Wednesday, August 17th, 2022
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WELCOME TO THE HOME PAGE OF LEMON TOWNSHIP TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP JOINT MUNICIPAL SEWER AUTHORITY (LTTTJMSA)

RESIDENTS WHO LEAVE AT THE END OF SUMMER SHOULD BE SURE I HAVE CONTACT INFORMATION SINCE THE PROJECT WILL CONTINUE INTO FALL.  CALL 570-836-0514

Rules & Regulations

Homeowners' Responsibilities

Financial Assistance Information

As of Feb 1st assistance is also available at  www.PHFA.org

HOMES WITH BASEMENTS MAY NEED A DEEPER GRINDER PUMP.  THE DEPTH OF LINES IS THE DECIDING FACTOR AND IT IS THE HOMEOWNER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO CONTACT THE AUTHORITY IF A DEEPER GRINDER PUMP IS NECESSARY.

Welcome to the home of the Lemon & Tunkhannock Townships Joint Municipal Sewer Authority, established and incorporated In the year of 2012. This site was created for the ease of sharing information that will develop from the Act 537 Sewage Plan Update of 2016 with regard to the Proposed Lake Carey Sanitary Sewer Collection & Treatment System Project.

DEP approved the Act 537 Updated Revision on May 4th, 2017 

DEP requested minor changes to the 2016 Updated Plan.  To see a list of these changes, refer to the letter to Mr. Ridgik following the DEP approval letter when viewing the Plan in the "Plans & Projects" section

Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice, Vol.47. No 20, May 20, 2017 - Plan approval Granted Under the Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act (35 P.S. 750.5) 

Construction contracts were awarded at a regular monthly meeting on July 2, 2020 General construction for the Wastewater Treatment Plant was awarded to Milnes Co for $4,703,949.00

WWTP Elecrical contract to GR Noto Electrical for $902,000.00

Low Pressure Collection line was awarded to Harger Utility Construction for $5,593,934.20

CONSTRUCTION PHASE DEVELOPMENTS

Pre-construction meetings were held on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 with all contractors.  Excavation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant site will begin on Monday, November 2nd.  Once all HOP Permits are in place, line construction will begin.  Main line construction will begin near the WWTP site on Billings Mill Road.  There may be several crews working in different areas of the line. Ground crews will be expected in the area where work is planned to talk to home owners.  For seasonal homeowners, contact by other means will be attempted.  PLEASE BE SURE THAT YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE TO ME.  You may call the office at 570-836-0514 or email lttwpsma@yahoo.com with your contact information. 

The purchase of a reserve tap while the Project is in construction is $800 and have a $35 monthly fee once the Plant is in operation. 

UPDATED GRINDER PUMP SCHEDULE - 04/01/2022

Ginder Pump Schedule

UPDATED INFORMATION - 7/8/2022

PLAN GOING FORWARD-- Harger Utility is focusing on segments throughout the Lake Carey Project.  The Wastewater Treatment Plant is proposed to begin operation in late August. Once the line segments have been pressure tested and the WWTP is operating, grinder pumps along completed segments will be ready for connection.  At this time, the first connections will be Cove Road, Harley Hut, Marina Drive and Indian Spring Road.  These homeowners will soon receive a Sewer Connection application & an invoice for connection. Both the homeowner & contractor(s) have a part to complete on the application. The invoice can be paid at anytime or paid when the Connection application is complete.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT HARGER UTILITY WILL BE SETTING FLAGS FOR YOUR GRINDER PUMP LOCATION. THIS MUST BE VERIFIED BY THE HOMEOWNER THAT THE LOCATION IS CORRECT. VERIFY WITH BROOKE AT 570-748-5469 OR GAVIN AT 570-367-8961.

ALL LAKE CAREY RESIDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO CONNECT TO THE PUBLIC SEWER SYSTEM, PLEASE REFER TO THE MANDATORY CONNECTION ORDINANCE APPROVED & ADOPTED BY BOTH TOWNSHIPS 

NOTE: Reserve taps may still be purchased but, will now be subject to a monthly fee to hold capacity at the WWTP.

ANYONE 62 AND OLDER MAY QUALIFY FOR ASSISTANCE FROM USDA FOR A 1% LOAN OR GRANT

INCOME LIMITS FOR 1-4 PERSON HOUSEHOLD - BELOW $35,850 & 5-8 PERSON HOUSEHOLD - BELOW $47,350

Contact www.rd.usda.gov/pa or call 570-836-5111 ext 117 (Sharon) or ext 120 (Amy)

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS REGARDING THE UPCOMING PROJECT ARE UPDATED AT THE END OF THE FAQ SECTION OF THIS SITE

Billings Mill Road residents will have the option of hooking onto the public sewer system at the time of installation.  At this time, the cost will be considerably less than future hookup when on-lot systems malfunction.  Please contact the Authority by email or phone if you would like to be considered for hookup or have questions on the upcoming service.

Low interest loans (1%) will be available to low to moderate income households.  Age 62 and older may qualify for grants. Second homes do not qualify.  Income ranges can be provided upon request at lttwpsma@yahoo.com or 570-836-0514