The mission of the Van Buren County Land Bank is to revitalize communities and foster economic development by returning tax-foreclosed properties to productive use, eliminating blight, and creating affordable housing. 

Our vision is for all Van Buren County municipalities to be defined by economic stability, high quality of life for residents, and the absence of blight. 

Land Bank Board Members:

  • Board Members:  4, plus the Van Buren County Treasurer serves as chair
  • Appointed by:       Van Buren County Board of Commissioners
  • Term length:          3 years     
Name Position Term Expires Community of Interest
Trisha Nesbitt Chair N/A  Van Buren County Treasurer
Paul DeYoung Vice Chair 12/31/2021 Van Buren County Register of Deeds
Matthew Newton Secretary 12/31/2021 Local Government
Zachary Morris Member 12/31/2022 Economic Development
Cynthia Compton Member 12/31/2023 Real Estate Professional

Meeting Minutes:

August 12, 2020 Meeting Minutes

November 12, 2020 Meeting Minutes

January 13, 2021 Meeting Minutes

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