About Minden

The Town of Minden is a quiet little town in the heart of Carson Valley. It is the Douglas County Seat and provides fire and sheriff protection to its residents in conjunction with Douglas County. The Town also prides itself on providing:

  • Alleys
  • Park maintenance
  • Sidewalks
  • Streets
  • Street lights
  • Street sweeping and snow removal
  • Trash pickup and water services to local residents and businesses

Front of the Carson Valley Improvement Club, or CVIC Building
More detailed information on all these amenities can be found under the Services section of this website.

Town Board

Five elected advisory Town Board members govern the Town. At regular meetings, the Board reviews annexations, projects, signs, and items associated with the operation of the Town. The Board meets the first Wednesday of each month at the Carson Valley Improvement Club (CVIC) Hall. The meeting is open to the public and you are invited and encouraged to attend. Public Comment is heard prior to the action items each month. View Town Board for more information.


Minden's historic downtown hosts several annual events, such as craft fairs, concerts, farmers markets, and fundraisers. The CVIC Hall and Minden Park are both available to rent for private or public events. View the Rentals page for details.

Additional Information

For further information regarding the Town of Minden and its services, please contact the Town Office. We're happy to answer any of your questions!