Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0860    Version: 1 Name: WIOA Regional and Local Plan and MOU
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/28/2020 In control: Health & Community Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/14/2020
Title: Joint resolution approving the Workforce Development Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Four-Year Regional and Local Plans, Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Job Center of Lake County, and authorizing execution of all necessary correspondence to submit these plans to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).
Attachments: 1. WDD WIOA Plans and Job Center MOU Information Sheet July 2020, 2. WDD WIOA Plans and Job Center MOU Information Sheet July 2020, 3. WDD Regional WIOA Workforce Plan 2020, 4. WDD WIOA Local Plan 2020, 5. Workforce Development Job Center MOU July 2020
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Joint resolution approving the Workforce Development Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Four-Year Regional and Local Plans, Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Job Center of Lake County, and authorizing execution of all necessary correspondence to submit these plans to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).

Staff Summary
* The Lake County Workforce Development Board is responsible for the development and submission of several required planning compliance documents as a necessary component to receive U.S. Department of Labor Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding, as distributed by the Illinois DCEO.
* The Northeast Economic Development Region Four-Year WIOA Plan was collectively developed by the seven workforce boards serving the ten counties of Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will. The Plan provides innovative regional solutions to meet the needs of the key industry sectors of healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and warehousing and IT.
* The Lake County Workforce Development Board Four-Year WIOA Local Plan provides an overview of partner programs to ensure that job seekers, including youth and individuals with barriers to employment, have the skills to compete in the job market and that employers have a ready supply of skilled workers.
* The Job Center of Lake County Memorandum of Understanding was successfully negotiated among all the federally funded programs authorized under WIOA, agreeing to collaborate and optimize the quality of services provided in the Job Center.
* The Lake County Workforce Development Board approved the WIOA Regional and Local Plans as well as the Job Center MOU at its June 25, 2020 meeting.

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RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the WIOA requires that local workforce development areas develop and submit workforce compliance plans in order for the local workforce development area to receive annual federal workforce funding all...

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