ATTACHMENT J: Modifications to Altered Facilities  

Please Note: Paragraph 58 of the Settlement Agreement requires that within three (3) months of the effective date of this Agreement, the City 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 City’s facilities in which alterations occurred 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 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. North Adams Public Library, 68 Church Street    
1.1. Parking Lot: The designated accessible parking is inaccessible because it lacks van accessible signage. P6 12 months
1.2. Entrances: The building does not have directional signage posted at inaccessible entrances. D16 12 months
1.3. Public Computer Sign-In Station: The computer is inaccessible because it does not have sufficient knee clearance or clear floor space. C3 12 months
1.4. Men’s 1st Floor Toilet Room    
1.4.a. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 12 months
1.4.b. The paper towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.5. Women’s 1st Floor Toilet Room    
1.5.a. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 12 months
1.5.b. The paper towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
1.6. 2nd Floor Unisex Toilet Room, Near Children’s Library    
1.6.a. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 12 months
1.6.b. The toilet is inaccessible because there are no grab bars provided. SU10 12 months
1.7. 2nd Floor Designated Accessible Unisex Toilet Room    
1.7.a. No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 12 months
1.7.b. The push side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach and which has both a closer and a latch, is inaccessible because the clear space on the latch side is obstructed by a trash can. D7 12 months
1.8. 3rd Floor Men’s Employee Toilet Room    
1.8.a. The lavatory is inaccessible because it has twist-type hardware. TR10 12 months
1.8.b. The toilet paper dispenser in the designated accessible stall is inaccessible because it is mounted 40 inches from the rear wall. ST19 12 months
1.8.c. The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. ST8 12 months
1.9. Women’s 3rd Floor Toilet Room    
1.9.a. The lavatory is inaccessible because it has twist-type hardware. TR10 12 months
1.9.b. The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is 36 inches long. ST7 12 months

 

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