The Alexandria City Council voted 5-2 to accept the proposed settlement with Cleco.
Before the vote Council Edward Larvadain III asked that the vote be delayed citing more time was needed to process the agreement to make sure that it was the best agreement for citizens.
Larvadain and Councilman Jonathan Goins voted against the settlement.
Council President Myron Lawson, along with Councilmen Everett Hobbs, Roosevelt Johnson, Chuck Fowler and Harry Silver voted in favor.
Following the vote City Attorney Chuck Johnson and others in the administration applauded in celebration of the vote.