Green Bay Packaging: Brown County Board OKs 2.9M more in aid for paper-mill expansion

The $580 million Green Bay Packaging Inc. mill expansion will get almost $3 million in additional aid from Brown County, but county supervisors say that’s as much as they’ll commit to the project.

After considerable debate, supervisors voted 21-3 Wednesday night to fund another $2.95 million in taxpayer funds for site work. That’s on top of the $5.3 million they committed six months earlier to help the longtime local company significantly increase the size and capacity of its mill on Green Bay’s northeast side.

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