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”


JULY 2021

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

Monthly Council Meeting – Wednesday, July 14, 6:00 pm – Luzerne Borough Volunteer Fire Department, 66 Tener Street, Luzerne, PA

Meetings are open to the Public

2021 July – December GARBAGE STICKERS

The 2021 July thru December Garbage Stickers are currently on sale at Gerritys Supermarket located in the Luzerne Shopping Center.

The STUB, ATTACHED TO THE STICKER, MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL & RETURNED TO THE LUZERNE BOROUGH BUILDING. Stub may be placed in the mail slot 24/7 or mailed.

Anyone not returning the stub will have their garbage carts removed for non renewal. Garbage sticker prices are: 35 gal carts – $75.00, 65 gal carts – $105.00 and 95 gal carts – $135.00

Public Works Position

The Borough of Luzerne is currently seeking applicants for a Full time/Part Time Laborer Position with Luzerne Borough Department of Public Works. Applicant must be at least 18 years of age and posses a current valid Pa. Drivers License. Applicant must have the ability to lift up to 50+ lbs. and must be able to perform such duties as grass cutting, snow plowing, road repair among other duties. Applications are available at the front door of the Luzerne Borough Building located at 144 Academy Street, Luzerne, Pa Monday thru Sunday. Applications may be dropped off at the Luzerne Borough Building during business hours of Monday thru Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or placed in the Borough Building “Mail Slot” at the Administrative Door 24/7. Salary commensurate with experience. Luzerne Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.