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File #: ID-6060    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/4/2024 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 1/25/2024 Final action: 1/25/2024
Enactment date: 1/25/2024 Enactment #: 32-24
Title: Accept and authorize an award with NYS Department of Labor
Narrative of Resolution:
Accept and authorize an award with NYS Department of Labor

If Resolution requires expenditure of County Funds, provide the following information:
Amount to be authorized by Resolution: 100,000.00
Are funds already budgeted? Yes
Specify Compliance with Procurement Procedures: N/A
WHEREAS, the Center for Workforce Development (CWD) is being awarded funds through the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) under the United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (USDOL ETA) Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) funding to support a DEI Resources Coordinator (DRC) position under the New York State Systems Change and Inclusive Opportunities Network (NY SCION); and
WHEREAS, the funding is being appropriated from the NYSDOL's Workforce Innovations and Opportunities Act (WIOA) allocation; and
WHEREAS, the award is to continue funding for the DRC position at the CWD who is responsible for increasing the capacity of the Career Center to serve individuals with disabilities, through assisting and training the local workforce partners, businesses, education and training providers on topics including, but not limited to, rights under the American's Disabilities Act, Ticket to Work, accommodations, assistive technology and assessments as well as developing a model for sustainability for the position beyond the three years remaining for this position; and
WHEREAS, the amount awarded is $100,000 over the next three years, effective January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2026; and
WHEREAS, the grant recipient is required to execute a Subrecipient Agreement with CWD incorporating all administrative, fiscal, and operational aspects of the grant; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Sullivan County Chairman of the Legislature is hereby authorized to enter into the Subrecipient Agreement with the NYSDOL, and to accept the grant funds in the amount of $100,000 be awarded over the next three years f...

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