ATTACHMENT E: Program Access Modifications at Polling Places

The chart below lists the facilities surveyed and gives an alphanumeric code for the required remedial action. The key to these codes is found in Attachment M to this agreement.

item # Access Issue Required Action
1. Jewish Community Center - 401 Elmgrove Avenue
1.1. Parking
1.1.a. The parking lot, with a total of 53 parking spaces, is inaccessible because it only has 4 spaces designated as accessible. This lot requires at least 1 van accessible space. P3
1.1.b. The parking lot is inaccessible because there are no access aisles. P1
1.1.c. The designated accessible parking is inaccessible because the signs are mounted too low. P6
1.2. Ramp to Polling Area
1.2.a. The ramp is inaccessible because it does not have edge protection at the drop off sides. R1
1.2.b. The ramp is inaccessible because the handrails are not on both sides of the ramp, the handrail is 33 ½ inches high, the handrail extension at the bottom is less than 12 inches, and the end is not rounded. R4
1.3. Exterior Entrance
1.3.a. 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
1.3.b. The door is inaccessible because there is a slope of 7% within the door’s required maneuvering clearance. D13
1.4. Interior Door
1.4.a. The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open. D2
1.4.b. The door is inaccessible because the automatic door opener has not been maintained in working order. M1
1.5. Elevators Near Gym
1.5.a. The elevator is inaccessible because the car position indicators do not emit an audible and visual signal as the car passes or stops at the 2nd floor. E5
1.5.b. The elevator is inaccessible because the hall lanterns do not emit an audible signal indicating when a car is answering a call. E11
1.5.c. The elevator is inaccessible because the visual signal indicating when a car is answering a call is not visible from the area of the hall call buttons. E11
1.5.d. The elevator is inaccessible because the door reopening devices do not remain effective for at least 20 seconds without requiring contact after the time from notification that a car is answering a call until the doors of that car start to close. E6
1.5.e. The elevator is inaccessible because the car control buttons do not have raised and Braille characters to the left of the button, and the call button for the main entry floor is not designated by a raised star. E4
1.5.f. The elevator is inaccessible because the emergency controls are not grouped at the bottom of the panel. E9
1.5.g. The elevator is inaccessible because the door covering the emergency system requires tight grasping or pinching to access. E8
2. Engine 15 - 131 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
2.1. Entrance
2.1.a. The door is inaccessible because there is a 2 inch high threshold. D23
2.2. Ramp for Polling
2.2.a. The ramp is inaccessible because the ends of the handrails do not have 12 inch extensions. R4
3. Engine 6 - 489 Hartford Avenue
3.1. Exterior Door
3.1.a. The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of only 29 inches. D25
3.1.b. The door is inaccessible because there is a slope of 14.3% within the door’s required maneuvering clearance. D13
3.1.c. The door is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch high threshold. D23
3.1.d. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1
3.2. Vestibule Area
3.2.a. The door is inaccessible because the vestibule is not sufficiently deep. D3
3.3. Interior Door
3.3.a. The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of only 27 ¾ inches. D25
3.3.b. The door is inaccessible because it requires 11 pounds of force to open. D2

 

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