ATTACHMENT I: Modifications to Newly Constructed Facilities

Please Note: Paragraph 52 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 County facilities for which construction was commenced 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 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 9-1-1 Communication Centre - 435 N. Centre Street, Pottsville
1.1 Parking
1.1.a The designated accessible parking is inaccessible because it lacks vertical signage. P6 6 months
1.1.b The designated accessible parking is inaccessible because the spaces and access aisles have cross slopes of up to 2.7%. P7 6 months
1.2 Route from Parking to Entrance
1.2.a The route is inaccessible because it has a cross slope of up to 8.8%. AR1 6 months
1.3 Women’s Single User Toilet Room
1.3.a The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 6 months
1.3.b The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 6 months
1.3.c The toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is obstructed by the soap dispenser. SU8 6 months
1.3.d The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is 30 inches long. SU3 6 months
1.4 Men’s Single User Toilet Room
1.4.a The toilet room sign is not accessible. TR18 6 months
1.4.b The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 19½ inches from the side wall. SU15 6 months
1.4.c The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is 30 inches long. SU3 6 months
1.5 Hallway
1.5.a The hand sanitizer protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 6 months
1.6 Men’s Single User Toilet Room
1.6.a The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 6 months
1.6.b No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 6 months
1.6.c The route to the urinal is inaccessible because it is only 27 inches wide. AR3 6 months
1.6.d The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 24 inches high. TR20 6 months
1.6.e The lavatory is inaccessible because it has twist-type hardware. TR10 6 months
1.6.f The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 6 months
1.6.g The toilet is inaccessible because there is insufficient clear floor space provided. SU16 6 months
1.6.h The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 29 inches from the side wall. SU15 6 months
1.6.i The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 6 months
1.7 Women’s Single User Toilet Room
1.7.a The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 6 months
1.7.b No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 6 months
1.7.c The lavatory is inaccessible because it has twist-type hardware. TR10 6 months
1.7.d The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 6 months
1.7.e The toilet is inaccessible because there is insufficient clear floor space provided. SU16 6 months
1.7.f The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 6 months
1.8 Locker Area Outside Women’s Toilet Room
1.8.a There is no accessible shower provided. B8 6 months
1.8.b There is no accessible locker provided. LR3 6 months
2 Schuylkill Regional Resource Center - 138 W. Centre Street, Mahanoy City
2.1 Ramp to Entrance
2.1.a The ramp is inaccessible because it does not have edge protection at the drop off sides. R1 6 months
2.2 Entrance
2.2.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 6 months
2.3 Interior Signage
2.3.a The signage provided throughout the facility is inaccessible because it has insufficient contrast. D26 6 months
2.4 Women’s Toilet Room with Stalls
2.4.a The door is inaccessible because it requires 7 pounds of force to open. D2 6 months
2.4.b No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 6 months
2.4.c The shelf protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 6 months
2.5 Men’s Toilet Room with Stalls
2.5.a The door is inaccessible because it requires 7 pounds of force to open. D2 6 months
2.5.b No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 6 months
2.5.c The shelf protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 6 months
3 Sweet Arrow Lake Park - 108 Clubhouse Road, Pine Grove
3.1 Parking
3.1.a The parking lot is inaccessible because it lacks van accessible signage. P6 6 months
3.2 Outdoor Single User Toilet Rooms near Pavilion
3.2.a The toilet room signs are mounted on the doors. TR18 6 months
3.2.b The route to the toilet rooms is inaccessible because it has a cross slope of 2.8% AR1 6 months
3.3 Designated Accessible Outdoor Single User Toilet Room near Pavilion
3.3.a The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 6 months
3.3.b The door is inaccessible because there is a 1½ inch high threshold. D22 6 months
3.3.c The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 6 months
3.3.d The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 27½ inches from the side wall. SU15 6 months
3.3.e The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 6 months
3.3.f The toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is mounted 31 inches high with the far end 46 inches from the rear wall. SU5 6 months
3.3.g The toilet is inaccessible because there is no rear grab bar provided. SU2 6 months
3.4 Clubhouse Rear Entrance Ramp
3.4.a The ramp is inaccessible because it does not have edge protection at the drop off sides. R1 6 months
3.4.b The ramp is inaccessible because the handrails lack extensions at the bottom of the ramp. R4 6 months
3.5 Clubhouse Front Entrance Ramp near Playground
3.5.a The ramp is inaccessible because it does not have edge protection at the drop off sides. R1 6 months
3.6 Clubhouse Entrances
3.6.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 6 months
3.6.b The rear entrance is inaccessible because there is a slope of 3.9% within the door’s required maneuvering clearance. D13 6 months
3.6.c The rear entrance is inaccessible because there is a 1½ inch high threshold. D22 6 months
3.6.d The front entrance is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch high threshold. D22 6 months
3.7 Clubhouse Interior Route
3.7.a The door into the kitchen is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch high threshold. D22 6 months
3.7.b The door into the toilet room area is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch high threshold. D22 6 months
3.8 Clubhouse Women’s Single User Toilet Room
3.8.a The toilet room sign is mounted on the door. TR18 6 months
3.8.b Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 6 months
3.8.c No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 6 months
3.8.d The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 6 months
3.9 Clubhouse Men’s Toilet Room with Stall
3.9.a The toilet room sign is mounted on the door. TR18 6 months
3.9.b Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 6 months
3.9.c No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 6 months
3.9.d The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 24 inches high. TR20 6 months
3.9.e The designated accessible toilet stall is inaccessible because it is 56½ inches wide. ST16 6 months
3.10 Drinking Fountain at Playground
3.10.a Although a designated accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. DF3 6 months
3.11 Playground
3.11.a The playground is inaccessible because there is no accessible route to the transfer platform. AR1, PG1 6 months

 

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