Authorities, Boards, and Commissions Committee

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Authorities, Boards, and Commissions Committee

Chair:  Tim McGinley



The Luzerne County Council is accepting applications for all County Authorities, Boards, and Commissions. 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
  • Agriculture Preservation Board
  • Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council
  • Board of Elections and Registration
  • Board of Tax Assessment Appeals
  • Children and Youth Advisory Board
  • Conservation District Board
  • Drug and Alcohol Executive Commission
  • Flood Protection Authority
  • Forty Fort Airport Advisory Board
  • Housing Authority Board
  • Industrial Development Authority
  • Luzerne County Community College Board of Trustees
  • Luzerne County Convention Center Authority
  • Luzerne County Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Luzerne­­-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services Program Advisory Board
  • Luzerne County Planning Commission
  • Luzerne County Recreational Facilities Advisory Board
  • Redevelopment Authority Board
  • Luzerne County Transportation Authority Board
  • Workforce Investment Board
  • Zoning Hearing Board 

Please visit to download an application, or contact Sharon Lawrence, Clerk of Council at 570-825-1634. Applications should be mailed to Sharon Lawrence, Clerk of Council, Luzerne County Courthouse, 200 North River St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 or emailed to in order to be considered for appointment.  All who submit applications will be contacted for an interview.

 ABC Eligibility List for 2016


Interested parties who submitted applications for Luzerne County Authorities, Boards, and Commissions prior to January 1, 2015 or who have not been interviewed for consideration are asked to submit new applications for 2016 vacancies. Interviews of new applicants will begin in February 2016.




  • Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - Public Interviews of ABC Applicants
  • Monday, June 3, 2013 - Public Interviews of ABC Applicants
  • Monday, July 29, 2013 - Public Interviews of ABC Applicants
  • Monday, September 30, 2013 - Public Interviews of ABC Applicants and Committee Meeting


  • Monday, October 1, 2012
  • Monday, October 15, 2012
  • Monday, October 29, 2012 *Cancelled Due to Weather Conditions*
  • Wednesday, November 7, 2012
  • Monday, December 3, 2012
  • Monday, December 17, 2012
Last Updated: 04/27/16 12:26:52
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