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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY FOR PROVISION OF WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT TITLE I SERVICES FOR PROGRAM YEARS 2000 - 2003; MONIES WILL BE ACCEPTED UPON RECEIPT OF NOTICE OF FUNDS AVAILABLE.

BY COUNCILOR FENA:

RESOLVED, that proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement, a copy of which is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _________________________, with the Minnesota department of economic security to provide services under the Title I of the workforce investment act as defined in the local workforce investment plan. Contract dates run from April 1, 2000 through March 31, 2003. Program funds will be accepted upon receipt of notices of funds available and shall be deposited in Fund 268.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to authorize city officials to enter into an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Economic Security to provide employment and training services to Duluth residents under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act (W.I.A.) for the time period April 1, 2000 through March 31, 2003. Title I of the Workforce Investment Act is the federal program being implemented to replace the Job Training Partnership Act (J.T.P.A.). Services to be provided are described in the Local Workforce Investment Act Plan. Program funds will be accepted upon receipt of Notices of Funds Available and be deposited in Fund 268.