BY COUNCILOR ATKINS:
RESOLVED, that proper city officials are hereby authorized to amend an agreement, substantially in the form of that on file with the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _______, with, and accept funds from Hennepin County for the provision of dislocated worker services to laid off airline industry workers pursuant to the Workforce Investment Act for the period of April 7, 2003, through March 31, 2006, in the amount of $54,490. Funds will be accepted upon execution of the agreement and shall be deposited into Fund 268.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to authorize city officials to amend an agreement with, and accept fund from Hennepin County to provide dislocated worker services to laid off airline industry workers pursuant to the Workforce Investment Act. Services are intended to assist them in finding new employment which meets their needs and utilizes their potential. The services include an assessment to determine the applicants needs and skills, suitable employment, and assistance in navigating the changing job market. Hennepin County is acting as the statewide funding disbursement and program coordinator for this particular project.