Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0830    Version: 1 Name: WDD WIOA Plan and MOU Modificaitons
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2022 In control: Health and Community Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: Joint resolution approving the modifications to the Workforce Development Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Four-Year Regional and Local Plans and the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Job Center of Lake County, and authorizing execution of all necessary correspondence to submit these plans to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).
Attachments: 1. Local and Regional Plan Modifications - Lake County Board
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Joint resolution approving the modifications to the Workforce Development Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Four-Year Regional and Local Plans and the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Job Center of Lake County, and authorizing execution of all necessary correspondence to submit these plans to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).

Staff Summary
* The Lake County Workforce Development Board is responsible for the development and submission of plan documents as a necessary component to receive U.S. Department of Labor Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding, passed-through the Illinois DCEO.
* The Northeast Economic Development Region Four-Year WIOA Plan was collectively modified by the seven workforce boards serving the ten counties of Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will. The Plan modifications provides innovative regional solutions to meet the needs of the key industry sectors of healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and warehousing and IT and integrating DEI strategies.
* The Lake County Workforce Development Board Four-Year WIOA Local Plan modification provides an overview of partner programs to ensure that job seekers, including youth and individuals with barriers to employment, have the skills to compete in the job market and that employers have a ready supply of skilled workers.
* The modifications to Job Center of Lake County Memorandum of Understanding was successfully negotiated among all the federally funded programs authorized under WIOA, agreeing to collaborate and optimize the quality of services provided in the Job Center.
* The Lake County Workforce Development Board approved the modifications to the WIOA Regional and Local Plans and the Job Center MOU at its May 26, 2022 meeting.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, WIOA requires the Workforce Development Board to develop and submit workforce compliance plans in order to receive ann...

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