Osceola County Land Bank

Mission:  The mission of the Osceola County Land Bank Authority (OCLBA) is to improve the quality of life in Osceola County by involving local units of government, community organizations, and other stakeholders in finding the best way to return tax-foreclosed properties to the tax rolls and to utilize the program to promote community & economic development. 

Corresponding State Act and/or County Resolution: 
Land Bank Fast Track Act - Act 258 of 2003Intergovernmental Agreement Between the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority and the Treasurer of the County of Osceola, Michigan Creating the Osceola County Land Bank Fast Track Authority

Local Documents:  Yes; Articles of Incorporation of the Osceola County Land Bank Fast Track AuthorityBylaws of the Osceola County Land Bank Fast Track AuthorityOsceola County Land Bank Authority Policies and Procedures Manual

Number of Members of Terms of Service:  Five members serving that represent various interests and serve differing term lengths.  By law the County Treasurer is an ex officio member with an indefinite term.  Other members are the County's Community Development Coordinator and three other individuals that must be Osceola County residents.

Quorum Requirements: 3 members

Meetings Held:   Annual meeting schedule is determined at the first meeting each year.

Contact Information for the County Land Bank:
Osceola County Administration
(position currently vacant) Community Development Coordinator
602 W. Upton
Reed City, MI 49677
(231) 832-6196

Board Members:

Jeanne Brown, esq.  At Large Appointment  Term ends 7/31/2019
Lori Leudeman  County Treasurer  Indefinite term 
Dan Massy   Community Development  Coordinator   Indefinite Term
Jack Nehmer   County Commissioner   Term ends 7/31/2017 
Marty Nieman   Local Government Appointment  Term ends 7/31/2019 

Osceola County Land Bank Authority minutes are posted in the Agendas & Minutes section under the Government tab. 

Land Bank Properties:  Currently the Land Bank is not holding any properties.