Attachment E: Program Access Modifications at Polling Places

 

1. The Department found the following violations at County polling places that are not owned or operated by the County. Within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will report to the Department its written plan regarding how and when these violations will be remedied so that the polling places are fully accessible to persons with disabilities. The County will then implement the corrections within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement.

2. Oglethorpe Elementary School

a. There are no van accessible spaces provided. On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide one van accessible space a minimum of 96 inches wide, served by access aisles at least 96 inches wide, with vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and with an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5)(b), 4.6, 4.30.7(1).

3. First Baptist Church of St. Simons

a. 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. There are no van accessible spaces provided. On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide one van accessible space a minimum of 96 inches wide, served by access aisles at least 96 inches wide, with vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and with an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5)(b), 4.6, 4.30.7(1).

4. St. Williams Catholic Church

a. 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).

5. Greer Elementary School

a. There is no van accessible space provided. On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide one van accessible space a minimum of 96 inches wide, served by access aisles at least 96 inches wide, with vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and with an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5)(b), 4.6, 4.30.7(1).

 

 

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