Sunshine Provisions

The Local WDB must conduct its business in an open manner as required by WIOA sec. 107(e), by making available to the public, on a regular basis through electronic means and open meetings, information about the activities of the Local WDB. This includes:
(a) Information about the Local Plan, or modification to the Local Plan, before submission of the plan;
(b) List and affiliation of Local WDB members;
(c) Selection of one-stop operators;
(d) Award of grants or contracts to eligible training providers of workforce investment activities including providers of youth workforce investment activities;
(e) Minutes of formal meetings of the Local WDB; and
(f) Local WDB by-laws, consistent with § 679.310(g).

Seventh Planning District Consortium Workforce Development Board entrust The Coordinating & Development Corporation (CDC) to operate with fiscal and professional integrity. We operate under guidance from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Approximately one week before scheduled board meetings, detailed agendas (which call out Action items and reference source documentation) are posted to the website. Minutes of the meetings are posted when approved. All meetings are open to the public and contain a public comment period. Additionally, any meeting documents, all policies and procedures, award of grants or contracts to eligible training providers of workforce investment activities not posted online are always publicly available from the entrust The Coordinating & Development Corporation and may be requested at [email protected].

Grant Awards
For the period of July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2025, The Local Workforce Development Area #70 has received a grant in the amount of $3,605,111 from United States Department of Labor (USDOL) to provide employment and training programs. Click her to view Contract: LWDA 70 PY23 F24 2000775750

For the period of January 1, 2023 through June 30, 2023, The Local Workforce Development Area #70 has received a grant in the amount of $42,000 from State of Louisiana, Louisiana Workforce Commission. The goal of this award is to funds eligible participants aged 18 and up in the Healthcare, Transportation, and Manufacturing industry and occupational demands in Region 7. Please click here to view contract. Click to view: Contract 2000730084

For the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2024, The Local Workforce Development Area #70 has received a grant in the amount of $2,984,119 from United States Department of Labor (USDOL) to provide employment and training programs. Click her to view Contract: LWDA 70 PY22 F23 2000683638

Contracts
For the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021, Seventh Planning District Consortium Workforce Development Board selected Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc., as the One-Stop Operator through a competitive procurement, with a budget that shall not exceed $98,000.00 annually. The WDB will have the option to renew the contract for up to three (3) additional one- year period contingent on funding availability and contractor performance, with Board approval. Click to View: Contract Year 1 – Original PY20-21 and Amended PY 20-21, Contract Year 2 – Amended PY 21-22, Contract Year 3 - Amended PY 22-23

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