BRADENTON, Fla. — Jefferson County, Ala., failed to properly inform residents and sewer system ratepayers about the plan that will enable the county to exit from bankruptcy, according to a complaint filed with the federal court in Birmingham on Friday.

The complaint - which objects to the process the county used to notify residents about the plan and the lack of financial detail — was filed by a group of sewer system ratepayers led by local resident Charles Wilson.

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