Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1312    Version: 1 Name: WIOA Youth Services Contract
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/29/2019 In control: Health & Community Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/13/2019
Title: Joint resolution to renew contracts for Youth Program Services with various firms in an amount not to exceed $532,000 for Lake County Workforce Development.
Attachments: 1. Recommendation for 2019-2020 WIOA Youth Services Contracts.pdf, 2. Employee Connections Vendor Disclosure.pdf, 3. Youth Conservation Corp Vendor Disclosure.pdf, 4. YouthBuild Lake County Vendor Disclosure.pdf, 5. Waukegan High School Vendor Disclosure.pdf
Title
Joint resolution to renew contracts for Youth Program Services with various firms in an amount not to exceed $532,000 for Lake County Workforce Development.

Staff Summary
* Lake County desires to renew contracts for youth programs with qualified providers to service Out-of-School youth under the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
* The Lake County Workforce Development Board has reviewed the performance of the service providers and recommends and forwards contract renewals for County Board consideration.
* Contract renewals are recommended for four Out-of-School Youth Programs: Waukegan High School, Pharmacy Tech Program, Waukegan, Illinois in the amount of $170,000 to service 24 youth, Youth Build Lake County, North Chicago, Illinois for $102,000 to service 15 youth, Youth Conservation Corps, Waukegan, Illinois in the amount of $129,000 to serve 12 youth, and Employee Connections, Waukegan, Illinois in the amount of $131,000 to serve 25 youth.
* Contracts are not to exceed $532,000 and will be funded through the County's allocation of federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act funds for the time frame of July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020

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RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, in accordance with Section 5-102 of the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance, proposals were called for by publication for establishing contracts with qualified providers for Youth Services to provide Out-of-School Programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act for the Lake County Workforce Development Department; and

WHEREAS, awards were made with four service providers for a 12-month program with option to renew for another 12 months based on performance; and

WHEREAS, the Workforce Development has reviewed the performance of the four providers and is recommending renewing all four contracts for the time period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020; and

WHEREAS, performance and budgets have been negotiated with the four providers to continue employment and training p...

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