Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1304    Version: 1 Name: Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Workforce Investment Act (WIA) National Emergency Disaster Employment Grant; and approving an emergency appropriation in the amount of $298,011.
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) Workforce Investment Act (WIA) National Emergency Disaster Employment Grant; and approving an emergency appropriation in the amount of $298,011.
Attachments: 1. WDD Employment Recovery Grant October 2020

Title

Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Workforce Investment Act (WIA) National Emergency Disaster Employment Grant; and approving an emergency appropriation in the amount of $298,011.

 

Staff Summary

                     The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Action (WIOA) National Dislocated Worker Disaster Employment Grant of $298,011 addresses coronavirus impacts to Lake County through disaster relief employment opportunities. 

                     The grant period is July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022.

 

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RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has provided WIOA National Dislocated Worker Disaster Employment Grant totaling $298,011 to the Lake County Workforce Development Department; and,

 

WHEREAS this funding covers expenses for disaster relief opportunities related to coronavirus impact; and

 

WHEREAS, this grant is for the program period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency appropriation of $298,011 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 $298,011 for the Workforce Development Department is hereby approved and that the WIA National Emergency Disaster Employment Grant be accepted.

 

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