Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board
Board Meeting Agenda
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Thursday, August 19, 2022 at 11:00 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 June 22, 2022, Joint Meeting minutes
b. Resolution 22 - 01 approves the Memorandum of Understanding between the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board and American Job Center Partners
c. Resolution 22 - 02 authorizes the Administrative Entity to issue a Request for Proposals for WIOA Adult & Dislocated Worker services as a one-year contract for PY23 (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024), with up to three years of renewals/extensions
d. Resolution 22 - 03 authorizes the Administrative Entity to issue a Request for Proposals for WIOA One-Stop Operator Dislocated Worker services as a one-year contract for PY23 (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024), with up to three years of renewals/extensions
e. Resolution 22 - 04 appoints members to the Bylaws Committee
f. Election of Chair for the period of one year beginning September 1, 2022
g. Election of Vice-Chair for the period of one year beginning September 1, 2022
VII. Reports and Information Items
a. Committee Reports:
i. Planning Committee
ii. One-Stop/Agency Coordination Committee
iii. Monitoring/Performance Committee
b. One-Stop Operator Report
c. Administrative and Financial Reports
d. Update from DWS Liaison
a. Member Input
IX. **Public Comment (3-Minute Limit)
X. Next Meeting
a. Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
*Public comments can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org before August 25, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. All public comments will be read at the meeting in the order received.
**Public comments can be emailed to email@example.com 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.