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MUNICIPAL WEBSITE NOTICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND PUBLIC MEETING FOR

CHESAPEAKE BAY POLLUTANT REDUCTION PLAN

Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority (WVSA) hereby gives notice of the 30-day public comment period for its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination (NPDES) Stormwater Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) Pollutant Reduction Plan (PRP). Best management practices (BMPs) are proposed in the regional Plan to satisfy PRP requirements for the Chesapeake Bay and local stream impairments.

The public is invited to review this document and provide written comments to the Executive Director.

1000 Wilkes-Barre Street, Hanover Township, PA 17803

James B. Tomaine, P.E. – jim.tomaine@wvsa.net

The 30-day public comment period begins August 1, 2017 and ends August 31, 2017.

The Plan will be discussed at a public meeting on August 10, 2017 starting at 4PM at the offices of WVSA.

The municipalities participating in the regional Plan include the Cities of Nanticoke, Pittston, and Wilkes-Barre; the Boroughs of Ashley, Courtdale, Dureyea, Edwardsville, Exeter, Forty Fort, Hughestown, Kingston, Laflin, Larksville, Luzerne, Plymouth, Pringle, Sugar Notch, Swoyersville, Warrior Run, West Pittston, West Wyoming, Wyoming, and Yatesville; and the Townships of Hanover, Jackson, Jenkins, Lehman, Newport, Pittston, Plains, Plymouth, and Wilkes-Barre.

Web Link to the WVSA Web Site and The  Regional Pollutant Reduction Plan:   http://wvsa.org/stormWaterPosting.pdf

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Holiday Schedule

The Municipality of Kingston’s administrative offices will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019 in observance of Good Friday and will re-open Monday, April 22, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.. Residents of Zones #1 and #2A who normally place their recyclables curbside for pickup on Mondays, are asked to do so on Friday, April 19, 2019. Public works will run its normal schedule on Friday, April 19, 2019 and will be closed on Monday, April 22, 2019.

Residents of Zone #1 and #2A who normally place their recyclables curbside for pick-up on Mondays, are asked to do so on Friday, February 15, 2019.

URGENT PARKING UPDATE

Parking is prohibited on the even-numbered side of the streets between the hours of 6pm on Saturday, January 19 and 6am Sunday, January 20. Parking is prohibited on the odd-numbered side of the streets between 7am and 7pm on Sunday January 20th. Residents and businesses with off-street parking accommodations are urged to keep their vehicles off the streets. Failure to comply with the parking regulation will result in vehicles being ticketed or towed at the owner’s expense.

Kingston Forty Fort Trail Gap

The Kingston and Forty Fort Trail Feasibility Study Draft Plan is available for public comment. Please submit your comments to Ryan Parisi via email at rparisi@simonecollins.com. The review period will be open until March 16th. A link to the Draft Plan and Appendix can be found below:

Plan

Appendix

Public Survey for Kingston Forty Fort Trail Feasibility Study.

Weekly Street Cleaning

Enforceable Street Cleaning will begin on Monday, March 19, 2018. Please adhere to all posted street cleaning signs.

New Real Property Inspection Ordinance

Ordinance 2016-6 Ordinance 2016-8 Real Property Inspection Form
No Emergency Dispatch
Kingston will no longer dispatch police, fire, and ambulance calls. As of 12 a.m. on September 1, 2010, all residents and businesses of Kingston, Forty Fort, and Pringle are required to Dial 911 for Police, Fire and Ambulance emergencies. Do not call 287-6911 as this is no longer an emergency number.