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
JULY 2022 ANNOUNCEMENTS

LUZERNE BOROUGH MEETINGS
Luzerne Borough Monthly Sewer Authority Meeting - Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 6:00 pm  
Sewer Authority Meetings are held at the Luzerne Borough Building, 144 Academy Street.

Luzerne Borough Monthly Council Meeting – Wednesday, July 11, 2022 - 6:30 pm 
Council Meetings are held at the Luzerne Borough Volunteer Fire Department, 66 Tener Street, Luzerne, PA 18709
                      ALL MONTHLY MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Garbage Stickers - Garbage Window Stickers for the 2nd half of 2022 are currently on sale at Gerritys Supermarket located at Union Street, Luzerne, Pa 18709.  In order to maintain uninterrupted service or repossession of your carts, the attached stub MUST be completed in full and returned to the Borough Building by either placing the stub in the Borough Mail Slot or mailing to 144 Academy Street, Luzerne, Pa 18709. 
NEW CUSTOMERS: Kindly mark on the stub you are NEW and NEED CARTS.  Please be patient, it takes several weeks or more for carts to be delivered.  In the meantime, place your garbage bags and container with recyclables curbside.  Cardboard must be broken down. When making calls to the Borough Hauler, please select "Mountaintop" for service. 

July 4th Holiday Schedule - Yard Waste Collection will be moved to Tuesday, July 5th.  Borough Garbage will be collected Friday, July 8th.

                              EVERYONE HAVE A SAFE AND ENJOYABLE 4TH OF JULY!









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.