Walter Mitchell, Luzerne County Controller
Penn Place Building
20 N Pennsylvania Ave.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Phone: (570) 825-1621
Department Email: Controllers.Office@luzernecounty.org
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The office of the Controller and its functions are established and governed by the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter Section 3:08. The Controller is the Chief elected fiscal officer of Luzerne County and provides general supervision and control of the county’s fiscal activities.
The County Controller shall serve as an independent watchdog over County fiscal and management activities, shall monitor and examine the County government and its operations, and shall have the authority to conduct fiscal, performance, management, contract, grant, compliance, and/or related audits of any County division, department, bureau, office, agency, authority, board, commission, elective office, the Judiciary, Office of Court Administration, or other administrative unit.