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Minden City Council meeting to be held April 2

by Minden Press-Herald

The Minden City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 2 at 6 PM.

Preceding the regular meeting of the Minden City Council, there will be a workshop starting at 4:30 PM in the Pelican conference room. 

Items to be discussed in the workshop  include a report by Wesley Johnson or E & P Consulting LLC on adjudicated properties, a discussion led by Mayor NIck Cox on an ordinance establishing “No thru traffic,” the February 2024 Police Report by Police Chief Jared McIver, the March 2024 Fire Report by Fire Chief Brian Williams, and the February 2024 Budget Report by City Clerk Melaney Langford.

The regular session will begin at 6 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers. The agenda for this month’s meeting includes the following items:

(1) Adopt minutes of Minden City Council Regular Session held on March 4, 2024  

(2) Adopt minutes of Minden City Council Special Session held on March 25, 2024   

(3) Award bid No. 02-2024 for Street Improvements Project  

(4) Condemned Property – 604 Lee Street – Rosa Jackson  

(5) Condemned Property – 1105 Linden Street – Essie Lee Carter Newman

(6) Appointment – Minden Main Street Program / Downtown Development Commision 

(7) Adopt resolution to reschedule the Minden City Council May 2024 regular session

(8) Adopt resolution authorizing the city clerk to reserve certain funds in order to be prepared for any emergencies in electrical rates and expansions

(9) Adopt resolution authorizing Mayor Cox to execute a cooperative purchasing agreement between the City of Minden and the Town of Benton regarding water meters

(10) Adopt resolution declaring certain City of Minden property as surplus and fixing the terms of sale (Boring Machine)

(11) Adopt resolution to adopt the City of Minden working ARPA budget

(12) Authority to advertise for bids for working ARPA budgeted items

(13) Authority for Mayor Cox to enter into cooperative endeavor agreements between the City of Minden and the Department of the Treasury of the State of Louisiana

(14) Personnel – Minden Police Department promotion

(15) Personnel – Minden Police Department new hire

(16) Budget/financial report for February 2024

(17) Fire report for March 2024

(18) Police report for February 2024

Other items for the regular meeting will be the presentation of the Life Saving Award to Officer Jordon Greer, Sergeant Mitch Hackett, and Sergeant Reece Tewell by the Minden Police Department and the presentation of the Life Saving Award to Sergeant Reece Tewell by Jerry Madden, president of the Galvez Chapter of the Louisiana Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.

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