This is in response to Richard Gregory regarding the Elevator Safety and Regulation Act. [How much danger are we willing to tolerate? Viewpoints, June 18]
Our condo building is depending on the extension to
Our elevator has a monthly service contract, gets inspected twice a year and gets pressure tested. That should be sufficient to detect any safety issues. This mandated “retrofit” could end up costing us over $100,000! We shouldn’t have to drain our reserve fund and cause financial hardship for some owners by special-assessing the owners to come up with this much money on so short a notice to “fix” an elevator that isn’t broken.
Also, regarding the elevator you mentioned that fell in