"Dear City of Albany..."

7-year-old Albany resident pothole letter cropped

We were copied on this letter to the city of Albany from a 7-year-old girl who lives in uptown Albany. Here's the text (with a few copyedits):

Dear City of Albany
A water pipe was leaking so the construction men needed to dig a hole in our street and then they re-paved it but they left a pothole. Why it is a problem I was running on my street and it was really dark and I didn't see the pothole right in front of me so I ran right into it and my knee was bleeding and I can't do gymnastics or soccer because of it. I would like you to re-pave that pothole so that won't happen to me again or my brother or if my new neighbors have kids it won't happen to them. Thank you, Amy [last name]

Wait until this kid starts using that SeeClickFix app. Or shows up during the public comment period at a Common Council meeting.

A full image of the letter is after the jump.

7-year-old Albany resident pothole letter to the city


i needed this. thank you.

Headline, Nov. 3, 2027:

Mayor-elect Amy [last name], youngest candidate to be elected mayor of the city of Albany!

Yeah, what she said!

Way to go Amy!

Sounds like the section in front of my house... 3 1/2 weeks after fixing the leaking pipe, they finally came back to re-install the sidewalk. The guys who fixed everything were really nice and apologetic for the delay, it's hard to make timely repairs with too small a crew!

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