Recent News

As your local water, sewer, and gas utility provider, we strive to keep you continually updated on all matters related to your utility services and general Town of Kinder business and happenings. If you do not find the information you need, please contact our office and we will gladly assist you!

Occupational License Tax News

The Town of Kinder will now handle Occupational License Tax (OLT) and issue Occupational Licenses directly from City Hall, replacing the third-party company that had been used for that task for...

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National Day of Prayer Location Change

Due to a chance of rain and possible severe weather tomorrow, the Kinder National Day of Prayer service has been moved to The Grand Church, 205 1st Ave., Kinder, LA (Across from Lambert...

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Allen Parish Community Health Fair

Allen Parish Community Health Fair!!  See the attached flyer for more information and feel free to share this information. 

Get ready to groove and glow at our Totally Radical Health Fair! 


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Restore Louisiana Small Business Loan Program

The Small Business Loan Program is a lending program to assist disaster-impacted small businesses with non-construction expenses. The purpose of this program is to aid in the recovery of small...

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Frozen Pipes? Here are some helpful tips

Frozen Pipes Hints - Blue Pipes Blue Background

When temperatures are consistently at or below freezing:

  • If you have pipes that are vulnerable to freezing, turn water off at the source and empty the pipes of residual water.
  • Open cabinet...

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Tips for Preparing for Winter Weather

Essential Supplies To Get Before The Storm

Before a winter storm, it’s important that you stock up on the supplies you need to make yourself safe and comfortable in case impacts of the storm...

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Kinder City Hall Holiday Schedule


Closed Monday, December 25th AND Tuesday, December 26th


Closed Monday, January 1st AND Tuesday, January 2nd  



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Sample Ballot

Saturday, October 14th is election day - click here to see what's on the ballot. 

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Request for Quotes

The Town of Kinder is currently receiving quotes for the following project:

Kinder Community Center Remodel/Update

  • Install new commercial grade LVP flooring with baseboards
  • Replace all...

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Surplus Property

Town of Kinder will receive sealed bids for the purchase of the following surplus property:

  • 1994-1995 26’ Pontoon Harvester (No motor, used for parts)
  • 26’ Harvester with Yanmar...

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United Way Summer of Service

The United Way of Southwest LA has kicked off the Summer of Service program is specifically designed for ages 13 to 18.

Each project is expected to take one to three hours to complete, and...

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Beware of Online Bill Payment Scams

We suggest going directly to the Town of Kinder website ( and clicking on the green BILL PAYMENT button to pay your utility bills. 

There are other websites that offer online...

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Community Center Calendar

You can now check availability of the Kinder Community Center on our website under the News and Notices tab and Community Center Availability

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August Council Meeting

The August council meeting will be held Monday, August 8, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. You can view the agenda here

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Kinder Drainage District Issues RFP for Debris Hauler

Kinder Drainage District #2 has issued an RFP, RFP No. 2022-07, related to proposals for debris removal and hauling. The RFP may be viewed here.

Announced July 13, 2022 through July 27,...

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Congressman Mike Johnson - Town Hall

Congressman Mike Johnson will be holding a Town Hall meeting at the Fred A. Ashy Municipal Building on Wednesday, July 6th at 10:00 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

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Cleco Discount Opportunity

Cleco customers who meet LIHEAP income guidelines can receive 25 percent discount on fuel portion of their energy bill during summer months

Enrollment period ends May 30

PINEVILLE, La. May 9,...

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Natural Gas Prices

*NOTICE* Gas bills may be higher this month and in the coming months due to several factors.

  1. Usage may be higher due to cold weather.
  2. The customer charge and distribution charge both increased...

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Property Taxes

Town of Kinder Property Taxes will now be mailed out AND collected by the Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office. You will receive one Tax Notice that will include both Town and Parish Taxes. 


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Holiday Schedule

                                                     ~ CHRISTMAS ~


                                                      ~ NEW YEAR...

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Fiber Internet for Allen Parish


Attention Allen Parish Community, Please Share!:

The State of Louisiana has received $375 million to extend broadband internet service to the...

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Utility Bill Reminders

To the citizens of Kinder: When the contract to turn on utility services with Town of Kinder is signed, each citizen is informed about the Town’s policies and billing cycle. This includes all...

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Rental Assistance Available

The State of Louisiana’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program is holding an Application Assistance Event in Oberlin on May 27th, 2021 from 6pm – 8pm at the Allen Parish Police Jury, 602 Court...

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Position Notice


The Town of Kinder is seeking a person to fill the following position:


Job duties include:

Maintain utility customer accounts, process and mail...

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City Hall Closed Monday

City Hall will be closed Monday due to extreme winter weather and ice in the forecast. The City Hall employees will be working from home if you need to contact the Town for assistance. You may...

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COVID-19 Vaccines Available Today

Allen Parish Community Healthcare will have a Walk-in Vaccine Clinic today, February 11, 2021, at the Kinder Community Center for persons 65 and older, and who meet the criteria found here. Please...

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COVID-19 Vaccines Update

To ensure vaccine availability, Allen Parish Community Healthcare will be administering COVID-19 vaccines by appointment only this week. Please call 3(37)738-9494 or (337)738-2527 to schedule your...

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Allen Parish Community Healthcare Providing COVID-19 Vaccines

Allen Parish Community Healthcare has been designated as a vaccine distribution site for Allen Parish. If you are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, please call us today to be placed on...

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Town Receiving Bids For Surplus Property

Town of Kinder will receive sealed bids for the purchase of the following surplus property:



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Debris Update

To the citizens of Kinder, Spencer Debris Company will end pick up Sunday evening on C and D debris. This is wood and metal, after Sunday you can not put Wood and metal on City property. Now, the...

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Sand Bags

Due to the pending storm, sand and sandbags will be made available to the public at the following locations starting tomorrow (10/8) and Friday 8am-4pm:


Town of Oberlin Barn

207 W 5th...

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Council Meeting Cancelled

Due to positive COVID results within our staff, the council meeting scheduled for Monday, October 5, 2020 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date. Please contnue to check our...

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NEW FEMA Mobile Registrations Intake Center-Kinder Location

Hurricane Laura survivors will have the opportunity to register with FEMA for federal disaster assistance at a Mobile Registration Intake Center (MRIC) located in Oakdale & Kinder beginning on...

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FEMA Workers provide New In-Person Mobile Registration Intake Centers (MRIC)

Allen Parish Civic Center, 609 Tiger Lane, Oberlin, LA, is hosting a FEMA Mobile Registratin Intake Center (MRIC).

The MRIC will OPEN Wednesday, September 16th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and continue...

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September Court Continued

All matters currently scheduled to be heard on September 14, 2020 in the Mayor's Municipal Court for the Town of Kinder are hereby continued and rescheduled for November 2, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. You...

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