Council to survey residents for grant application


First Posted: 1/20/2013

Representatives West Wyoming Borough will conduct a phone and mail survey of residents of West Brady and Fairview Streets to gather information essential for an application for federal Community Development Block Grant funding through Luzerne County for street improvements on the surveyed streets. The majority of residents have cooperated and the council appreciates their assistance. All information will be kept confidential.

Borough Notice

West Wyoming Borough reminds not to flush heavier paper products into the sewer system. These items are blocking the sewer pump station on West Fourth Street in the borough. Also, if a basement sump pump is connected to the sewer line, please disconnect it as it is illegal as well as unhealthy.

Sanitation stickers

Sanitation stickers are now on sale at the town hall between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays. All residences in West Wyoming must purchase a sticker. The cost remains the same as last year, $200. If stickers are purchased before Jan. 31, senior citizens (65 and older) will receive a $25 rebate ($175); all others receive a $15 rebate ($185). If stickers are purchased from Feb.1-28, the full price will be charged, $200. After Feb. 28, the cost will be $300 for the year and citations will be filed with the district magistrate for noncompliance with the ordinance. Stickers are also available through the mail at West Wyoming Borough Building, 464 W. Eighth Street, P.O. Box 4035, West Wyoming PA 18644. Visa, MasterCard and Mac are accepted. Stickers can also be purchased through the borough website www.westwyoming.org.

Recycling reminder

West Wyoming recycling containers are located behind Hose Company #1. Recycling can be dropped off any day of the week.

The following is the list of acceptable items for recycling: commingled food and beverage containers, plastic containers ( all number recyclables are accepted), cardboard, newspaper and office paper.

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