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File #: 191714    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/11/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/3/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution approving various agreements relating to the Compete Milwaukee 2020 transitional jobs program.
Sponsors: ALD. HAMILTON
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, EMPLOYMENT
Attachments: 1. Exhibit B, 2. Exhibit A, 3. PowerPoint Presentation, 4. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
3/13/20201 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/20201 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/26/20201 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Aaron Szopinski, Mayor's Office Andrew Simons, Dept. of Public Works John Anderson, WTRP/Big Step
Pass3:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/24/20201 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
2/21/20200 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/20200 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
191714
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference
140889, 151082, 161014, 170905, 181724
Sponsor
ALD. HAMILTON
Title
Substitute resolution approving various agreements relating to the Compete Milwaukee 2020 transitional jobs program.
Analysis
This resolution enables implementation of the Compete Milwaukee program in 2020, using an organizational structure similar to that of the 2019 program. Compete Milwaukee is a partnership between the City of Milwaukee and workforce development agencies. Compete Milwaukee makes strategic workforce development investments that address the problem of underemployment among Milwaukee residents. The approximately $480,000 in City funding for the Compete Milwaukee 2020 program leverages over $520,000 in State and Federal funding, and consists of the following components:

1. Community Work Partnership - Transitional Jobs. Authorized 2020 Community Development Block Grant funding of $350,000, combined with $130,000 funded in the 2020 Budget and over $520,000 in leveraged non-City State and Federal funds, will provide the funding necessary to place and compensate approximately 73 transitional job placements within City departments (Public Works, Neighborhood Services, Police, and the Port) and City contractor worksites in 2020. The City will partner with UMOS and Employ Milwaukee for these purposes.

2. Career Pathways. Authorized Community Development Block Grant funds will be used to provide the skills training and certification that program participants need to secure permanent, unsubsidized employment in the private sector. The City will contract with Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership/Big Step (WRTP) for these purposes.

3. Employ Milwaukee - Workforce Development Services. Authorized Community Development Block Grant funds will be used to provide workforce development coordination and services, referrals to unsubsidized employment and training opportunities, co-enrollment in federally funded l...

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