Filthy postal stations and poor mail service

To the Editor:

I just read the article describing the poor janitorial service at postal stations. There is no question in my mind that the janitorial contracts are awarded based on the low bidder, so it’s the same old story that all Villagers should be old enough to realize, YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR.
The low bidder is offering the minimum wage or in some cases lower and they probably do not provide sufficient oversight of the employees. The employees that distribute the mail inside of the stations really need attitude adjustments. They continually place mail in boxes that have been submitted to postal authorities and designated as mail to be forwarded. Again, I believe this is due to out sourcing to low bidders and again YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR.
Offering a wage that is designated as minimum sends a message to workers that a minimum effort is required, and that is what you get.

Robert Daquelente
Village of Mira Mesa