Rome-Floyd County Land Bank Authority
The LBA is a public entity authorized by state law and created pursuant to an intergovernmental contract between Floyd County and the City of Rome dated February 28, 2017. It is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Floyd County Commission and by the Rome City Commission.
The LBA is established to acquire the tax delinquent properties, surplus properties of the local governments, and other properties in order to foster the public purpose of returning land which is a nonrevenue-generating, nontax-producing status to an effective utilization status in order to provide affordable housing, new industry and jobs for the citizens of Georgia.
The Rome-Floyd County Land Bank Authority is comprised of five members with two appointed by the City, two appointed by the County and one at large member appointed jointly. Members will serve a four-year term. The presence of the majority of members shall constitute a quorum.
Roger Smith- Term Expires 12/2017
Harry Brock- Term Expires 12/2019
Davis Mathis- Term Expires 12/2019
Rick Gilbert- Term Expires 12/2019
Rob Ware- Term Expires 12/2019
The Rome-Floyd County Land Bank Authority generally meets on the first Friday of each month at 8:30am in the Carnegie Building Training Room. The meeting may be cancelled if there is no business to transact that month or for lack of a quorum available.
Meeting dates for 2017:
September 1st October 6th November 3rd December 1st
Land Bank Owned
An application for purchase must be submitted for consideration by the LBA Board. Applications are due to the Community Development Department no later that 5:00pm the Tuesday prior to the LBA monthly meeting (please call if unsure of deadline). A non-refundable processing fee of $35 is required for all applications.Interested in Donating Land/Properties
If you have a parcel of land and/or property that you would like to donate to the Land Bank Authority, you may submit you information for consideration.More information
For more information on the Rome-Floyd County Land Bank Authority or to inquire about parcel donations or sales, please call Community Development staff at (706) 236-4477, or email email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org.