June 19, 2020 Special Meeting

AGENDA: NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING June 19, 2020

 

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

OF THE BIRMINGHAM LAND BANK AUTHORITY BOARD

 

As Chairman of the Birmingham Land Bank Authority Board, I am calling a special meeting of the Board to occur:

 

Date:               Friday, June 19, 2020

Time:              11:30 a.m.

 

The purpose of and agenda for the meeting will be for the BLBA Board to accomplish limited business that is necessary to perform essential minimum functions of the BLBA, including, but not limited to, the approval of acquisitions from the Alabama Department of Revenue, and the approval of an Amendment of the Property and Data management services agreement with Eproperty Innovations, LLC for the 2020-2021 year, Authorization to enter into sales contracts with program applicants.

 

On March 18, 2020, Governor Ivey issued a Proclamation authorizing the BLBA Board to meet by telephone conference under certain circumstances.  In accordance with the Governor’s Proclamation, I am directing that the meeting be held by telephone conference through the LoopUp platform as set forth below, which shall serve as the place of the meeting:

 

Dial in:

(by joining, you agree to the privacy policy at loopup.com)

Guest Dial-in Code: 2464183#

USA (Toll): +1 (312) 212-3078

 

The communication equipment identified above allows all persons participating in the meeting to hear one another at the same time.  Public comments will not be allowed.  Anyone other than a member of the Board or an official or employee recognized by the Chairman is asked to mute their telephone.

 

The BLBA Administrator is directed, no less than twelve hours following the conclusion of the meeting conducted pursuant to this notice, to post a summary of the meeting in a prominent location on the BLBA’s website.  The summary shall recount the deliberations conducted and the actions taken with reasonable specificity to allow the public to understand what happened.

Marshall Anderson, Chairman

 

Application Update

We received over 300 applications in January and for our Immediate Acquisition Program.

Our team has reviewed these recently submitted applications. We will be contacting you if we need any further information. Some immediate acquisition parcels will be re-listed, please check the Immediate Acquisition page for more information.

Our board must approve applications submitted by staff. Due to the COVID19 emergency, Open Meeting guidelines have restricted the business that our board has been able to carry out due to meetings being held remotely.

We hope to have application decisions communicated to you on or before June 19th.

Special Meeting of BLBA Board of Directors- 5.14.2020

Attached is the call-in information and agenda for the 5.14.20 Special Meeting of our Board of Directors. A summary will be posted after the conclusion of the meeting.

BLBA Agenda 5.14.2020 Public

BLBA Agenda 5.14.2020 Public Summary

April 2020 Special Meeting of BLBA Board of Directors

The BLBA Board of Directors will hold a Special Meeting via telephone on April 23, 2020 at 2pm. Please click the link below for more information.

Dial in (by joining, you agree to the privacy policy at loopup.com):

Guest Dial-in Code: 2821525# USA: +1 (855) 633-2040 OR USA (Toll): +1 (312) 212-3078

The purpose of and agenda for the meeting will be to deliberate matters necessary to respond to COVID-19, including a change of payment process for quiet title attorneys used by the Birmingham Land Bank Authority (BLBA) in order to reduce person-to-person contact, to adjust timeframes consistent with the Court’s available schedules, and to encourage other efficiencies during the State of Emergency.  The BLBA Board will accomplish other limited business that is necessary to perform essential minimum functions of the BLBA, including, but not limited to, the approval of acquisitions from the Alabama Department of Revenue that must occur before the next tax sale, the adoption of the BLBA’s budget request from the City of Birmingham that constitutes the major source of the BLBA’s funding on an annual basis, and to receive an operations update.

The Agenda is included below. The Annual Report, including the budget request is also linked below.

BLBA PUBLIC Agenda 4.23.2020. CORRECTED DIAL IN

BLBA Public Agenda 4.23.2020

Birmingham Land Bank Authority 2020 Annual Report April

Special Board Meeting

The BLBA Board of Directors will meet at 2pm on Thursday January 16, in the 7th Floor Conference Room at Birmingham City Hall.

Check back for agenda attachments.

BLBA Applications are now being accepted. Here is what you need to know.

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Sample Quiet Title and Immediate Acquisition Application

This is the pdf version of BLBA application that users will have to fill out starting on January 2, 2020. Please review before applying.

Sample Quiet Title Application

December Regular Meeting

Our December Regular Meeting has been canceled. A Special Called Meeting will take place on December 12, 2019 at 2pm on the 7th Floor of Birmingham City Hall.