ATTACHMENT J: Modifications to Altered Facilities

Please Note: Paragraph 58 of the Settlement Agreement requires that within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County provide signage as necessary to comply with 28 C.F.R. § 35.163(b), after having surveyed all facilities that are the subject of this Agreement for the purpose of identifying those that have multiple entrances not all of which are accessible.

The chart below lists the facilities surveyed by the Department, the access issues identified during the survey, and the actions required to correct the access issues. Required actions are listed using an alphanumeric code. The key to the alphanumeric codes is provided in Attachment M to this Agreement.

In order to ensure that the following spaces and elements in the County's facilities, in which alterations occurred after January 26, 1992, are readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities, the County will take the actions referenced by the alphanumeric code and described in detail in Attachment M to this Settlement Agreement within the time period specified below, which time period will begin to run on the effective date of this Agreement.

item #

Access Issue

Required Action

Completion Date

1.

Gerace Office Building located at 3 North Erie Street

   

1.1

Parking. The parking lot was under renovation during the time of our onsite inspection and its accessibility could not be reviewed.

P3

12 months

1.2

Exterior Route. The route from the parking lot to the Clothier Building is inaccessible because the concrete blocks along the path have holes (diameter of approximately 2 inches), and the walkway has a very steep slope.

AR1

12 months

1.3

Drinking Fountain - First Floor

   

1.3.a

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 41 inches above the finished floor and the water flow is 4 inches from the front edge of the fountain.

DF1

12 months

1.3.b

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it provides only 16¾ inches of clear knee height.

DF5

12 months

1.4

Men's Toilet Room - First Floor. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters.

TR18

12 months

1.5

Women's Toilet Room - First Floor. The toilet room signs are mounted on the door and on the hinge side of the door.

TR18

12 months

1.6

Tax Division - 121

   

1.6.a

The computers providing public access to the tax rolls are inaccessible because the keyboards are too high.

C3

12 months

1.6.b

The pamphlets are inaccessible because they are in a dispenser mounted over a chair with the higher dispensers requiring a reach of 57 inches above the finished floor.

TR4

12 months

1.7

Department of Finance - 110. The main counter protrudes into the walkway at a height between 27 and 80 inches and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

1.8

First Floor Hallway. The fire extinguisher protrudes into the walkway at a height between 27 and 80 inches and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

1.9

Elevators

   

1.9.a

The elevator is inaccessible because the hall call buttons are mounted 42¾ inches above the finished floor and there are no visual signals indicating when a call has been registered or answered.

E3

12 months

1.9.b

The elevators are inaccessible because the hall lanterns do not emit an audible signal indicating when a car is answering a call.

E11

12 months

1.9.c

The elevator is inaccessible because the time from notification that a car is answering a call until the doors of that car start to close is less than 5 seconds.

E6

12 months

1.10

Drinking Fountain - Basement

   

1.10.a

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it provides only 24½ inches of clear knee height.

DF5

12 months

1.10.b

Although a designated accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping.

DF3

12 months

1.11

Telephone - Basement. The telephone is inaccessible because it has no volume control.

TT1

12 months

1.12

Women's Toilet Room with Stalls - Basement

   

1.12.a

The toilet room sign is mounted on the door.

TR18

12 months

1.12.b

The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of only 30½ inches.

D25

12 months

1.12.c

The route into the toilet room is inaccessible because it is only 30½ inches wide at the interior door frame.

AR3

12 months

1.12.d

Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room.

TR 21

12 months

1.12.e

The lavatory is inaccessible because it provides only 26 inches of knee space height.

TR11

12 months

1.12.f

The designated accessible stall is incorrectly configured as an ambulatory stall, and there is no standard accessible stall provided.

ST1

12 months

1.13

Men's Toilet Room with Stalls - Basement

   

1.13.a

The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters or the International Symbol of Accessibility.

TR17

12 months

1.13.b

The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of only 30½ inches.

D25

12 months

1.13.c

The route into the toilet room is inaccessible because it is only 30½ inches wide at the interior door frame.

AR3

12 months

1.13.d

Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room.

TR 21

12 months

1.13.e

The toilet room is inaccessible because there is insufficient turning space provided within the room.

TR19

12 months

1.13.f

The lavatory is inaccessible because it provides only 26 inches of knee space height.

TR11

12 months

1.13.g

The designated accessible stall is incorrectly configured as an ambulatory stall, and there is no standard accessible stall provided.

ST1

12 months

1.14

Second Floor Route to Courts. The route is inaccessible because it is only 29½ inches wide through the metal detector and 30 inches wide between the metal detector and the wall.

AR3

12 months

1.15

Family Court - 241

   

1.15.a

The door is inaccessible because it requires 11 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

1.15.b

The room is inaccessible to people who are deaf or hard of hearing because there is no assistive listening system provided. This room requires 2 receivers.

AA5

12 months

1.16

Legislative Chambers - 310. The route into the legislative chambers is inaccessible because it can be accessed only by stairs.

AR2

12 months

2.

Courthouse located at 1 North Erie Street

   

2.1

Elevator. The elevator is inaccessible because the emergency system requires voice communication to operate.

E8

12 months

2.2

Drinking Fountain - 1st Floor. The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 40 inches above rhe finished floor.

DF6

12 months

2.3

Telephone - 1st Floor. The telephone is inaccessible because it is in a booth and does not provide adequate clear floor space.

TT1

12 months

2.4

Drinking Fountain - 2nd Floor

 

12 months

2.4.a

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 37 inches above the finished floor.

DF6

12 months

2.4.b

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the controls require 10 pounds of force to operate.

DF2

12 months

2.5

Toilet Rooms with Stalls - Jury Room. The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to people with disabilities.

ST14

12 months

2.6

Accessible Route. The coat rack protrudes into the walkway at a height between 27 and 80 inches and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

2.7

Holding Rooms. Most of the holding cells and toilet rooms in secure areas throughout the facility have standard toilets and lavatories that are not accessible to persons with disabilities.

TR7

12 months

2.8

Supreme Court Jury Box. The jury box is inaccessible because it can be reached only up a step.

AR2

12 months

3.

Chautauqua County Home located at 10836, Temple Road

   

3.1

Employee Parking Lots. The parking lots, with a total of 179 parking spaces, are inaccessible because there is no van accessible parking space, the signs for 3 of the designated accessible spaces are mounted too low, all but one of the designated accessible spaces have slopes ranging between 5.3% and 7%, and one of the access aisles contains a grate that is more than ½ inch below the level of the asphalt. This lot requires 1 van accessible space and 5 standard spaces.

P3

12 months

3.2

Visitor Parking Lot. The parking lot, with a total of 55 parking spaces, is inaccessible because there is no van accessible parking space, 5 of the designated accessible spaces have no vertical signage, the existing vertical signs are mounted too low, and all but two of the designated accessible spaces have slopes ranging between 2.5% and 5.1%. This lot requires 1 van accessible space and 2 standard spaces.

P3

12 months

3.3

Accessible Route. The curb ramp at the visitors entrance is inaccessible because it has a slope of 11.5% and a cross slope of 2.5%.

AR5

12 months

3.4

Unisex Single-User Toilet Room 1 - Ground Floor

   

3.4.a

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

12 months

3.4.b

The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.

SU1

12 months

3.4.c

The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 42 inches from the rear wall.

SU17

12 months

3.5

Unisex Single-User Toilet Room 2 - Ground Floor

   

3.5.a

The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 42 inches from the rear wall.

SU17

12 months

3.5.b

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long.

SU6

12 months

3.5.c

The rear grab bars at the toilet are inaccessible because they are split around the toilet flush valve instead of a continuous grab bar that is a minimum of 36" long being provided..

SU2

12 months

3.6

Unisex Single-User Toilet Room 3 - Ground Floor

   

3.6.a

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

12 months

3.6.b

The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 17 inches from the side wall.

SU15

12 months

3.6.c

The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.

SU1

12 months

3.6.d

The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 42 inches from the rear wall.

SU17

12 months

3.6.e

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the dispenser mounted above it.

SU8

12 months

3.7

Respite Room Toilet Room: Ground Floor. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 42 inches from the rear wall.

SU17

12 months

3.8

Toilet Rooms - General

   

3.8.a

The toilet paper dispensers are inaccessible because they are mounted between 40½ and 42 inches from the rear wall.

SU17

12 months

3.8.b

The doors are inaccessible because they require more than 5 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

3.8.c

Many of the toilets are inaccessible because the flush controls are on the closed side.

SU1

12 months

3.8.d

The feminine hygiene dispensers protrude into the walkway at a height between 27 and 80 inches and are not detectable to blind persons using canes.

AR8

12 months

3.8.e

No accessible coat hooks are provided.

TR1

12 months

3.8.f

No accessible mirrors are provided.

TR14

12 months

3.8.g

The rear grab bars at the toilets near the nurse's station in Section C are inaccessible because they are split around the toilet flush valve instead of a continuous 36" long rear grab bar being provided.

SU2

12 months

4.

Hall R. Clothier Building located at 7 N. Erie Street

   

4.1

Lobby. The machine on the wall on the right side of the lobby protrudes into the walkway at a height between 27 and 80 inches and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

4.2

Drinking Fountains

   

4.2.a

The drinking fountains on the first through the fourth floors are each inaccessible because their spouts are 42 inches above the finished floor.

DF6

12 months

4.2.b

The lobby drinking fountain is inaccessible because it requires 11 pounds of force to operate.

DF2

12 months

4.2.c

The drinking fountains are each inaccessible because they have insufficient knee space.

DF5

12 months

4.3

Men's Toilet Room - Basement

   

4.3.a

The lavatories are inaccessible because the hot water and drain pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

12 months

4.3.b

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

12 months

4.3.c

The urinals are inaccessible because the rims are 24 inches above the finished floor.

TR20

12 months

4.3.d

The paper towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway at a height between 27 and 80 inches and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

4.3.e

The designated accessible stall is incorrectly configured as an ambulatory stall, and there is no standard accessible stall provided.

ST1

12 months

4.4

Women's Toilet Room - Basement

   

4.4.a

The lavatories are inaccessible because the hot water and drain pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

12 months

4.4.b

The designated accessible stall is incorrectly configured as an ambulatory stall, and there is no standard accessible stall provided.

ST1

12 months

4.5

Telephone - Basement. The telephone is inaccessible because it has no volume control.

TT1

12 months

4.6

Auditorium - Basement. The coat rack protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

5.

County Social Services located at 335 Central Avenue

   

5.1

Entrance. The pull side of the door is inaccessible because it has insufficient maneuvering clearance.

D6, D8, D10

12 months

5.2

Reception Area. The reception counter protrudes into the walkway at a height between 27 and 80 inches and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

6.

South County Office Building located at 110 East 4th Street, Jamestown

   

6.1

Entrances. The building does not have directional signage posted at inaccessible entrances and does not have the International Symbol of Accessibility posted at accessible entrances.

D16

12 months

6.2

Ramp from 4th Street to Side Door with Interior Ramp. The ramp is inaccessible because the handrails are 33 inches high and one of the handrails is not rounded or returned.

R4

12 months

6.3

Interior Ramp at 4th Street Entrance. The ramp is inaccessible because it has a slope ranging between 10.5% and 13.4% and the intermediate landings are 52 inches long.

R3

12 months

6.4

Entrance to Department of Motor Vehicles

   

6.4.a

The ramp to the entrance is inaccessible because the handrails are 32 inches high and have no extensions, the bottom landing has a slope of 10.8%, the middle landing has a slope of 7.9%, and the ramp has a cross slope of 7.3%.

R3

12 months

6.4.b

The ramp to the entrance is inaccessible because it has several unbeveled level changes ¾ inches high.

AR1

12 months

6.4.c

The exterior entrance door is inaccessible because there is a slope of 6.5% within the door's required maneuvering clearance.

D13

12 months

6.4.d

The interior door is inaccessible because it requires more than 5 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

6.5

Department of Motor Vehicles

   

6.5.a

The door is inaccessible because it requires more than 5 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

6.5.b

The fire extinguisher in the lobby protrudes into the walkway at a height between 27 and 80 inches and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

6.6

Office of Probation

   

6.6.a

The Office of Probation is inaccessible because there are 5 steps up to the entrance.

AR1

12 months

6.6.b

The conference room door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

12 months

6.7

1st Floor Telephone Near Main Entrance. The telephone is inaccessible because the cord is 27 inches long.

TT1

12 months

6.8

1st Floor Health Department

   

6.8.a

Although a designated accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping.

DF3

12 months

6.8.b

The Communicable Disease brochures are inaccessible because they are mounted so that they require a reach of 58 and 61 inches above the finished floor.

TR5

12 months

6.8.c

The fire extinguisher protrudes into the walkway at a height between 27 and 80 inches and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

6.9

1st Floor Health Department Single User Toilet Room

   

6.9.a

The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters.

TR18

12 months

6.9.b

The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 3½ inches of clear space on the latch side.

D6

12 months

6.9.c

The toilet room is inaccessible because there is insufficient turning space provided within the room.

TR19

12 months

6.9.d

The lavatory is inaccessible because it provides only 27½ inches space height.

TR11

12 months

6.9.e

The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

12 months

6.9.f

The toilet is inaccessible because the clear floor space is 55½ inches deep.

SU16

12 months

6.9.g

The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 15½ inches above the finished floor.

SU18

12 months

6.9.h

The toilet is inaccessible because there are no grab bars provided.

SU10

12 months

6.9.i

The specimen window is inaccessible because it does not have adequate clear floor space.

TR2

12 months

6.10

Medicaid Room 425. The door is inaccessible because it closes in less than 3 seconds.

D17

12 months

6.11

4th Floor Drinking Fountain. The drinking fountain on the 4th floor is inaccessible because the flow of water is less than 4 inches high and the control requires more than 5 pounds of force to operate. In addition, no fountain has been provided for people with difficulty bending or stooping.

DF1

12 months

6.12

Men's Toilet Room With Stalls: 4th Floor

   

6.12.a

The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters.

TR18

12 months

6.12.b

Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room.

TR 21

12 months

6.12.c

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

12 months

6.12.d

The air dryer protrudes into the walkway at a height between 27 and 80 inches and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

6.12.e

The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

12 months

6.12.f

The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 21½ inches above the finished floor.

TR20

12 months

6.12.g

The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 19 inches from the side wall.

ST17

12 months

6.13

Women's Toilet Rooms with Stalls: 4th Floor

   

6.13.a

The toilet room sign has no raised or Braille characters.

TR18

12 months

6.13.b

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

12 months

6.13.c

The air dryer is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 61½ inches above the finished floor.

TR5

12 months

6.13.d

The air dryer protrudes into the walkway at a height between 27 and 80 inches and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

6.13.e

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

12 months

6.13.f

The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.

ST2

12 months

 

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