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”

MAY 2021

Sewer Authority Meeting – Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:00 pm – Luzerne United Methodist Church, 446 Bennett Street, Luzerne, PA

Monthly Council Meeting – Wednesday, May 12, 6:00 pm – Luzerne Borough Volunteer Fire Department, 66 Tener Street, Luzerne, PA

Meetings are open to the Public – Masks Apply


Administrative & Street Department closed – Monday, May 31, 2021

Yard Waste will be collected – Tuesday, June 1, 2021

County Waste Garbage Collection – Friday, June 4, 2021

Luzerne Borough Police are on duty 24/7 – Emergencies – Call 911


Luzerne Borough Tax Collector, John Lohman is now in his office at the Borough Building on Mondays from 6 pm to 8pm



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.