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Sewickley, PA 15143
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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

2/12/2024 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, February 12, 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:

  • The annual Act 172 Property Tax Credit for Aleppo Township Volunteer Firefighters will be approved at the February Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Act172
  • The Township is seeking to increase the Township credit card limit to $2,500. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TownshipCreditCard
  • Commissioners will vote to exonerate Clayton Steup, Township Tax Collector / Treasurer for the collection of the balance of 2022 real estate taxes (an insurance requirement.)   (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ExonerateTaxCollectorTreasurer
  • Pay Request No. 2 from Youngblood Paving will be on the agenda for approval at the February Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PavingProject
  • The Board will consider sending letters of support for a traffic study of the intersection of River Road and Route 65. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TrafficStudy #QuakerValleyCOG
  • The Commissioners will consider the request from the Aleppo Township Authority for a grant matching contribution for the reconfiguration of the Deer Run/79 North Pump Station. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #AleppoTownshipAuthority #PumpStation

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

3/21/2023 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Tuesday night, March 21, 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:

  • Commissioner Haluka updated the Commissioners about the Emergency Management Coordinator training requirements. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #EmergencyManagement
  • Public Works Supervisor Tim Scott gave the Public Works report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks
  • Tax Collector/Treasurer Clayton Steup gave his report for the month of February. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • Commissioner Darragh gave an update about the intent to reconfigure the Deer Run Road sewer pump station. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #DeerRunRoad #Sewer
  • Solicitor Anna Jewart reported that Emergency Management Coordinators can serve multiple communities by following state approval guidelines and that Solicitor Stone is working on the Resolution governing certain financial notification policies between the Township and the Authority.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Solicitor
  • The 2023 Earth Day Roadside Cleanup Event will be held on Saturday April 22, 2023.  We will meet at the Township Building at 9:00 AM for donuts and coffee before heading out to clean up some trash.  All are welcome!  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #EarthDay

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, April 10, 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

9/19/2022 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, September 19, 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:

  • Auditor Kim Turnley presented the 2021 Audit. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Audit
  • Chief Hanny gave the Police Report for the month of August. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • Commissioner / Emergency Management Coordinator Judy Haluka explained the updated training requirements for Emergency Management Coordinators. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #EmergencyManagement
  • The Public Works report for the month was given to the Board.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks
  • A question/complaint regarding Open Burning was discussed. Aleppo follows Allegheny County regulations for Open Burning; these regulations are posted on the Township website under Latest News, Fire, and Local Laws. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #OpenBurning
  • Vice President Williams announced that the annual Quaker Valley COG dinner would be held on October 5, 2022.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleyCOG
  • Solicitor Harlan Stone updated the Board about two new issues of legislation in Pennsylvania.  The first bill allows municipalities to regulate consumer/personal fireworks displays in the Township, and the second bill (Act 56) will provide some penalty forgiveness for new property owners who were not aware of their property tax obligation in the first year of ownership. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Legislation
  • A potential donation to Sewickley’s Light Up Night was discussed.  The issue was tabled until October. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #LightUpNight
  • Two recent Redgate Road/River Road truck accidents were discussed.  The Township is working with Haysville and the QVCOG to request that PennDOT evaluate the signage along the state-owned roads in an attempt to deter large trucks from traveling down Redgate Road. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #RedgateRoad #TrucksUsingRedgateRoad

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, October 10, 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

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