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    LUZERNE COUNTY COUNCIL

                                                                     
      Tim McGinley (Chair)                   Eugene Kelleher (Vice-Chair)        
 
                                           
Edward A. Brominski                           Sheila Saidman, Esq.                        Chris Perry 
 
                              
                            Harry Haas                              Stephen A.Urban                      Linda McClosky Houck                  
 
                                                
Matthew Vough                          Jane Walsh Waitkus                           Robert Schnee 

Phone: (570) 825-1634

Fax:    (570) 825-1802

 

200 North River Street

Wilkes-Barre PA 18711 

 

Group email address (each Council member receives the email)

 

Luzerne County Council Members     LCCM@luzernecounty.org

 


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APRIL MEETINGS:

Luzerne County Authorities, Boards and Commissions Interview Session April 4, 2018

The Luzerne County Authorities, Boards, and Commissions (ABC) Committee will hold an Interview Session in the Council Meeting Room of the Luzerne County Courthouse on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 5:30 PM.

CANCELLED Luzerne County Legislative Committee Meeting April 10, 2018

The Luzerne County Legislative Committee will hold a meeting in the Council Meeting Room of the Luzerne County Courthouse on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 5:00 P.M.

Luzerne County Real Estate Committee Meeting April 10, 2018

The Luzerne County Real Estate Committee will hold a meeting in the Council Meeting Room of the Luzerne County Courthouse on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 5:30 PM.

Luzerne County Council Meetings April 10, 2018

The Luzerne County Council will hold a Voting Meeting on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, beginning at 6:01 PM in the Council Meeting Room of the Luzerne County Courthouse. This meeting will be immediately followed by a Work Session.

CANCELLED Luzerne County Ad Hoc County Code Review Committee Meeting April 24, 2018

The Luzerne County Ad Hoc County Code Review Committee will hold a Meeting on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, beginning at 4:00 PM in the Council Meeting Room of the Luzerne County Courthouse.

CANCELLED Luzerne County Strategic Initiatives Committee Meeting April 24, 2018

The Luzerne County Strategic Initiatives Committee will hold a meeting in the Council Meeting Room of the Luzerne County Courthouse on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 5:00 P.M.

Luzerne County Council Public Hearing on Proposed Ordinance April 24, 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County Council of the County of Luzerne, Pennsylvania, will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Meeting Room of the Luzerne County Courthouse, 200 North River Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of considering and acting upon a proposed ordinance amending the Administrative Code to require contracts or obligations requiring more than $25,000 in one year or $75,000 in two or more years to be itemized by line in the annual Budget and to have a defined scope of work.

A copy of the full proposed text of the ordinance may be examined by any citizen in the office of Sharon Lawrence, Clerk of County Council, Luzerne County Courthouse, County Council Office, 200 North River Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on business days between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and can be found at www.luzernecounty.org.

Luzerne County Council Meetings April 24, 2018

The Luzerne County Council will hold a Voting Meeting on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, beginning at 6:01 PM in the Council Meeting Room of the Luzerne County Courthouse. This meeting will be immediately preceded by an 5:45 Executive Session and immediately followed by a Work Session.

 

 

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AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS

The Luzerne County Council accepts applications for all County Authorities, Boards, and Commissions on a rolling basis.  All interested citizens of Luzerne County are invited to submit an application of interest.  Please note that seats on some of these bodies are subject to specific requirements or qualifications.

  • Accountability, Conduct and Ethics Commission
  • Advisory Council on the Aging
  • Agriculture Preservation Board
  • Blighted Property Review Committee
  • Board of Elections and Registration
  • Children and Youth Advisory Board
  • Conservation District Board
  • Convention Center Authority
  • Drug and Alcohol Executive Commission
  • Flood Protection Authority
  • Forty Fort Airport Advisory Board
  • Hospital and Higher Education Authority
  • Housing Authority Board
  • Industrial Development Authority
  • Luzerne County Community College Board of Trustees
  • Luzerne­­-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services Program Advisory Board
  • Luzerne County Planning Commission
  • Recreational Facilities Advisory Board
  • Redevelopment Authority Board
  • Tax Assessment Appeals Board
  • Tourist Promotion Agency
  • Luzerne County Transportation Authority Board
  • Workforce Investment Board
  • Zoning Hearing Board 

Please visit http://www.luzernecounty.org/county/boards-authorities to download an application, or contact Sharon Lawrence, Clerk of Council at 570-825-1634. 

Completed applications should be submitted to Sharon Lawrence, Clerk of Council, Luzerne County Courthouse, 200 North River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 or emailed to sharon.lawrence@luzernecounty.org, in order to be considered for appointment.  All who submit applications will be contacted for an interview.  

 


 Mission Statement

The Mission of Luzerne County Government is to provide honest, effective, efficient, and equitable services to the residents of Luzerne County and to enhance the quality of life in the County through sustainable economic development and evironmental stewardship.

Vision

Luzerne County will be a safe and healthy community with a diverse, prosperous, and sustainable economy, offering excellent services while perserving the natural environment, local history, and culture.

Principles

    1. Practice sound fiscal management.
    2. Provide excellent service delivery.
    3. Encourage a spirit of teamwork in which County operations are conducted in an ethical and fair manner.
    4. Treat all with dignity, fairness, honesty, and respect.
    5. Conduct government deliberations in an open and transparent manner.
    6. Strengthen the diversity and improve the stability of the economic base.

 

 

 

2018 MEETING SCHEDULE

 

NOTE: Council meetings will be broadcasted live on Service Electric Cable TV, Channel 19, and streamed live on: http://www.videoinnovations.biz

 

 

FY2016 BUDGET - proposed by County Manager

 

FY2015 BUDGET -  Approved Ordinance 2014-10 - amended position budget

 

2014 LUZERNE COUNTY AUDIT

 

County Goals Chart 

 

County Council By-Laws (amended 9-12-17)

 


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CODES OF LUZERNE COUNTY

  

COUNTY COUNCIL E-MAIL

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