Vote on MLGW rate hike mixes with talk of TVA split

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 19, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 18, 2019 4:42 PM CT
<strong>Nolan Baker (right), general foreman for Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, gives instructions to his work crew as they work on a gas line on North Parkway Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. The Memphis City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on rate hikes that would raise the average monthly residential bill 10.5 percent over five years.</strong>&nbsp;(Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Nolan Baker (right), general foreman for Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, gives instructions to his work crew as they work on a gas line on North Parkway Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. The Memphis City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on rate hikes that would raise the average monthly residential bill 10.5 percent over five years. (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Memphis City Council members will try again Tuesday to make a final decision on Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division's rate hikes in an atmosphere that has come to also include questions about the future of the utility’s 80-year relationship with the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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