City Council

A light agenda awaited the Minden City Council on Monday night. The council had just a few items on the agenda for the February meeting, including the lease/purchase of a new street sweeper. The street sweeper is on a 7 year lease/purchase agreement which at the end of the 7 years, will belong to the […]

Wednesday was not only a Presidential Inauguration day, but the beginning of a three -day qualifying period for the March 20th election. While there are several local races of interest, there are also some statewide positions to be elected as well. Here’s breakdown of all positions as of Wednesday afternoon: BESE District 4: Shelly McFarland […]

Editor’s Note: Filing period for the Minden City Council for District A and District D seats is January 20-22, 2021 for the March 20th special election. Any qualified candidate that would like to make an announcement regarding their candidacy, may send their information to KASO/KBEF Radio, 410 Lakeshore Dr. Minden, LA 71055 or email news@kbef.com. Deadline […]

For the second month in a row, it was a rather routine meeting for the Minden City Council. The council did not agree on approving minutes from the previous meetings in October, however. The minutes passed on a 3-2 vote on the regular session minutes and two special session meetings in October, with Council Members […]

After fireworks at last month’s regular City Council meeting, October’s meeting was much calmer, though some division remains among the council. The division was shown on the first item of the agenda, which was to approve minutes from special sessions held in August and September, as well as the September regular session. All three were […]

The annual audit of financials for the City of Minden is usually the highlight of the Minden City Council meeting this time of year, but it took a back seat to an extremely tension filled and emotionally charged meeting on Tuesday night.  Before all of the fireworks of the meeting occurred, the council did hear […]

The Minden City Council meeting scheduled for this evening has been postponed. An email sent to media outlets this morning from City Hall stated “Mayor Terry L. Gardner, mayor of the City of Minden, tested positive for the COVID-19 virus on Sunday morning, July 5, 2020. Fortunately, he has been diagnosed with a mild case […]

Governor John Bel Edwards has appointed Wayne Edwards as the interim District A councilman effective today, June 26, 2020. In a letter to Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, found here, the governor has requested for Edwards to be issued a commission for Council Member, District A, City of Minden, Parish of Webster. In an e-mail […]

A social media post by City Councilwoman Pam Bloxom has caused a number of citizens in Minden to respond by demanding she be removed or step down from her position. Bloxom’s post, made Sunday on her personal Facebook page, said, “Do you realize African Americans in this country are a mere 15% of the total […]

Pending a quorum, the Minden City Council is set to meet this afternoon at 3 p.m. in Pelican Conference Room in City Hall. Because of Covid-19 Protocols, the meeting will be closed to the public. Council members that can’t make the meeting in person are able to call in via teleconference per state emergency regulations. […]


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