City of Minden

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After another failed meeting on Monday for the Minden City Council due to lack of quorum, things took a turn towards answering the question many have been asking: Is there anything that can be done to have the councilmembers report for a meeting? Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry weighed in on the continued absences of […]

For a third consecutive meeting, the Minden City Council failed to meet due to lack of quorum. Council members Pam Bloxom (Dist. E)  and Keith Beard (Dist. D) were in attendance, while council members Vincen Bradford (Dist. C) and Terika Walker (Dist. B) were once again no-shows for the special meeting. Minden Mayor, Terry Gardner […]

Mayor Terry Gardner has received a letter from Minden’s City Attorney Charles Minifield stating he will retire. “Please accept this letter as my formal notification that I will be retiring from the city as city attorney,” the letter stated. “My last day of employment will be May 31, 2020. The letter can be seen here.

After failing to have a quorum at the April and May meetings, Minden Mayor, Terry Gardner, has called for a special meeting today at 1 p.m. in the Pelican Conference Room at City Hall. Council members were emailed the agenda, along with hard copies at their desks at City Hall. The members have been given […]

After not having an April meeting because of a lack of quorum, the Minden City Council was set to meet for their May meeting on Monday night. However, just as in April, Council members Vincen Bradford and Terika Walker were, once again, no-shows at the meeting. Needing three members to hold a meeting, there was […]

The City of Minden has received clarification from Governor Edwards regarding the recent appointment, then rescinding of Wayne Edwards as the District A interim Councilman. According to a letter sent to Minden Mayor Terry Gardner addressed April 30th, the appointment made by the Governor was rescinded because he actually lacks authority to do so under […]

After not being able to hold an April meeting due to the lack of quorum, with the absences of council members Vincen Bradford and Terika Walker, the Minden City Council is scheduled to meet on Monday, May 4th at 5:30 p.m. As of time of posting, the Governor has not appointed a representative for City […]

In an email provided to KASO/KBEF, Minden Mayor, Terry Gardner, issued some updated COVID-19 related changes regarding business closures and curfews. Continue to always wear your mask. A mask protects yourself and others. CDC, the Louisiana Department of Health, and the City of Minden strong urges everyone to wear masks in public. Businesses that were […]

**UPDATE 4/23/20 @ 3:45 PM** KBEF has learned that the appointment of a District A council member has been postponed by the state. Mayor Terry Gardner confirmed that the appointment has been postponed, but declined to comment any further. In a letter dated yesterday, April 22, 2020, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards appointed Wayne Edwards […]

For the second time under the current Minden City Council, a meeting was not held due to lack of quorum. The council was set to meet Monday at 5:30 pm in the Pelican Conference Room at City Hall. As 5:30 approached, it became apparent that both Vincen Bradford and Terika Walker were not going to […]

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