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

November 2018 Meeting Notices

Tues – Nov 6th – 7:00pm –  Luzerne Sewer Authority Meeting

Wed – Nov 7th – 7:00pm – Council Work Session

Mon – Nov 12th – 6:00pm – 1st Budget Meeting

Wed – Nov 14th – 7:00pm – Monthly Council Meeting

All meetings will be held at the Luzerne Borough Building, 144 Academy Street and are open to the public.


Leaf Pickup Up – Regular schedule – Monday & Wednesday

Borough Garbage Collection –County Waste – Friday, November 23rd

Street Department – Closed for Thanksgiving Day

Administrative Office & Code/Building Office – Closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday

Police Department – Open – Call 911 for emergencies.


  •                         Last Day for Yard Waste – Monday, October 29th
  •                         First day for Leaf PickupMonday, November 5th

Mondays – Paper Leaf Bags and Open Containers only!

Wednesdays – Leaf Vac Truck – Leaves raked curbside only

             Leaf Pickup will continue Mondays and Wednesdays weather permitting.

                                                        *Plastic bags will not be accepted





James Keller – Mayor
Michael Jancuska – Chairman
Anthony Perzia -Vice Chairman – Finance
Jason Tarreto – Council – Roadmaster
Mary Ellen Schell – Council – Police
Corey Klinefelter – Council – Parks and Recreation
Jonathan Spohrer – Solicitor
Bill Balavage – Treasurer
Linda Booth – Secretary
Michael J. Kotwasinki – Chief of Police
John Lohman – Tax Collector
Tim Connolly, Tetra Tech – Engineer


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.
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