Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1828    Version: 1 Name: TAA Grant 19-661001
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/11/2021 In control: Health and Community Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2021
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 $167,768.76.
Attachments: 1. Workforce TAA Grant 12.2021

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 $167,768.76.

 

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 grant award of $167,768.76 is used for expenses associated with occupational training and transportation of the displaced workers and payment processing.

                     The grant period is January 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021.

 

Body

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, the Illinois DCEO has provided a TAA grant totaling $167,768.76 to the Lake County Workforce Development Department; and

 

WHEREAS, this TAA grant is for the program period of January 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021; and

 

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

 

WHEREAS, an emergency appropriation of $167,768.76 is requested to allocate these funds into the Workforce Department’s county fiscal year 2021 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 $167,768.76 for the Workforce Development Department is hereby approved and that the TAA grant be accepted.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, December 14, 2021.