The Riverside School Board has made the following changes to collection policy caused by COVID-19 that will ease the property tax burden:

Discount Period: Extended by two months

Prior Discount Period: August 1st-September 30th

New Discount Period: August 1st-November 30th

Discount Rate: Increased by 3%

Prior Discount Rate: 2%

New Discount Rate: 5%

Face Value Period: Extended by two months

Prior Face Value Period: October 1st-November 30th

New Face Value Period: December 1st-December 31st

Delinquent Penalty:  Extended by one month and reduced by 5%

Prior Delinquent Penalty: 10% penalty after December 1st

New Delinquent Penalty: Eliminated 10% penalty after December 1st, 5% after December 31st

Lackawanna County added to “stay at home” order

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Today, Gov Wolf and Secretary Levine revised their “Stay at Home” orders to include nine additional counties: Berks, Butler, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Luzerne, Pike, Wayne, Westmoreland, and York. This takes effect at 8:00 PM today, March 27, 2020, to include nine additional counties – Berks, Butler, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Luzerne, Pike, Wayne, Westmoreland and York – bringing the state total to 19 counties under a stay-at-home order. 

This order takes effect at 8 p.m. Friday, March 27, and will continue until April 6, 2020.

Recycling Notice

The Lackawanna Recycling Center will no longer accept combined loads of mixed paper and cardboard in its recycling processing. Effective January 6, 2020 all Paper Fiber will be collected on the First Friday of every month (newspaper, catalogs, magazines, phone books, computer paper, envelopes, unwanted mail, shredded paper).  Cardboard and Box Recycling’s (carboard boxes, cereal boxes, cracker boxes, heavy shipping boxes, lightweight boxes, paper towel rolls, pizza boxes), will be picked up weekly on your regular scheduled day.

Thank you for your dedication to our environment and for obeying the law and helping make recycling work for the Borough of Moosic.

Truck Rental Service begins April 1, 2015

If any person within the Borough of Moosic has the need of the borough dump truck to dispose of household generated waste, that would not normally be picked up by the Borough’s refuse collector, then you can rent the Borough Truck for $100.00 (one time per year), no hazardous waste or tires, and no electronics. Make reservations by calling us at (570) 457-5480