Authorities, Boards & Commissions Listing

The Luzerne County Council is accepting applications for all County Authorities, Boards, and Commissions on a rolling basis.  The following Authorities, Boards, and Commissions have members whose terms have expired or will expire by the end of December 2022. 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.

  • Area Agency On Aging Advisory Board 
  • Arts Advisory Board
  • Blighted Property Review Committee
  • Children & Youth Advisory Board
  • Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors 
  • Convention Center Authority
  • County Cares Commission
  • Drug and Alcohol Executive Commission 
  • Farmland Preservation Board
  • Flood Protection Authority 
  • Forty-Fort Airport Advisory Board
  • Housing Authority
  • Industrial Development Authority
  • Luzerne Conservation District Board of Directors 
  • Luzerne County Community College Board of Trustees
  • Luzerne County Transportation Authority 
  • Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board  
  • Mental Health and Developmental Services Program Advisory Board
  • Northeastern Pennsylvania Health & Higher Education Authority
  • Planning Commission
  • Recreational Facilities Advisory Board
  • Redevelopment Authority
  • Zoning Hearing Board

Please visit http://www.luzernecounty.org/747/Authorities-Boards-Commissions-Listing for a complete list of Luzerne County Authorities, Boards, and Commissions, and to download an application, or contact Sharon Lawrence, Clerk of Council at 570-825-1634. Completed applications should be mailed to Sharon Lawrence, Clerk of Council, Luzerne County Courthouse, 200 North River St., 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 and scheduled for an interview. 



During the COVID-19 state of emergency, Authorities, Boards and Commissions meetings will be held online only.  There will be no public gathering for these meetings. Please see the ABC Meetings Online page for information on attending these online meetings.