City Council

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Minden City Council will be held this coming Monday, April 6, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Due to restrictions put in place by the Governor, which limits gatherings to less than 10, members of the public will not be allowed in. The meeting will be streamed on YouTube, and […]

Minden Councilman Herbert “Tye” Taylor, III announced his resignation overnight through a Facebook comment. In the comment, which was posted around midnight, Taylor stated that Larry (assumed to be Larry Gibson, who had previously filed a complaint against Taylor with the District Attorney’s office) had wanted him to be his puppet. Taylor said after three […]

A “Petition to declare the office of councilman, District A, City of Minden, currently held by Herbert Taylor, III vacant in accordance with L.A. R.S. 18:671, et seq.” was filed late last week by District Attorney J. Schuyler Marvin. The lawsuit comes after a complaint was received from a citizen of Taylor’s district. In the […]

It was a short agenda for the special session of the Minden City Council on Monday afternoon. The council voted 4-0 (Herbert Taylor absent) to appoint Jason Scott Lee, Police officer for the City of Minden Police Department. Also after a brief discussion over verbiage in a proposed ordinance regarding alcohol sales, the council, by […]

After several months of contentious meetings, the March Minden City Council was a normal meeting for the most part. The only contentious moments concerned the adding of an item to the agenda. Prior to the start of the regular agenda, Mayor Terry Gardner requested that an item be added to approve a Police Department hire […]

While the long-awaited Alcohol ordinance was finally addressed after being approved by voters last November, the Employee Manual continued to be the big hang up among the Minden City Council at Tuesday night’s special meeting. The calling of the meeting was to approve the alcohol ordinance, which has been the subject of several Council workshops […]

The tension carried over from the January meeting to the February meeting of the Minden City Council on Monday night. The tension was mostly over the veto issued by Mayor Terry Gardner last month over a motion that was voted on to have the “T.C. Bloxom Memorial Fields” sign and fencing at the Minden Recreation […]


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