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”

February 2020


                                                                                        Sewer Authority Meeting – Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 6:00 pm

                                                                                        Council Work Session – Wednesday, February 5, 2020 – 7:00 pm

                                                                                        Council Monthly  Meeting – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 7:00 pm

Luzerne Borough Planning/Zoning Workshop – Monday, February 24, 2020 – 6:00 pm

                                                                                                        Meetings are open to the public and held at the Luzerne Borough Building, 144 Academy Street, Luzerne, Pa 18709


Garbage will be left curbside and carts collected by County Waste for those who have not registered their

2020 January thru June garbage sticker stub at the Luzerne Borough Building.  Carts are property of County Waste. 





James Keller – Mayor
Michael Jancuska – Chairman
Anthony Perzia -Vice Chairman – Finance
Jason Tarreto – Council – Roadmaster
Mary Ellen Schell – Council – Police
Susan Kalinay – 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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