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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

 

9/18/2023 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

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The Workshop Meeting originally scheduled for October 9, 2023 has been CANCELLED. The next meeting will be the Legislative Meeting on Monday, October 16, 2023 at 7:00 PM.

The October 16th meeting will be held at Masonic Village.  Please see the Latest News tab on our website for directions to Masonic.

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

  • A Public Hearing was held for the revised Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance.  The Ordinance was adopted by the Board. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicHearing #SALDO
  • A summary of the August police calls was presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • Chief Bill Davis Jr. of the Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Company presented a summary of the 2022 fire calls and discussed some of the issues that volunteer fire companies are facing. ** The Aleppo Fire Company Open House will be this Saturday, October 7, from 11 AM – 3 PM at the fire station located at 131 Weber Road.  Stop by to see the trucks, get fire safety information, and have some food! ** (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #FireCompany
  • Commissioner Haluka is exploring offering a CPR training class that would be open to the community. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #EmergencyManagement
  • A summary of the Public Works activity for the month was presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks
  • The 2023 Paving Project is partially complete, with some follow-up work still to be completed.  The Township Building parking lot will be repaved in the upcoming month. The Commissioners approved the first contractor pay request for the project.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PavingProject
  • The Tax Collector/Treasurer report was presented, and the monthly bills were approved. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector

Our next Meeting will be on Monday, October 16, 2023, at 7:00 PM. **This meeting will be held in the Assembly Room at Masonic Village, 1000 Masonic Drive, Sewickley, PA 15143.  Please see the Latest News tab on our website for directions to Masonic.** 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

9/11/2023 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

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

  • The public hearing for the revised Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance will be held at the Legislative Meeting on September 18th. Commissioners will then consider and vote on the adoption of the ordinance. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #SALDO #PublicHearing
  • The roadway portions of the 2023 Paving Project are mostly complete. The Township Building parking lot will be repaved sometime this fall. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PavingProject
  • Some Township meetings will be held at offsite locations this fall – the October 16, 2023 Legislative Meeting will be held at Masonic Village and the November 20, 2023 Legislative Meeting will be held at the Aleppo Township Volunteer Fire Station.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #OffsiteMeeting
  • Required 2024 pension plan contributions will be on the agenda for approval at the Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PensionPlan
  • We received a letter from Representative Valerie Gaydos announcing a town hall meeting regarding proposed landslide insurance legislation. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Landslides
  • We received citizen feedback regarding the number of deer in the Township and concerns about speeding on Redgate Road. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Deer #RedgateRoad #Speeding

Our next Legislative Meeting will be on Monday, September 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

8/14/2023 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, August 14, 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 2022 Audit was presented by Kim Turnley.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Audit
  • The public hearing for the draft of the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance will be held on September 18, 2023. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #SALDO
  • A Resolution adopting the updated Emergency Operations Plan will be on the agenda for approval at the August Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #EmergencyOperationsPlan
  • We are hoping to return to the practice of scheduling some fall Township Meetings in community locations, including at Masonic Village and the Aleppo Township Fire Station. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #OffsiteMeeting
  • Commissioner Haluka addressed the new location of a fire hydrant along Sewickley Heights Drive.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #FireHydrant

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