Fremont chicken plant proposal approved

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

FREMONT, Neb. (AP)  The Fremont City Council has approved a development agreement with Costco Wholesale for locating a chicken processing plant in the eastern Nebraska community.

Reports say that the council unanimously voted Tuesday to provide financial and other aid to Costco and Georgia-based Lincoln Premium Poultry. The companies say it could bring 1,100 new jobs to the area.