Opinion 07-131

September 21, 2007

         This responds to your inquiry (07-131) regarding whether you may write to the New York City Department of Sanitation to complain about the conditions of trash pick-up in the area where you live. You have stated that you will not write the letter on your official letterhead.

         You may write to the Department of Sanitation regarding this matter as it affects your personal interests, but you should not use your official letterhead or make reference to your judicial position. See 22 NYCRR 100.2(C); Opinions 06-93; 04-24

         We enclose copies of Opinions 06-93 and 04-24 for your convenience.