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April 25, 2019 City Council Regular Meeting
39. Motion to Approve Modification No. 1 to the PY2018 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Ross-IES Career & Case Management Sub-award in the amount of $49,400
Strategic Priority
Economic Strength And Poverty Reduction

The Coastal Workforce Development Board (CWDB) is recommending approval to modify the PY2018 WIOA Career & Case Management Sub-award for Ross-IES to include additional funding totaling $49,400 for operations expenses paid during lease transfers to the CWDB and additional sub-recipient staff positions for the WorkSource Coastal Job Centers.

In 2018, the City of Savannah accepted the Adult & Dislocated Worker grant funds to provide services to adults who are unemployed or underemployed; and adults who have lost their job due to downsizing or through no fault of their own for the ten-county region: Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties.

Below are the total sub-award modification amounts including counties to be served:

Service Provider

Counties to be served

PY2018 Original WIOA Sub-award

Amount Awarded for Modification 1

Contract Total with Modification

Ross Innovative Employment Solutions

Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, & Screven




Pursuant to the WorkSource Coastal 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.



Sheron Morgan, WorkSource Coastal Interim Director
Financial Impact
$49,400 in federal grant expenditures
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: FY19 DW Statement of Award.pdf
Exhibit 2: FY19 Adult Statement of Award.pdf
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