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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  ***SPECIAL MEETING***
LUZERNE BOROUGH PROPOSED BUDGET
The Proposed Budget for the Fiscal Year 2022 for the Borough of Luzerne, Luzerne County, Pa has been prepared and is available for public inspection between the hours of 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday thru Thursday and/or posted on the Luzerne Borough Building Administrative Door 7 days a week at 144 Academy Street, Luzerne, Pa 18709
The Proposed Budget is scheduled to be adopted at a Special Meeting to be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 5:45 pm.  Council will also vote at that time to Fix the Rate of Taxation for the 2022 year.

PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Planning Commission of Luzerne Borough shall convene a public meeting on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Luzerne Borough Municipal Building, 144 Academy Street, Luzerne, Pa 18709. The purpose of this public meeting is to consider the following items:
1.  Zoning Boundary Amendments
2.  Zoning Text Amendment for Small Wireless communication Facilities
3.  Pending Legal Action - 766 North Street
4.  Potential DDAP Regulations for Sober or Recovery Homes
5.  General Business

LUZERNE BOROUGH DECEMBER MEETINGS
Luzerne Borough Sewer Authority – Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 - 6:00 pm
Luzerne Borough Building, 144 Academy Street, Luzerne, Pa
 
Special Meeting - Proposed Budget - Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 - 5:45 pm
Luzerne Volunteer Fire Department Hall, 66 Tener Street, Luzerne, PA

December Council Meeting - Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 - 6:00 pm
Luzerne Volunteer Fire Department Hall, 66 Tener Street, Luzerne, Pa
Meetings are open to the Public

JOHN LOHMAN - LUZERNE BOROUGH TAX COLLECTOR
2021 County/Municipal Taxes due at penalty through December 31, 2021
2021 School Taxes due at face through November 30, 2021
Office Hours Mondays 6 pm to 8 pm
Phone 570-288-9640 Email luzborotax@aol.com Fax 570-287-7842


LEAF PICKUP
First Leaf Pickup 
MONDAYS - Paper Leaf Bags and Open Containers only!  *NO Plastic Bags
WEDNESDAYS – Leaf Vacuum Truck - Leaves raked curbside only
         Leaf Pickup will continue Mondays and Wednesdays 
         "weather permitting".

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.