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3/19/2024 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Tuesday night, March 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:

  • Sergeant Beck gave the Police Report for the month of February 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
  • The Diemert Subdivision Plan Application, to be renamed the Diemert-Meanor Plan of Lots Replat, was approved by the Board. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #DiemertMeanorSubdivisionPlan
  • Treasurer Clayton Steup gave the financial reports for the month ending February 29, 2024. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • The Board approved the bill list for February 2024. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #MonthlyBills
  • Solicitor Stone provided an update on the negotiations with Masonic for a new PILOT (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) agreement. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Solicitor #PILOT
  • Aleppo’s Earth Day Roadside Cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. at the Municipal Building. All are welcome! (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #EarthDay
  • The Township has an opening on the Zoning Hearing Board.  Please contact the Township offices for more information about the position. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ZoningHearingBoard #OpenPosition
  • The region’s Hard to Recycle Event will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Leetsdale’s Buncher Industrial Park.  Pre-registration is required – please see the Latest News page on the Township website for information about how to register.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #HardToRecycleEvent

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, April 8, 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

2/19/2024 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

12/18/2023 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, December 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:

  • Chief Hanny gave the Police Report for the month of November 2023. (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
  • The Board approved two Change Orders with Youngblood Paving. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PavingProject
  • Treasurer Clayton Steup gave the financial reports for the month ending November 30, 2023. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • The Board approved the transfer of money from the Liquid Fuels Fund to the General Fund for the payment of a road salt invoice. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #LiquidFuelsFund
  • Ordinances adopting the 2024 Real Estate Tax Rate and the 2024 Budget were approved. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxRate #Budget
  • The Christmas Tree Recycling date is Monday, January 8, 2024 – please have trees at the curbside by 8:00 a.m. Please be sure to remove all decorations. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ChristmasTreeRecycling

Our next meeting will be the Reorganization / Workshop Meeting on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 7:00 PM (there will be no meeting on January 8, 2024.) 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

11/20/2023 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

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