ATTACHMENT J: Modifications to Altered 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 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 Schuylkill County Human Services Complex - 420 N. Centre Street, Pottsville
1.1 Entrances
1.1.a The building does not have directional signage posted at inaccessible entrances. D16 6 months
1.2 Ramp at Designated Accessible Entrance
1.2.a The ramp is inaccessible because it does not have edge protection at the drop off sides. R1 6 months
1.2.b The ramp is inaccessible because the ends of the handrails do not extend at least 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp. R4 6 months
1.3 Children and Youth Services
1.3.a The route through this area is inaccessible because it is 32 inches wide in places for a depth of more than 24 inches. AR3 6 months
1.4 Human Services Office
1.4.a The hand sanitizers protrude into the walkway and are not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 6 months
1.4.b There is no signage at the inaccessible toilet rooms directing people with disabilities to the accessible toilet rooms. TR16 6 months
1.4.c The shelf in the women’s toilet room protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 6 months
1.5 Human Services Women’s Toilet Room with Stalls
1.5.a The toilet room sign is mounted with the centerline 63 inches high. TR17 6 months
1.6 Human Services Designated Accessible Unisex Toilet Room with Stalls
1.6.a The toilet room sign is mounted with the centerline 63 inches high. TR17 6 months
1.6.b The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 4½ inches of clear space on the latch side. D6 6 months
1.6.c The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. ST2 6 months
1.6.d The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is 36 inches long. ST7 6 months
1.7 Senior Services Women’s Single User Toilet Room
1.7.a The toilet room sign saying “Women’s” is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR17 6 months
1.7.b No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 6 months
1.7.c No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 6 months
1.7.d The sanitary napkin dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 61 inches high. TR5 6 months
1.7.e The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 26 inches from the side wall. SU15 6 months
1.7.f The toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is 36 inches long. SU6 6 months
1.7.g The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is mounted 8 inches from the side wall. SU3 6 months
1.7.h The toilet is inaccessible because the grab bars are mounted 38 inches high. SU11 6 months
1.7.i The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 6 months
1.7.j The sanitary napkin dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 6 months
1.8 Senior Services Men’s Single User Toilet Room
1.8.a The toilet room sign saying “Men’s” is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR17 6 months
1.8.b No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 6 months
1.8.c The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 19 inches high, and the flush control is 47 inches high. TR20 6 months
1.8.d The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 26 inches from the side wall. SU15 6 months
1.8.e The toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is 36 inches long. SU6 6 months
1.8.f The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is mounted 8 inches from the side wall. SU3 6 months
1.8.g The toilet is inaccessible because the grab bars are mounted 38 inches high. SU11 6 months
1.9 Children and Youth Services Single User Toilet Room
1.9.a The door is inaccessible because it requires more than 5 pounds of force to open. D2 6 months
1.9.b The toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is mounted with the far end 44 inches from the rear wall. SU6 6 months
1.9.c The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 6 months
2 Adult Probation - 300 N. Third Street, Pottsville
2.1 Entrance
2.1.a The ramp is inaccessible because it does not have edge protection at the drop off sides. R1 6 months
2.1.b The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 6 months
2.2 Reception Desk
2.2.a The reception desk protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 6 months
2.3 Unisex Single User Toilet Room
2.3.a The toilet room sign is mounted on the door. TR17 6 months
2.3.b The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 6 months
2.3.c The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is 30 inches long. SU3 6 months
2.4 Route from Waiting Room
2.4.a The route is inaccessible because it is only 30 inches wide through the security gate. AR3 6 months
2.5 Women’s Toilet Room with Stalls
2.5.a The door is inaccessible because it requires more than 5 pounds of force to open. D2 6 months
2.5.b The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 6 months
2.5.c The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. ST2 6 months
2.5.d The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is 30 inches long. ST4 6 months
2.5.e No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 6 months
2.6 Men’s Toilet Room with Stalls
2.6.a The door is inaccessible because it requires more than 5 pounds of force to open. D2 6 months
2.6.b The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 6 months
2.6.c The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is 30 inches long. ST4 6 months
2.6.d No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 6 months
2.7 Holding Cell
2.7.a There is no accessible toilet provided in the cell. PJ1 6 months
3 Rest Haven Nursing Home - 401 University Drive, Schuylkill Haven
3.1 Parking
3.1.a The parking lot, with a total of 186 parking spaces, is inaccessible because it does not have any spaces designated as accessible. This lot requires 1 van accessible space and 5 standard accessible spaces. P3 6 months
3.2 Entrances
3.2.a The building does not have directional signage posted at inaccessible entrances. D16 6 months
3.3 Interior Signage
3.3.a The signage provided throughout the facility is inaccessible because it is mounted on or above the door and does not have raised and Braille characters. D26 6 months
3.4 Single User Toilet Room 127
3.4.a No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 6 months
3.4.b The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 6 months
3.4.c The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 23 inches from the side wall. SU15 6 months
3.4.d The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 6 months
3.4.e The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is mounted 8 inches from the side wall. SU3 6 months
3.5 Single User Toilet Room 129
3.5.a No accessible coat hook has been provided. TR1 6 months
3.5.b The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 6 months
3.5.c The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 23 inches from the side wall. SU15 6 months
3.5.d The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 6 months
3.5.e The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is mounted 8 inches from the side wall. SU3 6 months
3.6 Women’ and Men’s Toilet Rooms with Stalls in Dining Hall
3.6.a There is no signage directing people with disabilities to the accessible toilet rooms. TR16 6 months
3.7 Drinking Fountain on 1st floor Hallway
3.7.a The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 42 inches high. DF6 6 months
3.7.b The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the flow of water is less than 4 inches high. DF7 6 months
3.7.c The drinking fountain protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 6 months
3.8 Single User Toilet Room 228
3.8.a The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 6 months
3.8.b The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 6 months

 

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