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2017

O-2017-XX Amending the Luzerne County Administrative Code To Set Forth the Practices and Operational Procedures of Authorities, Boards, and Commissions **TABLED via vote of County Council (7-3) 10-24-17** 

O-2017-XX Adopting The 2018 Fiscal Year Budgets for Luzerne County **INTRODUCED via the County Manager 10-10-17**

O-2017-XX Adopting the 2018-2020 Long-Range Operational, Fiscal, And Capital Plan for Luzerne County **INTRODUCED via the County Manager 08-22-17**

O-2017-XX Adopting the 2017 Long-Range Operational, Fiscal, and Capital Plan for Luzerne County **TABLED via vote of County Council (7-4) 08-08-17**

O-2017-01 Amending the Luzerne County Zoning Map to Re-Zone Parcels of Property in the Borough of Wyoming from Single Family Residential (R-1) Zone to Highway Business District (B-3) Zone **PASSED via vote of County Council (11-0) 05-09-17**

O-2017-02  Authorizing And Directing The Incurrence Of Lease Rental Debt Of The County Of Luzerne, Pennsylvania, In The Maximum Principal Amount Of Fifty-Four Million Dollars ($54,000,000), Pursuant To The Act Of The General Assembly Of The Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 53 Pa.C.S., Chapters 80-82, As Amended, Known As The Local Government Unit Debt Act; Approving A Financing By The Luzerne County Industrial Development Authority For The Purpose Of Providing Funds For A Refunding Program For Debt Service Savings Through The Issuance By The Luzerne County Industrial Development Authority Of Its Taxable And/Or Tax-Exempt Guaranteed Lease Revenue Bonds In One Or More Series In An Aggregate Principal Amount Not To Exceed $54,000,000 For Its Refunding Program, As Described Herein; Declaring The Guaranty Of Said Authority’s Guaranteed Lease Revenue Bonds, For The Benefit Of The County, To Be A Refunding Program For Which Lease Rental Debt Is To Be Incurred; Determining That Such Lease Rental Debt Shall Be Evidenced By The County’s Sublease And Guaranty Agreement With Respect To Said Bonds; Authorizing Certain County Officers To Prepare, Certify And File With The Department Of Community And Economic Development The Debt Statement Required By Section 8110 Of The Local Government Unit Debt Act And Authorizing The Preparation Of A Borrowing Base Certificate; Approving The Form Of, And Authorizing, Subject To Certain Conditions, Execution And Delivery Of A Lease Agreement And Sublease And Guaranty Agreement In Which The County Guarantees The Payment Of Debt Service On The Authority’s Guaranteed Lease Revenue Bonds; Setting Forth Certain Conditions To The Execution And Delivery Of The Aforesaid Lease Agreement And Sublease And Guaranty Agreement; Authorizing The Proper Officers Of The County To Take All Required, Necessary Or Desirable Related Action In Connection With Such Rrefunidng Program And The Execution And Delivery Of The Lease Agreement, The Sublease And Guaranty Agreement, Bond Purchase Proposal And Addendum; Approving The Form Of And Distribution Of A Preliminary Official Statement And An Official Statement With Regard To The Sale Of The Bonds; Appointing Various Professionals; Authorizing And Directing The Preparation, Execution And Delivery Of All Other Required Documents And The Taking Of All Other Required Action; Authorizing The Purchase Of Credit And Liquidity Enhancement (If Applicable); Setting Forth The Provisions, If Any, Required To Be Included By The Credit Enhancer Or Liquidity Provider; Authorizing The Execution Of A Continuing Disclosure Agreement Or Supplement Thereto And Covenanting To Comply With The Provisions Thereof, If Applicable; Repealing All Ordinances Or Parts Of Ordinances Insofar As The Same Shall Be Inconsistent Herewith; And Providing When This Ordinance Shall Become Effective. **PASSED via vote of County Council (6-2) 09-12-17**

O-2017-03 Authorizing The Incurrence Of Nonelectoral Debt Of The County Of Luzerne (The “County”) By The Issuance Of One Or More Series Of General Obligation Bonds In An Aggregate Principal Amount Not To Exceed $78,000,000 Which, Together With Certain Available Amounts Of The County, Will Be Used For The Purpose Of Financing A Refunding Program, A Countywide Energy Conservation Project And Paying The Costs Of Issuing The Bonds; Providing For The Reimbursement Of County Funds Out Of The Bond Proceeds; Authorizing The Preparation And Filing Of A Debt Statement And Other Documentation; Covenanting To Create A Sinking Fund And To Budget, Appropriate And Pay Debt Service On The Bonds And Pledging The Full Faith, Credit And Taxing Power Of The County For The Bonds; Setting Forth The Substantial Form Of The Bond; Setting Forth Parameters For The Maximum Principal Maturity Amounts And Dates And Maximum Interest Rates And Other Details Of The Bonds (As Hereinafter Defined); Authorizing The Execution Of A Continuing Disclosure Agreement Or Supplement Thereto; Finding That A Private Negotiated Sale Is In The Best Financial Interest Of The County; Setting Forth The Parameters For Acceptance Of A Proposal For The Purchase Of The Bonds; Appointing A Paying Agent And Sinking Fund Depository; And Authorizing Other Necessary Action. **PASSED via vote of County Council (6-2) 09-12-17** 

O-2017-04  Amending the Luzerne County Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Acknowledging $519,201 in Additional Grant Revenue for the Division of Human Services **PASSED via vote of County Council (11-0) 09-26-17**

O-2017-05  Amending the Luzerne County Zoning Map to re-zone parcels of property in the Borough of Luzerne from a Two Family Residential (R-2) and Community Business (B-2) Zones to a General Business District (B-4) Zone **PASSED via vote of County Council (11-0) 09-26-17**

O-2017-06  Amending the Luzerne County Administrative Code Requiring Members of Luzerne County Authorities, Boards, and Commissions to Take an Oath **PASSED via vote of County Council (8-3) 09-26-17**

O-2017-07 Amending the 2017 Fiscal Year Budget for Luzerne County (Focus 81) **PASSED via vote of County Council (8-2) 11-14-17**

O-2017-XX Repealing Ordinance 2016-02 Which Amended the Luzerne County Personnel Code **DEFEATED via vote of County Council (4-6) 05-23-17**

O-2017-XX Responsible Contractor Ordinance (Draft) **DEFEATED via vote of County Council (5-6) 02-28-17**

O-2017-XX Placing a Question on the May 2017 Municipal Primary Election Ballot to Amend Section 8.02.h. of the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter. **DEFEATED via vote of County Council (3-8) 01-24-17**

 

2016

NO. 2016-15  An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne adopting the 2017 Fiscal Year Budgets for Luzerne County.

NO. 2016-14 An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne amending the Luzerne County Zoning Map to re-zone a property in the Borough of Duryea from a Heavy Industrial (M-3) Zone to a Two-Family Residential (R-2) Zone. 

NO. 2016-13 (unsigned copy) An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne amending Article VI-Administrative Code in accordance with the Home Rule Charter of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. **PASSED via vote of County Council (8-2) 10-11-16**

NO. 2016-12 An Ordinance of the Luzerne County Council Placing a Question on the November 2016 General Election Ballot to Amend Section 8.02.H. of the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter.

NO. 2016-11 An Ordinance of the Luzerne County Council Placing a Question on the November 2016 General Election Ballot to Amend Section 8.03.E. of the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter. 

NO. 2016-10 An Ordinance of the Luzerne County Council Placing a Question on the November 2016 General Election Ballot to Amend Section 5.10.B. of the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter.

NO. 2016-09 An Ordinance of the Luzerne County Council Placing a Question on the November 2016 General Election Ballot to Amend Section 8.03.E. of the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter.

NO. 2016-08 An Ordinance of the Luzerne County Council Placing a Question on the November 2016 General Election Ballot to Amend Section 8.02.H. of the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter.

NO. 2016-07 An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne Amending the Luzerne County Administrative Code.

NO. 2016-06 An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne Creating a Blighted Property Review Committee and Allowing for the Acquisition and Disposition of Real Property under Certain Conditions.

NO. 2016-05 An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne Abolishing the Municipal Cooperation Commission. 

NO. 2016-04 An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne Abolishing the Luzerne County Diversity Commission. 

NO. 2016-03 An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne Abolishing the Commission for Women.

NO. 2016-02 An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne Amending the Luzerne County Personnel Code. 

NO. 2016-01 An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne Amending Ordinance No. 2015-11, the 2016 Long-Range Operational, Fiscal, and Capital Plan for Luzerne County.

NO. 2016-** An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne for the implementation of a fee for local use as provided by 75 Pa.C.S. §1935 allowing a County, in its discretion, to Impose a County fee of $5.00 for each non-exempt vehicle registed to an address located within its borders. **WITHDRAWN via County Manager on 12-13-2016**

NO. 2016-** An Ordinance of the County Council for the County of Luzerne Amending the Luzerne County Administrative Code. **DEFEATED via vote of County Council (2-7) 10-11-16**

NO. 2016-** An Ordinance by the Luzerne County Council Authorizing the Luzerne County Assessor’s Office to Collect Interest and Penalties Authorized by The Homestead Property Exclusion Program Act. **DEFEATED via vote of County Council (3-6 with 2 abstentions) 08-23-16**

NO. 2016-** An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne Creating a Luzerne County Human Relations Commission and Setting Forth Rules to Prevent Discrimination Against Certain Classes of Individuals. **DEFEATED via vote of County Council (2-7 with 2 abstentions) 08-09-16**

NO. 2016-** An Ordinance of the Luzerne County Council Placing a Question on the November 2016 General Election Ballot to Amend Section 12.07. of the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter. **DEFEATED via vote of County Council (5-6) 06-28-16**

NO. 2016-** An Ordinance of the Luzerne County Council Placing a Question on the November 2016 General Election Ballot to Amend Section 8.03.E. of the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter. **DEFEATED via vote of County Council (5-6) on 06-28-16 and  RECONSIDERED AND APPROVED via vote of County Council (6-4) as NO. 2016-11 on 07-26-16** 

NO. 2016-** An Ordinance of the Luzerne County Council Placing a Question on the November 2016 General Election Ballot to Amend Section 8.02.H. of the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter. **DEFEATED via vote of County Council (5-6) on 06-28-16 and RECONSIDERED AND APPROVED via vote of County Council (6-4) as NO. 2016-12 on 07-26-16**

NO. 2016-** An Ordinance of the Luzerne County Council placing a Government Study Commission question on the November 2016 General Election Ballot and designating the number of members to serve on said Commission. **DEFEATED via vote of County Council (4-7) 02/09/16**

 

2015   

NO. 2015-** An Ordinance of Luzerne County Council Amending the Luzerne County Administrative Code Section 3.03- Powers and Duties of the Manager **UNDER CONSIDERATION**

NO. 2015-** Ordinance Enacting the Local Use Vehicle Registration Fee Authorized by the Pennsylvania General Assembly Act 89 of 2013. **UNDER CONSIDERATION**

NO. 2015-15 An Ordinance of the County of Luzerne Adopting the 2016 Fiscal Year Budgets for Luzerne County.

NO. 2015-14 Ordinance of the Luzerne County Council Providing for the Time and Manner Dogs May Be Outside During Severe Weather Events. 

NO. 2015-13 Luzerne County 2015 - Unfunded Debt Ordinance 

NO. 2015-12 Ordinance of the County of Luzerne Amending the Luzerne County Zoning Map to Re-Zone a Property in Newport Township from an Residential (R-2) Zone to a Community Business (B-2) Zone.  

NO. 2015-11 Ordinance of the Luzerne County Council Adopting the 2016 Long-Range Operational, Fiscal, and Capital Plan for Luzerne County.  

NO. 2015-10 Ordinance Amending the Luzerne County Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance of 1963 to Provide for Increased Sidewalks, Walking Paths, and Bicycle Lanes.  

NO. 2015-09 Ordinance Repealing Luzerne County Ordinance No. 2015-01. 

NO. 2015-08 Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 2014-4, the 2014 Long-Range Operational, Fiscal, and Capital Plan for Luzerne County.

NO. 2015-07 Ordinance Amending the Luzerne County Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Acknowledging $105,000 in Additional Revenue and $105,000 in Additional Expenditures for Records Retention.

NO. 2015-06 Ordinance Amending the Luzerne County Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Acknowledging $261,800 in Additional Grant Revenue for the Division of Human Services.

NO. 2015-05 Ordinance Authorizing The Luzerne County Tax Claim Bureau, through its agent Northeast Revenue Services, LLC, to permit installment payments for elderly property owners under the Real Estate Tax Sale Law.

NO. 2015-04 Ordinance Authorizing The Luzerne County Tax Claim Bureau, through its agent Northeast Revenue Services, LLC, to permit installment payments of tax claims for people with severe economic hardships.

NO. 2015-03 Luzerne County 2015 – Remarketing Ordinance.

NO. 2015-02 Luzerne County 2015 – Parameters Ordinance.

NO. 2015-01 Ordinance Amending the Luzerne County Zoning Ordinance of 1964 to Provide for the Abatement of Nuisances Caused by Junk Vehicles ** REPEALED by Ordinance NO. O-2015-09**

NO. 2015-**   Ordinance to repeal Ordinance which approved the creation of the Luzerne County Recreational Facilitiy Advisory Board **DEFEATED via vote of County Council**

2014

NO. 2014-1   Amending Section 8.02 of the Luzerne County Administrative Code

NO. 2014-2   Amending the 2014 Budget

NO. 2014-4   Adopting the 2014 Long-Range Operational, Fiscal, and Capital Plan

NO. 2014-5   Prohibiting the Burning of Plastic and Rubber within Luzerne County

NO. 2014-6   Amending the 2014 Budget

NO. 2014-7   Enabling Northeast Revenue Services LLC to collect delinquent taxes pursuant to the Municipal Claim and Tax Lien Act as well as the Real Estate Tax Sale Law

NO. 2014-8   Amending the Accountability, Conduct, and Ethics Code

NO. 2014-10  Adopting the 2015 Fiscal Year Budgets for Luzerne County 

2013

NO. 2013-1   Changing the filing deadline for Tax Assessment Appeals

NO. 2013-2   Authorizing the County Budget and Finance Office to assume the duties and responsibilities of billing and collecting county taxes as of January 1, 2014

NO. 2013-3   Delegating the Secretary of Transportation the authority to acquire the right-of-ways necessary for the multi-bridge project described and enumerated in Agreement No. 04M107

NO. 2013-4   Amending the Personnel Code

NO. 2013-5   Amending the 2013 Budget

NO. 2013-6   Adopting a County Parking Ordinance

NO. 2013-7   Adopting the 2013 Long-Range Operational, Fiscal, and Capital Plan

NO. 2013-8   Defining Full-Time Employment and amending the Personnel Code

NO. 2013-9   Adopting the 2014 Fiscal Year Budgets for Luzerne County

2012

NO. 2012-1    Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget for Luzerne County

NO. 2012-2    Adopting a Personnel Code

NO. 2012-3    Ordinance Imposing an Unconventional Gas Well Impact Fee

NO. 2012-4    Adopting an Accountability, Conduct, and Ethics Code

NO. 2012-5    Adopting an Administrative Code

NO. 2012-6    Amending Section 1.04(Y) of Administrative Code

NO. 2012-7    Amending Section 9.02, Article 11 and Article 13 of the Zoning Ordinance

NO. 2012-8    Amending Section 7.11, Section 5.58, Section 7.138, Section 9 (9.29, 9.30, 9.31, 9.32, 9.33) and Section 14 of the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance

NO. 2012-9    Establishing a Recreational Facilities Advisory Board

NO. 2012-10  Adopting the 2013 Fiscal Year Budgets for Luzerne County

NO. 2012-11  Increasing the salary of the Controller of Luzerne County

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