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File #: 4298   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 5/28/2021 Department: Workforce Development Department
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Subject: Amendment to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Youth Program Contracts for Program Year 2021 through 2022
Attachments: 1. ATT-WDD-06-08-21-Admendment 1 WIOA Youth Program PY 2021-2022-Chino Valley, 2. ATT-WDD-06-08-21-Admendment 1 WIOA Youth Program PY 2021-2022-El Proyecto, 3. ATT-WDD-06-08-21-Admendment 1 WIOA Youth Program PY 2021-2022-FITM, 4. ATT-WDD-06-08-21-Admendment 1 WIOA Youth Program PY 2021-2022-Goodwill, 5. ATT-WDD-06-08-21-Admendment 1 WIOA Youth Program PY 2021-2022-Pathways, 6. ATT-WDD-06-08-21-Admendment 1 WIOA Youth Program PY 2021-2022-YAP, 7. ATT-WDD-06-08-21-Admendment 1 WIOA Youth Program PY2021-2022-CRY ROP, 8. ATT-WDD-06-08-21-Amendment 1 WIOA Youth Program PY 2021-2022-Hesperia, 9. ATT-WDD-06-08-21-Admendment 1 WIOA Youth Program PY 2021-2022-Apple Valley, 10. ATT-WDD-06-08-21-Admendment 1 WIOA Youth Program PY 2021-2022-CAHELP, 11. ATT-WDD-06-08-21-Admendment 1 WIOA Youth Program PY 2021-2022-Career Institute, 12. Item #94 Executed BAI, 13. 18-328-A-1 Executed Contract, 14. 18-329-A-1 Executed Contract, 15. 18-330-A-1 Executed Contract, 16. 18-331-A-1 Executed Contract, 17. 18-332-A-1 Executed Contract, 18. 18-333-A-1 Executed Contract, 19. 18-334-A-1 Executed Contract, 20. 18-335-A-1 Executed Contract, 21. 18-336-A-1 Executed Contract, 22. 18-339-A-1 Executed Contract, 23. 18-340-A-1 Executed Contract

A REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO

AND RECORD OF ACTION

 

June 8, 2021

 

FROM

MARLENA SESSIONS, Director, Workforce Development Department 

         

SUBJECT                      

Title                     

Amendment to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Youth Program Contracts for Program Year 2021 through 2022

End

 

RECOMMENDATION(S)

Recommendation

Approve Amendment No. 1 to the following contracts, increasing the total aggregate contract amount by $3,800,000, from $13,548,500 to $17,348,500 for academic enhancement, employment skills, and training services for eligible youth participants under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and extend the contract period by one year, for a total contract term of June 15, 2018 through June 30, 2022:

1.                     Apple Valley Unified School District (Contract No. 18-328)

2.                     California Association of Health & Education Linked Professions (Contract No. 18-329)

3.                     Career Institute (Contract No. 18-330)

4.                     Chino Valley Unified School District (Contract No. 18-331)

5.                     Colton Redlands Yucaipa ROP (Contract No. 18-332)

6.                     El Proyecto Del Barrio, Inc. (Contract No. 18-333)

7.                     First Institute Training and Management Inc. (Contract No. 18-334)

8.                     Goodwill Industries Southern California (Contract No. 18-335)

9.                     Hesperia Unified School District (Contract No. 18-336)

10.                     Pathways Management Group (Contract No. 18-339)

11.                     Youth Action Project (Contract No. 18-340)

(Presenter: Marlena Sessions, Director, 387-9862)

 

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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES

Create, Maintain and Grow Jobs and Economic Value in the County.

Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

Approval of this item will not impact Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The combined expenditures of these contracts will not exceed $17,348,500 and will be fully funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Youth allocation. Adequate appropriation and revenue have been included in the Workforce Development Department’s (WDD) 2021-22 recommended budget.

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Approval of these 11 recommended contract amendments will allow WDD to continue to provide WIOA Youth Program Services to a minimum of 655 at-risk youth.  These 11 agencies will provide the WIOA eligible youth with academic enhancement, alternative secondary school services, paid and unpaid work experience, occupational skills training, education offered concurrently with workforce preparation activities, leadership development opportunities, supportive services, adult mentoring, follow-up services, guidance and counseling, financial literacy education, entrepreneurial skills training, labor market and employment information to help youth prepare for work and transition to postsecondary education and training.

 

The table below lists the geographical areas the youth providers will service.

 

Provider Name

Geographical Area

Apple Valley Unified School District

High Desert

California Association of Health & Education Linked Professions

High Desert

Career Institute

Central Valley, West Valley, Mountains, and Limited High Desert

Chino Valley Unified School District

West Valley

Colton Redlands Yucaipa ROP

East Valley

El Proyecto Del Barrio, Inc.

West Valley and Central Valley

First Institute Training and Management Inc.

Central Valley, East Valley, and Morongo Basin

Goodwill Industries Southern California

High Desert, Central Valley, and East Valley

Hesperia Unified School District

High Desert

Pathways Management Group

West Valley, Central Valley, and East Valley

Youth Action Project

Central Valley and East Valley

 

On June 12, 2018 (Item No. 92), the Board of Supervisors (Board) approved contracts with these youth providers for the period of June 15, 2018, through June 30, 2021, with the option to extend for two additional one-year terms. 

 

On March 10, 2021, the Youth Committee approved funding recommendations to the Workforce Development Board (WDB) for the 11 contract amendments.

 

On April 14, 2021, the WDB approved the recommendation for additional funding for the 11 contracted providers, in an aggregate amount not to exceed $3,800,000, and to exercise the option to renew for an additional program year, which adds one year to the term of the contract, for a total contract period of June 15, 2018, through June 30, 2022.

 

The WDB supports the County and Chief Executive Officer’s goals to create, maintain and grow jobs and economic value in the County by working to strengthen the partnerships between workforce boards, businesses, and education by developing a skilled labor force that fulfills business-staffing needs.

PROCUREMENT

N/A

 

REVIEW BY OTHERS

This item has been reviewed by County Counsel (Sophie A. Akins, Deputy County Counsel, 387-5455) on April 6, 2021; Purchasing (Bruce Cole, Supervising Buyer, 387-2148) on April 7, 2021; (Kathleen Gonzalez, Administrative Analyst, 387-5412) on April 29, 2021; and County Finance and Administration (Robert Saldana, Deputy Executive Officer, 387-5423) on April 29, 2021.