Vol. I No. 08 11/13/2020
Stockbridge Updates News Alert:
USPS Announces Closure of Glendale Post Office in Three Days
On November 17, the United States Postal Service announced the permanent closure of the Glendale Post Office, effective at the end of business on Friday, November 20, 2020.
Customers were notified today. According to Title 39, United States Code, Section 404(b), anyone served by that Post Office has the following rights:
- The public must be given 60 days’ notice of a proposed action to enable the persons served by a Post Office to evaluate the proposal and provide comments.
- Final determination to close or consolidate a Post Office must be made in writing and must include findings covering all the required considerations after public comments are received.
- Written determination must be made available to the customers served by the office at least 60 days beforehand.
- Any customer served by the affected Post Office may appeal the decision to the Postal Rate Commission (PRC) within 30 days of the written determination.
- The PRC is required to make a determination on the appeal no later than 120 days after receiving the appeal.
According to multiple sources, the following letter, dated today, was the first notice given. Stockbridge Updates will seek clarification from the Stockbridge Postmaster.