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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“What’s Happening in Luzerne”


AUGUST 2021

Sewer Authority Meeting – Tuesday, August 3, 2021 6:00 pm – Luzerne Borough Building, 144 Academy Street, Luzerne, PA

Monthly Council Meeting – Wednesday, August 11, 6:00 pm – Luzerne Borough Volunteer Fire Department, 66 Tener Street, Luzerne, PA

Meetings are open to the Public

2021 July – December GARBAGE STICKERS

Anyone who has failed to renew their garbage sticker for the second half of 2021 OR has failed to return their garbage sticker stub to the Luzerne Borough Building by Monday, August 2nd by 3:00pm can expect to have their garbage either left curbside uncollected and/or their carts removed from their premises on collection day, August 5th. Placing garbage curbside without the proper registered garbage sticker is committing “theft of services”

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.