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File #: 15-16502    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/21/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 10/11/2021 Final action: 10/11/2021
Title: Amend the Charlotte Regional Workforce Consortium Agreement and Contract Services for Performance Management
Attachments: 1. Charlotte Regional Workforce Consortium Agreement_WIOA_2021, 2. Resolution for Interlocal Charlotte Works amendment 9.28.21, 3. NC Commerce September 2021 Letter
Amend the Charlotte Regional Workforce Consortium Agreement and Contract Services for Performance Management

A. Adopt a resolution approving the second amended and restated Charlotte Regional Workforce Consortium Agreement to designate Charlotte Works as the local fiscal agent, and

B. Authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with Charlotte Works for performance management.

Staff Resource(s):
Tracy Dodson, City Manager's Office
Anna Schleunes, City Attorney's Office

* Charlotte Works is the Workforce Development Board for Mecklenburg County and provides programs and services to businesses and job seekers within the County.

Action A
* Charlotte Works is funded by Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds that originate from the United States Department of Labor (DOL). Currently, these funds pass through the North Carolina Department of Commerce (NC Commerce) to the City of Charlotte. The City disburses the funds to Charlotte Works.
? WIOA requires an executed agreement between the Chief Local Elected Officials (CLEO) of the units of government within the geography served by a local workforce development board.
? The Charlotte Regional Workforce Consortium Agreement (Consortium Agreement) outlines the responsibilities of the CLEOs (Mayor of City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County Commissioner Chair) as they relate to the governance and operation of Charlotte Works. These responsibilities include:
? Approve and sign annual required WIOA Plans, Memorandums of Understanding (MOU), and Career Center Infrastructure Cost Sharing Agreement;
? Appoint members to the local workforce development board of directors. Currently, the City has 80 percent of board member appointments, and the County has 20 percent; and
? Accountable for fiscal integrity, which includes designation of a fiscal agent. The City of Charlotte is currently designated as fiscal agent; The City and County are liable for...

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