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 2021 ANNOUNCEMENTS

LUZERNE BOROUGH MEETINGS

Luzerne Borough Sewer Authority… Tuesday, October 5th, 2021, 6:00 p.m., Luzerne Borough Building, 144 Academy Street, Luzerne, Pa

Monthly Council Meeting … Wednesday, October 13th, 6:00 p.m., Luzerne Borough Volunteer Fire Department, 66 Tener Street, Luzerne, Pa

Council Meeting Agenda will be posted on the Borough Building Bulleting Board and the Fire Dept front and side door by 3:00pm Tuesday before the Council Meeting.

Anyone wishing to comment or ask a question at the meeting must sign in with full name, address and topic upon entering the meeting and wait to be called upon to speak.

*Meetings are open to the Public*

COMMUNITY SHRED DAYFREE

Community shred Day, Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Luzerne Borough Street Department Garage, 190 Academy Street, Luzerne, Pa. Safe, secure, shredded on site with Paper Eaters – Keep your identity protected. 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 Luzerne Borough residency – 3 box limit per person. Shredding is limited to confidential and sensitive materials. (NO MAGAZINES, NEWSPAPERS, 3 RING BINDERS, PLASTIC, HEAVY METALS, TRASH, BATTERIES, CELL PHONES, CD’s OR CARDBOARD)

TIRE COLLECTION FREE

Luzerne County SWM/Recycling Department and the Depart. of Environmental Protection will hold a free Tire Collection. As a Courtesy to Luzerne Borough Residents, the Luzerne Borough DPW will collect your tires and drop them off at the collection site. Tires must be placed curbside on Thursday, October 7th and Friday, October 8th by 6:00am. Everyone must pre-register by calling 570-287-7633 ext. 5 and leave your name, address and the total tires to be collected.

Pre-Registration is a must – there is a limit of 16 tires per household. Collection is NOT available to tire dealers, service station operators, repair garages or tire sales outlets and re-treaders.

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.