ATTACHMENT J: Modifications to Altered Facilities

 

Please Note: Paragraph 43 of the Settlement Agreement requires that within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the City 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 City facilities, in which alterations occurred after January 26, 1992, are readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities, the City 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. 

Skyway: 3rd Street & Broadway

   

1.1. 

Accessible Route. The fire extinguisher near the "Radisson Hotel Parking Ramp / Firestone" sign protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

1.2. 

Elevator

   

1.2.a. 

The elevator is inaccessible because the hall call buttons are mounted 40½ inches above the finished floor.

E3

12 months

1.2.b. 

The elevator is inaccessible because the hoistway signage is mounted 62½ inches above the finished floor.

E12

12 months

1.2.c. 

The elevator is inaccessible because the emergency system is not identified by a raised symbol and lettering.

E8

12 months

1.3. 

Platform Lift. The lift is inaccessible because it cannot be operated independently without assistance (i.e., before using the lift, a person with a disability must first locate the appropriate person to obtain a key).

LF1

12 months

2. 

Fargo Municipal Court: 414 Fourth Avenue

   

2.1. 

Interior Signage. The signage provided throughout the facility is inaccessible because it is mounted with its centerline 62 inches above the finished floor.

D26

12 months

2.2. 

WomenÕs Single User Toilet Room in Lobby

   

2.2.a. 

The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

2.2.b. 

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

12 months

2.2.c. 

The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with its controls 57 inches above the finished floor.

TR5

12 months

2.2.d. 

The hazardous materials disposal protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

2.2.e. 

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser and the vertical grab bar.

SU7

12 months

2.2.f. 

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted 28 inches above the finished floor.

SU5

12 months

2.2.g. 

The toilet is inaccessible because no rear grab bar has been provided.

SU2

12 months

2.3. 

MenÕs Single User Toilet Room in Lobby

   

2.3.a. 

The door is inaccessible because it requires 14 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

2.3.b. 

The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 14 inches of clear space on the latch side.

D6

12 months

2.3.c. 

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

12 months

2.3.d. 

The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with its controls 60 inches above the finished floor.

TR5

12 months

2.3.e. 

The hazardous materials disposal protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

2.3.f. 

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser and the vertical grab bar.

SU7

12 months

2.3.g. 

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted 28 inches above the finished floor.

SU5

12 months

2.3.h. 

The toilet is inaccessible because no rear grab bar has been provided.

SU2

12 months

2.3.i. 

The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.

SU1

12 months

2.4. 

Lobby. The shelf near the main counter protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

2.5. 

Court

   

2.5.a. 

The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

2.5.b. 

The courtroom is inaccessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing because no assistive listening system has been provided.

AA5

12 months

2.5.c. 

The route into the witness stand is inaccessible because it contains steps.

AR2

12 months

2.5.d. 

The door between court and "after court" is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

2.6. 

Single User Toilet Rooms in Employee Only Area. The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to persons with disabilities.

SU13

12 months

3. 

City Hall: 200 Third Street North

   

3.1. 

First Floor Inaccessible Toilet Rooms. The toilet room signs are mounted on the door and have no raised or Braille characters.

TR18

12 months

3.2. 

Inspections Division. The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

3.3. 

Doors on 2nd Floor. The doors throughout the 2nd floor, other than the West Wing, are inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

12 months

3.4. 

Planning and Development. The counter protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

3.5. 

MenÕs 2nd Floor Toilet Room with Stalls

   

3.5.a. 

The toilet room sign is mounted on the hinge side of the door.

TR17

12 months

3.5.b. 

The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.

ST2

12 months

3.5.c. 

The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is 36 inches long.

ST7

12 months

3.6. 

WomenÕs 2nd Floor Toilet Room with Stalls

   

3.6.a. 

The toilet room sign is not mounted on the wall on the latch side of the door.

TR17

12 months

3.6.b. 

The lavatory is inaccessible because the top of the rim or counter is 34¾ inches above the finished floor.

TR11

12 months

3.6.c. 

The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is 36 inches long.

ST7

12 months

3.7. 

West Side Elevator. The elevator is inaccessible because no hoistway signage has been provided.

E12

12 months

3.8. 

Women's Single User Toilet Room in Mayor's Office

   

3.8.a. 

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

12 months

3.8.b. 

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

12 months

3.8.c. 

The toilet room door swings into the required clear floor space at the lavatory.

TR6

12 months

3.8.d. 

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser.

SU7

12 months

3.8.e. 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the paper towel dispenser.

SU4

12 months

3.9. 

Men's Single User Toilet Room in Mayor's Office

   

3.10. 

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

12 months

3.11. 

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

12 months

3.12. 

The toilet room door swings into the required clear floor space at the lavatory.

TR6

12 months

3.13. 

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser.

SU7

12 months

3.14. 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the paper towel dispenser.

SU4

12 months

4. 

Civic Center: 207 Fourth Street North

   

4.1. 

Parking. The parking lot is inaccessible because the 4 standard accessible parking spaces have no access aisles.

P1

12 months

4.2. 

VeteranÕs Memorial Auditorium Ticket Counter. The counter is inaccessible because it is 41½ inches above the finished floor.

C5

12 months

4.3. 

Women's Toilet Room with Stalls on South Side of Veteran's Memorial Auditorium

   

4.3.a. 

The sanitary napkin dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with its controls 59 inches above the finished floor.

TR5

12 months

4.3.b. 

The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 17 inches from the side wall.

ST17

12 months

4.3.c. 

The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser, and the toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 40 inches from the rear wall.

ST8

12 months

4.3.d. 

The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 48 inches from the rear wall.

ST7

12 months

4.3.e. 

Both ambulatory stalls are inaccessible because the doors swing inward, the grab bars are mounted with their far ends 48 inches from the rear wall, the toilet paper dispensers are mounted above the grab bars, and one of the stall is 37 inches wide. This toilet room requires one ambulatory stall.

ST1

12 months

4.4. 

Men's Toilet Room with Stalls on South Side of Veteran's Memorial Auditorium

   

4.4.a. 

The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 18½ inches above the finished floor.

TR20

12 months

4.4.b. 

The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 19 inches from the side wall.

ST17

12 months

4.4.c. 

The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser, and the toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted more than 36 inches from the rear wall.

ST8

12 months

4.4.d. 

The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with the far end 49½ inches from the rear wall.

ST7

12 months

4.5. 

Unisex Single User Toilet Room in Southwest Corner of Veteran's Memorial Auditorium

   

4.5.a. 

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser.

SU7

12 months

4.5.b. 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long.

SU3

12 months

4.6. 

Men's Inaccessible Toilet Room in Northwest Corner of Veteran's Memorial Auditorium. Signage directing persons with disabilities to the accessible toilet rooms has not been provided.

TR16

12 months

4.7. 

Locker Rooms in Northwest Corner of Veteran's Memorial Auditorium

   

4.7.a. 

The door is inaccessible because it requires 11½ pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

4.7.b. 

Locker Room #1

   

4.7.b.1) 

 

The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with its controls 63 inches above the finished floor.

TR5

12 months

4.7.b.2) 

 

The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

12 months

4.7.b.3) 

 

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser, and the toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 38 inches from the rear wall.

ST8

12 months

4.7.b.4) 

 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long.

ST4

12 months

4.7.b.5) 

 

The transfer shower is inaccessible because it is 41 inches deep by 36 inches wide, and the seat is on the rear wall.

B8

12 months

4.7.b.6) 

 

The bench is inaccessible because it is 17 inches wide and its top surface is 16 inches above the finished floor.

LR1

12 months

4.7.c. 

Locker Room #2

   

4.7.c.1) 

 

The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 19 inches above the finished floor.

TR20

12 months

4.7.c.2) 

 

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser, and the toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 38 inches from the rear wall.

ST8

12 months

4.7.c.3) 

 

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted 13 inches from the rear wall.

ST7

12 months

4.7.c.4) 

 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long and it is mounted 7 inches from the side wall.

ST4

12 months

4.7.c.5) 

 

The gang shower is inaccessible because grab bars are not provided on 3 walls.

B8

12 months

4.7.d. 

Locker Room #3

   

4.7.d.1) 

 

The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 18 inches above the finished floor.

TR20

12 months

4.7.d.2) 

 

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is obstructed by the toilet paper dispenser, and the toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 38 inches from the rear wall.

ST8

12 months

4.7.d.3) 

 

The gang shower is inaccessible because grab bars are not provided on 3 walls.

B8

12 months

4.8. 

VeteranÕs Memorial Auditorium Stage. The ramp to the stage contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to persons using wheelchairs.

R3

12 months

4.9. 

Centennial Hall Drinking Fountain. The fountain protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

4.10. 

Women's Toilet Room with Stalls on Centennial Hall Lower Level

   

4.10.a. 

The door is inaccessible because it requires 17 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

4.10.b. 

Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, no visual alarm appliance has been provided in the toilet room.

TR 21

12 months

4.10.c. 

The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

12 months

4.10.d. 

Although the toilet room has 9 stalls, it has no ambulatory stall.

ST1

12 months

4.10.e. 

The designated accessible toilet stall is inaccessible because it is 42 inches wide.

ST16

12 months

4.10.f. 

The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 21 inches from the side wall.

SU17

12 months

4.10.g. 

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

12 months

4.11. 

The rear grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is 30 inches long.

ST4

12 months

4.12. 

Men's Toilet Room with Stalls on Centennial Hall Lower Level

   

4.12.a. 

The door is inaccessible because it requires more than 5 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

4.12.b. 

Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, no visual alarm appliance has been provided in the toilet room.

TR21

12 months

4.12.c. 

The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

12 months

4.12.d. 

The designated accessible toilet stall is inaccessible because it is 42 inches wide.

ST16

12 months

4.12.e. 

The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 21½ inches from the side wall.

ST17

12 months

4.12.f. 

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

12 months

4.12.g. 

The rear grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is 30 inches long.

ST4

12 months

5. 

Fargo Police Station: 222 Fourth Street

   

5.1. 

1st Floor Unisex Single User Toilet Room

   

5.1.a. 

The toilet room sign is mounted 57 inches above the finished floor.

TR17

12 months

5.1.b. 

The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.

SU1

12 months

5.1.c. 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long.

SU3

12 months

5.2. 

1st Floor Employee MenÕs Toilet Room with Stall

   

5.2.a. 

The toilet room sign is mounted 57 inches above the finished floor.

TR17

12 months

5.2.b. 

The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

5.2.c. 

The toilet stall is inaccessible because it is 36½ inches wide.

ST16

12 months

5.2.d. 

The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 20 inches from the side wall.

ST17

12 months

5.2.e. 

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

12 months

5.2.f. 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long and mounted 7½ inches from the side wall.

ST4

12 months

5.2.g. 

The hazardous waste dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

5.3. 

1st Floor Employee WomenÕs Toilet Room with Stall

   

5.3.a. 

The toilet room sign is mounted with its centerline 57 inches above the finished floor.

TR17

12 months

5.3.b. 

The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

5.3.c. 

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

12 months

5.3.d. 

The designated accessible toilet stall is inaccessible because it is 36½ inches wide.

ST16

12 months

5.3.e. 

The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 19 inches from the side wall.

ST17

12 months

5.3.f. 

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

12 months

5.3.g. 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long and mounted 8 inches from the side wall.

ST4

12 months

5.3.h. 

The hazardous waste dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

5.4. 

2nd Floor South MenÕs Single User Toilet Room

   

5.4.a. 

The toilet room sign is mounted on the door.

TR17

12 months

5.4.b. 

The door is inaccessible because it requires 7 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

5.4.c. 

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

12 months

5.4.d. 

The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 39 inches from the rear wall.

SU17

12 months

5.4.e. 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long and mounted 7 inches from the side wall.

SU3

12 months

5.5. 

2nd Floor South Unisex Single User Toilet Room

   

5.5.a. 

The lavatory is inaccessible because the drain pipe is not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

12 months

5.5.b. 

The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 16 inches above the finished floor.

SU18

12 months

5.5.c. 

The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 19 inches from the side wall.

SU15

12 months

5.5.d. 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long.

SU3

12 months

5.6. 

Employee Lounge

   

5.6.a. 

The paper towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

12 months

5.6.b. 

The sink is inaccessible because it has twist-type hardware.

TR10

12 months

5.7. 

2nd Floor North WomenÕs Single User Toilet Room

   

5.7.a. 

The toilet room sign is mounted with its centerline 57 inches above the finished floor.

TR17

12 months

5.7.b. 

Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, no visual alarm appliance has been provided in the toilet room.

TR21

12 months

5.7.c. 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long.

SU3

12 months

5.8. 

2nd Floor North MenÕs Single User Toilet Room

   

5.8.a. 

The toilet room sign is mounted with its centerline 57 inches above the finished floor.

TR17

12 months

5.8.b. 

Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, no visual alarm appliance has been provided in the toilet room.

TR21

12 months

5.8.c. 

The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water and drain pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

12 months

5.8.d. 

The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 29 inches above the finished floor and the flush control is 47 inches above the finished floor.

TR20

12 months

5.8.e. 

The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 16½ inches above the finished floor.

SU18

12 months

5.8.f. 

The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.

SU1

12 months

5.8.g. 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long.

SU3

12 months

5.9. 

Basement Locker Rooms. The locker rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to persons with disabilities. Remedial action applies to each locker room.

LR4

12 months

5.10. 

Basement South Unisex Single User Toilet Room

   

5.10.a. 

The toilet room sign is mounted with its centerline 57 inches above the finished floor.

TR17

12 months

5.10.b. 

Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, no visual alarm appliance has been provided in the toilet room.

TR21

12 months

5.10.c. 

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

12 months

5.10.d. 

The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.

TR12

12 months

5.10.e. 

The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 16½ inches above the finished floor.

SU18

12 months

5.10.f. 

The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 19 inches from the side wall.

SU15

12 months

5.10.g. 

The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.

SU1

12 months

5.10.h. 

The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 24 inches long and it is mounted 7 inches from the side wall.

SU3

12 months

 

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