The DeKalb Regional Land Bank Authority (hereinafter, the “Land Bank”) is a public body corporate and politic established pursuant to and in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 48-4-100, et seq. (also known as the “Georgia Land Bank Act”), by operation of the Intergovernmental Agreement (the “IGA”) between DeKalb County (the “County”) and the City of Lithonia (the “City”), having an effective date of January 30, 2020. It is governed by a Board of Directors, with membership determined by the Bylaws.
To pursue the return of vacant, blighted, abandoned, condemned real property to a tax revenue generating status; to involve various community-based entities in the process of removing, improving, developing, re-developing such properties to productive uses such as affordable housing, community-focus purposes (parks, green spaces), or other local government, for profit or non-profit, and environmental initiatives.
OUR BOARD MEMBERS
Brenda Cornelius, Chair-Unavailable at Press Time
Irvin Johnson, Vice Chair,
DeKalb County Tax Commissioner
Quinn Green, Treasurer,
Real Estate Professional, Century21
Inga Harmon, Secretary,
Real Estate Professional, Harmon Consulting,
Fred Reynolds, City of Lithonia,
Chair, Lithonia Downtown Development
Allen Mitchell, Director of Community Development,