Monday, November 26, 2012

Public Works Reminds Residents to Secure Mailboxes Before Snow Season

The Department of Public Works is reminding residents to inspect their mailboxes and posts to so that it is installed properly before the winter snow season.

The department has illustrative instructions on how to properly install a mailbox. The following url has more information: http://villageofbellevue.org/departments/public-works/street-a-right-of-way-maintenance/snow-plowing.html

Properly installed mailboxes and posts will only be repaired/replaced if they are hit and damaged by a village snowplow. The Village does not replace mailboxes or posts installed incorrectly, which are damaged by plowed snow. Correctly installed mailboxes will be repaired or replaced with a standard mailbox and post (Damaged decorative boxes and posts will only be replaced with a standard mailbox and post).