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 2019

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING OF THE PLANNING & ZONING

Join the Planning & Zoning Committee on Monday, November 25th @ 6:00pm

Luzerne Borough Building – Meeting open to the public.

LUZERNE BOROUGH MEETINGS

Sewer Authority – Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 7:00pm

Council Work Session – Wednesday, November 6th, 7:00pm

Monthly Council Meeting – Wednesday, November 13th, 7:00pm

1st Budget Meeting – Tuesday, November 19th, 5:00pm

Meetings are open to the public and will be held at the Luzerne Borough Building, 144 Academy Street, Luzerne, Pa 18709

VETERANS DAY SCHEDULE

Administrative Offices & Street Department will be closed on Monday, November 11th, 2019 in observance of Veterans Day.  Yard Waste will be collected, Tuesday, November 12th, 2019. County Waste will collect on Thursday.

THANKSGIVING DAY SCHEDULE

Administrative Offices & Street Department will be closed on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.  County Waste will collect on Friday, November 29th.

YARD WASTE & LEAF PICKUP

Last Yard Waste Collection – Monday, November 11th

First Leaf PickupMonday, November 18th

        MONDAYS – Paper Leaf Bags and Open Containers only!  *NO Plastic Bags

         WEDNESDAYS – Leaf Vac Truck – Leaves raked curbside only

         Leaf Pickup will continue Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the

         fall season weather permitting.

 

 

 

Council/Officials

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

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.
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