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|November 9, 2017 City Council Regular Meeting|
Motion to Accept PY2017 Dislocated Worker Program Grant Funds in the Amount of $1,000,000.00
The City of Savannah has received a “Statement of Grant Award” for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Dislocated Worker Program Funds in the amount of $1,000,000.00 from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Workforce Division. These funds will be used to provide year-round program services for the period of October 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, to adults who have lost their job due to downsizing or through no fault of their own.
Pursuant to the Coastal Workforce Services Consortium Agreement, the City of Savannah serves as the fiduciary agent for the 10-county region, and as such, City Council approval and authorization for the City Manager to receive grant funding and enter into grant administration agreements is necessary in accordance with the City of Savannah's procurement policies and procedures.
Mike Tucker, Coastal Workforce Services Director
$1,000,000.00 in grant funding
Area 20 FY16 DW Discretionary Award.pdf