What about Tyson opening business in Montgomery County? Trisha Purdon said things have been quiet due to staff turnouver and the transition to Tyson's new CEO. They also have a new Vice President of Poultry. Although in midst of reorganizing their team, the core team is still the same.
Purdon told the Coffeyville City Commission Tuesday night that because MCAC works closely with the Kansas Dept of Commerce, it's wonderful news that the new Secretary of Commerce is now David Toland who has been one of MCAC's biggest allies, so things “could not be better aligned” for obtaining community collaboration on the Tyson project.
MCAC is being vigilant to prepare for the certification process, creating a checklist to address every single thing to ensure readiness and approval for the Tyson plant.