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City to pay for repairs of Roth Building

Original post made by Bill D'Agostino, Palo Alto Weekly reporter, on Jun 6, 2006

The City of Palo Alto failed to prevent water damage to its historic Roth Building during the past two winters and will now have to take $415,000 from its reserves for needed repairs and improvements.

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Posted by Steven M
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jun 6, 2006 at 5:16 pm

Why in the world didn't the city immediately repair the roof and whatever else necessary to protect this building from further damage when it received it from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation? If this had been done at that point, the taxpayers wouldn't now be having to spend even more money. It's a tragedy to see the Roth building rot away, knowing that someone was eventually going to have to pour money into rehabilitating it.


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