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
NOVEMBER 2022 ANNOUNCEMENTS

LUZERNE BOROUGH MEETINGS
Luzerne Borough Monthly Sewer Authority Meeting - Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. Sewer Authority   Place: Luzerne Borough Building, 144 Academy Street, Luzerne, PA
Luzerne Borough Monthly Council Meeting – Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 6:30 p.m. 
Place: Luzerne Borough Volunteer Fire Department, 66 Tener Street, Luzerne, PA 18709
"Special Meeting"-Luzerne Borough Council- Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 5:00 p.m.
Luzerne Borough Council has called a Special Meeting for Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 5:00 pm
Meeting will be held at the Luzerne Borough Volunteer Fire Department, 66 Tener Street, Luzerne, PA 18709
The sole purpose of the meeting is to discuss the 2023 Budget and take a vote on awarding the garbage contract.                       
                              ALL MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
 
YARD WASTE & LEAF PICKUP
Mondays - Paper Leaf Bags and Open Containers only *NO Plastic Bags
Wednesdays – Leaf Vac Truck - Leaves raked in piles on the tree lawn only!
Leaf Pickup will continue Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the Fall Season weather permitting.
VETERANS DAY SCHEDULE 
Administrative Offices and Street Department will be closed Friday, November 11th, 2022 in observance of Veterans Day.  Luzerne Borough Police are on duty 24/7. Call 911 with Emergencies
THANKSGIVING DAY SCHEDULE
Administrative Offices, Street Department and Tax Collector will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2022.  Administrative and Street Department will also be closed Friday, November 25th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.  Luzerne Borough Police are on duty 24/7. Call 911 with Emergencies.
THANKSGIVING WEEK GARBAGE SCHEDULE - COUNTYWASTE/GFL
Borough Garbage – County Waste/GFL will be one (1) day late the week of Thanksgiving.  Pickup day will be Friday November 25th.







                              









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.