ATTACHMENT J: Modifications to Altered Facilities

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 County's facilities in which alterations occurred 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 period specified below, which time period will begin to run on the effective date of this Agreement.

Items classified as "Contract" in the "Resolution By" column require more research for a resolution to the items identified in this attachment.  Once the scope of work to correct deficiencies is defined, a decision can be made whether the remedial work can be performed by a contractor or trained staff.

Item #

Access Issue

Required Action

Completion Date

Resolution By

1.

Courthouse, located at 722 Moody Street

1.1.

Interior Doors:  The doors throughout the facility are inaccessible because they require more than 5 pounds of force to open.

D3

12 months

Staff

1.2.

Route through Lobby

1.2.1.

The lobby is inaccessible because the underside of the stairway poses an overhead hazard.

AR6

24 months

Contract

1.2.2.

The lobby is inaccessible because the U.S. Mail letter box, the defibrillator,and the drinking fountain protrude into the walkway and are not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR7

24 months

Contract

1.3.

1st Floor Lobby Men's Toilet Room

1.3.1.

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR5

12 months

staff

1.3.2.

The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 18 inches high.

TR8

12 months

1.4.

1st Floor Lobby Women's Toilet Room: The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 19 1/2 inches high.

TR9

24 months

Contract

1.5.

Commissioners Courtroom

1.5.1.

The courtroom is inaccessible because there is no signage informing the public of the availability of an assistive listening system. 

AA3

24 months

Contract

1.5.2.

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

AR7

12 months

staff

1.5.3.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the spout is 39 inches high.

DF3

12 months

staff

1.5.4.

The ramp to the judge's bench is inaccessible because the top landing is only 57inches wide.

R5

24 months

Contract

1.5.5.

The ramp is inaccessible because the handrails lack extensions.

R2

24 months

Contract

1.6.

Commissioners Courtroom Men's Toilet Room: The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 18 inches high.

TR8

24 months

Contract

1.7.

Commissioners Courtroom Women's Toilet Room

1.7.1.

The lavatory is inaccessible because the clear floor space is 28 1/2 inches wide.

LS5

24 months

Contract

1.7.2.

The toilet is inaccessible because the stall door swings into the required clear floor space.

TR24

24 months

Contract

1.8.

2nd Floor Men's Toilet Room: No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR5

12 months

staff

1.9.

County Judge: The double doors are inaccessible because each leaf is 30 inches wide.

D13

24 months

Contract

1.10.

3rd Floor Lobby: This area is inaccessible because the defibrillator protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR7

12 months

staff

1.11.

3rd Floor Women's Toilet Room: The lavatory is inaccessible because the clear floor space is 27 inches wide.

LS5

24 months

Contract

1.12.

3rd Floor Drinking Fountain

1.12.1.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the spout is 39 inches high.

DF3

12 months

staff

1.12.2.

This area is inaccessible because the drinking fountain protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR7

12 months

Staff

1.13.

4th Floor Women's Toilet Room: The lavatory is inaccessible because the clear floor space is 27 inches wide.

LS5

24 months

Contract

1.14.

5th Floor Lobby: This area is inaccessible because the defibrillator protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR7

12 months

staff

1.15.

5th Floor Purchasing Department

1.15.1.

The counter is inaccessible because it is 43 1/2 inches high.

C1

24 months

Contract

1.15.2.

This area is inaccessible because the counter protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR7

24 months

Contract

1.16.

5th Floor Women's Toilet Room: The lavatory is inaccessible because the clear floor space is 28 inches wide.

LS5

24 months

Contract

1.17.

6th Floor Men's Toilet Room

1.17.1.

The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of 31 inches.

D14

24 months

Contract

1.17.2.

The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 18 inches high.

TR8

24 months

Contract

1.17.3.

The toilet is inaccessible because the center line is 20 inches from the sidewall.

TR7

24 months

Contract

1.17.4.

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

TR4

24 months

Contract

1.17.5.

The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is mounted with the near endless than 12 inches from the center of the toilet.

TR14

24 months

Contract

1.18.

6th Floor Women's Toilet Room

1.18.1.

The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of 31 inches.

D14

24 months

Contract

1.18.2.

The coat hook is inaccessible because it is mounted 61 inches high. 

TR3

12 months

staff

1.18.3.

The toilet is inaccessible because the top of the seat is 16 inches high.

TR9

24 months

Contract

1.18.4.

The toilet is inaccessible because the rear grab bar is mounted with the near endless than 12 inches from the center of the toilet.

TR14

24 months

Contract

2.

Paul Hopkins Community Park, located at 1000 A FM 517 Dickinson

2.1.

Parking

2.1.1.

The parking lot is inaccessible because it has no van accessible parking space.

P5

24 months

Contract

2.1.2.

The designated accessible parking spaces are inaccessible because they do not have vertical signage.

P3

24 months

Contract

2.2.

Exterior Routes

2.2.1.

The route from the parking lot onto the sidewalk leading to the pavilion is inaccessible because the grass surface is not firm, stable, and slip resistant.

AR1

12 months

staff

2.2.2.

The route to the toilet rooms is inaccessible because it requires traversing a step that is 1¼ inches high.

AR2

12 months

staff

2.2.3.

The route from the pavilion to the grill is inaccessible because the grass surface is not firm, stable, and slip resistant, and it contains a 4 inch high step.

AR1

12 months

staff

2.3.

Women's Toilet Room

2.3.1.

The toilet room is inaccessible because the sign does not have raised or Braille characters and is not mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door

TR11

12 months

staff

2.3.2.

The route to the lavatory is inaccessible because it is only 30 inches wide.

AR3

24 months

Contract

2.3.3.

The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls55 inches high.

CT4

12 months

staff

2.3.4.

The coat hook is inaccessible because it is mounted 60 inches high.

TR3

12 months

staff

2.4.

Men's Toilet Room

2.4.1.

The toilet room is inaccessible because the sign does not have raised or Braille characters and is not mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door

TR11

12 months

staff

2.4.2.

The pull side of the door is inaccessible because it provides only 43 inches of clear depth.

D5

24 months

Contract

2.4.3.

The lavatory is inaccessible because the hardware requires twisting of the wrist to operate.

LS4

12 months

staff

2.4.4.

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

AR7

24 months

Contract

2.4.5.

The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 22 inches high.

TR8

24 months

Contract

3.

West County Annex Building, located at 11720 Highway 6

3.1.

Parking: The parking lot, with a total of 72 parking spaces, is inaccessible because it has only two designated accessible spaces provided.  This lot requires one van accessible space and two standard accessible spaces.

P1

24 months

Contract

3.2.

Interior Signage

3.2.1.

The signage provided is inaccessible because it is mounted above the doors and does not have raised and Braille characters.

D15

24 months

Contract

3.2.2.

The hallways are inaccessible because the vertical clearance underneath the sign is less than 80 inches high.

AR6

24 months

Contract

3.3.

Break room

3.3.1.

The sink is inaccessible because the clear floor space is 28 inches wide.

LS5

24 months

Contract

3.3.2.

The sink is inaccessible because it provides no clear knee clearance.

LS3

24 months

Contract

3.4.

Women's Toilet Room: The door is inaccessible because it requires more than 5pounds of force to open.

D3

12 months

staff

3.5.

Men's Toilet Room

3.5.1.

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

D3

12 months

staff

3.5.2.

The toilet is inaccessible because the center line is 19 1/2 inches from the sidewall.

TR7

24 months

Contract

3.6.

Courtroom 131: The courtroom is inaccessible because there is no assistive listening system provided.

AA4

24 months

Contract

4.

Ray Holbrook Park, located at 99000 Owens Drive

4.1.

Parking: The parking lot, with a total of 88 parking spaces, has only two designated accessible spaces provided, there is no van accessible space, and the designated accessible spaces have no access aisles and no vertical signage.  This lot requires one van accessible space and three standard accessible spaces.

P1

24 months

Contract

4.2.

Exterior Routes: The routes to the picnic tables, grills, dugouts, bleachers, and ball fields are inaccessible because the grass surface is not firm, stable,and slip resistant.

AR1

12 months

staff

4.3.

Drinking Fountain by Toilet Rooms

4.3.1.

This area is inaccessible because the drinking fountain protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR7

24 months

Contract

4.3.2.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the spout is 39 inches high.

DF3

24 months

Contract

4.3.3.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the flow of water is 1/2 inch high.

DF5

12 months

staff

4.3.4.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the controls require more than 5pounds of force to operate.

DF2

12 months

staff

4.4.

Women's Toilet Room

4.4.1.

The toilet room is inaccessible because the sign does not have raised or Braille characters

TR11

12 months

staff

4.4.2.

The door is inaccessible because it has a 1 1/2 inch high threshold.

D12

24 months

Contract

4.4.3.

The lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom of the lavatory apron is 24inches high.

LS3

24 months

Contract

4.4.4.

This area is inaccessible because the air dryer protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR7

24 months

Contract

4.4.5.

The toilet is inaccessible because the center line is 19 1/2 inches from the sidewall.

TR7

24 months

Contract

4.4.6.

The toilet room is inaccessible because the stall door swings into the minimum required compartment space.

TR25

24 months

Contract

4.4.7.

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

TR15

12 months

staff

4.5.

Men's Toilet Room

4.5.1.

The toilet room is inaccessible because the sign does not have raised or Braille characters

TR11

12 months

staff

4.5.2.

The door is inaccessible because it has a 1¼ inch high threshold.

D12

24 months

Contract

4.5.3.

This area is inaccessible because the air dryer and paper towel dispenser protrude into the walkway and are not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR7

24 months

Contract

4.5.4.

The toilet is inaccessible because the center line is 19 1/2 inches from the sidewall.

TR7

24 months

Contract

4.5.5.

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

TR15

12 months

staff

4.6.

Concession Stand

4.6.1.

This area is inaccessible because the concession counter protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR7

24 months

Contract

4.6.2.

The counter is inaccessible because it is 46 inches high.

C1

24 months

Contract

 

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