The Postal Service has awarded a contract for construction of a new post officehere.

Postmaster Ritchie L. Kunnemann said that Build Inc. of Bountiful will build the facility at the site of the existing post office.The post office will be leased for 15 years with six five-year renewal options and is expected to be completed by late fall.

Kunnemann added that no tax dollars will go into this project. Since 1983, the Postal Service no longer receives tax dollars, and all expenses are paid with revenue earned from selling stamps and other products.