Lawrence County Land Bank

Mission Statement

The Lawrence County Land Bank (LCLB) will strategically acquire distressed properties and return them to productive, tax-paying use. The LCLB will: reduce blight; stabilize neighborhoods and property values; promote neighborhood reinvestment and economic development opportunities; and improve the quality of life in Lawrence County.

Purpose

  • Facilitate the strategic acquisition of abandoned, tax-delinquent, unmarketable or other distressed properties and reclaim underutilized properties that can be razed to remove blight, rehabilitated, or transferred to increase residential ownership.
  • Temporarily hold and manage certain types of properties designated for reuse.
  • Work in partnership with Lawrence County municipalities and other appropriate agencies to assemble properties and consolidate ownership of properties in transitional areas.
  • Promote healthy, sustainable neighborhoods across Lawrence County.

Announcement

A Special Meeting for the Lawrence County Land Bank Board will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

This meeting will a zoom meeting and anyone interested in attending can contact Amy B. McKinney at 724-656-2193 or by email at amckinney@co.lawrence.pa.us for the information to log on.

This meeting will replace the meeting that was originally scheduled for December 23, 2020.