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File #: ID18-0942    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 8/1/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/30/2018 Final action: 8/30/2018
Title: Actions pertaining to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Mandated Partner Memorandum of Understanding: 1. Approve the attached Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board (FRWDB) and State Center Community College District 2. Authorize the City Manager or designee to execute the MOU
Sponsors: Office of Mayor & City Manager
Attachments: 1. SCCCD Memorandum of Understanding.pdf
REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL



August 30, 2018


FROM: BLAKE KONCZAL, Executive Director
Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board

BY: WILMA QUAN-SCHECTER, City Manager
City Manager's Office

SUBJECT
Title
Actions pertaining to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Mandated Partner Memorandum of Understanding:
1. Approve the attached Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board (FRWDB) and State Center Community College District
2. Authorize the City Manager or designee to execute the MOU

Body
RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council approve the attached Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board (FRWDB) and State Center Community College District (SCCCD) and authorize the City Manager or designee execute the MOU. The recommended action allows the FRWDB to be in compliance with State and Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requirements.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This action allows the FRWDB to enter into a MOU with SCCCD, as required by the WIOA. As a part of the MOU, SCCCD provides access to employment and training services to the public, people enrolled in the WIOA program or other mandated partners programs. Failure to approve the MOU will result in a loss of WIOA funding to the City of Fresno and the County of Fresno.

BACKGROUND

The WIOA mandates that certain Federal, State, and local agencies formally partner with local Workforce Development Boards at what is now known as "America's Jobs Centers of California" (AJCC). The AJCCs will provide clients easy access for specific employment-related services via referral between the partners, and provide opportunities to leverage resources from multiple sources, when it is deemed appropriate.

The mandated partners represent the following areas of need, as mandated by the WIOA:

* State of California Employment Development Department
* Representatives of Community Services Block Gr...

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