Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0791    Version: 1 Name: SYEP 2022 Worksite Agreement
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/23/2022 In control: Health and Community Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: Joint resolution authorizing the Workforce Development Department to enter into Summer Youth Worksite Agreements with public, private, or nonprofit organizations to host youth onsite as part of the Lake County Summer Youth Work Experience Program.
Attachments: 1. WDD SYEP Worksite Agreement 2022, 2. WDD SYEP Worksites 2022

Title

Joint resolution authorizing the Workforce Development Department to enter into Summer Youth Worksite Agreements with public, private, or nonprofit organizations to host youth onsite as part of the Lake County Summer Youth Work Experience Program.

 

Staff Summary

                     The Workforce Development Department administers the Lake County Summer Youth Work Experience Program. The Summer Youth Program provides eligible youth a meaningful work experience.

                     Onsite, subsidized work experiences will be at public, governmental, private, and nonprofit organizations. Youth will be scheduled to work up to 25 hours weekly for six weeks. Youth ages 14-17 will earn an hourly wage of $10.00 and youth 18 years and older will earn an hourly wage of $12.00.

                     Workforce Development has identified 17 worksites that have the capacity to host 150 youth and will continue to identify additional worksites.

                     The Worksite Agreement outlines the responsibilities of the participating worksites and Lake County.

                     This joint resolution authorizes the County Board Chair or their designee to sign the agreements.

 

Body

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to enter into a Summer Youth Worksite Agreement with participating organizations for the 2022 Lake County Summer Youth Work Experience Program; and

 

WHEREAS, these agreements outline the responsibilities of the summer worksites and Lake County; and

 

WHEREAS, in order to execute these agreements, it is necessary for the Chair of the County Board or their designee to sign these agreements.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that the Chair of the County Board or their designee is hereby authorized to execute the 2022 Lake County Summer Youth Employment Worksite Agreements with multiple organizations.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois on June 14, 2022.