Update

Council waits to see if MLGW moves first on TVA process

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 16, 2021 8:57 PM CT | Published: March 16, 2021 1:26 PM CT
<strong>Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is calling&nbsp; for a seven- to 11-month timeline for a decision on whether it is feasible for MLGW to leave TVA.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is calling for a seven- to 11-month timeline for a decision on whether it is feasible for MLGW to leave TVA. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The council delayed a decision on the compromise Tuesday, March 16, to see if the MLGW board should or would act first. Getting the process back on track involves questions about the city charter and the separation between city goverment and the city-owned utility.

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