By Matt Roy | YourValley.net
Surprise leaders last week advanced a plan to bring a new factory and dozens of new jobs to the community.
The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved a site plan for the Seattle/Tacoma Box Company at Surprise Pointe project at the panel’s Sept. 20 regular meeting at City Hall, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza.
The 160,575-square-foot light industrial facility, which encompass a 3.7-acre footprint, will produce plastic corrugated boxes used to ship refrigerated food service products, such as seafood and vegetables, while employing 60 workers in two shifts.
City planner Hobart Wingard praised the city’s economic development department for helping attract the new employer to the city.