Albany County Land Bank Corporation

Albany County Land Bank Corporation

The Albany County Land Bank Corporation is a newly formed entity established to end blight and the devastating effects it has on our communities, and begin to reverse the damage already done. The Land Bank is charged with streamlining and facilitating the processes by which vacant, abandoned, and underutilized properties can be returned to productive use. The Albany County Land Bank Corporation was approved by New York State Urban development Corporation d/b/a Empire State Development, pursuant to Article 16 of the New York State Not-for-Profit Corporation Law.

The below documents are all presented in PDF format, unless noted otherwise.


Property List and Property Applications

If you are interested in purchasing a property from the Albany County Land Bank Corporation, take a look at our current Property List and fill out the Property Purchase Application or the Side Lot Application.


Resolutions

2015

Resolution Number Adopted Title
1-2015 January 20, 2014 Authorizing the Director to Execute and Deliver a Medical Benefit Plan for Land Bank Employees Effective January 20, 2015
2-2015 January 20, 2014 Authorizing Executive Director to Execute and Deliver an Employee Retirement Plan to Be Designated the "Albany County Land Bank Corporation Simple IRA plan" and Authorizing Related Matters
3-2015 January 20, 2014 Authorizing the Albany County Land Bank Corporation to Support the Incorporation of the NYS Land Bank Association and to Contribute Membership Dues for 2015
 

2014

Resolution Number Adopted Title
1-2014 July 15, 2014 Setting Date, Time and Place of Regular Board Meeting
2-2014 July 15, 2014 Naming Board Officers
3-2014 August 19, 2014 Adopting By-Laws
4-2014 September 16, 2014 Mission Statement
5-2014 September 16, 2014 Naming Community Advisory Committee
6-2014 September 16, 2014 Hiring of Executive Director
7-2014 September 16, 2014 Supporting a Grant Application to the NYS AG
8-2014 October 21, 2014 Select the Members of the Audit Committee
9-2014 October 21, 2014
Select the Members of the Governance Committee
10-2014 October 21, 2014 Select the Members of the Finance Committee
11-2014 October 21, 2014
Authorizing the Purchase of Insurance
12-2014 November 18, 2014 Authorizing Executive Director to Hire Staff
13-2014 November 18, 2014 Authorizing the Albany County Land Bank Corporation to Enter into a Funding Agreement with the NYS AGO
14-2014 November 18, 2014 Naming an Additional Community Advisory Committee member for the ACLB
15-2014 November 18, 2014 Adopt Real Property Disposition and Acquisition Policies
16-2014 December 16, 2014 Amendment of the By-Laws
17-2014 December 16, 2014
Approving the Code of Ethics and Conflict of Interest Policy
18-2014 December 16, 2014 Approving the Procurement Policy
19-2014 December 16, 2014 Approving the Internal Control Policy
20-2014 December 16, 2014 Acquisition of 123 Properties from the County of Albany

Organizational Documents

Date Description
June 5, 2014 Albany County Land Bank Certificate of Incorporation
December 16, 2014 Final Approved By-Laws
Code of Ethics and Conflict of Interest Policy
Internal Control Policy
Procurement Policy

Minutes

Meeting Date Draft/Approved Minutes
December 16, 2014 Approved Minutes of the Meeting of the Board
December 1, 2014 Approved Minutes of the Meeting of the Governance Committee
November 18, 2014 Approved Minutes of the Meeting of the Board
October 21, 2014 Approved Minutes of the Meeting of the Board
September 16, 2014 Approved Minutes of the Meeting of the Board
August 19, 2014 Draft Minutes of the Meeting of the Board
July 15, 2014 Approved Minutes of the Meeting of the Board
June 17, 2014 Approved Minutes of the Meeting of the Board

Other Documents

Date Description
August 19, 2014 Building Analysis Presentation by Joe Fama
November 7, 2014 Albany County Land Bank - FAQ

Press Releases

Date Description
September 26, 2014 County of Albany Presents $500,000.00 to the Albany County Land Bank
October 9, 2014
Release of the New York Land Bank Association (NYLBA) Land Bank Report
Report: "New York State Land Banks: Combating Blight and Vacancy in New York Communities"
October 15, 2014 Albany County Land Bank receives $2,880,000 from NYS Attorney General