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6/12/2023 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, June 12, 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 Commissioners will fill the vacancy on the Planning Commission at next week’s Legislative Meeting. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #PlanningCommission #Vacancy
  • The 2023 Paving Project is moving forward.  The tentative schedule is for the tar and chip to take place during the summer months (McCoy, South McCoy, and the Weber Road neighborhood), the paving of the Sewickley Ridge neighborhood to take place around September, and the reconstruction of the Township Building parking lot to take place in the fall.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).  We learned today that some roadway repairs on McCoy Place Road will take place tomorrow (Saturday June 17th.)  The paving contractors are delivering flyers to each house on McCoy and South McCoy notifying them of the impending work tomorrow. #PavingProject #McCoyPlaceRoad #SouthMcCoyPlaceRoad #WeberRoad
  • The Commissioners discussed a proposed Addendum to the road salt contract with Cargill providing an extension of time for the required amount of salt to be purchased for the 2022-2023 winter season. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #RoadSalt #Cargill
  • Maintenance of the privately-owned stormwater detention ponds throughout the Township was discussed. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #StormwaterDetentionPonds

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

4/17/2023 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, April 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 March. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • Communications: we received a resident email regarding dirt and debris on Glen Mitchell Road in the area where the new homes are being constructed. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Communications #GlenMitchellRoad
  • The committee updating the Township’s Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance is continuing to draft the proposed updates. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #SALDO #Ordinance
  • The Tax Collector/Treasurer reports were presented. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • Solicitor Stone is working on an agreement for the potential sharing an Emergency Management Coordinator with another municipality. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Solicitor #EmergencyManagement
  • The 2023 Earth Day Roadside Cleanup Event was announced, including potential rain date procedures.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).  The cleanup was held on Saturday April 29th – click here for photos from the event! #EarthDay
  • State Representative Valerie Gaydos attended the meeting to congratulate Aleppo Township on being awarded the Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence.  The Township won the award for this meeting digest system – we were recognized for the way we stream and record the meetings, send out digests following the meeting, and categorize the discussions using hashtags on our website so that topics are searchable by keyword. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting).  (For more information about the award ceremony and other statewide awardees, click here.) #ValerieGaydos #GovernorsAward
  • President George Jones gave an update on the educational sessions that were presented at the Allegheny League of Municipalities (ALOM) Spring Conference.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ALOMConference
  • Solicitor Stone and Representative Gaydos explained the current litigation regarding property tax assessments in Allegheny County (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting.) #PropertyTaxAssessments

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, May 8, 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.

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

11/21/2022 Legislative Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Legislative Meeting on Monday night, November 21, 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:

  • Ohio Township Police Chief Hanny gave the police report for the month of October.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Police
  • The Board approved a proposal from HRG Engineers to update the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance at a cost of $14,160. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #HRG #SALDO
  • Tax Collector/Treasurer Clayton Steup summarized the reports for the month of October, and he presented an overview of the finances for 2022 and a look forward at 2023. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #TaxCollector
  • The 2023 Budget Draft was presented to the Commissioners.  The millage rate will remain at 3.5 mills for 2023 (no increase). (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Budget #TaxRate
  • Commissioner Darragh reported that the Aleppo Township Authority is studying a potential sewer connection for Fern Hollow Nature Center. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #AleppoTownshipAuthority #Sewer
  • Commissioner Haluka reported that the Quaker Valley Ambulance Authority’s 50th Anniversary celebration was a success. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #QuakerValleyAmbulanceAuthority
  • The Board authorized sending a letter to Representative Gaydos encouraging the legislature to allow municipal websites to serve as legal advertising locations. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ValerieGaydos #Advertising
  • Solicitor Stone was authorized to draft an ordinance prohibiting the feeding of deer within the Township. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Ordinance #Deer
  • It was reported that the outdoor cat population at Masonic has decreased.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #CatPopulation

Our next Workshop Meeting will be on Monday, December 12, 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

2/10/2020 Workshop Digest

Hello Aleppo Residents and Friends –

We had an Aleppo Workshop Meeting on Monday night, February 10, 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:

  • The Commissioners discussed a potential amendment to the Zoning Ordinance that would regulate parking in the Commercial C-2 district and the related impact of the increased Amazon traffic in the Township. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ParkingOverlay #AmendmentToTheZoningOrdinance
  • The Board discussed Deer Management education options. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Deer
  • Commissioner Darragh gave an update on a meeting regarding the Sewickley-Leetsdale Sewer Plan.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #Sewer
  • The Board heard an update about the permit that Sewickley Borough received for their lot on Glen Mitchell Road. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #GlenMitchellRoad
  • President Jones reported on the upcoming Earth Day Cleanup Event that will be held on April 18, 2020. (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #EarthDay
  • The Commissioners considered a proposed procedural amendment to the Zoning Ordinance related to Oil and Gas regulations.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #AmendmentToTheZoningOrdinance
  • State Representative Valerie Gaydos asked the Commissioners for a wish list of projects that she can advocate for on behalf of the Township.  (Click here to watch this portion of the meeting). #ValerieGaydos

Our next Legislative Meeting will be on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 7:00 PM. If any of these issues are important to you, please feel free to join us. If you cannot attend the meeting in person, please feel free to share your thoughts with me by email and I will be sure to convey your feelings to the Commissioners.

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