ATTACHMENT I: Modifications to Newly Constructed Facilities

Please Note: Paragraph 35 of the Settlement Agreement requires that within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the City will 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 City facilities for which construction was commenced after January 26, 1992, are readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities, the City will take the actions referenced by the alphanumeric code and described in detail in Attachment M to this Settlement Agreement within the time periods specified below, which time periods will begin to run on the effective date of this Agreement.

Item #

Access Issue

Required Action

Completion Date

1

Animal Shelter, located at 900 E. Railroad Ave., Fort Morgan, CO

1.1

Parking: The parking lot has one designated accessible space, but there is no van-accessible signage, no striping or marked access aisle, nor is there a firm, stable, and slip-resistant surface. This lot requires at least 1 van accessible space.

P5, P1

6 months

1.2

Entrance: There is a slope within the front entrance door’s required maneuvering clearance.

D7

6 months

1.3

Signs: The signs provided on the interior doors are paper copies that do not have raised and Braille characters.

D15

18 months

1.4

Counter: The front lobby service counter is 41 inches high.

C1

18 months

1.5

Doors.

1.5.1

Several of the interior doors have knob hardware that requires tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.

D2

6 months

1.5.2

The pull sides of the doors to the kennels from the lobby have inadequate maneuvering space.

D5

18 months

1.5.3

The east door between the kennel and lobby requires more than 5 pounds of force to open.

D3

6 months

1.6

Unisex Toilet Room

1.6.1

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

TR11

6 months

1.6.2

There is insufficient turning space provided within the toilet room, due to the presence of a moveable steel table.

TR21

6 months

1.6.3

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR5

6 months

1.6.4

Although the facility contains a fire alarm system, there are no visible alarms provided in the toilet room.

AL1

18 months

1.6.5

The paper towel dispenser is mounted with the controls 62 inches high.

CT4

6 months

2

Optimist Park, located at 1000 Vickie Street, Fort Morgan, CO

2.1

Parking: The parking lot, with an unknown total number of parking spaces, has no designated accessible spaces provided and the lot surface is not firm, stable, and slip-resistant. This lot requires at least 1 van accessible space.

P1

6 months

2.2

Accessible Route: The route from the parking lot to the sidewalk requires traversing a step, as no curb cut or curb ramp is provided, so there is no accessible route to the play area, picnic shelter, or basketball court

AR2

6 months

2.3

Play Area[1]: None of the play equipment is usable by children with disabilities.

PG1

18 months

2.4

Picnic Shelter : The picnic tables provide inadequate clear knee space.

DW1

6 months

[1]. The scoping and design specifications of the 2010 ADA Standards regarding play areas are considered “supplemental requirements.” This play area was installed prior to March 15, 2012. Therefore, all elements of the play area, except the route to it, are subject to the program access standard of title II. See 28 C.F.R. § 35.150(b)(2)(ii)(H).

 

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