Public Input Process
This notice serves to inform interested residents of Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek counties that the Chief Elected Officials Board and the Regional Workforce Investment Board have developed a comprehensive Regional Workforce Development Customer Service Plan. This draft plan is available March 22, 2013 for public comment for over thirty (30) days. The plan will be effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2017.
The plan will incorporate services from the Workforce Investment Act Title I: Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth, Wagner-Peyser, Unemployment Insurance, PROMISE JOBS, Adult Continuing Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of the Blind, Veterans, Goodwill Industries, Community Action Programs, and Trade Act.
The plan will be delivered to the Governor on June 30, 2013. A draft of the plan may be reviewed at the websites listed below or at of either of the IowaWORKS One-Stop Centers located in Dubuque or Decorah, or by contacting:
East Central Intergovernmental Assoc.
680 Main St., 2nd Floor
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
Ron Axtell, WIA Director
563-556-5800 Ext 136
Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission
312 Winnebago Street
Decoah, Iowa 52101
Fern Rissman, WIA Director
The following pages contain information pertaining to this comment period, including proofs of publication and minutes of the Public Hearing and the formal meeting that followed in order to adopt the plan.
Comments on the plan must be submitted to either Fern Rissman or Ron Axtell no later than April 29, 2013. In addition, a public hearing will be conducted on April 30, 2013 at 4:00 PM at Keystone AEA in Elkader, Iowa to receive comments on the plan.