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

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LUZERNE  BOROUGH
OCTOBER 2022 ANNOUNCEMENTS

PAPER SHREDDING EVENT
October 1,2022 from 10:00 - 2:00 p.m. at 190 Academy Street (Borough Garage)
Luzerne Borough Residents Only!
Bring any documents you no longer need that contain personal information, including social security numbers, credit card information and bank account numbers, etc.
Residents must show proof of residency - 3 box limit per person
Shredding is limited to confidential and sensitive materials (No Magazines, Newspapers, 3 Ring binders, Plastics, Heavy Metals, Trash, Batteries, Cell Phones, Cd's or Cardboard)

TIRE RECYCLING EVENT - Week of October 3, 2022
Luzerne Borough in conjunction with Luzerne County Waste Management/Recycling Department and the Department of Environmental Protection is offering FREE Tire Recycling.  As a courtesy to our Residents, Luzerne Borough Street Department will collect regular sized automobile, motorcycle, pick-up truck & SUV tires.  All tires must be REMOVED FROM RIMS, FREE OF LIQUIDS and HEAVY MUD, and CANNOT BE CUT.  This collection is NOT open to small garages/service stations, tire dealers or tire manufacturers. For tire pick up, Luzerne Borough Residents are asked to call the Borough Garage at 570-287-7633 ext. 5; leave your address and number of tires.  Tires placed curbside will be collected the week of October 3rd. Last day for pickup will be Thursday October 6th, we need to give the County at this time.

LUZERNE BOROUGH MEETINGS
Luzerne Borough Monthly Sewer Authority Meeting - Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 6:00 pm Sewer Authority Meetings are held at the Luzerne Borough Building, 144 Academy Street.

Luzerne Borough Monthly Council Meeting – Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 6:30 pm. Council Meetings are held at the Luzerne Borough Volunteer Fire Department, 66 Tener Street, Luzerne, PA 18709
    ALL MONTHLY MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 





                              









Council/Officials

Stormwater

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.