Resolution to Withdraw From the Articles of Agreement Which Formed the Workforce Development Chief Elected Official Consortium for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014
WHEREAS the Board of Supervisors, hereafter referred to as “Board”, resolves to withdraw from the articles of agreement which formed the Workforce Development Chief Elected Official Consortium for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014; and
WHEREAS, Taylor County previously signed a resolution to approve the Articles of Agreement creating the Workforce Development Chief Elected Official Consortium (CEO) together with seven other counties in Southwest Iowa, known as the “South West Iowa Local Workforce Development Area” or SWIALWDA; and
WHEREAS, this 28E Agreement was filed with the Iowa Secretary of State on 10/2/2020 and assigned filing number M512996 ; and
WHEREAS, Article 13 of the Agreement allows counties, at their sole option, to withdraw from the Agreement at least 90 days prior to the beginning of the fiscal year (April 1 or any year); and
WHEREAS, at their meeting on March 2, 2023, the CEO Board discussed the 28E Agreement, weighing the roles and responsibilities of counties as a result of the Agreement and impacts to services offered to their citizens both under the agreement and in absence of the Agreement; and
WHEREAS, the CEO Board voted 8-0 at this meeting, after this discussion, to dissolve the 28E Agreement.
BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED by the Taylor County Board of Supervisors that:
1. The Board does hereby invoke Article 13 of the Articles of Agreement which formed the Workforce Development Chief Elected Official Consortium for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 and withdraws from the Agreement at the end of the day June 30, 2023.
2. The Board understands and is its intention that withdrawal of the Agreement by all 8 counties will terminate the Agreement.
Dated this 16th day of March, 2023.