Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board
Board Meeting Agenda
Virtual Meeting via Zoom or Phone
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Friday, February 5, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. (MDT)
Mr. Joshua Orozco—Board Chair
Ms. Alisa Estrada—Board Vice-Chair
I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call and Abstentions
III. *Public Comment (3-Minute Limit)
IV. Approval of Agenda (Items marked with an asterisk * are considered consent agenda items as shown in the consent agenda section below. These items are approved with the motion to approve of the agenda unless a member requests that a specific item be removed for its own action. There is no discussion on these items).
VI. Consent Agenda Items
a) *Approval of the February 5, 2021 meeting minutes
b) *Resolution 20 – 33 approves the Policy Committee's recommendation to amend the Customized Training Policy No. 19 - 01
c) *Resolution 20 – 34 approves the Policy Committee's recommendation to amend the Required Information in Communications Policy No. 19 - 02
d) *Resolution 20 – 35 approves an amendment to Contract PY20-WIOA-03 between the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board and Alamo Navajo School Board for Youth services, and authorizes the chair or vice-chair to sign the agreement
e) *Resolution 20 – 36 approves an amendment to Contract PY20-WIOA-06 between the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board and Youth Development, Inc. for Youth services, and authorizes the chair or vice-chair to sign the agreement
VI. Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding
a) Resolution 20 - 37 accepts the Independent Auditor's Report for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020
b) Resolution 20 – 38 amends the PY20 Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board Budget
c) Resolution 20 – 39 approves an amendment to Contract PY20-WIOA-04 between the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board and Arbor E&T, LLC dba ResCare Workforce Services, now Equus, for One-Stop Operator services, and authorizes the chair or vice-chair to sign the agreement
d) Local Workforce Area Designation Recommendation by the New Mexico Workforce Development Board
e) New Mexico Administrative Code, 126.96.36.199, Policy Revision, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Local Governance
a) Committee Reports:
i. Monitoring Committee
ii. Policy Committee
iii. Ad-hoc Outreach Committee
iv. One-Stop/Agency Coordination Committee
b) One-Stop Operator Reports
c) Administrative and Fiscal Reports
d) DWS Liaison Updates
a) Member Input
IX. *Public Comment (3-Minute Limit)
X. Next Meeting
a) Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom
*Public comments can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org before April 8, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. All public comments will be read at the meeting in the order received.
Mission: The Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board's mission is to empower individuals in the region by providing them with the tools and training they need to acquire higher paying jobs based on the needs of local businesses. With an emphasis on economic and employer-driven goals, SAWDB's cooperative programs will cater to the region's unique employment needs, allowing for more effective distribution of federal funds and serving local employers by cultivating a highly skilled workforce.
The Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities who wish to attend a public meeting. Please provide notification at least 48 hours before the meeting by calling (575) 744-4857. Relay New Mexico: 711 (Voice) or 1-800-659-8331 (TTY).
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