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File #: 2021-2762    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action
File created: 6/17/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All DISTRICTS Acceptance of multiple federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity (WIOA) grants for Adult, Dislocated Workers, and Youth for Program Year (PY) 2021 & (FY) 2022 not to exceed $3,625,798.

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: WorkSource DeKalb                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): All DISTRICTS

Acceptance of multiple federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity (WIOA) grants for Adult, Dislocated Workers, and Youth for Program Year (PY) 2021 & (FY) 2022 not to exceed $3,625,798.

 

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Information Contact: Theresa Austin-Gibbons

Phone Number: 404-371-6354

 

PURPOSE:

1. To consider the acceptance of WIOA Grants not to exceed $3,625,798 for employment and training activities for Adult, Dislocated Workers and Youth eligible participants in DeKalb County.
2. To consider authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute the necessary documents.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

WorkSource Dekalb received the notification of WIOA Grant allocations not to exceed $1,031,194 for PY21 & FY22Adult Program, $1,486,166 for PY21 & FY22 Dislocated Worker Program, and $1,108,438 for PY21 Youth Program.

 

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides funding for Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth participants for employment and training activities.  The funds will be used to the provided Dekalb County citizens with job search assistance, labor market information, occupational trend information, resume preparation, and assistance identifying employment opportunities available through both online and direct job sites.  In addition, funding will be used to provide interest and aptitude assessments and occupational skills training opportunities for WIOA eligible customers.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

No Impact to County funds, 100% Federal Funds - U.S. Department of Labor; no matching required.

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

Authorize the chief executive officer to execute all necessary documents.