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Chapter 140

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  140.1012.  Dissolution of agency, procedure. — 1.  A land bank agency may be dissolved as a public body corporate and politic no sooner than sixty calendar days after an ordinance or resolution for such dissolution is passed by the city that established the land bank agency.

  2.  No less than sixty calendar days' advance written notice of consideration of such an ordinance or resolution of dissolution shall be given to the land bank agency, shall be published in a local newspaper of general circulation within such city, and shall be sent certified mail to each trustee of any outstanding bonds of the land bank agency.

  3.  No land bank agency shall be dissolved while there remains any outstanding bonds, notes, or other obligations of the land bank agency unless such bonds, notes, or other obligations are paid or defeased pursuant to the resolution, indenture, or other financing document under which such bonds, notes, or other obligations were issued prior to or simultaneously with such dissolution.

  4.  Upon dissolution of a land bank agency pursuant to this section, all real property, personal property, and other assets of the land bank agency shall be transferred by appropriate written instrument to and shall become the assets of the city that established the land bank agency.  Such city shall act expeditiously to return such real property to the tax rolls and shall market and sell such real property using an open, public method that ensures the best possible prices are realized while ensuring such real property is returned to a suitable, productive use for the betterment of the neighborhood in which such real property is located.  Any such real property that was acquired by the dissolved land bank agency pursuant to a sale conducted under section 140.190, 140.240, or 140.250 shall be held by the city in trust for the tax bill owners and taxing authorities having an interest in any tax liens which were foreclosed, as their interests may appear in the judgment of foreclosure and, upon the sale or other disposition of any such property by such city, the proceeds therefrom shall be applied and distributed in the following order:

  (1)  To the payment of the expenses of sale;

  (2)  To the reasonable costs incurred by such city in maintaining and marketing such property; and

  (3)  The balance shall be paid to the respective taxing authorities that, at the time of the distribution, are taxing the real property from which the proceeds are being distributed.


(L. 2019 H.B. 821)

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