Land Bank
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–Fostering economic and community development by eliminating blight and returning vacant and abandoned properties to productive use.

–Formalized Cooperation Agreements with 14 Municipalities and 9 School Districts in Lackawanna County

–Placed approximately 200 formerly tax delinquent properties back on the tax rolls with a tax revenue value of an estimated $130,000. At the same time the Land Bank is eliminating blight by conveying these properties to responsible purchasers who will maintain them.

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Land Bank meetings are held virtually. The meeting is live streamed on the ECTV You Tube channel. The public may send their comments/questions in writing with their name and address to be answered and included in the minutes of the meeting to Ralph Pappas  no later than 9:00 AM on the day of the meeting. 

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Forms and Applications6 documents

  • LCLB Property Donation Application
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  • LCLB Vacant Land Purchase Application
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  • LCLB Side Lot Application
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  • LCLB Property Purchase Application for Properties with Structures
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  • LCLB Property Offer Form
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  • LCLB Affidavit of Applicant
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