About 100 attend hearing on postal consolidation
Some services would be moved to Milwaukee
MADISON, Wis. — About 100 residents appeared at a public hearing on a proposal to consolidate the Madison and Milwaukee postal processing and distribution services, according to a U.S. Postal Service representative.
Wednesday’s meeting at the Alliant Energy Center was a chance for the public to comment on the proposal to move some distribution operations to Milwaukee in an effort to save the postal service about $5 million a year.
Nationally, the postal service says it’s losing $25 million a day.
At least 15 to 20 employees would be affected by the proposed change, according to postal service officials.