Attachment K: Program Access in Existing Facilities

 

Please Note: Paragraph 43 of the Agreement requires that within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will 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.

 

1. The technical requirements and, where appropriate, the scoping requirements of the Standards are used as a guide for determining whether a program or activity held in an existing facility is "readily accessible to and usable by" persons with disabilities and for determining what changes are necessary to make this program or activity accessible if it continues to be provided in the existing facility in question. See 28 C.F.R. §§ 35.150(b)(1), 35.151.

 

2. In order to ensure that each of the County's programs, services, and activities operating at a facility that is the subject of this Agreement, when viewed in its entirety, are readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities, the County will take the following actions:

 

3. Coroner's Office, 5550 Morris Hill Road: Within 12 months of the effective date of this agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Coroner's Office.

 

a. Parking. The parking reserved for persons with disabilities lacks appropriate signage and the access aisle is not 96 inches wide throughout. At the space designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide a vertical sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that it cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and provide an access aisles at least 96 inches wide throughout. Additionally, provide a "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6.3, 4.6.4, 4.30.7(1), Fig.9.

 

4. Emergency Medical Response Station, 5870 Glenwood Street: Within 12 months of the effective date of this agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Emergency Medical Response Station.

 

a. Parking. There is no van accessible parking space provided. On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide 1 van accessible space designated as reserved for people with disabilities. Ensure that van accessible spaces are a minimum of 96 inches wide and served by access aisles at least 96 inches wide. At all spaces designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles. At van accessible spaces, provide an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Ensure that all spaces and access aisles for persons with disabilities are flat and level, with slopes and cross-slopes not exceeding 1:50 in all directions, and that their surfaces are firm, stable, and slip-resistant. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6, 4.30.7(1).

 

b. Route

i. The curb ramp from the parking lot to the entrance has a primary slope of 12.5%, and the left flare has a slope of 12%. Provide a curb ramp that is at least 36 inches wide, has a maximum slope of 1:12, is located so that it cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and has a stable, firm, and slip-resistant surface with a detectable warning extending the full width and depth of the ramp. If the curb ramp is located where pedestrians must walk across it, provide either flared sides (with a maximum slope of 1:10) or handrails or guardrails to protect against cross traffic. Standards § 4.3.8, 4.7, Fig. 12.

ii. The sidewalk from the parking lot to the front entrance has a running slope of 6% but is not constructed as a ramp. Provide at least one accessible route connecting these elements that, to the maximum extent feasible, coincides with the route for the general public. The accessible route must have a running slope of less than 1:20 (5%) (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 1:50 (2%). Standards §§ 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

 

5. Extension Office (leased to the University of Idaho), 5880 Glenwood Street .Within 12 months of the effective date of this agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Extension Office.

 

a. Parking. The parking reserved for persons with disabilities lacks appropriate signage. At all spaces designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles. At van accessible spaces, provide an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Standards §§ 4.6.4, 4.30.7(1).

 

b. Route

i. The curb cut at the designated accessible parking spaces has a primary slope of 9%, and the slope of the left flare side of the curb cut is 11.11%. Provide a curb ramp that is at least 36 inches wide, has a maximum slope of 1:12, is located so that it cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and has a stable, firm, and slip-resistant surface with a detectable warning extending the full width and depth of the ramp. If the curb ramp is located where pedestrians must walk across it, provide either flared sides (with a maximum slope of 1:10) or handrails or guardrails to protect against cross traffic. Standards § 4.3.8, 4.7, Fig. 12.

ii. The ramp handrails do not extend 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp, the gripping surface is 3 inches from the wall, and the handrails are mounted 32 inches above the ramp surface. Provide handrails that are between 1 inches and 1 inches in diameter such that the inside handrail is continuous and both handrails have a continuous gripping surface along both sides of the ramp extending at least 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp parallel with the ground surface; the handrails do not rotate within their fittings; and both handrails are mounted between 34 inches and 38 inches above the ramp surface and 1 inches from any wall, with ends rounded or returned smoothly to the floor, wall, or post. Standards § 4.8.5.

 

c. Toilet Rooms. The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide accessible toilet rooms such that all of the rooms' elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, grab bars, lavatory, mirror, urinal (if provided), alarms, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.30, Fig. 30.

 

d. Drinking Fountain. There is no accessible drinking fountain provided. Provide a drinking fountain with a spout height no higher than 36 inches, measured from the finished floor or ground surface to the spout outlet; and a spout located at the front of the unit that directs the water flow in a trajectory that is nearly parallel to the front of the unit and is positioned so the flow of water is within 3 inches of the front edge of the fountain and at least 4 inches high. Ensure that fountain controls are operable with one hand, require 5 lbf or less to operate without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist; and are front mounted or side mounted near the front edge. Additionally, provide a drinking fountain that is accessible to people who have difficulty bending or stooping. This can be accommodated by the use of a "hi-lo" fountain; by providing one fountain accessible to those who use wheelchairs and one fountain at a standard height convenient for those who have difficulty bending; by providing a fountain accessible to people who use wheelchairs and a cup dispenser; or by such other means as would achieve the required accessibility for each group of people. Standards §§ 4.15, 4.27.4, Fig. 27.

 

6. Western Idaho Fairgrounds, 5610 Glenwood Street: Within 24 months of the effective date of this agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Fairgrounds.

 

a. Administration Building

i. The van accessible parking reserved for persons with disabilities lacks the appropriate signage. At van accessible spaces, provide a "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility such that the sign cannot be obstructed by vehicles parked in the space. Standards §§ 4.6.4, 4.30.7(1).

ii. Although an accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. Provide a drinking fountain that is accessible to people who have difficulty bending or stooping. This can be accommodated by the use of a "hi-lo" fountain; by providing one fountain accessible to those who use wheelchairs and one fountain at a standard height convenient for those who have difficulty bending; by providing a fountain accessible to people who use wheelchairs and a cup dispenser, or by such other means as would achieve the required accessibility for each group of people. Standards § 4.1.3(10)(a).

 

b. Drivers Training Building, Western Idaho Fairgrounds (Polling Place Only)

i. The parking reserved for persons with disabilities lacks appropriate signage. At all spaces designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles. At van accessible spaces, provide an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Standards §§ 4.6.4, 4.30.7(1).

ii. The designated accessible entrance into the building has a 1 inch threshold. Provide an accessible door with a threshold that is no greater than inch, or is no greater than inch and is beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2. Standards §§ 4.13.8, 4.5.2.

 

c. Main Parking Lot and West parking Lot

i. The designated accessible parking spaces have no access aisles. At each standard accessible space, provide an access aisle at least 60 inches wide. At each van accessible space, provide an access aisles at least 96 inches wide. Ensure that all access aisles are flat and level, with slopes and cross-slopes not exceeding 1:50 in all directions, and that their surfaces are firm, stable, and slip-resistant. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6.3, Fig. 9.

ii. Although the Main parking lot has a total of 1,623 parking spaces and the West parking lot has a total of 989 parking spaces, neither lot has any van accessible spaces. On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide at least 4 van accessible spaces in the Main parking lot and at least 3 van accessible spaces in the West parking lot designated as reserved for people with disabilities. Ensure that van accessible spaces are a minimum of 96 inches wide and served by access aisles at least 96 inches wide. At all spaces designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles. At van accessible spaces, provide an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Ensure that all spaces and access aisles for persons with disabilities are flat and level, with slopes and cross-slopes not exceeding 1:50 in all directions, and that their surfaces are firm, stable, and slip-resistant. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6, 4.30.7(1).

iii. The signage designating parking as reserved for persons with disabilities at both lots is too low. At each space designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide a vertical sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that it cannot be obstructed by vehicles parked in the space. Standards §§ 4.6.4, 4.30.7(1).

 

d. Center of Fair Grounds

i. The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide accessible toilet rooms such that all of the rooms' elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, grab bars, lavatory, mirror, urinal (if provided), alarms, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.30, Fig. 30.

ii. The telephone behind the central toilet rooms lacks the required clear floor space. Provide an accessible telephone with a clear floor space of at least 30 inches by 48 inches that allows either a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair such that bases, enclosures, and fixed seats do not impede approaches to the telephone. Standards §§ 4.31, 4.30.7(2).Telephone behind the Center Toilet rooms is not accessible.

 

e. Expo Building

i. The lower wall-mounted drinking fountain near the toilet rooms has a knee clearance of 26 inches. Provide a drinking fountain with clear knee space between the bottom of the apron and the finished floor or ground of at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 17 to 19 inches deep; and a minimum clear floor space of 30 inches by 48 inches to allow a person in a wheelchair to approach the unit facing forward. Standards § 4.15.5(1), Figs. 27(a), (b).

ii. The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide accessible toilet rooms such that all of the rooms' elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, grab bars, lavatory, mirror, urinal (if provided), alarms, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.30, Fig. 30.

 

f. Barns

i. The routes from the paved walkways to the various barns do not have surfaces that are stable, firm and slip resistant. Provide at least one accessible route within the boundary of the site connecting these elements that, to the maximum extent feasible, coincides with the route for the general public. The accessible route must have a minimum clear width of 36 inches, or a minimum clear width of 42 inches if there is a turn around an obstruction less than 48 inches wide; have passing spaces at least 60 inches by 60 inches at least every 200 feet; have a minimum clear headroom of 80 inches; have a surface that is firm, stable, and slip resistant; have, in the absence of a curb ramp, ramp, elevator, or platform lift, no level changes in excess of inch vertically; and have a running slope of less than 1:20 (5%) (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 1:50 (2%). Standards §§ 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

ii. The route from the paved walkways to the bleachers does not have a surface that is stable, firm or slip resistant. Provide at least one accessible route within the boundary of the site connecting these elements that, to the maximum extent feasible, coincides with the route for the general public. The accessible route must have a minimum clear width of 36 inches, or a minimum clear width of 42 inches if there is a turn around an obstruction less than 48 inches wide; have passing spaces at least 60 inches by 60 inches at least every 200 feet; have a minimum clear headroom of 80 inches; have a surface that is firm, stable, and slip resistant; have, in the absence of a curb ramp, ramp, elevator, or platform lift, no level changes in excess of inch vertically; and have a running slope of less than 1:20 (5%) (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 1:50 (2%). Standards §§ 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

 

7. Juvenile Detention Center, 6300 Denton Street: Within 12 months of the effective date of this agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Juvenile Detention Center.

 

a. Parking Lot

i. The curb ramp from the van accessible parking space to the front entrance has a primary slope of 10%. Provide a curb ramp that is at least 36 inches wide, has a maximum slope of 1:12, is located so that it cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and has a stable, firm, and slip-resistant surface with a detectable warning extending the full width and depth of the ramp. If the curb ramp is located where pedestrians must walk across it, provide either flared sides (with a maximum slope of 1:10) or handrails or guardrails to protect against cross traffic. Standards § 4.3.8, 4.7, Fig. 12.

ii. The curb ramp from the standard accessible space to the front entrance has a primary slope of 11.5%. Provide a curb ramp that is at least 36 inches wide, has a maximum slope of 1:12, is located so that it cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and has a stable, firm, and slip-resistant surface with a detectable warning extending the full width and depth of the ramp. If the curb ramp is located where pedestrians must walk across it, provide either flared sides (with a maximum slope of 1:10) or handrails or guardrails to protect against cross traffic. Standards § 4.3.8, 4.7, Fig. 12.

iii. There is a 1 inch step onto the curb ramp from the accessible parking spaces to the front entrance. Provide at least one accessible route within the boundary of the site connecting these elements that, to the maximum extent feasible, coincides with the route for the general public. The accessible route must have a minimum clear width of 36 inches, or a minimum clear width of 42 inches if there is a turn around an obstruction less than 48 inches wide; have passing spaces at least 60 inches by 60 inches at least every 200 feet; have a minimum clear headroom of 80 inches; have a surface that is firm, stable, and slip resistant; have, in the absence of a curb ramp, ramp, elevator, or platform lift, no level changes in excess of inch vertically; and have a running slope of less than 1:20 (5%) (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 1:50 (2%). Standards §§ 4.1.3(1), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

 

b. Lobby Public Pay Telephone. The telephone has a bench protruding into the clear floor width in front of the phone. If the bench is removed, the telephone will protrude into the main route and will not be detectable to a blind person using a cane. Provide an accessible telephone with a clear floor space of at least 30 inches by 48 inches that allows either a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair such that bases, enclosures, and fixed seats do not impede approaches to the telephone. Additionally, provide an accessible route at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Standards §§ 4.31, 4.30.7(2) 4.4.

 

c. Drinking Fountain in Waiting Area

i. The wall-mounted drinking fountain in the lobby has knee space of 26 inches above the finished floor. Provide a drinking fountain with clear knee space between the bottom of the apron and the finished floor or ground of at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 17 to 19 inches deep; and a minimum clear floor space of 30 inches by 48 inches to allow a person in a wheelchair to approach the unit facing forward. Standards § 4.15.5(1), Figs. 27(a), (b).

ii. Although a drinking fountain is provided for persons who use wheelchairs, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. Provide a drinking fountain that is accessible to people who have difficulty bending or stooping. This can be accommodated by the use of a "hi-lo" fountain; by providing one fountain accessible to those who use wheelchairs and one fountain at a standard height convenient for those who have difficulty bending; by providing a fountain accessible to people who use wheelchairs and a cup dispenser, or by such other means as would achieve the required accessibility for each group of people. Standards § 4.1.3(10)(a).

 

d. Employee Toilet Room near Courtroom #19

i. The signage provided is mounted on the door. Provide permanent room signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door. Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

ii. The public toilet rooms have no accessible directional signage directing the public to them. Provide accessible directional signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at inaccessible toilet rooms indicating the location of the nearest accessible toilet room, and provide accessible signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at all accessible toilet rooms. Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.1.6(3)(e)(iii), 4.30.1, 4.30.2, 4.30.3, 4.30.5, 4.30.7.

 

e. Intake

i. The intake counter top is 36 inches high and 18 inches wide with fixed stools in front of the counter opening. Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor with sufficient clear floor space to allow a wheelchair to approach, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation. Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means. Standards §§ 7.2(2), 4.3.

ii. Toilet Room / Shower Room. The toilet / shower room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet / shower room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, grab bars, lavatory, mirror, urinal (if provided), alarms, controls, dispensers, shower, shower spray unit, and seat, curb, and enclosure, if provided, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.21, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.30, Figs. 30, 35, 36, 37.

 

f. Drinking Fountain - Day Room. The drinking fountain has a spout that is 42 inches above the finished floor. Provide a fountain that has a spout height no higher than 36 inches, measured from the finished floor or ground surface to the spout outlet, and that otherwise complies with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.15, 4.27.4, Fig. 27.

 

8. Juvenile Court Services West, 124 W. Franklin Road: Within 12 months of the effective date of this agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to Juvenile Court Services West.

 

a. Staff Toilet Room. The toilet room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, urinal (if provided), grab bars, lavatory, mirror, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.30, Figs. 28, 29.

 

b. Public Toilet Room

i. The toilet room sign is mounted 62 inches above the finished floor on the door. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters. The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing. Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

ii. The door into the toilet room, which is accessed through a front approach, has only 11 inches of clear floor space on the latch side, pull side of the door. On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a)

 

9. Landfill, 10300 Seaman's Gulch Road: Within 12 months of the effective date of this agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Landfill Office.

 

a. Parking. Although the parking lot has a total of 21 parking spaces, there is no designated accessible parking. On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide at least 1 van accessible space designated for people with disabilities. Ensure that the space is a minimum of 96 inches wide and served by an access aisle at least 96 inches wide. Provide a vertical sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that it cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and provide an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Ensure that the space and access aisle are flat and level, with slopes and cross-slopes not exceeding 1:50 in all directions, and that its surface is firm, stable, and slip-resistant. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6, 4.30.7(1).

 

b. Ramp. The ramp does not have level landings every 30 feet, at the bottom, or at changes in direction; it has no handrails and no edge protection; and it has a cross slope greater than 2%. Provide a ramp that is at least 36 inches wide with a slope not exceeding 1:12 and a cross slope not exceeding 1:50; with level landings at least as wide as the ramp and 60 inches long at the top and bottom of the ramp; with level landings measuring at least 60 inches by 60 inches when the ramp changes direction; and edge protection that is at least 2 inches high at the drop off sides. Provide handrails that are between 1 inches and 1 inches in diameter such that the inside handrail is continuous and both handrails have a continuous gripping surface along both sides of the ramp extending at least 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp parallel with the ground surface; the handrails do not rotate within their fittings; and both handrails are mounted between 34 inches and 38 inches above the ramp surface, with ends rounded or returned smoothly to the floor, wall, or post. Ensure that the ramp and approaches are designed so that water will not accumulate on walking surfaces. Standards §§ 4.3.8, 4.8.

 

c. Entrance. The front entrance has a 1 inch threshold. Provide a door with a threshold no greater than inch, or between inch and inch and beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2. Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13.8, 4.5.2.

 

d. Toilet Rooms

i. The route to the women's toilet room has two wall-mounted first aid cabinets and a fire extinguisher protruding into the main walkway that would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane. Provide an accessible route at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Standards § 4.4.

ii. The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide accessible toilet rooms such that all of the rooms' elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, grab bars, lavatory, mirror, urinal (if provided), alarms, controls, dispensers, and shower, shower spray unit, seat, curb, and enclosure, if provided, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.21, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.30, Figs. 30, 35, 36, 37.

 

10. Department of Motor Vehicles - Chinden, 9115 Chinden, Suite 105: Within 6 months of the effective date of this agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Department of Motor Vehicles.

 

a. Parking. The parking spaces reserved for use by persons with disabilities have no access aisles. At each standard accessible space, provide an access aisle at least 60 inches wide. At each van accessible space, provide an access aisle at least 96 inches wide. Ensure that all access aisles are flat and level, with slopes and cross-slopes not exceeding 1:50 in all directions, and that their surfaces are firm, stable, and slip-resistant. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6.3, Fig. 9.

 

11. Noxious Weed and Pest Control, 515-517 Meridian Road: Within 6 months of the effective date of this agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Noxious Weed and Pest Office.

 

a. Parking. The van accessible parking reserved for persons with disabilities lacks the appropriate signage. At van accessible spaces, provide a "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility such that the sign cannot be obstructed by vehicles parked in the space. Standards §§ 4.6.4, 4.30.7(1).

 

b. Route

i. The sidewalk from the accessible parking spaces to the ramp has a cross slope of 3.6%. Provide at least one accessible route within the boundary of the site connecting these elements that, to the maximum extent feasible, coincides with the route for the general public. The accessible route must have a minimum clear width of 36 inches, or a minimum clear width of 42 inches if there is a turn around an obstruction less than 48 inches wide; have passing spaces at least 60 inches by 60 inches at least every 200 feet; have a minimum clear headroom of 80 inches; have a surface that is firm, stable, and slip resistant; have, in the absence of a curb ramp, ramp, elevator, or platform lift, no level changes in excess of inch vertically; and have a running slope of less than 1:20 (5%) (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 1:50 (2%). Standards §§ 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

ii. The ramp has a 2 inch space between the wall and the handrail on the left side of the ramp. Provide handrails that are between 1 inches and 1 inches in diameter such that the inside handrail is continuous and both handrails have a continuous gripping surface along both sides of the ramp extending at least 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp parallel with the ground surface; the handrails do not rotate within their fittings; and both handrails are mounted between 34 inches and 38 inches above the ramp surface, and 1 inches from any wall with ends rounded or returned smoothly to the floor, wall, or post. Standards § 4.8.5.

 

c. Toilet Room

i. The toilet room sign is mounted 65 inches above the finished floor. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters. The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing. Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

ii. The rear grab bar at the toilet is mounted 8 inches from the side wall. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length, with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser. Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

 

12. Public Safety Complex, 7200 Barrister: Within 18 months of the effective date of this agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Public Safety Complex.

 

a. Ramp in Front of Sheriff's Building. On both legs of the ramp, the slope is greater than 1:12. Provide a ramp that is at least 36 inches wide with a slope not exceeding 1:12 and a cross slope not exceeding 1:50. Standards §§ 4.3.8, 4.8.

 

b. Main Lobby

i. The telephone lacks sufficient clear floor space, and the designated accessible phone is mounted so that the highest operable part is 50 inches above the finished floor with a forward approach required. Provide an accessible telephone with a clear floor space of at least 30 inches by 48 inches that allows either a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair such that bases, enclosures, and fixed seats do not impede approaches to the telephone; with the highest operable part of the telephone mounted no more than 48 inches above the floor for a front approach or no more than 54 inches above the floor for a side approach. Standards §§ 4.31, 4.30.7(2).

ii. The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide accessible toilet rooms such that all of the rooms' elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, grab bars, lavatory, mirror, urinal (if provided), alarms, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.30, Fig. 30.

 

c. Ramp. The public ramp to the County Jail has slopes greater than 1:12 on the bottom and intermediate portions, there are no extensions at the top or bottom of the ramp handrails, the metal handrail on the bottom leg is mounted 2 inches from the wall, and the wooden handrails do not have a grippable surface. Provide a ramp that is at least 36 inches wide with a slope not exceeding 1:12 and a cross slope not exceeding 1:50; provide handrails that are between 1 inches and 1 inches in diameter such that the inside handrail is continuous and both handrails have a continuous gripping surface along both sides of the ramp extending at least 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp parallel with the ground surface; the handrails do not rotate within their fittings; and both handrails are mounted between 34 inches and 38 inches above the ramp surface and 1 inches from any wall, with ends rounded or returned smoothly to the floor, wall, or post. Standards § 4.8.5.

 

d. Visitor Counter. The front counter in the visitor area is 39 inches high. Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation. Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means. Standards §§ 7.2(2), 4.3.

 

e. Breathalyzer Room (Inside Sally-Port Area)

i. No accessible mirror has been provided. Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor. Standards § 4.19.6.

ii. The soap dispenser controls are mounted 49 inches above the finished floor with a forward approach required. Provide a soap dispenser with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

f. Intake

i. The shower stall in Intake lacks the required clear floor space. Provide a shower in this room that is exactly 36 inches wide and 36 inches deep with a 48 inch long and 36 inch wide clear floor space along\side the shower opening, and an L-shaped shower seat mounted on the wall opposite the controls and extending the full depth of the stall; OR a shower that is at least 30 inches deep and 60 inches wide with no curb or threshold and with a 36 inch deep and 60 inch wide clear floor space at the shower opening. Ensure that the shower has grab bars, controls, a shower spray unit, and a seat, curb, and enclosure, if provided, that comply fully with the Standards and with Figs. 35, 36, and 37, as applicable. Standards § 4.21, Figs. 35, 36, 37.

ii. The single user toilet room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to people with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, urinal (if provided), grab bars, lavatory, mirror, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.30, Figs. 28, 29.

iii. Although an accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. Provide a drinking fountain that is accessible to people who have difficulty bending or stooping. This can be accommodated by the use of a "hi-lo" fountain; by providing one fountain accessible to those who use wheelchairs and one fountain at a standard height convenient for those who have difficulty bending; by providing a fountain accessible to people who use wheelchairs and a cup dispenser, or by such other means as would achieve the required accessibility for each group of people. Standards § 4.1.3(10)(a).

 

g. Dorm 1 - Women's Dorm. The toilet / shower room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet / shower room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, grab bars, lavatory, mirror, urinal (if provided), alarms, controls, dispensers, shower, shower spray unit, and seat, curb, and enclosure, if provided, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.21, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.30, Figs. 30, 35, 36, 37.

 

h. Closed Custody Unit - South. The toilet / bath room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet / bath room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, grab bars, lavatory, mirror, urinal (if provided), alarms, controls, dispensers, bathtub, shower spray unit, and seat, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.20, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.30, Figs. 30, 35, 36, 37.

 

13. Women's Detention Unit, 7255 Barrister: Within 12 months of the effective date of this agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Women's Detention Unit.

 

a. Toilet / Shower Rooms. The rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet / shower room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, grab bars, lavatory, mirror, urinal (if provided), ambulatory stall, alarms, controls, dispensers, shower, shower spray unit, and seat, curb, and enclosure, if provided, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.21, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.30, Figs. 30, 35, 36, 37.

 

14. Work Release Center, 7300 Barrister: Within 12 months of the effective date of this agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Work Release Center.

 

a. Parking. The parking reserved for persons with disabilities lacks appropriate signage. At all spaces designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles. At van accessible spaces, provide an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Standards §§ 4.6.4, 4.30.7(1).

 

b. Route. The curb ramp from the parking lot to the front entrance of the building has a primary slope of 11.5%. Provide a curb ramp that is at least 36 inches wide, has a maximum slope of 1:12, is located so that it cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and has a stable, firm, and slip-resistant surface with a detectable warning extending the full width and depth of the ramp. If the curb ramp is located where pedestrians must walk across it, provide either flared sides (with a maximum slope of 1:10) or handrails or guardrails to protect against cross traffic. Standards § 4.3.8, 4.7, Fig. 12.

 

c. Dormitories. The dormitory doors have hardware that requires tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to open. Provide doors with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate. Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs. Standards § 4.13.9.

d. Toilet Rooms. The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide accessible toilet rooms such that all of the rooms' elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, grab bars, lavatory, mirror, urinal (if provided), alarms, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.30, Fig. 30.

 

e. Lobby Telephone. The chairs underneath the telephone obstruct the clear floor space of the telephone and the highest operable part of the phone is 65 inches above the finished floor. Provide an accessible telephone with a clear floor space of at least 30 inches by 48 inches that allows either a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair such that bases, enclosures, and fixed seats do not impede approaches to the telephone; with the highest operable part of the telephone mounted no more than 48 inches above the floor for a front approach or no more than 54 inches above the floor for a side approach. Standards §§ 4.31, 4.30.7(2).

 

f. Drinking Fountain

i. The drinking fountain has a spout that is 37 inches above the finished floor. Provide a fountain that has a spout height no higher than 36 inches, measured from the finished floor or ground surface to the spout outlet, and that otherwise complies with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.15, 4.27.4, Fig. 27.

ii. The drinking fountain protrudes into the main walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane. Provide an accessible route at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Standards § 4.4.

 

g. Dorm C - Women's Dorm

i. The toilet / shower room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet / shower room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, grab bars, lavatory, mirror, urinal (if provided), ambulatory stall, alarms, controls, dispensers, shower, shower spray unit, and seat, curb, and enclosure, if provided, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.21, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.30, Figs. 30, 35, 36, 37.

ii. The highest operable part of the telephones is 60 inches above the finished floor. Provide an accessible telephone with a clear floor space of at least 30 inches by 48 inches that allows either a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair such that bases, enclosures, and fixed seats do not impede approaches to the telephone; with the highest operable part of the telephone mounted no more than 48 inches above the floor for a front approach or no more than 54 inches above the floor for a side approach. Standards §§ 4.31, 4.30.7(2).

iii. The wall-mounted telephone protrudes into the main walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane. Provide an accessible route at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Standards § 4.4.

 

h. Dorm B - Lower Men's Dorm

i. The toilet / shower room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not fully accessible to people with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet / shower room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, grab bars, lavatory, mirror, urinal (if provided), ambulatory stall, alarms, controls, dispensers, shower, shower spray unit, and seat, curb, and enclosure, if provided, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.21, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.30, Figs. 30, 35, 36, 37.

ii. The highest operable part of the pay telephone is 59 inches above the finished floor. Provide an accessible telephone with a clear floor space of at least 30 inches by 48 inches that allows either a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair such that bases, enclosures, and fixed seats do not impede approaches to the telephone; with the highest operable part of the telephone mounted no more than 48 inches above the floor for a front approach or no more than 54 inches above the floor for a side approach. Standards §§ 4.31, 4.30.7(2).

iii. The wall-mounted telephones protrude into the main walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane. Provide an accessible route at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Standards § 4.4.