Esbon Land Bank razes first building
January 26, 2023
The Esbon Land Bank was organized in February, 2022. The Esbon Land Bank joined the other Jewell County communities of Burr Oak, Formoso, Jewell and Mankato which had establiehed land banks.
The mission of the land bank is to acquire, manage, maintain and repurpose vacant, abandoned and foreclosed properties. They can also have structures razed if they are unstable.
The properties are acquired by purchase or donation.
The Esbon Land Bank is in the process of completing their first project. A long vacant commercialbuilding located at 408 Grand Avenue was purchased. The funds were...