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3/19/2024 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday 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

7/17/2023 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, July 17, 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 June. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • Commissioner Haluka reported that she recently completed the updated Emergency Operations Plan for the Township. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #EmergencyOperationsPlan
  • Public Works Supervisor Tim Scott gave his monthly report. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PublicWorks
  • An administrative Resolution regarding a new home’s sewage permitting was approved.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Sewage
  • The Tax Collector/Treasurer’s report was presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • The 2022 Audit Report will be presented at the August 14, 2023 Workshop Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Audit
  • Solicitor Stone and Solicitor Jewart gave an update on the Allegheny County property tax reassessment court case. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Solicitor

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, August 14, 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

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