Jefferson County on Monday turned over sewer accounts containing about $60 million in revenue to the court-appointed receiver for the sewer system, according to the Birmingham News.

The receiver, John Young, had asked the judge overseeing the receivership case recently to clarify his right to assume control of the accounts and incoming sewer revenues. Young was granted that authority last September when Circuit Judge Albert Johnson put the sewer system into receivership, but the county never turned over the accounts.

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