B4: Understanding Land Banks: Schuylkill County Land Bank’s First Year
December 4, 20174:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Chris Gulotta; Ian Mahal; Ray Jones
This session will begin with a quick review of the PA Land Bank Law and considerations in forming a land bank. The balance of the session will highlight accomplishments during the first year of the Schuylkill County Land Bank – formed in 2015 – tips for operating and sustaining a land bank in its first year of operation, success in obtaining grants to fund the work, and the importance of strategic thinking.
Moderator: Chris Gulotta, Principal, The Gulotta Group LLC
Speaker(s): Ian Mahal, Member of Minersville Borough Council, Schuylkill County Land Bank Treasurer-Secretary; Ray Jones, Borough Manager, Ashland Borough, Member Schuylkill County Land Bank Board.