ATTACHMENT J: Modifications to Altered Facilities

Please Note: Paragraph 53 of the Settlement Agreement requires that within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the Town 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 Town’s facilities in which alterations occurred after January 26, 1992, are readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities, the Town 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.

Senior Center 260 Ocean Grove Avenue

   

1.1.

Parking. The two parking lots, one located across the street on Sunny Slope Avenue and the other at the rear of the senior center, are inaccessible because there are no designated accessible parking spaces in either lot.

P3

6 months

1.2.

Route to Entrance

   

1.2.a.

The route from the rear parking lot via Sunny Slope Avenue to the entrance is inaccessible because the curb ramp has a slope of 10.4% and the left flare has a slope of 18.6%.

AR5

6 months

1.2.b.

The ramp to the entrance is inaccessible because it does not have a level landing at the bottom, the ends of the handrails are not rounded or returned and have no extensions, the handrail on the interior wall is not continuous, and the handrails’ gripping surface is 2½ inches wide.

R5

6 months

1.2.c.

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

1.3.

Side Entrance

   

1.3.a.

The exterior wall-mounted light fixture by the side entrance door protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

6 months

1.4.

Interior Ramp from Side Entrance to Main Activity Room. The ramp is inaccessible because the handrails lack extensions.

R4

6 months

1.5.

Alarms

   

1.5.a.

Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because visual alarms are installed less than 80 inches above the finished floor and more than 6 inches below the ceiling.

AL1

6 months

1.5.b.

The fire alarms protrude into the walkway and are not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

6 months

1.6.

Women’s Toilet Room near Main Activity Room

   

1.6.a.

The toilet room sign is mounted on the door.

TR17

6 months

1.6.b.

The door is inaccessible because it requires 19 pounds of force to open.

D2

6 months

1.6.c.

The grab bars at the designated accessible toilet are inaccessible because they are mounted 37 inches above the finished floor.

ST12

6 months

1.6.d.

The wall-mounted flower basket protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

6 months

1.7.

Men’s Toilet Room near Main Activity Room

   

1.7.a.

The toilet room sign is mounted on the door.

TR17

6 months

1.7.b.

The door is inaccessible because it requires 19 pounds of force to open.

D2

6 months

1.7.c.

The urinal is inaccessible because the clear floor space is 27½ inches wide.

TR20

6 months

1.8.

Daycare Activity Room

   

1.8.a.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 38 inches high.

DF6

6 months

1.8.b.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the controls require 12 pounds of force to operate.

DF2

6 months

1.9.

Technology Center

   

1.9.a.

The door is inaccessible because it requires 23 pounds of force to open.

D2

6 months

1.9.b.

The computer desks are inaccessible because the bottom of the keyboard drawer provides 25¾ inches of knee height.

C3

6 months

1.10.

Congregate Meals Kitchen. The counter at the passthrough window protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

6 months

1.11.

Route from Congregate Meals Kitchen to Meals on Wheels Kitchen. The ramp is inaccessible because the handrails lack 12 inch extensions at the top and bottom landings.

R4

6 months

1.12.

Lower Level Drinking Fountain. 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

1.13.

Women’s Single User Toilet Room

   

1.13.a.

The toilet room sign is mounted on the door.

TR17

6 months

1.13.b.

The door is inaccessible because it requires 19 pounds of force to open.

D2

6 months

1.13.c.

The flower basket on the side wall protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

6 months

1.14.

Men’s Single User Toilet Room

   

1.14.a.

The toilet room sign is mounted on the door.

TR17

6 months

1.14.b.

The door is inaccessible because it requires 19 pounds of force to open.

D2

6 months


 

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