ATTACHMENT J: Modifications to Altered Facilities

Please Note: Paragraph 57 of the Settlement Agreement requires that within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the Consolidated Government 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 the Consolidated Government's facilities in which alterations occurred after January 26, 1992, are readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities, the Consolidated Government 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.

Item #

Access Issue

Required Action

Completion Date

1.

James P. Davis Hall at Wyco Lake Park, located at 91st Street and Leavenworth Road

   

1.1.

Exit to Rear Deck. The door is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch high threshold.

D22

18 months

2.

Court Services Building, located at 711 Armstrong Avenue

   

2.1.

Entrances. 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

2.2.

Interior Doors

   

2.2.a.

Numerous doors throughout the facility are inaccessible because they have knob hardware.

D1

24 months

2.2.b.

Numerous doors throughout the facility are inaccessible because they require more than 5 pounds of force to open.

D2

24 months

2.3.

Alarms. Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system with visual alarm devices in some locations, the alarm system is inaccessible because not all locations have visual alarm devices.

AL1

36 months

2.4.

Signage. The interior signage throughout the building is inaccessible because it is often mounted above the doors and does not have raised or Braille characters, and there is no signage at inaccessible toilet rooms directing people with disabilities to the accessible toilet rooms, and no International Symbol of Accessibility designating accessible toilet rooms.

D26

TR16

24 months

2.5.

District Court # 15 G-01 (Existing)

   

2.5.a.

The gate to the well is inaccessible because it has an opening width of 21½ inches.

D25

24 months

2.5.b.

The witness stand is inaccessible because there is a step up to it.

AA8

24 months

2.5.c.

The witness stand is inaccessible because the opening is 21 inches wide.

AR3

24 months

2.5.d.

The juvenile holding area within the courtroom is inaccessible because the route contains a step, and all seats within this area are fixed to the floor.

AA8

24 months

2.5.e.

The juvenile holding area within the courtroom is inaccessible because the opening is 21 inches wide.

AR3

24 months

2.5.f.

The plaintiff and defendant tables are inaccessible because they provide only 24¼ inches of knee space height.

T1

24 months

2.5.g.

The courtroom is inaccessible to persons with hearing disabilities because no assistive listening system is provided.

AA5

24 months

2.6.

Juvenile Court Waiting Room

   

2.6.a.

The check-in counter is inaccessible because it is 43 inches above the finished floor.

C6

24 months

2.6.b.

The check-in counter protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

24 months

2.7.

Women's Urinalysis Toilet Room G-28. This single-user toilet room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to persons with disabilities.

SU13

36 months

2.8.

Clerk of the Juvenile Court G-34. The counter is inaccessible because it is 42 inches above the finished floor.

C6

24 months

2.9.

District Court # 15A G-25

   

2.9.a.

The witness stand is inaccessible because there is a step up to it.

AA8

24 months

2.9.b.

The courtroom is inaccessible to persons with hearing disabilities because no assistive listening system is provided.

AA5

24 months

2.10.

Men's and Women's Toilet Rooms in the Juvenile Court Area G-05 and G-06 (Existing). The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to persons with disabilities.

ST14

36 months

2.11.

District Attorney Juvenile Offenders G-13. The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of only 27 inches.

D25

24 months

2.12.

Juvenile Court Holding Cells in G-15. The holding cells contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to persons with disabilities.

PJ1

24 months

2.13.

Rear Sally Port (Existing). The route from the fenced-in parking area to the rear exterior sally port is inaccessible because it can only be accessed by stairs.

AR1

24 months

2.14.

District Court # 14 G-38 (Existing)

   

2.14.a.

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

D6

24 months

2.14.b.

The witness stand is inaccessible because there are steps up to it.

AA8

24 months

2.14.c.

The courtroom is inaccessible to persons with hearing disabilities because no assistive listening system is provided.

AA5

24 months

2.15.

Elevator (Existing). The elevator is inaccessible because the hall lanterns do not emit audible signals indicating the direction of travel.

E11

24 months

2.16.

Men's and Women's Toilet Rooms G-39 and G-40 (Existing). The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to persons with disabilities.

ST14

36 months

2.17.

Pay Telephone near District Court # 14. The telephone protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

36 months

2.18.

Drinking Fountain near District Court # 14

   

2.18.a.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 37 inches above the finished floor.

DF6

24 months

2.18.b.

Although a designated accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping.

DF3

24 months

2.19.

Ground Level Route to District Court # 14. The fire alarm box protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

24 months

2.20.

Women's Toilet Room with Stalls 126 (Existing)

   

2.20.a.

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

TR12

36 months

2.20.b.

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

36 months

2.20.c.

The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 39 inches from the rear wall.

ST19

36 months

2.20.d.

The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because only a 31 inch long portion of the bar is mounted between 33 and 36 inches above the finished floor and the far end of the bar is mounted 39 inches from the rear wall.

ST6

36 months

2.21.

Men's Toilet Room with Stalls First Floor (Existing). The toilet room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to persons with disabilities.

ST14

36 months

2.22.

Drinking Fountain in Juror Hallway First Floor (Existing)

   

2.22.a.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 40 inches above the finished floor.

DF6

24 months

2.22.b.

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

DF2

24 months

2.23.

Employee Hallway First Floor (Existing)

   

2.23.a.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 43 inches above the finished floor.

DF6

24 months

2.23.b.

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

DF2

24 months

2.23.c.

The security panel with push-button codes at the door to the hallway is inaccessible because the highest operable part is 56 inches above the finished floor.

TR5

24 months

2.23.d.

The fire alarm device protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

24 months

2.24.

Employee Toilet Room with Stall 124. The toilet room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to persons with disabilities.

ST14

36 months

2.25.

District Courts # 9 and # 16 (Existing)

   

2.25.a.

The doors to the courtrooms are inaccessible because they have an opening width of only 29 inches.

D25

24 months

2.25.b.

The witness stands are inaccessible because there are steps up to them.

AA8

24 months

2.25.c.

The witness stands are inaccessible because the openings are only 23 inches wide.

AR3

24 months

2.25.d.

The jury boxes are inaccessible because there are steps up to them.

AA8

24 months

2.25.e.

The jury boxes are inaccessible because the openings are only 21 inches wide.

AR3

24 months

2.25.f.

The jury boxes have fixed seating preventing a juror using a wheelchair from sitting in the jury boxes.

AA9

24 months

2.25.g.

The courtrooms are inaccessible to persons with hearing disabilities because, although there are 100 fixed seats, there is no assistive listening system provided. These courtrooms each require 4 receivers.

AA4

24 months

2.26.

Jury Room for District Court # 9 and # 16

   

2.26.a.

The intercom is inaccessible because it is mounted over a table at a height of 55½ inches above the finished floor.

TR4

24 months

2.26.b.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 40½ inches above the finished floor.

DF6

24 months

2.26.c.

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

AR8

24 months

2.26.d.

The single user toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to persons with disabilities.

SU13

24 months

2.27.

First Floor Adult Holding Cells

   

2.27.a.

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

AR8

24 months

2.27.b.

The holding cells contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to persons with disabilities.

PJ1

24 months

2.28.

Second Floor Drinking Fountain Near Elevator (Existing)

   

2.28.a.

Although a designated accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping.

DF3

24 months

2.28.b.

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

AR8

24 months

2.29.

Second Floor Hallway Men's and Women's Toilet Rooms with Stalls (Existing). The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to persons with disabilities.

ST14

36 months

2.30.

Second Floor Court Services Officers. The counter is inaccessible because it is 42 inches above the finished floor.

C6

36 months

2.31.

Men's Urinalysis Toilet Room. This single-user toilet room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to persons with disabilities.

SU13

36 months

2.32.

Women's Single-User Toilet Room – Juvenile Intensive Supervision

   

2.32.a.

No accessible coat hook has been provided.

TR1

36 months

2.32.b.

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

36 months

2.32.c.

The toilet seat cover dispenser is inaccessible because the seat covers are mounted with the controls 57 inches above the finished floor.

TR5

36 months

2.32.d.

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

SU1

36 months

2.33.

Men's Single-User Toilet Room – Juvenile Intensive Supervision

   

2.33.a.

No accessible mirror has been provided.

TR14

36 months

2.33.b.

The toilet seat cover dispenser is inaccessible because the seat covers are mounted 61 inches above the finished floor.

TR5

36 months

2.33.c.

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

SU1

36 months

2.34.

Third Floor Drinking Fountain Near Elevator (Existing). Although a designated accessible drinking fountain is provided, there is no drinking fountain provided for people who have difficulty bending or stooping.

DF3

24 months

2.35.

Third Floor Community Corrections. The counter is inaccessible because it is 42 inches above the finished floor.

C6

24 months

2.36.

Fourth Floor Drinking Fountain (Existing). The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the spout is 43 inches above the finished floor, there is no knee space provided, the flow of water is less than 4 inches high, and the control requires more than 5 pounds of force to operate.

DF1

24 months

2.37.

Adult Court Services – Probation and Diversion

   

2.37.a.

The counter is inaccessible because it is 42 inches above the finished floor.

C6

24 months

2.37.b.

The wall-mounted metal shelves next to the counter protrude into the walkway and are not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

24 months

3.

Building C, located at 4601 State Avenue

   

3.1.

Parking Lot. The parking lot, with a total of more than 1000 parking spaces, is inaccessible because it has only 4 designated accessible spaces, there are no access aisles provided, the signage is mounted too low, and there is no van accessible space. This lot requires at least 2 van accessible spaces and 19 standard accessible spaces.

P3

24 months

3.2.

Curb Ramp from Parking to Rear Entrance. The curb ramp is inaccessible because it has a slope of 16.7% near the bottom and 9.3% near the top.

AR5

24 months

3.3.

Entrances. 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

3.4.

Interior Route to Government Offices. The route is inaccessible because there are fewer than 80 inches of head room under the stairway, and no cane detectable barrier is provided.

AR7

24 months

3.5.

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

D2

24 months

3.6.

Building Inspection / License Division

   

3.6.a.

The counter is inaccessible because it is 42 inches above the finished floor.

C6

24 months

3.6.b.

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

AR8

24 months

3.7.

Neighborhood Resource Center

   

3.7.a.

The counter is inaccessible because it is 42 inches above the finished floor.

C6

24 months

3.7.b.

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

AR8

24 months

3.7.c.

The entry door to the meeting room is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch high threshold.

D22

24 months

3.8.

Hearing Rooms

   

3.9.

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

D26

24 months

3.10.

The push side of the door to Hearing Room # 2, which is accessed through a front approach and which has both a closer and a latch, is inaccessible because it has only 11 inches maneuvering clearance on the latch side.

D7

24 months


 

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