Land Bank Board of Trustees

Regular Meetings

Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 3:00 p.m. Due to COVID-19, meetings are currently being held remotely. Call-in information can be found on the meeting agenda.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Current Inventory

All current inventory of the Hutchinson Land Bank can be found on the Land Bank page under Planning and Development

Membership Structure

The Land Bank Board of Trustees shall consist of five (5) members appointed by the Hutchinson City Council. Three members will be residents of Reno County with expertise in land development, construction, development finance, real estate sales or marketing, real estate law, neighborhood growth and development, or expertise related to the responsibilities of Land Bank operation. Two members will be nominated from the Hutchinson Housing Commission. 

The three resident members of the Board of Trustees shall each be appointed for three year terms (after the initial establishment of the Board.) The term of office of the Board members from the Housing Commission shall be coterminous that that member’s term of office on the Hutchinson Housing Commission. All vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term and no person shall serve more than two consecutive three year terms.

Meetings & Attendance Policy

An attendance record is kept.  All regular meetings of the Planning Commission shall be open to the public except that the Planning Commission may adjourn to executive session in accordance with K.S.A. 75-4317 et seq., entitled "Open Public Meetings" if applicable. Resolution No. 2744, Section 4 (PDF), states "That members shall be required to attend not less than 75% of regular meetings."

Purpose

The purpose of the Land Bank shall be to efficiently acquire, manage and transform vacant, abandoned, and tax-foreclosed property into productive use and operate as required under Article XVII of the Hutchinson City Code (Exhibit 1, attached). The Land Bank shall be governed by a Land Bank Board of Trustees.

Public Meetings

Meetings are open to the public.  Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication at a Planning Commission meeting (or any City program, service or activity), should call the City Manager's Office at 620-2641 (TDD - KS Relay Center 711), as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled meeting.