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City moves the utility rate needle

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On Wednesday, the Minden City Council met and authorized Mayor Tommy Davis to negotiate a settlement with the Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO).

The details of any potential settlement were not discussed in the public meeting. Things were discussed in executive session as a result of pending litigation.

Regardless of the lack of details, it is apparent that both parties may be ready to make a deal.

Back in February, the City of Minden filed a complaint (lawsuit) against SWEPCO with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. In the complaint, Minden outlined multiple points of dispute with regard to its current

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