ATTACHMENT I: Modifications to Newly Constructed Facilities

 

Please Note:  Paragraph 45 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.

 

In order to ensure that the following spaces and elements in City facilities, for which construction was commenced 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.

 

Item #

Access Issue

Required Action

Completion Date

1.

The City will correct the following items at the Gadsden Museum of Art, located at 503 Broad Street:

 

 

1.1

Parking

 

 

1.1a

The parking lot, with a total of 88 parking spaces, is inaccessible because it lacks sufficient accessible parking for people with disabilities.  This lot requires 1 van accessible space and 3 standard spaces. 

P3

12 months

1.2

Accessible Route

 

 

1.2a

The route inside the museum at the ÒCity of ChampionsÓ exhibit is inaccessible because it is only 30 ½ inches wide.

AR3

12 months

1.3

MenÕs Toilet Room

 

 

1.3a

The door is inaccessible because it requires 8 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

1.3b

The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 57 ½ inches above the finished floor.  

TR5

12 months

1.3c

The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because the door has insufficient maneuvering clearance on the pull side.

D6

12 months

1.3d

The door is inaccessible because the threshold is greater than ½ inch high.

D22

12 months

1.3e

The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 20 inches above the finished floor.

TR20

12 months

1.3f

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

ST2

12 months

1.3g

The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is 36 inches long and it is mounted 17 inches from the rear wall. 

ST7

12 months

1.3h

The rear grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is 25 inches long and it is mounted 24 inches from the side wall.

ST4

12 months

1.4

WomenÕs Toilet Room

 

 

1.4a

The door is inaccessible because it requires 9 pounds of force to open.

D2

12 months

1.4b

The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because the door has only 7 ½ inches of clear space on the latch side.

D6

12 months

1.4c

The door is inaccessible because the threshold is greater than ½ inch high.

D22

12 months

1.4d

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

TR6

12 months

1-4e

The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 38 inches from the rear wall.

SU17

12 months

1.4f

The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is 36 inches long and it is mounted 17 inches from the rear wall. 

ST7

12 months

1.4g

The rear grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is 25 inches long and it is mounted 21 ½ inches from the side wall.

 

ST4

 

12 months

1.4h

The door to the accessible stall has hardware that requires tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist to operate.

D1

12 months

2.

The City will correct the following items at the Public Works Department, located at 111 Burnsway Drive:

 

 

2.1

Parking

 

 

2.1a

The parking lot is inaccessible because although there are two parking spaces reserved for use by persons with disabilities, they lack access aisles and appropriate signage, and the surface where access aisles would be located is not firm, stable and slip-resistant.   

 

P1; P6

 

12 months

2.2

Signage

 

 

2.2a

The room signage provided throughout the facility is inaccessible because it does not have raised and Braille characters.

D26

12 months

2.3

Doors

 

 

2.3a

The office doors are inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

12 months

2.4

Day Room Kitchen

 

 

2.4a

The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 64 ½ inches above the finished floor.  

TR5

12 months

2.5

Unisex Toilet Room – single user, by front entrance

 

 

2.5a

The toilet room sign lacks the International Symbol of Accessibility, is not mounted on the latch side of the door, and has no raised or Braille characters.

TR18

12 months

2.5b

The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

12 months

2.5c

The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 65 inches high. 

TR5

12 months

2.5d

The lavatory is inaccessible because the cabinet underneath does not provide the proper knee and toe clearances.

TR11

12 months

2.5e

The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 15 3/4 inches above the finished floor, its centerline is 15 inches from the side wall, and the flush control is on the closed side. 

SU14

 

12 months

 

2.5f

No grab bars are provided at the toilet.

SU10

12 months

2.6

MenÕs and WomenÕs Toilet Rooms – with stalls, in the Day Room

 

 

2.6a

The toilet room signs lack the International Symbol of Accessibility, are not mounted on the latch side of the door, and have no raised or Braille characters.

 

TR18

 

12 months

2.6b

The doors are inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

12 months

2.6c

The paper towel dispensers are inaccessible because they are mounted with the controls 65 inches above the finished floor. 

TR5

12 months

2.6d

The first aid kits are inaccessible because they are mounted with the opening latches more than 54 inches above the finished floor, they require tight pinching to operate, and they protrude into the walkway and are not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

TR2 AR8

 

12 months

 

2.6e

The lavatories are inaccessible because the cabinets underneath do not provide the proper knee and toe clearances.

TR11

12 months

2.6f

Accessible stalls are not provided in each toilet room.

ST15

12 months

2.6g

The showers are inaccessible because they have a raised lip at the entrance.

B7

12 months

2.6h

In the MenÕs Toilet Room, the urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 25 ½ inches above the finished floor, and the flush control is 45 ½" high.

TR20

12 months

 

2.7

Drinking Fountain

 

 

2.7a

The drinking fountain protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. 

AR8

12 months

 

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