Kuna Post Office moves forward in relocation process By ALX STEVENS email@example.com Dec 6, 2017 (…) Facebook Twitter Email × Tired of seeing surveys on articles? If you are a subscriber, simply log in or Subscribe now! Buy Now The Kuna Post Office is looking to move from its current location on Main Street and Avenue C. ALX GEORGE/KUNA MELBA NEWS Facebook Twitter Email Print Save KUNA — The U.S. Postal Service received 13 recommended sites as possible locations to relocate the Kuna Post Office.In September, the Postal Service announced it was trying to move the Kuna Post Office to a new location because the current facility is too small. The facility is about 2,400 square feet. The new Kuna Post Office needs a minimum of 5,700 square feet.The next step in the process, said Marc Boyer, postmaster of the Kuna Post Office, is to narrow down the 13 suggested sites down to three to five preferences. This is expected to take a few weeks.Then, Boyer said, once the preferences are selected, architects and developers will create estimates on how much it will cost to relocate to each site. Factors under consideration include lease cost, construction cost and site readiness, and fair market value.On Sept. 13, a public meeting was held at the Kuna Library for community members to ask questions about the relocation process or suggest possible sites for the post office. Following the meeting, residents had until Oct. 13 to mail feedback to the postal service.A few suggestions came in, Boyer said, including behind Ridley’s Market, next to Tractor Supply, near Albertsons, and near the Blooms and Balloons building.Boyer said the hope is to have a site selected by the end of summer or early fall 2018.“We’re definitely moving in the right direction,” he said. Alx Stevens is the reporter for Kuna Melba News. Contact her at 208-922-3008 or firstname.lastname@example.org. More from this section Hidden Gems to be found in Kuna: Residents open store featuring local arts, crafts Posted: Feb. 21, 2018 'Get out there': Interest groups promote birds of prey conservation area in Kuna, Melba Posted: Feb. 21, 2018 At The Library: Kuna Klues winner announced, blood drive, other events coming Posted: Feb. 21, 2018 Residents invited to March for Meals On Wheels to promote meals for seniors Posted: Feb. 21, 2018 Kuna Tractor Supply donates 85 bags of pet food to local organizations Posted: Feb. 21, 2018 Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Tags Kuna Post Office Relocation Post Kuna Post Office Marc Boyer Postal Service Market Value Cost U.s. Postal Service Site Readiness Comments Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Latest E-Edition Kuna Melba News Read the latest edition of the Kuna Melba News in our e-edition format, which combines the familiarity of the printed-paper format with the convenience of reading on your phone, tablet or desktop computer from anywhere.