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Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board Meeting Agenda-April 21, 2023

Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board

Board Meeting Agenda

Socorro County Annex

198 Neel Ave.

Socorro, NM 87801

To join meeting by phone, dial: (346) 248-7799, then enter Meeting ID: 891 3972 7859

To join meeting online via Zoom, go to:

Friday, April 21, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. (MDT)

Ms. Alisa Estrada—Board Chair

Mr. Joshua Orozco—Board Vice-Chair

I. Call to Order

II. Welcome and Introductions

III. Roll Call and Abstentions

IV. *Public Comment (3-Minute Limit)

V. Approval of Agenda

VI. Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding

a) Approval of the February 16, 2023, meeting minutes

b) Resolution 22 - 15 accepts the Independent Auditor's Report for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022

c) Resolution 22 - 16 approves the PY22 SAWDB Budget Amendment Number 2

d) Resolution 22 - 17 approves an amendment to contract agreement number PY22-WIOA-06 Arbor E&T, LLC dba Equus Workforce Solutions to provide WIOA Youth Services for the period of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023, and authorizes the board chair or vice-chair to sign the agreement

VII. Professional Development

a) Marcos Martinez - NM Department of Workforce Solutions Employment Services

VIII. Reports and Information Items

a) Committee Reports - Special Joint Monitoring/Performance & One-Stop Committee meeting (March 6, 2023)

b) One-Stop Operator Report

b) Administrative and Financial Reports

c) Updates from DWS Liaison

VIII. Other

a) Member Input

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

X. Next Meeting

a) Thursday, June 22, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. (Joint Meeting)

XI. Adjournment

*Public comments can be emailed to before April 21, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. All public comments will be read at the meeting in the order received.

**Public comments can be emailed to during the meeting. 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 72 hours 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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