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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

1/3/2022 Reorganization and Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Reorganization and Workshop Meeting on Monday night, January 3, 2022, and I wanted to tell you what happened.

** This meeting served as both the Reorganization Meeting and the Workshop Meeting – there will not be a Workshop Meeting tonight. **

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 first draft of the revised Zoning Ordinance will be presented at the Legislative Meeting on January 17, 2022. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ZoningOrdinance
  • The Township received a request for an ordinance restricting parking on roads in high density housing areas. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Ordinance #Parking
  • President Jones received a request to sign a letter requesting that the Quaker Valley School District remain in one legislative district during the ongoing PA House redistricting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleySchoolDistrict

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The final Legislative Meeting of 2021 was held on December 20, 2021.

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 2022 Real Estate Tax Rate Ordinance and Budget Ordinance were adopted.  There will be no Real Estate Tax increase in Aleppo for 2022 – the millage rate will stay at 3.5 mills.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Sergeant Beck of the Ohio Township Police Department gave the monthly police report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Tim Scott gave the Public Works report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Commissioner Richert explained the policy regarding reading emails at Township Meetings.  If you would like an email to be read at a meeting, please send the email to Township Manager Gwen Patterson (aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com) and specify in the email that you would like it to be read at the meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Tax Collector/Treasurer Clayton Steup gave the reports for the month of November 2021. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • The Board adopted a Resolution detailing the terms of a voluntary annual contribution to the sewer budget of the Aleppo Township Authority.   (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Commissioner Haluka gave the Quaker Valley Ambulance Authority report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).
  • Vice President Williams gave the Quaker Valley COG report.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).

Our next Legislative Meeting will be on Monday, January 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 and I will convey your thoughts to the Commissioners.

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

4/12/2021 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

Please see the following information regarding the Aleppo Township Workshop Meeting that will be held tonight, April 19, 2021:

  • The Commissioners will meet electronically as we continue to work within COVID-19 protocols.
  • Click here to see the meeting agenda.
  • We will be following our normal broadcast procedures and the electronic meeting will be streamed live on YouTube. Click here for the Aleppo Township YouTube channel.
  • Citizens are invited to participate in the following ways:
    • Call or email your comments/concerns to me in advance of the meeting at 412-741-6555 x19 or aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com.
    • If you are watching the meeting live, you can email your comments to me during the meeting (aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com) and I will convey them to the Commissioners during the electronic meeting.
  • Please continue to check the Aleppo Township website for updates on meetings and other news: www.aleppotownship.com 

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

  • Kati Doebler, incumbent candidate for the Quaker Valley School Board, reintroduced herself to the Board and Aleppo residents. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleySchoolDistrict
  • The Township Building will host a traveling Glass Recycling Dumpster for a week sometime this summer (we do not know the dates yet.) (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #GlassRecycling
  • A Document Destruction Resolution, which authorizes the destruction of some old financial records and other township files, will be voted on at the Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Resolution
  • Adoption of the Allegheny County Hazard Mitigation Plan was discussed.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #AlleghenyCounty
  • The police services contract with Ohio Township is up for renewal. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • A proposal from HRG Engineers for a Road Weight Limit Study was discussed and will be considered again in May. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #HRG #WeightLimitRoadBonding
  • The Commissioners discussed a Resolution authorizing the Township Manager to sell Township Personal Property (old equipment, furniture, etc.) in accordance with the regulations in the First Class Township Code.  The Resolution will be voted on at the Legislative meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Resolution

The Aleppo Township Earth Day Roadside Cleanup will be this coming Saturday, April 24, 2021.  We will meet in the parking lot of the Township Building and then head out to clean up along some roads in the Township.  Safety vests, gloves, grabbers, trash bags — and donuts and coffee — will be provided.  Masks will be required when working nearby other volunteers. Come join us on Saturday!

Our next Legislative Meeting is tonight, April 19, 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

10/19/2020 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

Please see the following information regarding the Aleppo Township Workshop Meeting that will be held tonight, November 9, 2020:

  • The Commissioners will meet electronically as we continue to work within COVID-19 protocols.
  • Click here to see the meeting agenda.
  • We will be following our normal broadcast procedures and the electronic meeting will be streamed live on YouTube. Click here for the Aleppo Township YouTube channel.
  • Citizens are invited to participate in the following ways:
    • Call or email your comments/concerns to me in advance of the meeting at 412-741-6555 x19 or aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com.
    • If you are watching the meeting live, you can email your comments to me during the meeting (aleppomgr@aleppotownship.com) and I will convey them to the Commissioners during the electronic meeting.
  • Please continue to check the Aleppo Township website for updates on meetings and other news: www.aleppotownship.com 

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We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, October 19, 2020 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:

  • Tax Collector/Treasurer Clayton Steup gave the financial report for the month of September. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • Ohio Township Police Chief Hanny gave the September police report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • Public Works Supervisor Tim Scott updated the Commissioners about what the department has been doing. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks
  • During the Communications report, Commissioner Amy Richert discussed resident emails that the Township received. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Communications
  • Commissioner Judy Haluka announced that the Quaker Valley Ambulance Authority is changing their municipal assessment program.  Under the prior model, the Township paid a $9 per capita fee, which covered 100% of any out-of-pocket costs for ambulance services (after insurance reimbursement.)  Under the new model, this $9 per capita fee will cover 50% of the out-of-pocket costs after insurance.  Please contact the QVAA at 412-262-2621 if you have questions about this new policy.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleyAmbulanceAuthority
  • The Quaker Valley Council of Governments changed the format of their Annual Dinner to an online event this year. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleyCOG
  • Quaker Valley School District’s plans are moving forward and are scheduled to be presented to the Leet Township Planning Commission.  Please check Leet Township’s website for updates on their meetings. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #QuakerValleySchoolDistrict

Our next Workshop Meeting will be tonight, Monday, November 9, 2020 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 feelings to the Commissioners.

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