Friends of the Zeiss††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Statement of
Electronic Mail: < email@example.com >††††† †††††††† 2004 September 21
Internet Web Site: < http://www.friendsofthezeiss.org >
Good morning, I am Glenn A.
In 2002, the City of
As I pointed out in a
statement before City Council on
However, it is quite possible
that rain runoff, from the very heavy rains on Friday, did enter the warehouse
and may have affected the historic Buhl Planetarium equipment and artifacts.
Early Saturday evening, just after the
From the rain runoff flooding
I did observe outside of the warehouse, there is a definite possibility that
some of this water may have entered the warehouse and affected the historic
Buhl Planetarium equipment and artifacts. Please note that although the
In a September 20 letter to Bill Peduto, Chairman of City Councilís Standing Committee on General Services, Technology and the Arts, Friends of the Zeiss has asked that Mr. Peduto investigate this matter, asking The Carnegie Science Center management three questions:
1)†††††††††††† Was there any flooding in The Carnegie Science Center warehouse this past weekend, and did this flooding have any affect on the historic Buhl Planetarium equipment and artifacts?
2)†††††††††††† What is the current condition of the historic Buhl Planetarium equipment and artifacts stored in this warehouse?
3)†††††††††††† What steps are being taken, by The Carnegie Science Center, to prevent damage to the historic Buhl Planetarium equipment and artifacts, by a future flood event?
We asked Mr. Peduto to report the results of his investigation to City Council and the public at a City Council meeting within the next few weeks.
Thank you.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† gaw