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|November 9, 2017 City Council Regular Meeting|
Motion to Accept National Dislocated Worker Grant Award in the amount of $200,000.00.
The City of Savannah has received a “Statement of Grant Award” for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act National Dislocated Worker Grant (NDWG) Program from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Workforce Division in the amount of $200,000.00. These funds will be used to cover associated cost and provide compensation to the temporary workers that are providing assistance in the clean-up and recovery efforts in Camden County, which was affected by Hurricane Irma on September 8, 2017. The grant period is from September 25, 2017 through September 30, 2018.
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 Executive Director
$200,000.00 in grant funding
Area 20 WIOA PY17 NDWG.pdf