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Tue October 16, 2012
Discussions on Postal Service Future Thursday in Delta County
DELTA COUNTY - Meetings in Lake Creek, Ben Franklin and Enloe will allow the opportunity to hear and exchange ideas about how to continue the service in a cost effective manner.
The meetings come after the recent issuance of a non-binding survey where those in low population areas were given four options, the first being to keep their local office open but with fewer retail hours.
The United States Postal Service wants to know how to meet the needs of citizens at a level that matches the amount of business that happens “at the counter.” Topics at Thursday’s meetings may include, but are not limited to, exploring times for service and available buildings for P.O. boxes.
USPS estimates this new strategy, implemented nationwide over a two-year, multi-phased approach, would save half a billion dollars annually.
Lake Creek: Thursday, Oct. 18 at noon – Post Office
Ben Franklin: Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. – Post Office
Enloe: Thursday, Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. – Post Office