On behalf of all Laflin Borough Officials, we would like to extend a warm welcome to you.

We are providing this website as a service to our community and our visitors as well. If you would like anything added to this web site that would benefit our community please feel free to email us at BoroManager@laflinboro.com

Luzerne Co. EMA – Local Damage Assessment Report for Laflin Borough

Laflin Borough will be compiling a report on flood water damaged properties for Luzerne Co. Emergency Management Agency (EMA). This report will be sent to the state agency (PEMA) for assessment. Although, funding isn’t available at this time, residents can report basement issues to Laflin Borough by email: LaflinBoro@comcast.net.

It is unlikely funds will become available, but residents can report damage to basements from water infiltration by submitting the following information by email:
Name, Address and Phone Number of Property Owner;
Type of Damage / Very Brief Description of Damage;
Estimated Repair Costs;
Pictures of Damage.

The information will be compiled and sent to Luzerne Co. week ending 9/24/21.

Charles Boyd
Laflin Borough
(570) 654-3323

Rear Oakhill Drive – Land for Sale



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Laflin Borough will receive purchase bids for VACANT real estate property located at the Rear of Oakhill Drive, Laflin, PA 18702. Written, sealed and signed proposals with a $1,000.00 non-refundable required minimum deposit (returned to non-winning bidders) will be received on or before 3:00pm on Monday, September 13, 2021. All bid proposals shall be clearly marked “Rear Oakhill Drive Bid” on the exterior of the envelope and submitted to Laflin Borough 47 Laflin Road, Laflin, PA 18702. Bids will be publicly opened on September 13th at 3:00pm and acted upon at a public Council Meeting on September 14, 2021 at 6pm. The minimum bid will be $7,500.00 and Laflin Borough reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to disqualify any bid, which does not comply with the instructions. Acceptance of a bid is conditioned on payment of the balance of the awarded purchase price within sixty days of acceptance. Quit Claim deed with no warranties or guarantee expressed or implied.

It is recommended that potential buyers research the property for all liens and encumbrances at time of sale. This parcel of land contains a permanent easement for access to other properties.

PIN: 36-F11S8-007-017-000

Charles Boyd
Laflin Borough
47 Laflin Road
Laflin, PA 18702
(570) 654-3323

Full-time Municipal Maintenance Employee / Firefighter Position

Laflin Borough is accepting applications for a dependable, 40hr./week maintenance worker/firefighter.  The applicant must have a high school diploma or GED, clean Pennsylvania driving record, and provide a clean PA Criminal Background check and PA Child Abuse clearance record.  This is a drug and alcohol-free work environment.

In the dual position, the applicant will be responsible for borough maintenance and will also be the fire driver for the daytime hours (8am to 4pm).  The applicant must be able to perform a variety of semi-skilled tasks including, but not limited to, lawn mower operation for grass cutting, weed trimming, landscaping work, manicure ballfields, park & recreation care, leaf raking, shoveling, trash pick-up along public roadways, janitorial duties, painting, small repairs and general maintenance.  They must be self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision. The applicant must be able to work on their own and work with our fire personnel to complete tasks as needed.  Must be able to follow instructions and use experience and knowledge to complete tasks.  Must have the ability to operate a snowplow, dump truck, compact frontend loader, fire truck, mowers, hand tools and similar equipment and perform physical labor in hot, cold or inclement weather.

The applicant must be a trained firefighter with Essentials of Firefighting, EVO, and Pumps 1 certifications.

The position has an hourly rate starting at $18.00/hr. commensurate with experience.  No benefits.   Please contact Charles Boyd, Borough Manager to apply or to obtain more information.

Laflin Borough Municipal Bldg.
47 Laflin Road
Laflin, PA  18702-7213
(570) 654-3323

Laflin Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or political affiliation.