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Resolution RS2018-1351

A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Interlocal Agreement pursuant to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act as required by the State of Tennessee to establish a new Local Workforce Development Area.

WHEREAS, the Nashville Career Advancement Center was created through the enactment of ordinance BL2001-697 and pursuant to the authority provided in the Workforce Investment Act of 1998; and,

WHEREAS, Congress replaced the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, through the enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (“the Act”); and,

WHEREAS, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act establishes a framework for governors of the states to establish Local Workforce Development Areas and certify local workforce innovation and opportunity boards to expedite the delivery of services funded under the Act on a regional basis; and,

WHEREAS, under authority of the Act, the Governor of Tennessee has designated a new Local Workforce Development Area consisting of Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, and Wilson counties in the state of Tennessee and a Local Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Board comprised of representatives from such counties is to be established as a regional entity responsible for the implementation and operation of the work force development system; and,

WHEREAS, representatives of this new Local Workforce Development Area have executed a new interlocal agreement to effectuate the designation and memorialize the agreement of the parties; and,

WHEREAS, the Nashville Career Advancement Center, a division of the Mayor’s Office within the Metropolitan Government, is to be Metro’s administrator for the Act; and,

WHEREAS, it is important that the Mayor have the authority to enter into, authorize, and execute agreements as required by the State of Tennessee under the Act.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That the interlocal agreement for the area designated by the Governor of Tennessee as the new Local Workforce Development Area attached to this legislation is hereby approved and that the Mayor shall have the authority to enter into, authorize, and execute agreements as required by the State of Tennessee under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

Section 2. That this resolution shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Brett Withers

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Legislative History

Referred toPersonnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee - Approved

IntroducedAugust 7, 2018

AdoptedAugust 7, 2018

ApprovedAugust 8, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 08/10/2018 2:58 PM