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Ordinance No. 10-2016 - Land Bank Authority

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CREATING THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK AUTHORITY; OUTLINING LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS; DEFINING TERMS; AUTHORIZING AND ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK AUTHORITY; OUTLINING POWERS REGARDING ACQUISITION, MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF REAL PROPERTY UNDER THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK AUTHORITY; OUTLINING DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY BY THE LAND BANK; ESTABLISHING PRICING, PROVING AUTHORIZATION FOR DISCHARGE AND ABATEMENT OF REAL ESTATE PROPERTY TAXES AND OTHER MUNICIPAL CLAIMS BY THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK AUTHORITY; ESTABLISHING OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR OPERATIONS OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK; OUTLINING GOVERNANCE OF THE LAND BANK INCLUDING BOARD OF DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, VACANCIES, MEETINGS AND POWERS; ESTABLISHING LAND BANK STAFF; PROVIDING INDEMNIFICATION TO THE LAND BANK; PROVING FOR TAXING JURISDICTIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK AUTHORITY PURSUANT TO INTER-GOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENTS, PROVIDING GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF THE LAND BANK INCLUDING THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES AND IMMUNITY; AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR TO EFFECTUATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE ORDINANCE; AND PROVIDING THAT THE ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT IN ACCORDANCE WITH PENNSYLVANIA LAW.