward.  The tentative schedule is for the tar and chip to take place during the summer months (McCoy, South McCoy, and the Weber Road neighborhood), the paving of the Sewickley Ridge neighborhood to take place around September, and the reconstruction of the Township Building parking lot to take place in the fall.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).  We learned today that some roadway repairs on McCoy Place Road will take place tomorrow (Saturday June 17th.)  The paving contractors are delivering flyers to each house on McCoy and South McCoy notifying them of the impending work tomorrow. #PavingProject #McCoyPlaceRoad #SouthMcCoyPlaceRoad #WeberRoad
  • The Commissioners discussed a proposed Addendum to the road salt contract with Cargill providing an extension of time for the required amount of salt to be purchased for the 2022-2023 winter season. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #RoadSalt #Cargill
  • Maintenance of the privately-owned stormwater detention ponds throughout the Township was discussed. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #StormwaterDetentionPonds

Our next Legislative Meeting will be on Monday, June 19, 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

5/15/2023 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, May 15, 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 April.  He reminded residents to lock their vehicles to prevent items being stolen from unlocked cars. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • The Public Works report was presented, and the Board approved the purchase of a thumb attachment for the Township backhoe. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks #ThumbAttachment
  • Treasurer Clayton Steup presented the Tax Collector/Treasurer (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • Solicitor Anna Jewart reported that she and Solicitor Stone are working on the concept of an Emergency Management Coordinator serving multiple municipalities. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Solicitor #EmergencyManagementCoordinator
  • Several roads (Ingleside Drive, Park Way, and Veshio Drive) may be added to the tar and chip list during the 2023 Paving Project. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PavingProject
  • The Board considered two donation request letters, and voted to approve a donation to the Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Company. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Donation
  • The Board intends to appoint someone to fill the vacant seat on the Planning Commission at next month’s meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PlanningCommission #Vacancy

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

5/8/2023 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, May 8, 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:

  • Earth Day Roadside Cleanup Event volunteers collected over 50 bags of trash and many miscellaneous kinds of debris from along the roadways. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #EarthDay
  • Purchase of a thumb attachment for the Township backhoe will be voted on at the May Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ThumbAttachment #Backhoe
  • We have received one application so far for the vacancy on the Planning Commission.  This vacancy will be filled at the June Legislative Meeting.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Vacancy #PlanningCommission
  • The Commissioners voted to approve the bid of $569,789.65 from Youngblood Paving for the 2023 Road Paving Project. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Paving
  • Aleppo Township Commissioners were invited to participate in Leetsdale’s Annual 4th of July Parade (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #FourthOfJulyParade
  • The Board considered a proposal to retrofit the lighting in the Township Building and Public Works Garage to LED lights through a Duquesne Light program that will pay a significant portion of the costs. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #LEDLights

Our next Legislative Meeting will be on Monday, May 15, 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.

Gwen Patterson
Aleppo Township Manager
aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com
412-741-6555 x19