Luzerne Borough
144 Academy Street
Luzerne, PA 18709
P: (570) 287-7633 | F: (570) 287-7842
Office Hours: 9:00am - 3:00pm

What’s Happening in Luzerne

Garbage Stickers are now on sale at Gerritys in the Luzerne Shopping Center.  Make sure you return the stub to the Borough Building. Final collection with the 2018 sticker is January 17th.  After this date, anyone who has not returned the 2019 stub will be flagged for cart removal from your property.  Any uncollected garbage left curbside may be cited for sanitation violation.

February 2019 Meeting Dates

Luzerne Sewer Authority Meeting -Tues – February 5th – 7:00pm

Council Work Session – Wednesday – Feb 6th – 7:00pm

Monthly Council Meeting – Wed – February 13th – 7:00pm

All meetings will be held at the Luzerne Borough Building, 144 Academy Street and are open to the public.






James Keller – Mayor
Michael Jancuska – Chairman
Anthony Perzia -Vice Chairman – Finance
Jason Tarreto – Council – Roadmaster
Mary Ellen Schell – Council – Police
Corey Klinefelter – Council – Parks and Recreation
Jonathan Spohrer – Solicitor
Bill Balavage – Treasurer
Linda Booth – Secretary
Michael J. Kotwasinki – Chief of Police
John Lohman – Tax Collector
Tim Connolly, Tetra Tech – Engineer


Regional Stormwater Management Program
In the U.S., the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is charged with regulating stormwater pursuant
to the Clean Water Act (CWA).
In 2016, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPI labeled approximately 19,000 mites Of rivers
and streams in Pennsylvania impaired for water supply, aquatic life, recreation or fish consumption.

Stormwater runoff is one Of the biggest reasons for impairment.

Under existing federal law, municipalities in Northeastern Pennsylvania must curb pollution of the
Susquehanna River by as much as 10% in the next five years (2018-2023). Stormwater carries an
immense amount Of pollution, including sediment. Car oil, lawn fertilizers and pesticides. Those
pollutants have many negative impacts on our Streams and rivers.
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