Allegany County Land Bank Corporation
The primary focus of land bank operations is the acquisition of real property that is tax delinquent, tax foreclosed, vacant and/or abandoned, and to use the tools of the program to eliminate the harms and liabilities caused by such properties.
ACLBC will strategically manage selected residential and commercial properties that have been acquired.
The ACLBC will make it affordable for reputable consumers and developers to acquire properties at a reasonable cost, while also helping tenants and owners to keep properties that are in a threat of foreclose or other civil actions.
Allegany County is confronted daily on issues associated with abandoned, vacant and tax foreclosed properties. Please partner with the ACLBC to clean-up and secure our communities by notifying the ACLBC of properties that are abandoned, in disrepair, and/or in threat of foreclosure.
Combating the problem of vacant and abandoned properties in Allegany County, New York and facilitate the return of vacant, abandoned, and tax-delinquent properties to the tax role and productive use.
Eliminating the harms and liabilities caused by vacant and abandoned properties. Making it affordable for reputable consumers and developers to acquire properties through strategic selection of properties.
Policies and Procedures
Board of Directors
Brian Loucks – Chairman of the Board ACLBC
- S.C.O.R.E. Certified Mentor
Darwin Fanton – Board Member ACLBC
- Supervisor, Town of Wellsville (retired)
H. Kier Dirlam – Board Member ACLBC
- Director of Planning, Allegany County
David Evans– Board Member ACLBC
- Building Trades Teacher, Retired
Carissa Knapp– Board Member ACLBC
- Allegany County Administrator
Edward Zalar– Board Member ACLBC
- USPS Postmaster
Board Meeting Information and Minutes
Board meetings are held at the Crossroads Conference & Commerce Center at 6087 Transit Hill Rd. in Belmont, NY 14813.
Members: Kier Dirlam [chair], Darwin Fanton, Carissa Knapp, and Dave Evans
News and Publications
Allegany County Land Bank Looking For Investors; Wellsville Daily Reporter 10/2017
Local Land Banks Get $20.9 Million From AG’s Office; The Legislative Gazette 05/2017
$1.12 M For Cattaraugus, Allegany Land Banks Expected to Start Work; Olean Times Herald 03/2017
Land Bank Hoping to Help Wellsville with Blight, Abandoned Properties; Wellsville Daily Reporter 03/2017
NY Attorney General: Land Banks Like Cattaraugus, Allegany Could See State Grants; Olean Times Herald 11/2016
Land Banks Enter the Fight Against Blight!; Office of New York State Comptroller 10/2016
Land Banks and Land Banking; Center for Community Progress 06/2011
US Census Bureau – Population, Housing Units, Area and Density 2010 Allegany County Summary File Vacant, Abandoned, and Distressed Property Legal Research Guide: Special Focus: Land Banks New York Land Bank Association Revitalizing New York State: Land Bank Community Revitalization Initiative; New York State Attorney General
Requests For Proposals
OPEN Requests for Proposals
135 Franklin St. Wellsville- Cleanout and Secure Open until September 18th, 4:30pm
CLOSED Requests for Proposals
Demolition 1Baker Andover 178Estate- Open until Jan 11th, 2020- CLOSED
AsbestosAbatement 3properties– Open until Dec 20th, 2019- CLOSED
172 E State Wellsville -Stabilization SOW Bid Proposal – Open until Dec 13th, 2019-CLOSED
Property Purchase Application– Application to buy properties from the Land Bank.
Side Lot Application – Application to purchase vacant land adjacent to buyer’s property.
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Allegany County Land Banks Corporation
Allegany County Land Bank Corporation
Crossroads Commerce and Conference Center
6087 NYS Route 19N, Suite 300 Belmont, NY 14813
Phone: 585.268.7472- ext. 7