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Special Joint Meeting of the Region IV, CEOs & SAWDB - Agenda - June 26, 2024

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Special Joint Meeting

of the

Region IV, Chief Elected Officials and the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board

Meeting Agenda


Virtual Meeting via Zoom or Phone

To join the meeting by phone, dial (346) 248-7799, then enter Meeting ID: 827 0830 0797

To join the meeting online via Zoom, go to: https://us02web.com.us/j/82708300797


Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. (MDT)


Commissioner Manuel Sanchez—CEO Chair

Ms. Alisa Estrada—SAWDB Chair

I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance

III. Roll Call and Abstentions

a) Chief Elected Officials (CEO)

b) Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board (SAWDB)

IV. *Public Comment (3-Minute Limit)

V. Approval of Agenda (The items listed in the Consent Agenda Items sections below are approved with the motion to approve 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) Chief Elected Officials Consent Agenda Items

i. Approval of March 15, 2024, meeting minutes

ii. CEO Resolution 23 – 08 concurs with the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board to approve travel, meals, hotel, and conference fees for Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board members to attend the 2024 New Mexico Workforce Conference scheduled for August 21 - 22, 2024, in Albuquerque, NM

ii. CEO Resolution 23 – 09 approves the PY24 Open Meetings Act Resolution

ii. CEO Resolution 23 – 10 appoints members to the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board for terms beginning on July 1, 2024

b) Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board Consent Agenda Items

i. Approval of April 11, 2024, meeting minutes

ii. SAWDB Resolution 23 – 16 approves the PY23 Open Meetings Act Resolution

iii. SAWDB Resolution 23 – 17 approves the Memorandum of Understanding between the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board and American Job Center Partners

VII. CEO Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding

a) CEO Resolution 23 – 11 accepts the Independent Auditor's Report for the period of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023

     b) CEO Resolution 23 – 12 approves a government-to-government contract agreement between the Chief Elected Officials and the South Central Council of Governments to provide fiscal agent services from July 1, 2024, to June 30, 2025, and authorizes the CEO Chair or Vice-Chair to sign the agreement

     c) Election of CEO officers

d) CEO Resolution 23 – 13 approves the CEO meeting calendar through June 30, 2025

VIII. SAWDB Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding

a) SAWDB Resolution 23 – 18 approves a contract grant agreement with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions and the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board to provide Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act services from July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2026, and authorizes the SAWDB and CEO Chairs or Vice-Chairs to sign the agreement

b) SAWDB Resolution 23 – 19 approves the PY24 SAWDB Budget for the period of July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2025

c) SAWDB Resolution 23 – 20 approves a government-to-government contract agreement with the South Central Council of Governments to provide WIOA Administrative Entity Services for the period of July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2025, and authorizes the SAWDB Chair or Vice-Chair to sign the agreement

d) SAWDB Resolution 23 – 21 approves a government-to-government contract agreement with Alamo Navajo School Board, Inc. to provide WIOA Youth Services for the period of July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2025, and authorizes the SAWDB Chair or Vice-Chair to sign the agreement

e) SAWDB Resolution 23 – 22 approves a third-year contract agreement with Arbor E&T, LLC dba Equus Workforce Solutions to provide WIOA Youth Services for the period of July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2025, and authorizes the SAWDB Chair or Vice-Chair to sign the agreement

f) SAWDB Resolution 23 – 23 approves a second-year contract agreement with Arbor E&T, LLC dba Equus Workforce Solutions to provide WIOA Adult & Dislocated Worker Services for the period of July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2025, and authorizes the SAWDB Chair or Vice-Chair to sign the agreement

g) SAWDB Resolution 23 – 24 approves a second-year contract agreement with Arbor E&T, LLC dba Equus Workforce Solutions to provide WIOA One-Stop Operator Services for the period of July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2025, and authorizes the SAWDB Chair or Vice-Chair to sign the agreement

h) SAWDB Resolution 23 – 25 approves new and amended policies

i) SAWDB Resolution 23 – 26 approves a lease termination between the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board and the City of Truth or Consequences

j) SAWDB Resolution 23 – 27 approves a lease agreement between the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board and Tresco, Inc. in Truth or Consequences

k) SAWDB Resolution 23 – 28 approves a lease agreement between the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board and G-R Real Estate Partnership in Socorro

l) SAWDB Resolution 23 – 29 approves the SAWDB meeting calendar through June 30, 2025

IX. CEO Consent - Concurrence - Approval with SAWDB Action (The items below are considered consent concurrence items and approved with the motion to concur with specific SAWDB action in the above resolutions).

a) CEO Resolution 23 – 14 concurs with SAWDB Resolution 23 – 18

b) CEO Resolution 23 – 15 concurs with SAWDB Resolution 23 – 19

c) CEO Resolution 23 – 16 concurs with SAWDB Resolution 23 – 20

d) CEO Resolution 23 – 17 concurs with SAWDB Resolution 23 – 21

e) CEO Resolution 23 – 18 concurs with SAWDB Resolution 23 – 22

f) CEO Resolution 23 – 19 concurs with SAWDB Resolution 23 – 23

g) CEO Resolution 23 – 20 concurs with SAWDB Resolution 23 – 24

h) CEO Resolution 23 – 21 concurs with SAWDB Resolution 23 – 25

X. Reports and Information Items

a) One-Stop Operator Report

b) Service Provider reports

i. Youth Services (Alamo Navajo School Board)

ii. Youth Services (Equus Workforce Solutions)

iii. Adult/Dislocated Worker Services (Equus Workforce Solutions)

c) Administrative and Financial Reports

i. WIOA Administrator

ii. Technical Assistance & Training

iii. Financials

d) Updates from DWS

XI. Other

a) SAWDB Member Input

b) CEO Member Input

XII. Next Meeting

a) See approved calendars

XIII. Adjournment


*Public comments can be emailed to angela1@sccog-nm.com before June 26, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. (MDT). 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 Region IV, Chief Elected Officials and the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board are Equal Opportunity Employers

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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