DENALI BOROUGH, ALASKA

RESOLUTION NO. 04-12

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE DENALI BOROUGH ASSEMBLY SUPPORTING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE CANTWELL POST OFFICE BUILDING LOCATED IN CANTWELL, ALASKA.

 

WHEREAS,  the existing post office was of a temporary structure constructed in 1974 and is now thirty years old , and

 

WHEREAS, the structure is only 900 square feet and was designed to accommodate the needs of a smaller community, and

 

WHEREAS, the post office has outgrown the box facilities for summer operations and has resorted to using cumbersome rollaway boxes, and

 

WHEREAS,  the Cantwell Post Office structure contains an area of asbestos floor covering and the remaining floor tiles are deteriorating creating hazardous conditions, also the post office suffered further damage in the 2003 earthquake, and

 

WHEREAS,  the septic system freezes in the winter months and therefore becomes unusable until USPS maintenance personnel can thaw the system, and

 

WHEREAS,  the services of the U.S. Post Office are vital for the function of business, government and families within the Denali Borough, and

 

WHEREAS, the Denali Borough Assembly is seriously concerned about keeping adequate postal service throughout the Borough;

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the Denali Borough Assembly strongly supports the replacement of the Cantwell Post Office structure for the safety of residents and continued vital U.S. Postal services within the Denali Borough.

 

PASSED and APPROVED by the DENALI BOROUGH ASSEMBLY this 13th  day of  October, 2004.

 

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                                                                                                 Mayor

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ATTEST:                                                                            Borough Clerk