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Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board Meeting Agenda - June 10, 2021

Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board


Board Meeting Agenda


Virtual Meeting via Zoom or Phone

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Thursday, June 10, 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).

V. Consent Agenda Items

a) *Approval of the April 8, 2021 meeting minutes

b) *Resolution 20 – 40 approves the PY21 Open Meetings Act Resolution

VI. Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding

a) Resolution 20 – 41 approves the PY21 Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board Budget

b) Resolution 20 – 42 approves a government to government contract agreement with Alamo Navajo Schools to provide WIOA Youth Services in the amount approved in the PY21 SAWDB Budget for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, and authorizes the board chair or vice-chair to sign the agreement

c) Resolution 20 – 43 approves a government to government contract agreement with the South Central Council of Governments to provide WIOA Administrative Entity Services in the amount approved in the PY21 SAWDB Budget for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, and authorizes the board chair or vice-chair to sign the agreement

d) Resolution 20 – 44 approves a second-year contract agreement with Arbor E&T, LLC dba Equus Workforce Solutions to provide WIOA Adult & Dislocated Worker Services in the amount approved in the PY21 SAWDB Budget for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, with an option to renew annually for a total of three years, and authorizes the board chair or vice-chair to sign the agreement

e) Resolution 20 – 45 approves a second-year contract agreement with Arbor E&T, LLC dba Equus Workforce Solutions to provide WIOA Adult & Dislocated Worker Services in the amount approved in the PY21 SAWDB Budget for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, with an option to renew annually for a total of three years, and authorizes the board chair or vice-chair to sign the agreement

f) Resolution 20 – 46 approves a third-year contract agreement with Youth Development Incorporated to provide WIOA Youth Services in the amount approved in the PY21 SAWDB Budget for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, and authorizes the board chair or vice-chair to sign the agreement

g) Resolution 20 – 47 amends the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board Bylaws to include and cite sections of Code of Federal Regulation under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

h) Resolution 20 – 48 amends the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Fiscal Policies to reflect the approval of Senate Bill 345 related to Sections 10-8-1 through 10-8-8 NMSA 1978, cited as the "Per Diem and Mileage Act".

VII. Reports and Information Items

a) Committee Reports:

i. Youth Committee

ii. Disabilities Committee

iii. One-Stop/Agency Coordination Committee

iv. Monitoring/Performance Committee

v. Planning Committee

b) Financial Reports

c) Updates from DWS Liaison – Christina Garcia-Tenorio

VIII. Other

a) Member Input

IX. ***Public Comment (3-Minute Limit)

X. Next Meeting

a) Joint CEO and SAWDB Meeting on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom

XI. Adjournment

**Public comments can be emailed to angela1@sccog-nm.com before June 10, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. All public comments will be read at the meeting in the order received.


***Public comments may also be emailed during the meeting to angela1@sccog-nm.com. 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 five days before the meeting by calling (575) 744-4857. WIOA Title I-financially assisted programs and activities are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Relay New Mexico: 711 (Voice) or 1-800-659-8331 (TTY). Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.


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