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RESOLUTION NO

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									On joint motion of all Councilmembers present, the following resolution was offered: RESOLUTION NO. A resolution authorizing the Chairman of the Jefferson Parish Council or, in his absence, the Vice-Chairman, to execute a new agreement continuing in substance the original Workforce Investment Act Contract (55-9199) with the Home Builders Institute for the WIA youth contract to extend the ending date of the contract from October 15, 2008 to August 31, 2009, and to increase the contract amount by $410,552, from $640,908 to $1,051,460 to serve an additional 60 eligible participants utilizing WIA funds as authorized by the Youth Council and the Workforce Investment Board and administered by the staff of the Department of Workforce Connection. . (PARISHWIDE) WHEREAS, the Jefferson Parish Council adopted Resolution No. 109258 approving the contract with the Home Builders Institute; and, WHEREAS, the term of the contract was inadvertently allowed to expire due to the review of the required participant performance; and, WHEREAS, the funds received from the U.S. Dept. of Labor –Title I of the Workforce Investment Act are used to provide authorized services to eligible youth aged 14-21 to assist them in attaining their educational and/or occupational goals; WHEREAS, the Youth Council of the Workforce Investment Board was established according to the required Federal and State policies and regulations to select youth service providers to conduct programs under the Workforce Investment Act; WHEREAS, the Youth Council recommended the extension of the current program and their recommendation was submitted to the Workforce Investment Board who approved the recommendation for the extension as required by the Workforce Investment Act; WHEREAS, the Statement of Work has been updated to reflect the change to the ending date, additional funds, and number of participants to be served; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Jefferson Parish Council of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, acting as governing authority of said Parish: SECTION 1. That the existing contract continuing in substance the original Workforce Investment Act contract (55-9199) with the Home Builders Institute is hereby authorized to extend the ending date of the contract from October 15, 2008 to August 31, 2009, and to increase the contract amount by $410,552, from $640,908 to $1,051,460 to serve an additional 60 eligible participants. SECTION 2. That payments will be made from the following account numbers: 21600-1280-229-7352.7-16087 and 16088-002. SECTION 3. That the Chairman of the Jefferson Parish Council or, in his absence, the Vice-Chairman is authorized to execute a new agreement continuing in substance the original Workforce Investment Act Contract (55-9199) with the Home Builders Institute The foregoing resolution having been submitted to a vote, the vote thereon was as follows: YEAS: NAYS: ABSENT: The resolution was declared to be adopted on this the 18th day of February, 2009.


								
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