It does appear changes in the laws authorizing the Minden Downtown Development Commissioners are necessary.
There is an expression “skin in the game” meaning the participant has a personal and monetary investment in the activity. It appears to me, the changes in the law must insure “skin in the game.”
Therefore, I recommend the revised law specify qualifications for the Downtown Development District Commissioners should only require, “Have a place of business and/or profession or own property in the Minden Downtown Development District.”
That they have other places of business or profession, or where they reside,