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Board Meeting Minutes
DATE: June 2, 2022
BOARD ATTENDEES: Lonnie Hannon, Chairman
STAFF ATTENDEES: Caroline W. Douglas
MEETING DETAILS: The Regular Meeting of the Birmingham Land Bank Authority Board of
Directors occurred on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in City Hall, 3rd Floor, Mayor’s conference
rooms D&E, 710 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203
ROLL CALL
Lack of quorum to conduct business. Chairman announced that a special called meeting of the BLBA
Board will occur on June 9, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in City Hall, 3rd Floor, Mayor’s conference rooms D&E,
710 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203.
ADJOURNMENT: Meeting adjourned by Lonnie Hannon, Chairman
Meeting Adjourned at 00:00:05
Board Meeting Minutes
DATE: June 9, 2022
BOARD ATTENDEES: Lonnie Hannon, Chairman, Lyord Watson, Vice Chairman, Jessica Bennett,
Joel Gardner, Nolanda Hatcher
STAFF ATTENDEES: Caroline W. Douglas, JoAnne Burl, Carrie Underwood, Armand Richardson,
MEETING DETAILS: The Special Called Meeting of the Birmingham Land Bank Authority Board of
Directors occurred on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in City Hall, 3rd Floor, Mayor’s conference
rooms D&E, 710 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203
ROLL CALL
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
✓ Motion to Approve: Lyord Watson
✓ Motion Second: Lonnie Hannon
✓ Call for the Vote: Lonnie Hannon
Lonnie Hannon (Y), Lyord Watson (Y), Jessica Bennett (Y), Joel Gardner (Y), Nolanda Hatcher (Abstain)
Result: Motion Passed
AGENDA
6.9.22.1 Resolution Approving Applications and Authorizing Board Chair to Execute Agreements
with Applicants for the Lot Lease Program.
Presenter: JoAnne Burl Facilitator: Carrie Underwood Discussion: Y
Discussion: An overview of the properties and applicants was provided. Clarification regarding the
applicant and properties requested on application nos. 6428, 6429 and 6552 was provided.
✓ Motion to Approve: Nolanda Hatcher
✓ Motion Second: Jessica Bennett
✓ Call for the Vote: Lonnie Hannon
Lonnie Hannon (Y), Lyord Watson (Y), Jessica Bennett (Y), Joel Gardner (Y), Nolanda Hatcher (Y)
Result: Motion Passed
6.9.22.2 Resolution Approving Applications and Authorizing Board Chair to Execute Agreements
with Applicants for the Quiet Title Program.
Presenter: JoAnne Burl Facilitator: Discussion: Y
Discussion: An overview of the properties was presented. Questions regarding applicant who submitted
application no. 6381 were presented. Zoning concerns regarding application nos. 6320 and 6381 were
raised. Questions regarding previous, current and upcoming property purchases by the applicant who
submitted application nos. 6338 and 6340 was also discussed.
✓ Motion to Approve: Nolanda Hatcher
✓ Motion Second: Lyord Watson
✓ Call for the Vote: Lonnie Hannon
Lonnie Hannon (Abstain), Lyord Watson (Y), Jessica Bennett (N), Joel Gardner (Abstain), Nolanda
Hatcher (Y)
Result: Motion Failed
✓ Motion to Approve without Application nos. 6388 and 6340: Jessica Bennett
✓ Motion Second: Lonnie Hannon
✓ Call for the Vote: Lonnie Hannon
Lonnie Hannon (Y), Lyord Watson (Y), Jessica Bennett (Y), Joel Gardner (Abstain), Nolanda Hatcher (N)
Result: Motion Passed
6.9.22.3 Resolution Approving Applications and Authorizing Board Chair to Execute Agreements
with Applicants for the Immediate Acquisition Program.
Presenter: JoAnne Burl Facilitator: None Discussion: Y
Discussion: An overview of the property was provided. Questions regarding the condition of the property,
status of the property and plans for the property was discussed with applicant who submitted application
no. 6419. (audio recording did not pick up remainder of discussion).
✓ Motion to Approve: Jessica Bennett
✓ Motion Second: Nolanda Hatcher
✓ Call for the Vote: Lonnie Hannon
Lonnie Hannon (Y), Lyord Watson (Y), Jessica Bennett (Y), Joel Gardner (Y), Nolanda Hatcher (Y)
Result: Motion Passed
6.9.22.4 Resolution Authorizing a Request to the Land Commissioner for the Transfer of the State’s
Interest of Five Tax Delinquent Properties Located in the Corporate Limits of the City of
Birmingham to the Birmingham Land Bank Authority.
Presenter: JoAnne Burl Facilitator: None Discussion: N
✓ Motion to Approve: Lyord Watson
✓ Motion Second: Nolanda Hatcher
✓ Call for the Vote: Lonnie Hannon
Lonnie Hannon (Y), Lyord Watson (Y), Jessica Bennett (Y), Joel Gardner (Y), Nolanda Hatcher (Y)
Result: Motion Passed
6.9.22.5 Resolution Authorizing the BLBA to Exercise its Option to Regain Title to Property
Located at 1303 29th Street North.
Presenter: JoAnne Burl Facilitators: Caroline Douglas Discussion: Y
Discussion: An overview of the property and challenges to develop the property was provided. The
repurchase price and authorizing resolution was discussed. Motion offered to approve Resolutions 6.9.22.5
and 6.9.22.6 in accordance with the Property Acquisition & Transfer Agreement.
✓ Motion to Approve: Lonnie Hannon
✓ Motion Second: Lyord Watson
✓ Call for the Vote: Lonnie Hannon
Lonnie Hannon (Y), Lyord Watson (Y), Jessica Bennett (Y), Joel Gardner (Y), Nolanda Hatcher (Y)
Result: Motion Passed.
6.9.22.6 Resolution Authorizing the BLBA to Exercise its Option to Regain Title to Property
Located at 2906 13th Avenue North.
Presenter: JoAnne Burl Facilitator: Caroline Douglas Discussion: Y
Discussion: An overview of the property and challenges to develop the property was provided. The
repurchase price and authorizing resolution was discussed. Motion offered to approve Resolutions 6.9.22.5
and 6.9.22.6 in accordance with the Property Acquisition & Transfer Agreement.
✓ Motion to Approve: Lonnie Hannon
✓ Motion Second: Lyord Watson
✓ Call for the Vote: Lonnie Hannon
Lonnie Hannon (Y), Lyord Watson (Y), Jessica Bennett (Y), Joel Gardner (Y), Nolanda Hatcher (Y)
Result: Motion Passed
6.9.22.7 Resolution Approving a Request from Joycelyn Y. Williams to Extend a Construction
Deadline that Expiring on July 8, 2022.
Presenter: JoAnne Burl Facilitator: Caroline Douglas Discussion: Y
Discussion: An overview of the extension request was provided. Questions regarding Ms. Williams’
contractors was discussed. Challenges regarding program qualifications and project specifications was also
discussed.
✓ Motion to Table: Nolanda Hatcher
✓ Motion Second: Joel Gardner
✓ Call for the Vote: Lonnie Hannon
Lonnie Hannon (Y), Lyord Watson (Y), Jessica Bennett (Y), Joel Gardner (Y), Nolanda Hatcher (Y)
Result: Motion Passed
ADJOURNMENT: Motion to Adjourn Nolanda Hatcher; 2nd __
Meeting Adjourned at 01:22:28
APPROVED RESOLUTIONS