GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The Greenburgh Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. To submit your letter, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To the editor:
In recent years I have forwarded many complaints about the postal service to postal service authorities and to members of the congressional delegation. A few months ago I had the chance to speak with David Williams, Chief Operating Officer of the United States Postal Service about the problems residents were experiencing. He promised to give our concerns his attention.
Richard Conte, the district Executive in charge of the United States Postal Service also reached out to me and personally has been following up on each concern I have brought to his attention. The postal service has been holding constituent meetings at area post offices with residents and the local Postmaster. Last week I was invited by Richard Conte, district manager to tour their district process plant. Prior to the tour I met with about 25 local postmasters and high ranking local postal service officials. We discussed initiatives to improve postal service delivery in our area and the concerns residents have had.
The good news: they are taking every complaint very seriously and trying to identify the causes of the problems. Most of the complaints forwarded to them involve temporary or substitute postal service employees who fill in when a postal service employee is on vacation or leaves their job.
Although there are still problems at the postal service - I feel optimistic that many of the problems will decrease. Because of automation and the GPS systems - the postal service has the tools to understand the causes of the problems forwarded to their attention and to correct the problems. Feel free to continue to advise me of concerns you have. Last week I received some compliments about the postal service from residents too. They should also be forwarded. When the postal service does something great – it should be acknowledged. Many of the postal service employees really care about their job. Pfeiner@greenburghny.com is my e-mail address.
-Paul Feiner Greenburgh Town Supervisor