Has your mailbox been damaged by a Town snow plow?
All reports of mailbox damage should be directed to the Department of Public Works at 401-233-1034 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The department will dispatch a representative to verify any claims.
Mailboxes damaged by the Town, regardless of type, will be replaced with a standard rural mailbox compliant with US Postal Service (USPS) Standard 7, Mailboxes, City and Rural Curbside. Posts will be either 1-1/2” galvanized, painted black iron or pressure treated 4” x4” wood. Wherever possible, the existing mailbox, if undamaged, will be reused as will the existing post. Installation will be performed by Town employees.
Anyone who wishes to purchase their own replacement and install same shall be reimbursed by the Town for up to $25.00 with valid receipt(s).
Photo courtesy of Earl Snell.