UPDATE: Brawley Post Office hires landscape contractor.
BRAWLEY – The Desert Review has received numerous calls about the condition of the plants in front of the Brawley Post Office building.
The trees and shrubs appear to be dying from lack of watering and the grass has turned brown and is in need of mowing.
The City of Brawley has been in contact with the Brawley Post Office about the ongoing issue, according to City Manager Rosanna Bayon Moore.
The Desert Review contacted the Brawley Post Office Officer-In-Charge Walton McBride who explained their position last Friday.
“I’m aware of the ongoing landscaping issue at and around the entrance to the Brawley Post Office,” said McBride. “We recently had our building custodian retire and based upon the our contractual agreements, the Brawley Post Office does not qualify for an employee to refill that position. What that means is that there will be no full-time attendant on duty, but instead we are tasked with finding a contractor to fulfill the duties. We are currently in the process of selecting a bid from contractors to maintain monthly maintenance and conduct a renovation of the area.”
To stop the deterioration of the existing plants and trees, McBride was asked if it was possible to water the area.
“Thanks for the advice,” said McBride. “We’ll get right on that.”[envira-gallery id=”83654″]