The West Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, County Board's Consortium and Workforce Resource, Inc. hereby provide notice of publication of the Local Plan guiding the use of federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) resources provided to supplement the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) services in West Central Wisconsin. This plan provides strategic direction for utilization of these ARRA workforce development resources in Barron, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, Pierce, Polk and St. Croix Counties. The proposed plan covers the period from February 17, 2009 (the date of legislative enactment) through June 30, 2011.
This plan was submitted to the Department of Workforce Development for review on June 1, 2009. Public Comments regarding the draft plan will be accepted until June 30, 2009. Any comments regarding the plan should be forwarded to the Workforce Development Board Executive Director at the address, telephone number or web-site below. All comments received will be responded to and copies of comments and related responses will be forwarded to the Department of Workforce Development as a part of the plan review process.
Copies of this plan are available through the Workforce Resource Web page at www.workforceresource.org under the heading Board and Committees, Workforce Development Board, Related Documents - ARRA Plan. Copies are also available at any Job Center in the nine county West Central region or through the Workforce Development Board at 1-800-472-5522 or 401 Technology Drive East, Menomonie, WI 54751. Directions on how to locate the area Job Centers can also be obtained on this web-site, telephone number and address.