Attachment I: Program Access in Existing Facilities

 

 

Please Note: Paragraph 36 of the Agreement requires that within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will 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.

 

1. The technical requirements and, where appropriate, the scoping requirements of the Standards are used as a guide for determining whether a program or activity held in an existing facility is "readily accessible to and usable by" persons with disabilities and for determining what changes are necessary to make this program or activity accessible if it continues to be provided in the existing facility in question. See 28 C.F.R. §§ 35.150(b)(1), 35.151.

 

2. In order to ensure that each of the County's programs, services, and activities operating at a facility that is the subject of this Agreement, when viewed in its entirety, are readily accessible to and usable by persons with mobility impairments, the County will take the following actions:

 

3. Within two years of the effective date of this Agreement unless otherwise indicated below, the County shall complete the following modifications to the Court House:

 

a. Parking

 

i. The signage designating parking as reserved for persons with disabilities is too low so it can be obstructed by a parked vehicle. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, at each space designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide a vertical sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that it cannot be obstructed by vehicles parked in the space. Standards §§ 4.6.4, 4.30.7(1).

 

b. Exterior Entrance

 

i. The only entrance to the Court House is inaccessible because it does not have an automatic door operator and has knob hardware that requires tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist to operate. Provide a designated accessible entrance that has either an automatic door operator or clear and level maneuvering clearance that complies fully with Fig. 25. Ensure that all hardware and operating devices have shapes that are easy to grasp with one hand and do not require tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist to operate; and that they are mounted no higher than 48 inches above the finished floor. Standards § 4.13, Figs. 24, 25, 26.

 

 

c. Constituent Relations Office - First Floor

 

i. The entrance door to the Constituent Relations Office is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate. Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs. Standards § 4.13.9.

 

d. Court Room

 

i. Although the court room has a portable assistive listening system, there is no signage indicating the availability of the system. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide signage indicating the availability of the portable assistive listening system. Standards §§ 4.30, 4.33.

 

e. Men's Toilet Room - 2nd Floor

 

i. The accessible toilet room does not have signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide permanent room signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door. Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

ii. The men's toilet room does is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 8 pounds. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

iii. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is not on the open side of stall where the clear floor space needed to access it is located. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device. Standards §§ 4.16.5, 4.17.2, 4.27.4.

 

iv. No accessible coat hook has been provided. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

f. Women's Toilet Room - 2nd Floor

 

i. The accessible toilet room does not have signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide permanent room signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door. Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

ii. The door to the women's toilet room, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it does not have sufficient maneuvering space. On the push side of the door, provide a clear path of travel for a side approach at least 42 inches wide and at least 24 inches of clear maneuvering space adjacent to the latch side of the door. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(c).

 

iii. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is not on the open side of the stall, where the clear floor space needed to access it is located. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device. Standards §§ 4.16.5, 4.17.2, 4.27.4.

 

iv. No accessible coat hook has been provided. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

g. Drinking Fountain - 2nd Floor

 

i. The hi-lo drinking fountain located in the hall on the second floor is inaccessible because the high fountain is not detectable to a blind person using a cane. Provide a high drinking fountain at this location such that its bottom leading edges measure no more than 27 inches above the finished floor or protrude no more than 4 inches into the walkway. Standards § 4.4.

 

4. Within two years of the effective date of this Agreement, the County shall complete the following modifications to the Juvenile Justice Center (Detention Center):

 

a. Parking

 

i. Although the parking lot has a total of 12 parking spaces, there is no van accessible space. 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).

ii. The parking lot is inaccessible because there are no access aisles. At each standard accessible space, provide an access aisle at least 60 inches wide. At each van accessible space, provide an access aisles at least 96 inches wide. Ensure that all access aisles are flat and level, with slopes and cross-slopes not exceeding 1:50 in all directions, and that their surfaces are firm, stable, and slip-resistant. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6.3, Fig. 9.

 

b. Entrance

 

i. The building is inaccessible because there is no signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at the permanent front entrance. Provide accessible directional signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at inaccessible entrances directing users to the accessible entrance, and provide accessible signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at all permanent accessible entrances. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.30.

 

ii. The front entrance door is inaccessible because the threshold is greater than inch and is not beveled. Provide an accessible door with a threshold that is no greater than inch, or is no greater than inch and is beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2. Standards §§ 4.13.8, 4.5.2.

 

c. Men's Toilet Room

 

i. The accessible toilet room does not have signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility. Provide permanent room signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door. Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

ii. The door to the men's toilet room which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it does not have sufficient clear maneuvering space on the latch side of the door from inside the room. On the pull side of the door, provide a maneuvering space adjacent to the latch side of the door of at least 18 inches. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(c).

 

iii. The toilet room door swings into the required clear floor space at the lavatory. Ensure that no door swings into the required clear floor space at any accessible fixture. Standards § 4.22.2.

 

iv. Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because the men's toilet room does not have visual alarms to alert deaf people to emergencies. Provide visual alarm devices in toilet rooms and any other general usage areas (e.g., meeting rooms), hallways, lobbies, and any other area for common use. Such devices shall be integrated into the facility alarm system and shall meet the requirements of the Standards for lamp type, color, pulse duration, intensity, and flash rate. Visual alarm appliances shall be placed 80 inches above the highest floor level within the space or 6 inches below the ceiling, whichever is lower. Visual alarm appliances shall be located such that no place in any room or space, including common corridors or hallways, required to have a visual alarm appliance shall be more than 50 feet from the signal. In large rooms and spaces exceeding 100 feet across, without obstructions 6 feet above the finished floor, devices may be placed around the perimeter, spaced a maximum of 100 feet apart, in lieu of suspending appliances from the ceiling. Standards § 4.28.3.

 

v. The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Standards § 4.19.4.

 

vi. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is too high. Provide a flush control mounted 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device. Standards §§ 4.16.5, 4.17.2, 4.27.4.

 

vii. No accessible coat hook has been provided. Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

viii. There is no rear grab bar provided. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length, with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser. Standards §§ 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 30.

 

d. Women's Toilet Room

 

i. The accessible toilet room does not have signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility. Provide permanent room signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door. Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

ii. The women's toilet room door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 14 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

iii. Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because the women's toilet room does not have visual alarms to alert deaf people to emergencies. Provide visual alarm devices in toilet rooms and any other general usage areas (e.g., meeting rooms), hallways, lobbies, and any other area for common use. Such devices shall be integrated into the facility alarm system and shall meet the requirements of the Standards for lamp type, color, pulse duration, intensity, and flash rate. Visual alarm appliances shall be placed 80 inches above the highest floor level within the space or 6 inches below the ceiling, whichever is lower. Visual alarm appliances shall be located such that no place in any room or space, including common corridors or hallways, required to have a visual alarm appliance shall be more than 50 feet from the signal. In large rooms and spaces exceeding 100 feet across, without obstructions 6 feet above the finished floor, devices may be placed around the perimeter, spaced a maximum of 100 feet apart, in lieu of suspending appliances from the ceiling. Standards § 4.28.3.

 

iv. The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Standards § 4.19.4.

 

v. There is insufficient turning space within the toilet room. Provide an unobstructed turning space at least 60 inches in diameter or a T-shaped space complying with Fig. 3(b). Standards §§ 4.22.3, 4.2.3, Fig. 3.

 

vi. There is no rear grab bar provided. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length, with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser. Standards §§ 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 30.

 

e. Drinking Fountain

 

i. Although an accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping. For each accessible drinking fountain, provide a drinking fountain that is accessible to people who have difficulty bending or stooping. This can be accommodated by the use of a "hi-lo" fountain; by providing one fountain accessible to those who use wheelchairs and one fountain at a standard height convenient for those who have difficulty bending; by providing a fountain accessible to people who use wheelchairs and a cup dispenser, or by such other means as would achieve the required accessibility for each group of people. Standards § 4.1.3(10)(a).

 

f. Juvenile Court

 

i. The door to the Juvenile Court is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate. Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs. Standards § 4.13.9.

 

ii. The court room containing 30 seats is inaccessible because it does not have any wheelchair seating areas. Provide two wheelchair seating areas, each with a minimum clear ground or floor space of 66 inches wide by 48 inches deep for forward or rear access, or 66 inches wide by 60 inches deep for side access. Ensure that the ground or floor at all wheelchair locations is level, firm, stable, and slip resistant; that wheelchair seating areas are an integral part of the fixed seating plan and are located so as to provide people with physical disabilities a choice of lines of sight comparable to those available for members of the general public; that wheelchair seating areas adjoin an accessible route that also serves as a means of egress in case of emergency; and that at least one fixed companion seat is provided next to each wheelchair seating area. Standards §§ 4.5, 4.33.

 

iii. The witness stand is not accessible because there is a 12 inch step. Provide a ramp or platform lift in compliance with the Standards or establish a procedure for providing access to this area. Any procedure shall not require lifting or carrying persons with mobility impairments or require them to traverse unnecessary or extreme distances. Standards §§ 4.33.5, 4.3.8, 4.8, 4.11.

 

iv. The court room is inaccessible to people with hearing impairments because it does not have an assistive listening system. Provide a permanently installed assistive listening system (ALS) or a portable ALS with an adequate number of electrical outlets or other supplementary wiring necessary to support a portable assistive listening system. Also provide a minimum of 2 receivers for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability. Standards §§ 4.30, 4.33.

 

g. Back Door

 

i. The back door to the Juvenile Detention Center is inaccessible because there is a 1inch threshold. Provide a door with a threshold no greater than inch, or between inch and inch and beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2. Standards §§ 4.13.8, 4.5.2.

h. Men's and Women's Single User Toilet Room

 

i. The accessible toilet room does not have signage with the symbol of access. Provide permanent room signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door. Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

ii. The door to the men's and women's single user toilet room is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate. Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs. Standards § 4.13.9.

iii. The door to the men's and women's single user toilet room is inaccessible because it has an opening width of only 26 inches. Provide a door with a clear opening of 32 inches with the door open 90 degrees, measured between the face of the door and the opposite stop. Standards § 4.13.5, Fig. 24.

 

iv. The door to the men's and women's single user toilet room, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because the lavatory is in the clear floor space and there is no clear maneuvering space. On the push side of the door, provide a clear path of travel for a side approach at least 42 inches wide and at least 24 inches of clear maneuvering space adjacent to the latch side of the door. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(c).

 

v. The toilet room door swings into the required clear floor space at the lavatory. Ensure that no door swings into the required clear floor space at any accessible fixture. Standards § 4.22.2.

 

vi. There is no accessible light switch. Provide a light switch with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

vii. There is insufficient turning space within the toilet room. Provide an unobstructed turning space at least 60 inches in diameter or a T-shaped space complying with Fig. 3(b). Standards §§ 4.22.3, 4.2.3, Fig. 3.

 

viii. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is not mounted within reach and it is not at least 1 inches under the side grab bar. Provide a toilet paper dispenser that is mounted within reach, with its top at least 1 inches under the side grab bar, and centered at least 19 inches above the finished floor. Standards § 4.16.6, Fig. 29(b).

 

ix. The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Standards § 4.19.4.

 

x. There is no rear grab bar at the toilet. Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length, with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser. Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

 

xi. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 39 inches high, 18 inches in overall length, and 14 inches from the rear wall. Provide a side grab bar that is at least 40 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 52 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as the toilet paper dispenser. Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

 

xii. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because the controls are mounted at 52 inches above the finished floor. Provide a towel dispenser with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

i. Roll-In Shower Stall

 

i. The roll-in shower stall in the Intake Unit is inaccessible because the stall is 48 inches deep by 42 inches wide, there are no grab bars, the push-button shower control is 57 inches high, the fixed shower head is 74 inches high and there is a 7 inch curb into the stall. Provide a shower in this room that is exactly 36 inches wide and 36 inches deep with a 48 inch long and 36 inch wide clear floor space alongside the shower opening, and an L-shaped shower seat mounted on the wall opposite the controls and extending the full depth of the stall; OR a shower that is at least 30 inches deep and 60 inches wide with no curb or threshold and with a 36 inch deep and 60 inch wide clear floor space at the shower opening. Ensure that the shower has grab bars, controls, a shower spray unit, and a seat, curb, and enclosure, if provided, that comply fully with the Standards and with Figs. 35, 36, and 37, as applicable. Standards § 4.21, Figs. 35, 36, 37.

j. Two Shower Stalls

 

i. The side by side showers located in the Detention Center are inaccessible because the opening width of each stall is 22 inches, each stall is 26 inches deep by 29 inches wide, and there is a 9 inch curb into each stall. Provide a shower in this room that is exactly 36 inches wide and 36 inches deep with a 48 inch long and 36 inch wide clear floor space alongside the shower opening, and an L-shaped shower seat mounted on the wall opposite the controls and extending the full depth of the stall; OR a shower that is at least 30 inches deep and 60 inches wide with no curb or threshold and with a 36 inch deep and 60 inch wide clear floor space at the shower opening. Ensure that the shower has grab bars, controls, a shower spray unit, and a seat, curb, and enclosure, if provided, that comply fully with the Standards and with Figs. 35, 36, and 37, as applicable. Standards §§ 4.21, Figs. 35, 36, 37.

 

k. Day Room

 

i. The table located in the Day Room does not have wheelchair seating. Provide an accessible table on an accessible route at least 36 inches wide. Ensure that the table has clear floor space of 30 inches wide by 48 inches deep, knee clearance of at least 27 inches high by 30 inches wide by 19 inches deep, and a writing surface between 28 and 34 inches above the finished floor. Standards §§ 8.2, 4.2.4.1, 4.32.

 

5. Within two years of the effective date of this Agreement unless indicated otherwise below, the County shall complete the following modifications to the Rio Bravo Community Center:

a. Toilet Room: Single User (Sign on door says "Men's" but room is used as Unisex)

 

i. The accessible toilet room does not have appropriate signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide permanent room signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door. Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

ii. Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room to alert deaf people to emergencies. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

 

iii. The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Standards § 4.19.4.

 

iv. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted above the grab bar. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide a toilet paper dispenser that is mounted with its top at least 1 inches under the side grab bar and 36 inches or less from the rear wall and is centered at least 19 inches above the finished floor. Standards § 4.17.3, Fig. 30(d).

b. Men's and Women's Toilet Room

 

i. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because the removal of the paper requires tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide a paper towel dispenser with mechanical controls, if any, that can be operated with 5 lbf or less and that can be used with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist (lever-operated, push-type, and electronically controlled mechanisms are examples of acceptable designs). Ensure that the controls are a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that it is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.27.4, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

c. Signage

 

i. There is no signage directing people with disabilities to the accessible toilet rooms. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide accessible directional signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at inaccessible toilet rooms indicating the location of the nearest accessible toilet room, and provide accessible signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at all accessible toilet rooms. Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.2, 4.30.3, 4.30.5, 4.30.7.

 

d. Drinking Fountain

 

i. There is no accessible route to the drinking fountain. Provide at least one accessible route to the drinking fountain that, to the maximum extent feasible, coincides with the route for the general public. The accessible route must have a minimum clear width of 36 inches, or a minimum clear width of 42 inches if there is a turn around an obstruction less than 48 inches wide; have passing spaces at least 60 inches by 60 inches at least every 200 feet; have a minimum clear headroom of 80 inches; have a surface that is firm, stable, and slip resistant; have, in the absence of a curb ramp, ramp, elevator, or platform lift, no level changes in excess of inch vertically; and have a running slope of less than 1:20 (5%) (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 1:50 (2%). Standards §§ 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

 

6. Within two years of the effective date of this Agreement, the County shall complete the following modifications to the Mirando Civic Center:

 

a. Parking

 

i. Although the parking lot has approximately 101-150 parking spaces, none are designated as reserved for people with disabilities. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, on the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide one van accessible space and four standard spaces designated as reserved for people with disabilities. Standard accessible spaces shall be a minimum of 96 inches wide and served by access aisles at least 60 inches wide. Van accessible spaces shall be a minimum of 96 inches wide and served by access aisles at least 96 inches wide. All spaces designated as reserved for people with disabilities shall have vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles. Van accessible spaces shall have an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility. Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6, 4.30.7(1).

 

b. Accessible Route

 

i. The route from the parking lot is inaccessible because the slope of flare sides on the pedestrian crossing is more than1:10 and does not have detectable warning. Provide a curb ramp that is at least 36 inches wide, has a maximum slope of 1:12, is located so that it cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles, and has a stable, firm, and slip-resistant surface with a detectable warning extending the full width and depth of the ramp. If the curb ramp is located where pedestrians must walk across it, provide either flared sides (with a maximum slope of 1:10) or handrails or guardrails to protect against cross traffic. Standards § 4.3.8, 4.7, Fig. 12.

 

c. Service Counters

 

i. The two service counters at the main room are inaccessible because they are 43 inches above the finished floor. Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation. Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means. Standards §§ 7.2(2), 4.3.

 

d. Stage

 

i. There is no accessible route connecting the wheelchair seating areas and the stage. Provide an accessible route connecting the wheelchair seating locations to all spaces used by performers. Standards §§ 4.3, 4.33.5.

 

e. Telephone

 

i. The telephone in the main room is inaccessible because the highest operable part is 71 inches from the finished floor, protrudes more than 4 inches from the wall, and there is no signage of accessibility provided. Provide an accessible telephone with a clear floor space of at least 30 inches by 48 inches that allows either a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair such that bases, enclosures, and fixed seats do not impede approaches to the telephone; with the highest operable part of the telephone mounted no more than 48 inches above the floor for a front approach or no more than 54 inches above the floor for a side approach; that is hearing aid compatible and has a volume control mechanism; with telephone books, if provided, located between 15 and 48 inches above the finished floor for a front approach or between 9 and 54 inches above the finished floor for a side approach; with a cord of at least 29 inches long from the telephone to the handset; and with signage that complies with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.31, 4.30.7(2). Provide an accessible route at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Standards § 4.4.

f. Toilet Room - Unisex

 

i. The door to the toilet room is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 8 pounds. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

ii. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side of the stall, away from the clear floor space needed to access it. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device. Standards §§ 4.16.5, 4.27.4.

 

g. Women's / Men's Toilet Rooms

 

i. The women's and men's toilet rooms do not have signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility. Within one year of the effective date of this Agreement, provide permanent room signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door. Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

ii. The light switch is inaccessible because the controls are mounted at 55 inches above the finished floor. Provide a light switch in each toilet room with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair. Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

iii. The urinal is inaccessible because it has a rim mounted at 26 inches above the finished floor and the flush control at a height of 54 inches above the finished floor. Provide a urinal with an elongated rim mounted 17 inches or less above the finished floor, a clear floor space of at least 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep centered on the urinal, and a flush control height of 44 inches or less above the finished floor. Standards §§ 4.18.2, 4.18.3, 4.18.4.

 

h. Playground

 

i. There is no accessible route to the playground. The route is all grass, not stable, firm, or slip resistant. Provide an accessible route that is stable, firm, and slip resistant. Standards § 4.3, 4.5.

 

i. Picnic tables

 

i. The picnic tables are inaccessible because there is no accessible route. Provide at least one picnic table on an accessible route such that there is knee space at the table at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 19 inches deep, and such that the height of the top of the table is between 28 inches and 34 inches above the ground. Standards §§ 4.32.3, 4.32.4.

 

j. Toilets by the Playground

 

i. The toilet rooms by the Playground are not on an accessible route and contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to people with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, urinal (if provided), grab bars, lavatory, mirror, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.30, Fig. 30.