ATTACHMENT I: Modifications to Newly Constructed Facilities

Please Note: Paragraph of the Settlement Agreement requires that within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County 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 County facilities for which construction was commenced 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 periods specified below, which time periods will begin to run on the effective date of this Agreement.

Item #

Access Issue

Required Action

Completion Date

1

Gregg County Jail North Annex

1.1

Parking

1.1.a

The parking reserved for persons with disabilities is inaccessible because the spaces are 91 (leftmost), 92 (middle), and 94 (rightmost) inches wide.

P8

24 months

1.1.b

The parking reserved for persons with disabilities is inaccessible because the signs are mounted too low and can be obstructed by vehicles.

P6

24 months

1.2

Exterior Ramp leading to Pretrial exterior entrance

1.2.a

The ramp is inaccessible because one side lacks handrails, and the handrail on the other side is mounted at 41 inches above the walking surface and lacks extensions at the top of the ramp.

R4

24 months

1.3

Exterior Entrance and Doors

1.3.a

The building does not have directional signage posted at inaccessible entrances and does not have the International Symbol of Accessibility posted at accessible entrances.

D16

24 months

1.4

Pretrial Services exterior entrance:

24 months

1.4.a

The second (interior) door in the vestibule is inaccessible because it requires more than 5 pounds of force to open.

D2

24 months

1.5

Women's Public Toilet Room with Stalls; 1st Floor

1.5.a

The toilet room sign is mounted with its centerline at 58 inches above the finished floor

TR18

24 months

1.5.b

The entry door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of 28 inches due to the door being incapable of swinging open at a 90 degree angle.

D25

24 months

1.5.c

The entry door is inaccessible because it requires 16 pounds of force to open.

D2

24 months

1.5.d

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

24 months

1.5.e

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

ST8

24 months

1.5.f

The toilet paper dispenser in the designated accessible stall is inaccessible because it is mounted 40 inches from the rear wall.

ST19

24 months

1.6

Men's Public Toilet Room with Stalls; 1st Floor

1.6.a

The toilet room sign is mounted with its centerline at 58 inches above the finished floor

TR18

24 months

1.6.b

The entry door is inaccessible because it requires 16 pounds of force to open.

D2

24 months

1.6.c

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

24 months

1.6.d

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

ST8

24 months

1.6.e

The toilet seat cover dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 55 inches above the finished floor behind the toilet.

TR4

24 months

1.7

Public Drinking Fountain; 1st Floor

1.7.a

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 38 inches above the finished floor.

DF6

24 months

1.8

Accessible Jail Cell #1; 1st Floor Toilet Room

1.8.a

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 30 inches long.

SU6

24 months

1.8.b

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

SU6

24 months

1.9

Accessible Jail Cell #2; 1st Floor Toilet Room

1.9.a

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 30 inches long.

SU6

24 months

1.9.b

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 36 inches long and it is mounted with its farther end 42.5 inches from the rear wall.

SU6

24 months

1.1

Shower

1.10.a

The shower is inaccessible because it has a 10 inch step at the entrance.

B7

24 months

1.10.b

The shower stall dimensions are 35 x 36 inches, the seat is mounted on the same side as the controls, and the fixed shower head height is 72 inches.

B8

24 months

1.11

Accessible Jail Cell #3; 1st Floor Toilet Room

1.11.a

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

24 months

1.11.b

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 30 inches long.

SU6

24 months

1.11.c

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 36 inches long and it is mounted with its farther end 42.5 inches from the rear wall.

SU6

24 months

1.12

Shower

1.12.a

The shower is inaccessible because it has a 10 inch step at the entrance.

B7

24 months

1.12.b

The shower stall dimensions are 35 x 36 inches, the seat is mounted on the same side as the controls, and the fixed shower head height is 72 inches.

B8

24 months

1.13

Accessible Jail Cell #4; 1st floor Toilet Room

1.13.a

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

24 months

1.13.b

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 30 inches long.

SU6

24 months

1.13.c

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 36 inches long and it is mounted with its farther end 42.5 inches from the rear wall.

SU6

24 months

1.14

Shower

1.14.a

The shower is inaccessible because it has a 10 inch step at the entrance.

B7

24 months

1.14.b

The shower stall dimensions are 35 x 36 inches, the seat is mounted on the same side as the controls, and the fixed shower head height is 72 inches.

B8

24 months

1.15

Attorney Visitation Cell; 1st Floor

1.15.a

The attorney visitation area is not accessible to people with disabilities because there is no accessible seating area on the inmate side.

PJ7

24 months

1.16

Visitation Cell; 1st Floor

1.16.a

The visitation area is not accessible to people with disabilities because there is no accessible seating area on the inmate side.

PJ7

24 months

1.17

Elevator

1.17.a

The elevator is inaccessible because the emergency system requires voice communication to operate, and it is not identified by raised symbol and lettering.

E8

24 months

1.18

Women's Public Toilet Room with Stalls; 2nd Floor

1.18.a

The toilet room sign is mounted with its centerline at 58 inches above the finished floor.

TR17

24 months

1.18.b

The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of 30 inches.

D25

24 months

1.18.c

The door is inaccessible because it requires 15 pounds of force to open.

D2

24 months

1.18.d

The soap dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 54 inches above the finished floor over the lavatory, and a front approach is required.

TR4

24 months

1.18.e

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

24 months

1.18.f

The rear grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is 34 inches long.

ST4

24 months

1.19

Men's Toilet Room with Stalls; 2nd Floor

1.19.a

The toilet room sign is mounted with its centerline at 58 inches above the finished floor.

TR17

24 months

1.19.b

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

D2

24 months

1.19.c

The soap dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 53 inches above the finished floor over the lavatory, and a front approach is required.

TR4

24 months

1.19.d

The towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 49 inches above the finished floor next to the lavatory, and a front approach is required.

TR4

24 months

1.19.e

The designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 18.5 inches from the side wall.

ST17

24 months

1.19.f

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

24 months

1.19.g

The rear grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is 34 inches long.

ST4

24 months

1.2

Drinking Fountain; 2nd Floor

1.20.a

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 38 inches above the finished floor.

DF6

24 months

1.21

Adult Probation Lobby Area; 2nd Floor

1.21.a

The security gate is inaccessible because it has an opening width of 30 inches.

D25

24 months

1.22

Conference Room; 2nd Floor

1.22.a

Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because there are no visual alarms provided in the 2nd Floor Conference Room.

AL1

24 months

1.22.b

The Conference Room is inaccessible to people who are hard of hearing because there is no assistive listening system provided. This Conference Room requires 2 receivers.

AA5

24 months

1.23

Drinking Fountain Near Adult Probation; 2nd Floor

1.23.a

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 38 inches above the finished floor.

DF6

24 months

1.23.b

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the flow of water is .5 inch high.

DF7

24 months

1.24

Women's Toilet Room with Stalls; 2nd Floor

1.24.a

The toilet room sign is mounted with its centerline at 58 inches above the finished floor.

TR18

24 months

1.24.b

The door is inaccessible because it requires 18 pounds of force to open.

D2

24 months

1.24.c

The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 11 inches of clear space on the latch side.

D6

24 months

1.24.d

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

TR12

24 months

1.24.e

The soap dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 52 inches above the finished floor, and a forward reach is required to access it.

TR5

24 months

1.24.f

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

ST17

24 months

1.24.g

The rear grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is 32 inches long.

ST4

24 months

1.25

Men's Toilet Room with Stalls; 2nd Floor

1.25.a

The toilet room sign is mounted with its centerline at 59 inches above the finished floor.

TR18

24 months

1.25.b

The door is inaccessible because it requires 15 pounds of force to open.

D2

24 months

1.25.c

The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 12 inches of clear space on the latch side.

D6

24 months

1.25.d

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

TR12

24 months

1.25.e

The soap dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with the controls 52 inches above the finished floor, and a forward reach is required.

TR5

24 months

1.25.f

The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 25 inches above the finished floor, and there is inadequate clear floor space in front of the unit.

TR20

24 months

1.25.g

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

ST17

24 months

1.25.h

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

24 months

1.25.i

The rear grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is 32 inches long.

ST4

24 months

1.26

Men's Single-User Toilet Room – Staff only; 3rd Floor

1.26.a

The toilet room sign is inaccessible

TR18

24 months

1.26.b

The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

24 months

1.26.c

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

D2

24 months

1.26.d

The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 17.5 inches from the side wall.

SU15

24 months

1.26.e

The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 45 inches from the rear wall.

SU17

24 months

1.26.f

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

SU6

24 months

1.27

Women's Single-User Toilet Room – Staff only; 3rd Floor

1.27.a

The toilet room sign is inaccessible.

TR18

24 months

1.27.b

The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

24 months

1.27.c

The door is inaccessible because it requires 12 pounds of force to open.

D2

24 months

1.27.d

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

24 months

1.27.e

The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 41 inches from the rear wall.

SU17

24 months

1.27.f

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with its farther end 48.5 inches from the rear wall.

SU6

24 months

1.28

Women's Detention Center; 3rd Floor Administration Office

1.28.a

The route between the closet and the desk is inaccessible because it narrows to 30 inches at one point.

AR2

24 months

2

Marvin A. Smith Criminal Justice Center

2.1

Curb ramps at accessible parking spaces

2.1.a

The curb ramp on the left side of the parking space's access aisle is inaccessible because it has a slope of 8.5 and a cross-slope of 2.4%.

AR5

24 months

2.2

Unisex Single-User Toilet Room; Main Lobby Area

2.2.a

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

SU6

24 months

2.3

Supervisor's Office; 1st Floor

2.3.a

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

AR8

24 months

2.4

Unisex Toilet Room; Supervisor's Office; 1st Floor

2.4.a

The toilet room sign is inaccessible.

TR17

24 months

2.4.b

A shelf in the toilet room protrudes into the path of travel and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

24 months

2.4.c

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted 12.5 inches from the rear wall.

SU6

24 months

2.5

Shower in Supervisor's Office; 1st Floor

2.5.a

The transfer shower is inaccessible because the grab bars provided are not u-shaped and are not on all three walls of the shower stall.

B9

24 months

2.6

Cell A4; 1st Floor Shower

2.6.a

The transfer shower is inaccessible because the grab bars provided are not u-shaped and are not on all three walls of the shower stall.

B9

24 months

2.7

Cell A4; 1st Floor Telephone

2.7.a

The telephone is inaccessible because the highest operable part is 56 inches above the finished floor, the cord is 17 inches long, and it lacks a counter.

TT1

24 months

2.8

Cell B4; 1st Floor Shower

2.8.a

The transfer shower is inaccessible because the grab bars provided are not u-shaped and are not on all three walls of the shower stall.

B9

24 months

2.9

Cell B4; 1st Floor Telephone

2.9.a

The telephone is inaccessible because the highest operable part is 56 inches above the finished floor, the cord is 17 inches long, and it lacks a counter.

TT1

24 months

2.1

Pod A; 1st Floor Toilet Room with Stalls

2.10.a

The toilet room sign is inaccessible.

TR17

24 months

2.10.b

The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with its farther end 49 inches from the rear wall.

ST7

24 months

2.11

Pod B; 1st Floor Toilet Room with Stalls

2.11.a

The toilet room sign is inaccessible.

TR17

24 months

2.11.b

The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with its farther end 49 inches from the rear wall.

ST7

24 months

2.12

Pod D; 1st Floor Toilet Room with Stalls

2.12.a

The toilet room sign is inaccessible.

TR17

24 months

2.12.b

The side grab bar at the designated accessible toilet is inaccessible because it is mounted with its farther end 49 inches from the rear wall.

ST7

24 months

2.13

Cell E4; 1st Floor

2.13.a

The lavatory is inaccessible because the top of the rim or counter is 35 inches above the finished floor.

TR11

24 months

2.13.b

A shelf in the cell protrudes into the path of travel and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

24 months

2.13.c

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

SU6

24 months

2.14

Pod E (across from Cell E4); 1st Floor Single-User Toilet Room

2.14.a

The toilet room sign is inaccessible.

TR17

24 months

2.14.b

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

SU6

24 months

2.15

Pod E (across from Cell E4); 1st Floor Shower

2.15.a

The transfer shower is inaccessible because the controls are on the side wall, and the grab bars provided are not u-shaped and are not on all three walls of the shower stall.

B8

24 months

2.16

Control Room - Across from Pod E3; 1st Floor Single-User Toilet Room

2.16.a

The toilet room sign is inaccessible.

TR17

24 months

2.16.b

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

SU6

24 months

2.17

Control Room - Across from Pod E3; 1st Floor Shower

2.17.a

The transfer shower is inaccessible because the controls are on the side wall, and the grab bars provided are not u-shaped and are not on all three walls of the shower stall.

B8

24 months

2.18

Pod C; 1st Floor Shower

2.18.a

The transfer shower is inaccessible because the controls are on the side wall, and the grab bars provided are not u-shaped and are not on all three walls of the shower stall.

B8

24 months

2.19

Pod D; 1st Floor Shower

2.19.a

The transfer shower is inaccessible because the controls are on the side wall, and the grab bars provided are not u-shaped and are not on all three walls of the shower stall.

B8

24 months

2.2

Women's Toilet Room-Administration Area- 1st Floor

2.20.a

The door is inaccessible because it requires 15 pounds of force to open.

D2

24 months

2.20.b

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

SU15

24 months

2.20.c

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

SU6

24 months

2.21

Men's Toilet Room-Administration Area - 1st Floor

2.21.a

The door is inaccessible because it requires 15 pounds of force to open.

D2

24 months

2.21.b

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

SU15

24 months

2.21.c

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

SU6

24 months

 

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