Mission, Vision & Principles


A safe and healthy community with a diverse, prosperous and sustainable economy, offering excellent services while preserving the natural environment, local history and culture


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


  • Dignity, fairness, honesty and respect for all
  • Economic stability and diversity
  • Excellent service delivery
  • Fair, ethical conduct through teamwork
  • Openness and transparency
  • Sound fiscal management