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posted: 8/14/2014 1:01 AM
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As a resident of Palatine (24+ years), I would like to know why the Palatine Library is spending $15,192 ($1,899 plus tax x 8) for those ridiculous faucets in the remodeled washrooms. I would expect to find something like this in one of Saddam's palaces, only with the added touch of being gold plated. In fact with each one at over $2,000 (with tax), I would expect that it would be gold plated!

To add more salt on the wound, already one of the two Dyson Airblades in the 1st floor men's room is busted.

I had my full bathroom totally redone for less than $5,000. Better than decent faucets can be had for well under $150 apiece. If you are responsible for this waste of taxpayer money, you should resign. If the whole library board agreed to this, it should resign as well.

Raj B. Verma


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