Land Bank Authority

Mission Statement

The mission of the Grand Traverse County Land Bank Authority is to utilize tax-reverted properties, acquired properties and other resources for affordable housing and economic development opportunities through collaboration with community organizations and local governmental units.

Primary Functions

  • Focus on the conversion of vacant, abandoned, and tax-delinquent properties into productive use.
  • Provide opportunities for affordable housing and economic development.
  • Collaborate with local units of government to assist in meeting goals and objectives through development tools (including the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority).
  1. Treasurer's Office

    Physical Address
    400 Boardman Avenue, Ste. 104
    Traverse City, MI 49684

Agendas & Minutes

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

Recent Agendas and Minutes

Archived Agendas & Minutes

View agendas and minutes from 2012 through May 2023 

View Agendas and Minutes From 2011 and Older


  • 8 a.m.
  • Meets the last Friday of every month
  • Conference Room 300 - 3rd floor
  • Governmental Center
    400 Boardman Avenue
    Traverse City, MI 49684


  • Heidi Scheppe, Chair
    County Treasurer
  • Dean Bott, Vice Chair
    Finance Director
  • James Baker
    County Equalization Director
  • Gary Howe
    Brownfield Representative
  • Scott Sieffert
    County Commission

Properties for Sale

From time to time, the Grand Traverse County Land Bank has parcels for sale. If you are interested in purchasing any of these properties, contact the Treasurer's Office at (231) 922-4735.