Tonganoxie City Council Passes Resolution In Opposition To Poultry Plant
by John Richmeier, Leavenworth Times
Posted: 2017-10-09 15:54:10 EST

The Tonganoxie City Council has approved a resolution expressing opposition to the construction of a poultry plant near the city.

Council members unanimously adopted the resolution during a meeting Monday, City Manager George Brajkovic said.

On Sept. 5, officials with Tyson Foods announced plans to build a $320 million poultry complex south of Tonganoxie.

The proposal faced opposition from local residents.

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