----- Original Message -----From: [log in to unmask] href="mailto:[log in to unmask]">Town of RoxburySent: Tuesday, June 17, 2008 8:31 AMSubject: Re: Postage
Here is a reply from a small town. We use stamps and would not even consider a machine due to the cost. We purchase stamped-window envelopes with the return address printed on them from the US Postal Service. A box cost $235.00 for 500 envelopes. We only use those for tax bills and delinquent notices otherwise we use stamps. We do not have electric or water bills.
From: Vermont Municipal Government Discussion Network [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Marianne A. Blake
Sent: Monday, June 16, 2008 3:05 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Postage
It seems to me that stamps would be very cumbersome. You'd need a scale to weigh the pieces, then a broad range of stamps to cover the heavier stuff that's not 42 cents. And doesn't the post office have some sort of rule that packages over a certain size or weight have to be taken to the postal window if they have stamps instead of a metered mark? (an anti-terrorist measure). My 2 cents: I'd stick with the meter.
In a message dated 6/16/2008 2:46:22 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
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This may have been discussed already, but I can't find it on a message
sort in my email, so thanks, in advance, for your responses.
We are considering doing away with the postage meter in the office
(Pitney Bowes) and going to stamps.com
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