Albany County Land Bank Corporation

Albany County Land Bank Corporation

The Albany County Land Bank facilitates the process of acquiring, improving and redistributing vacant and abandoned properties to eliminate the harms and liabilities caused by such properties and return them to productive use, while being consistent with the municipality’s redevelopment and comprehensive plans.

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 vacant building and lot lists and fill out the Property Purchase Application or the Side Lot Application.


Resolutions

2015

Resolution Number Adopted Title
1-2015 January 20, 2015 Authorizing the Director to Execute and Deliver a Medical Benefit Plan for Land Bank Employees Effective January 20, 2015
2-2015 January 20, 2015 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, 2015 Authorizing the Albany County Land Bank Corporation to Support the Incorporation of the NYS Land Bank Association and to Contribute Membership Dues for 2015
4-2015 February 24, 2015 Whistleblower Policy and Resolution
5-2015 February 24, 2015 Non-Discrimination Policy
6-2015 February 24, 2015 Acquisition of Multiple Parcels with City of Albany
7-2015 February 24, 2015 Side Lot Policy
8-2015 February 24, 2015 Property Purchase Application
9-2015 March 17, 2015 Privacy Policy
10-2015 March 17, 2015
Defense and Indemnification
11-2015 March 17, 2015
Contract for Snow Removal
12-2015 March 17, 2015 To Enter into a Contract for Legal Services
13-2015 March 17, 2015 Temporary Lease Agreement with 21 Lexington
14-2015 April 21, 2015 Travel and Discretionary Policy
15-2015 April 21, 2015
Compensation Reimbursement and Attendance Policy
16-2015 April 21, 2015
Investment Policy
17-2015 April 21, 2015
Contract for Architectural and Construction Services
18-2015 April 21, 2015
Contract for Environmental Services
19-2015 April 21, 2015
Contract for Insurance
20-2015 May 19, 2015 Disposition Policy
21-2015 May 19, 2015 Committee Acquisition and Disposition
22-2015 May 19, 2015 Advisory Committee Rules and Responsibilities
23-2015 June 16, 2015 Adopting By-Laws
24-2015 June 16, 2015
Conflict of Interest
25-2015 June 16, 2015
Code of Ethics
26-2015 June 16, 2015
Document Retention Policy
27-2015 June 16, 2015
Approve Sales of Multiple Properties
28-2015 June 16, 2015
Rental Agreement with AHP
29-2015 June 16, 2015
Contract for Maintenance Services
 

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, Policies & Procedures

Date Description
June 2014 Albany County Land Bank Certificate of Incorporation
June 2015 Final Approved By-Laws
June 2015 Conflict of Interest, Whistleblower Policy and Code of Ethics
February 2015 Non-Discrimination Policy
March 2015 Privacy Policy
March 2015 Defense and Indemnification
May 2015 Disposition Policy
February 2015 Acquisition Policy
December 2015 Procurement Policy
April 2015 Internal Control Policy
April 2015 Investment-Policy
April 2015 Compensation & Reimbursement Policy
April 2015 Travel and Discretionary Funds Policy

Minutes

Meeting Date Draft/Approved Minutes
May 19, 2015 Approved Minutes of the Meeting of the Board
April 21, 2015 Approved Minutes of the Meeting of the Board
March 17, 2015 Approved Minutes of the Meeting of the Board
February 24, 2015 Approved Minutes of the Meeting of the Board
January 20, 2015 Approved Minutes of the Meeting of the Board
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
February 25, 2015 Albany County Land Bank - Open for Business