Minden City Council

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 […]

Minden City Councilman Keith Beard has announced his intention to resign his seat as City Councilman for District D effective next Friday (September 25). According to Beard’s letter of resignation, Beard stated that he had been given an opportunity to be closer to his grandchildren in the Monroe area. Beard said in the letter that, […]

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 […]

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. […]

After holding a special meeting last week, once again there was no regular meeting of the Minden City Council due to a lack of quorum. District B and C Council members Terika Walker and Vincen Bradford were once again no shows for the regular June meeting. With no meeting being able to be held, Minden […]

After nearly two months of not being able to meet due to a lack of quorum, the Minden City Council was finally able to hold a meeting on Wednesday morning. The one item agenda, approved by the council unanimously, was a resolution authorizing the Mayor to accept Grant No. 3-22-032-014-2020 “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic […]

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 […]


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