Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1303    Version: 1 Name: Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) grant; and approving an emergency appropriation in the amount of $2,200.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/21/2020 In control: Health and Community Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 10/13/2020
Title: Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) grant; and approving an emergency appropriation in the amount of $2,200.
Attachments: 1. WDD TAA Grant Modification October 2020

Title

Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) grant; and approving an emergency appropriation in the amount of $2,200.

 

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 funds of $2,200 will be used for expenses associated with payment processing.

                     The grant period is January 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020.

 

Body

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has provided Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) grants totaling $2,200 to the Lake County Workforce Development Department; and,

 

WHEREAS, this TAA grant is for the program period of January 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020; and

 

WHEREAS this grant covers training and transportation expenses for displaced workers and payment processing; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency appropriation of $2,200 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 $2,200 for the Workforce Development Department is hereby approved and that the TAA grants be accepted.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, on October 13, 2020.