Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0862    Version: 1 Name: WIOA Rapid Response Modification July 2020
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/28/2020 In control: Health and Community Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/14/2020
Title: Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Rapid Response grant modification; and approving an emergency appropriation in the amount of $14,891.
Attachments: 1. WDD Rapid Response Grant Modification July 2020, 2. WDD Rapid Response Grant Modification July 2020

Title

Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Rapid Response grant modification; and approving an emergency appropriation in the amount of $14,891.

 

Staff Summary

                     The WIOA Rapid Response grant of $14,891 is for staffing expenses related to case management of dislocated workers impacted by Trade Adjustment Act (TAA) certified Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Acts (WARN) events.

                     The TAA federal program provides reemployment services to dislocated workers who have lost their jobs as a result of increased imports or shifts in production outside the United States.

                     The grant period is July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.

 

Body

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has provided WIOA Rapid Response grant totaling $14,891 to the Lake County Workforce Development Department; and,

 

WHEREAS, this funding covers staffing expenses related to case management of dislocated workers; and

 

WHEREAS, WIOA Rapid Response grant is for the program period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency appropriation of $14,891 is requested to allocate these funds into the Workforce Department’s county fiscal year 2020 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 $14,891 for the Workforce Development Department is hereby approved and that the WIOA Rapid Response grant be accepted.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, on July 14, 2020.