Commissioner’s Remarks

10/09/2001
  1. Commissioner’s Remarks

Commissioner Boone congratulated the members on their appointment to the Youth Council. He stated that the local One-stop partners had been working for the better part of two years to implement the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). The legislation requires that a Youth Council be in place to assist the WIB in planning and approving activities for youth. The Commissioner informed the Council that as charter members they could break new ground in the service of young people. He offered best wishes for success.

4. Summary of Plan/Review of Training and Service Proposals

An overview of the portions of the Comprehensive Five-Year Local Plan that relate to Youth was provided by Mr. Kenny. He also presented the proposals for training and services to youth. The Council voted unanimously to recommend to the WIB that proposals be approved. The Council discussed the possibility of reviewing the progress any programs implemented by the WIB based upon its recommendations. It was agreed that this review would include monitoring activities.

  1. Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 10:39 A.M.