On Monday, Burlingame residents gathered to discuss what they would like to see happen with the .
The most common suggestions were relocating the post office within walking distance of the old location at 220 Park Rd. or finding a way to keep the post office right where it is, perhaps through creating a community group aimed at preserving the building.
The post office is relocating due to cost considerations. Just over 4,000 square feet is needed for the post office to complete its business, but the Park Road location spans 13,380 square feet.
“Just in utility and building maintenance, we’re looking at reducing costs at $70,000 per year,” said Jeff Suess, who works in facilities for the postal service.
So now, Burlingame Patch readers, we’re asking you. Where would you ideally like the post office to be relocated? What would you like to see go where the post office currently sits? Or, how would you propose keeping the post office right where it is in its original building?
Let us know in the comments below.