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*

LUZERNE BOROUGH
COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

October 13, 2021 6:00 PM
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL
EXECUTIVE SESSION CALLED TO DISCUSS PERSONNEL MATTERS
APPROVAL OF PRIOR MEETING MINUTES
COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES – September 8, 2021
AUTHORIZATION TO PAY BILLS – as of October 13, 2021
AUTHORIZATION TO DEPOSIT FUNDS – as of October 13, 2021
TREASURERS REPORT – as September 30, 2021
POLICE PENSION PLAN – as of September 30, 2021
REPORTS:
• Mayors Report – Mayor James Keller
* Hiring of Part Time Officers for month of November 2021@ $17.50 hr.
* Shade Tree Application – 305 Miller Street
* Handicap Parking – 444 Miller Street
* Main Street Parking Lot Signs
* Carpenter, Sly & Raub Street Road Conditions
• Police Report – Mary Ellen Schell
* Police Report for the month of September 2021
• Public Works Report – Jason Tarreto
* Tener/Buckingham
* Tire Recycling Event – appox 60 tires collected
• Finance Report – Tony Perzia
* Paper Shredding Event – Proposed 2022 dates
• Parks & Recreation Report – Susan Kalinay
• Chairman’s Report – Michael Jancuska
*Code Enforcement September 2021 Report

      

REPORT BY SOLICTOR – Covid Grant Money

REPORT BY ENGINEER
CORRESPONDENCE
OLD BUSINESS/NEW BUSINESS

• Police Pension – Vote to deposit to Pension Fund
• Volunteer Fire Relief – Vote
• Fehlinger Parking Lot Project – Vote approval of payment #1
• 2022 Budget Meeting Dates
• New Police Department – Progress
PUBLIC COMMENT

ADJOURNMENT

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.