Recorded: June 22, 2017
Hear from Schuylkill and Lackawanna counties on the funding and start up of their land banks.
Chris Gulotta, Principal, The Gulotta Group, LLC
Ian Mahal, Member of Mineresville Borough Council and Secretary-Treasurer of the Schuylkill Land Bank Board
George Kelly, Director, Lackawanna County Economic Development and Planning
Additional item: SB 667 expands the powers of land banks to redevelopment authorities.
David Hunter, Policy Director, Housing Alliance of PA, provides an overview of the legislation, feedback that land bank practitioners are providing to the bill sponsor, Sen. Stefano (R-Fayette), and next steps.