Zanesfield post office closure considered

Zanesfield Village Council wants to know how often residents are using the post office.

Currently, there are few deliveries at homes by rural carriers but only to residents who have mailboxes out at the street.

Council clerk Vicky Marmon said today the potential closure of the post office is “inconvenient, but more convenient.” Because residents must have a mailbox along the street to receive their mail, it could create a hazard in the winter when walking out to get the mail.

A meeting has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at the fire department to discuss potentially closing the post office at 2856 Sandusky St.

A survey is also being sent out that asks residents how frequently they use the local post office.

Benjamin Logan eighth-grader Hannah Philips spoke to council about her recent class trip to Washington, D.C., that the council helped send her on with a scholarship.

Absences of council members Mollie Johns and Jeremy Watkins were excused.

The next regular meeting is 7 p.m. July 7 in the Sloan Library.