Several letters—and their comments—discuss the pros and cons of Measure N—the Neighborhood and Main Library Improvement, Expansion, Repair and Construction Facilities Bond Measure.

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In addition, a notable exchange occurs in comments to Gen Katz’s letter beginning with Jane Powell’s (Oct. 24), in particular where she estimates a cost per square foot for the proposed new main library.

The next comment, by “MaryLiz,” critiques Jane Powell’s calculation, distinguishing between the project cost and the construction cost.

Finally, Judith Offer responds to Gen Katz’s rebuttal of Judith’s earlier letter.