Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1321    Version: 1 Name: Workforce 1EC and TAA Grant Modifications
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 accepting the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Rapid Response grant and Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) grant modifications; and approving an emergency appropriation in the amount of $89,636.
Attachments: 1. August 2019 CFY'19 Trade CM & 1EC CM Enter GL 8.31.19

Title

Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Rapid Response grant and Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) grant modifications; and approving an emergency appropriation in the amount of $89,636.

 

Staff Summary

                     The TAA federal program provides funding for reemployment services to displaced workers who have lost their jobs as a result of increased imports or shifts in production outside the United States. The additional funds of $18,704 will be used for expenses associated with payment processing of training and transportation expenses. The grant period is October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.

                     The WIOA Rapid Response grant modification of $70,932 is for staffing expenses related to case management of the displaced workers. The grant period is October 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020.

 

Body

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has provided WIOA and TAA grants totaling $18,704 to the Lake County Workforce Development Department; and,

 

WHEREAS, this grant is for the program period of October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019; and

 

WHEREAS this funding covers training expenses for displaced workers, staffing expenses associated with case management activities for the displaced workers; and

 

WHEREAS, this grant is for the program period of October 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency appropriation of $89,636 is requested to allocate these funds into the Workforce Department’s county fiscal year 2019 budget and authorize acceptance of this grant.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that an emergency appropriation in the amount of $89,636 for the Workforce Development Department is hereby approved and that the WIOA Rapid Response and TAA grants be accepted.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, on August 13, 2019.