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The City of Denham Springs operates under a Mayor-City Council form of government. The five-member Denham Springs City Council is elected by popular vote. Each council member serves "at large," thus each member represents the entire City, not any one area or demographic. Members serve a term of four years. A City Council member is required to continue to be legally domiciled within the incorporated limits during the term of office.

Joan LeBlanc, City Clerk
Phone 225-665-8121

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NOTICE: In accordance with House Concurrent Resolution No. 129 of the 2013 Louisiana Legislature and LRS 44:1 A (3), Joan LeBlanc, City Clerk, City of DS, is the designated custodian of City of DS public records.

Requests for City of DS public records should be directed to Mrs. LeBlanc by calling 225-665-8121, or by email address, Public records requests can also be made in person at City Hall, 941 Government Drive, DS, LA 70726

Council Members:

Chris Davis
Christopher Davis
P. O. Box 1629
Denham Springs, LA 70727

Chris Davis began City Council service in 2011. Davis is a conservative Republican, and serves as liaison to the City Street Department.

Davis, a Corporate Environmental Health & Safety Manager, is certified by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, and holds memberships in Environmental Health & Safety Professionals, American Society of Safety Engineers, National Rifle Association, Louisiana Society for Human Resource Management, and Gideons International.

A native and lifelong resident of Denham Springs, Davis is a graduate of Denham Springs High School, attended Southeastern La. University, holds a BS in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University, and is pursuing a Masters in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University. He is an active member of First Baptist Church. Along with his daughters, Michaela and Christian, Davis enjoys traveling, visiting sites of American historic significance, attending his daughters’ school and extracurricular events, and Bible study.


Annie Fugler
Annie Fugler
P. O. Box 1912
Denham Springs, LA 70727

Annie Fugler began City Council service in 2009. Fugler, a Republican, serves as liaison to the Water Department and to the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce and is Secretary/Treasurer of the Denham Springs Economic Development District.

Fugler is a freelance editor, writer and marketer, and a DOTD retiree with 33 years of service. Her civic memberships include Arts Council of Livingston Parish; Edward Livingston Historical Association; Kidz Korner Playland Foundation Committee; Chamber of Commerce, with service as Publicity Chair, Speaker and Gala Committees and Board of Directors; and Livingston Parish Republican Women, with service as Publicity Coordinator and Board of Directors. She was the 2010 Census Point of Contact and works with the Main Street Committee, Women Outreaching Women and Cancer Relay for Life. Fugler has been Chairman of the March of Dimes Walk America, a Heart of the Community award recipient and has facilitated support groups for singles and parents.

A native and lifelong resident of Denham Springs, Fugler is a graduate of Denham Springs High School. She has a business admin. degree from Spencer Business College and attended LSU. She is a member of Open Door Baptist Church. She has a son, Craig Yoches, and two grandchildren, Austyn and SeDonia Yoches. She enjoys writing, fishing, traveling, visiting state and national parks and spending time with family and friends.

Lori Williams
Lori Lamm-Williams
717 Poplar Street
Denham Springs, LA 70726

Lori Lamm-Williams began City Council service in 2003. Lamm-Williams, a Republican, serves as liaison to the Fire and Police Departments.

Lamm-Williams is a baker and pastry creator. Her civic involvement includes LMA Economic Development Committee to the Governor; Denham Springs Garden Club; Habitat for Humanity of Livingston Parish Steering Committee; Livingston Parish 4-H Advisory Committee; Parks and Recreation of Denham Springs softball coach and being a school volunteer.

A native and lifelong resident of Denham Springs, Lamm-Williams is a graduate of Denham Springs High School and earned a BA in social work from Southeastern Louisiana University. She and husband, Troy Williams, enjoy spending time at home and at the beach with their four children, Laurel, Jake, Jensen and Meg Williams. They are members of First United Methodist Church. Lamm-Williams interests also include home gardening.

Arthur Perkins
Mayor Pro Tem
Arthur Perkins

906 Hatchell Lane
Denham Springs, LA

Arthur Perkins began City Council service in 1974, serving four terms plus one year and was elected again in 1995. He is a Democrat. Perkins holds the position of Mayor Pro-Tem and serves as liaison to the Gas Department and serves as Chairman of the Denham Springs Economic Development District and Chairman of the Finance Committee.

Perkins is a career educator, becoming a Liv. Ph. public school principal in 1969. In 1970, he was named principal of Albany High School, a position he held for 28 years. Perkins received a commission as Second Lt. in the U. S. Army and retired from the La. National Guard as a Lt. Colonel. Civic involvement includes the Chamber of Commerce; Livingston Parish Voters League; Parks and Recreation Dist. 3 (PARDS) board member; and he is a volunteer tutor at the L. M. Lockhart Center.

A lifelong resident of Denham Springs, Perkins graduated from West Livingston High School and from Southern University with a BS in mathematics education. He earned a Masters Degree and a Masters plus 30 in Admin. and Supervision from Southern and did extended study at Tulane and Southeastern Louisiana University. He has been married to Nora Johnson Perkins since 1957 and they have three sons, one daughter, and have reared a granddaughter. He is a member of Roberts United Methodist Church, where he serves as trustee, and he is a trustee of the Mission Finance Committee for the La. Annual Conf. of the United Methodist Church. He enjoys reading, traveling, hunting and gardening.

John Wascom
John Wascom
522 Centerville Street
Denham Springs, LA 70726

John Wascom began City Council service in 1995 for one term, and began serving again in 2003. Wascom, an Independent, is Chairman of the Denham Springs Sewerage District No. 1 and Mayor Pro Pro Temp. He serves as liaison to the Wastewater Department.

A local businessman, Wascom is owner and operator of several car washes. Civic involvement includes serving as a board member for Parks and Recreation of Denham Springs (PARDS).

A native and lifelong resident of Denham Springs, Wascom is a graduate of Denham Springs High School. Wascom and wife, Linda Russell Wascom, have two sons, Aaron and Drew Wascom. They are members of Live Oak United Methodist Church. Wascom enjoys spending his time with his family; working on classic vehicles, in particular a 1970 Chevy Nova restoration project; playing guitar and harmonica and singing with local groups and churches; and making “YouTube” mini-videos.