THE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD meetings will be quarterly and announced on the WIB web site as soon as finalized with the WIB Chairperson.
WIB ONE STOP PARTNERS will meet monthly. Minutes will be provided on the WIB web site.
This committee will be Chaired by the WIB Executive Director and will include both One Stop Operators in Jersey City and Hudson County and all of the agency partners (Unemployment Insurance Div., Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Business Services Rep. and NJDL One Stop Manager and the Director of the Department of Family Services for Hudson County—for the Welfare to Work system) Agendas for this meeting concern coordination of programs, staffing and various administrative and program issues.
THE YOUTH INVESTMENT COUNCIL will meet at least quarterly. Minutes will be provided on the WIB web site. This Council will review policy and programs for youth programs in the County and in the City to increase the awareness of youth employment and training needs and how current programs can serve those needs.
Temporary Chairperson: Keith Davis, Dir., Jersey City Employment and Training Program, and One Stop Operator assisted by Gary Eiben, Planner for the WIB and Angel Valentin, Manager Special Grants, JCETP
THE WELFARE TO WORK MANAGEMENT TEAM MEETING is a monthly meeting of all of the partner administrative managers, including state administrative staff and CWEP/OJT staff and Regional state staff from the Department of Labor and Department of Human Services. This meeting is documented extensively and is focused on participation rates and job and training placements, quality improvement issues, performance of the vendor system, and performance of the county case management system. Minutes will be provided on the WIB web site as soon as available.
THE COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY (CEDS)
This Strategic Revitalization Committee is a countywide coordination mechanism for the Hudson County Division of Planning in the Department of Public Resources which has responsibility for the overall economic planning for the County and specifically for the implementation of a Strategic Revitalization Plan. This Committee has broad representation from both business, labor unions, and economic development agencies and from the WIB itself. Minutes will be provided on the Division of Planning web site and available at www.hudsoncountynj.org/planning
THE LITERACY COMMITTEE will meet as needed during the year to review current status of Hudson County Adults Basic Skills, Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education Consortium programs. The Committee will also discuss general literacy needs and programmatic issues that impact customers at all of the programs represented. The membership of the Commitee has been especially chosen to represent a broad cross section of agencies that are significant providers of literacy services in the Hudson County area. Minutes wil be provided on the WIB website as available.