Minden, Louisiana

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Budget N
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Meetings N
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning P
Audits N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public Records N
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Local Taxes

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The small city of Minden is the parish seat of Webster Parish, in the state of Louisiana It is located twenty-eight miles east of Shreveport, the seat of Caddo Parish. The population, which has been stable since 1960, was 13,027 at the 2000 census.

Evaluating the city's website

The good

  • A link to local tax information is provided.[1]
  • City council members are listed[2], and contact info is provided.[3]
  • Administrative officials are listed and can be contacted online.[4]
  • Building permits available.[5]

The bad

  • Budget information is not published.
  • There is a page set up for council meeting minutes and agendas, but no information is provided.[6]
  • Zoning information and audit reports are not available.
  • City contracts are not online.
  • How to make a public records request is not provided on the city's site.

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