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. Van Buren County Detention Center, located at 184 Detention Drive, Clinton    
1.1. Parking: The designated accessible parking is inaccessible because it has a slope of 3.6% and a cross slope of 3.2%. P7 12 months
1.2. Men´s Single-User Toilet Room in Lobby:    
1.2.a. The door is inaccessible because it requires 13 pounds of force to open. D2 12 months
1.2.b. The lavatory is inaccessible because it has twist-type hardware. TR10 12 months
1.3. Women´s Single-User Toilet Room in Lobby:    
1.3.a. The door is inaccessible because it requires 19 pounds of force to open. D2 12 months
1.3.b. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 12 months
1.4. Drinking Fountain in Lobby: Although a designated accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. DF3 12 months
1.5. Sheriff´s Office:    
1.5.a. The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 12 months
1.5.b. The counter is inaccessible because it is 44 inches high. C6 12 months
1.5.c. The sink in the employee area is inaccessible because it has twist-type hardware and provides no knee clearance. S2 12 months
1.6. Unisex Single-User Toilet Room in Sheriff´s Office:    
1.6.a. The toilet room sign has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 12 months
1.6.b. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. TR21 12 months
1.6.c. No accessible mirror has been provided. TR14 12 months
1.6.d. The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 15½ inches high. SU18 12 months
1.7. Law Library and Evidence Storage Areas near Lobby: The doors are inaccessible because knob hardware is used. D1 12 months
1.8. Visitation Area: The visitation area is inaccessible because all seating is fixed and there is no clear floor space available to accommodate a person using a wheelchair. PJ7 12 months
1.9. Telephone near Visitation Area: The telephone is inaccessible because it requires a reach of55 inches high, measured to the highest operable part; it is not hearing aid compatible; and there is no volume control mechanism. TT1 12 months
1.10. Cells: No accessible cell is provided. PJ1 24 months
1.11. Showers: No accessible shower is provided. B8 24 months
2. Van Buren County Health Department, located at 526 Quality Drive, Clinton    
2.1. Parking: The parking lot, with a total of 36 parking spaces, is inaccessible because there is no designated van accessible space, the access aisle has a slope of 10.8%, the parking spaces have slopes of 2.6% and 7.4%, and one space has a cross slope of 5.1%.This lot requires 1 designated van accessible space and 1 designated standard accessible space. P3 12 months
2.2. Drinking Fountain near Waiting Area #1: Although a designated accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. DF3 12 months
2.3. Men´s Single-User Toilet Room in Waiting Area #1:    
2.3.a. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door. TR18 12 months
2.3.b. The push side of the door, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it has only 13 inches of clear space on the latch side. D11 12 months
2.3.c. The lavatory is inaccessible because the top of the rim is 35 inches high. TR11 12 months
2.3.d. The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 12 months
2.3.e. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 19 inches from the side wall. SU15 12 months
2.4. Women´s Single-User Toiler Room in Waiting Area #1:    
2.4.a. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door. TR18 12 months
2.4.b. The lavatory is inaccessible because the top of the rim is 35 inches high. TR11 12 months
2.4.c. The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 12 months
2.5. WIC Office: The pull side of the door, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it has only 6 inches of clear space on the latch side. D10 12 months
2.6. Lab: The counter is inaccessible because the knee clearance is 26 inches high. C3 12 months
2.7. Exam Rooms and Offices: The signage provided is inaccessible because it is mounted on the doors. D26 12 months
2.8. Counter in hallway near Office 1-A: The counter is inaccessible because it is 45 inches high. C6 12 months
2.9. Unisex Single-User Toilet Room #4 next to Lab:    
2.9.a. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door. TR18 12 months
2.9.b. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 57 inches high behind the toilet. TR4 12 months
2.9.c. The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is obstructed by the soap dispenser. SU4 12 months
2.9.d. The toilet is inaccessible because the shelf unit interferes with the clear floor space. SU16 12 months
2.10. Unisex Single-User Toilet Room between Exam Rooms 3 & 4:    
2.10.a. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door. TR18 12 months
2.10.b. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 58 inches above the finished floor behind the toilet. TR4 12 months
2.10.c. The lavatory is inaccessible because the top of the rim is 34½ inches high. TR11 12 months
2.10.d. The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is obstructed by the soap dispenser. SU4 12 months
2.10.e. The toilet is inaccessible because the shelf unit interferes with the clear floor space. SU16 12 months
2.11. Unisex Single-User Toilet Room between Exam Rooms 1 & 2:    
2.11.a. The lavatory is inaccessible because the top of the rim is 35 inches high. TR11 12 months
2.11.b. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 16 inches from the side wall. SU15 12 months
2.11.c. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 12 months
2.11.d. The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is 24 inches long and is mounted 8 inches from the side wall. SU3 12 months
2.12. Unisex Single-User Toilet Room #3 across from Personal Care:    
2.12.a. The paper towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
2.12.b. The lavatory is inaccessible because it has twist-type hardware. TR10 12 months
2.12.c. The toilet is inaccessible because the shelf unit interferes with the clear floor space. SU16 12 months
2.12.d. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 16 inches from the side wall. SU15 12 months
2.12.e. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 12 months
2.13. Staff Unisex Single-User Toilet Room across from Nurse´s Room:    
2.13.a. The paper towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. AR8 12 months
2.13.b. The lavatory is inaccessible because the top of the rim is 34¾ inches high. TR11 12 months
2.13.c. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 16 inches from the side wall. SU15 12 months
2.13.d. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 12 months
3. Van Buren County Solid Waste & Recycling Center, located at 494 & 496 Volunteers Pkwy, Clinton    
3.1. Parking: The parking lot is inaccessible because the gravel is not stable, firm and slip resistant, and there are no designated accessible spaces.This lot requires 1 designated van accessible space. P3 12 months
3.2. Route from Parking to Recycling Center Entrance: The route is inaccessible because the gravel is not stable, firm and slip resistant. AR1 12 months
3.3. Men´s Single-User Toilet Room:    
3.3.a. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 12 months
3.3.b. The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 12 months
3.3.c. The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 15½ inches high. SU18 12 months
3.3.d. The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 16½ inches from the side wall. SU15 12 months
3.3.e. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side. SU1 12 months
3.3.f. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 50 inches from the rear wall. SU17 12 months
3.3.g. The toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser. SU7 12 months
3.3.h. The toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is 32 inches long and is mounted 13 inches from the rear wall. SU6 12 months
3.3.i. The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is 32 inches long and is mounted 10 inches from the side wall. SU3 12 months
3.4. Women´s Single-User Toilet Room:    
3.4.a. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters. TR18 12 months
3.4.b. The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. TR12 12 months
3.4.c. The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 15 inches high. SU18 12 months
3.4.d. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 49 inches from the rear wall. SU17 12 months
3.4.e. The toilet is inaccessible because the side grab bar is 32 inches long. SU6 12 months
3.4.f. The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is 32 inches long and is mounted 9 inches from the side wall. SU3 12 months
3.5. Upper Office: The upper level is inaccessible because no elevator is provided. E1 24 months

 

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