BRADENTON, Fla. - The Jefferson County commission was set to hold a special meeting this morning to approve a forbearance agreement and response to the lawsuit filed last week seeking a receiver for the Alabama county's troubled sewer system.

In a notice sent out Friday afternoon, commission president Bettye Fine Collins is asking the five-member commission to approve a resolution authorizing her "to execute forbearance agreements until Sept. 30, 2008, with certain of the county's general obligation creditors."

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