Cook County Land Bank Authority

 

Title

Cook County Land Bank Authority

Website

http://www.cookcountylandbank.org/cclba-board-of-directors/

Contact Name

Brian White

Contact Title

Director

Contact Phone

(312) 603-4210

Contact Email

Info@CookCountyLandBank.org

Function

The Cook County Land Bank Authority uses available resources to facilitate the return of vacant, abandoned and tax-delinquent properties to productive use thereby combating community, deterioration, creating economic growth and stabilizing the housing and job market. The Land Bank will acquire, hold, and transfer interest in real property throughout Cook County as approved by the Board of Directors for the following purposes: to promote redevelopment and reuse of vacant abandoned, and tax delinquent properties; support targeted efforts to stabilize neighborhoods; stimulate residential, commercial and industrial development; all in ways that are consistent with goals and priorities laid out in its establishing ordinance, local government partners and community stakeholders.

Term

3 years

Confirmation

Yes, by Cook County Board

Compensation

N/A

Qualifications

Required to be a resident in Cook County

Composition

Sixteen (16) member board of directors, all appointed by President of Cook County Board of Commissioners.

Chair

Commissioner Bridget Gainer

Authority

Part II, Land Development Ordinances, Chapter 103, Land Bank Authority, Sections 103-1 through 103-71

 

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Name

Term Expires

Appointed By

Position

 Commissioner Bridget Gainer

12/1/2014

Cook County Board President

Chair

 Lawrence Grisham

1/15/2017

Cook County Board President

Vice-Chair

 Mayor John Ostenburg

1/1/2017

Cook County Board President

Secretary

 Calvin Holmes

1/1/2015

Cook County Board President

Treasurer

 Emy Brawley

1/1/2017

Cook County Board President

Director

 Herman Brewer 1/1/2015

Cook County Board President

Director
 Julie Dworkin 1/1/2017

Cook County Board President

Director
 Peter Friedman 1/1/2015

Cook County Board President

Director
 Mayor Nicholas Helmer 1/1/2017

Cook County Board President

Director
 Carl Jenkins 1/1/2015

Cook County Board President

Director
 James Planey 1/1/2016

Cook County Board President

Director
 Stephen Porras 1/1/2016

Cook County Board President

Director
 Bishop Dr. Reginald Saffo 1/15/2017

Cook County Board President

Director
 Mayor Jeffrey Sherwin 1/15/2017

Cook County Board President

Director
 Sarah Ware 1/1/2016

Cook County Board President

Director
 Lyneir Richardson 1/1/2017

Cook County Board President

Director