MLGW board won’t meet with City Council over stalled look at TVA exit

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 07, 2020 4:32 PM CT | Published: October 07, 2020 2:40 PM CT
<strong>MLGW president and CEO J.T. Young (shown at the utility&rsquo;s headquarters on Feb. 19) said, &ldquo;The MLGW board has the responsibility for power supply for MLGW, which is what this is on the track of doing. At this point, the ball&rsquo;s back in our court, I believe.&rdquo;</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

MLGW president and CEO J.T. Young (shown at the utility’s headquarters on Feb. 19) said, “The MLGW board has the responsibility for power supply for MLGW, which is what this is on the track of doing. At this point, the ball’s back in our court, I believe.” (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Attorneys for the utility board warned against a joint meeting with City Council members the day after the council rejected a contract to move ahead with a look at replacing TVA as MLGW’s electric power supplier.

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