Protest planned at Buena Vista, CO Post Office
The protest stems from Buena Vista residents being forced to pay for post office boxes since postal services will not supply home delivery thanks to a survey taken in 1997 that reportedly states that the town was not in favor of free home delivery services.
This survey went against survey results published by The Chaffee County Times in 1997 that stated the exact opposite. When USPS was asked to produce the results of the survey through a FOIA request in March, it responded that the documents could not be found.
Since that time post box prices have reached a rate of $166 a month for the smallest post box the local post office can offer.