PSA for the WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD (WDB) OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA, CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIALS OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA (CCEO), and the YOUTH COMMITTEE

MEETING NOTICES

Bruce Bowman, Chairman of the Workforce Development Board, Ted Rumley, Chairman of the Council of Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Georgia, and Beth Kelley, Chairman of the Youth Committee, announce a joint Meeting of the WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD (WDB) OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA, CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIALS OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA (CCEO), and the YOUTH COMMITTEE for the purpose of: Minutes; Fiscal Report; Executive Committee Report and Recommendations; Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities Committee Report; High Demand Career Initiative Update; Chris Shaw, Garner & Glover, Life & Employee Benefits; 2019 WDB Meetings; and other items. The meeting will be at 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Rome, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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PSA for the PROMOTING ACCESS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES (PAID) COMMITTEE

PSA for the PROMOTING ACCESS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES (PAID) COMMITTEE

A meeting of the PROMOTING ACCESS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES (PAID) COMMITTEE is scheduled for the purpose of Minutes; Chairman; Change in Committee Structure; Business Representatives; High School High Tech Program; Developing Independence, Growth, and Security (DIGS) Goals and Objectives; and other items. The meeting will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 8, 2018, at Northwest Georgia Center for Independent Living, Rome, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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“Requests for Proposal” (RFP) to provide Career/Case Management Services, Work-Based Learning Services, and Youth Services

UPDATED Career/Case Management Request for Proposal 2018 (page 26 corrected)

Work-Based Training Request for Proposal 2018

Youth Services Request for Proposal 2018

The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission is issuing “Requests for Proposal” (RFP) to provide Career/Case Management Services, Work-Based Learning Services, and Youth Services in the following Northwest Georgia counties: Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Pickens, Paulding, Polk, Walker, and Whitfield. These services in Northwest Georgia are served through the Northwest Georgia Workforce Development Program.

The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission has been selected as the Grant Sub-recipient for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds. Funding is contingent upon availability of funds under WIOA or other federal job training services which provide similar services if they should become available.

It is estimated that funding will be available as follows:

Career/Case Management Services—approximately $2,200,000 to $2,700,000 in Title I funds available to serve approximately 400-500 adults and dislocated workers. If additional federal funds are received from this or other funding sources, these totals may be increased at approximately the same unit cost;
Work-Based learning Services—approximately $1,100,000 to $1,400,000 in Title I funds available to serve approximately 200-250 adults and dislocated workers. If additional federal funds are received from this or other funding sources, these totals may be increased at approximately the same unit cost; and
Youth Services—approximately $1,700,000 in Title II funds available to serve approximately 400 youth between 16 and 24. If additional federal funds are received from this or other funding sources, these totals may be increased at approximately the same unit cost.

Selected contracts may be negotiated on a cost reimbursement basis for governmental and private non-profit organizations and performance based for private for-profit organizations.

A Bidder’s Conference for Career/Case Management Services will be held on October 23, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission, 1 Jackson Hill Drive, Rome, Georgia 30161. Technical assistance in the proposal process will only be provided at the Bidder’s Conference. However, written questions may be submitted to tmorgan@nwgrc.org if received by 4:00 p.m. on October 22, 2018.

A Bidder’s Conference for Work-Based Learning Services will be held on October 23, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Conference Room of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission, 1 Jackson Hill Drive, Rome, Georgia 30161. Technical assistance in the proposal process will only be provided at the Bidder’s Conference. However, written questions may be submitted to tmorgan@nwgrc.org if received by October 22, 2018.
A Bidder’s Conference for Youth Services will be held on October 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Conference Room of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission, #1 Jackson Hill Drive, Rome, Georgia 30161. Technical assistance in the proposal process will be only provided at the Bidder’s Conference. However, written questions may be submitted to tmorgan@nwgrc.org if received by October 22, 2018.

Copies of each question/answer from the Bidder’s Conferences will be available upon written request and posted online. The on-line RFP will be available by close of business on October 8, 2018 at www.careerdepot.org. The RFP may be picked up at the Bidder’s Conference. To obtain proposal format, all others may pick up a copy at Northwest Georgia Regional Commission, 1 Jackson Hill Drive, Rome, Georgia 30161 or request the RFP in writing. Requests for proposal formats by telephone (except FAX) will not be accepted.

Deadline to submit a proposal is 4:30 P.M., Friday, November 30, 2018. No proposals will be accepted after this date and time. Proposals should be mailed to P.O. Box 1798, Rome, GA 30162-1798 or delivered to 1 Jackson Hill Drive, Rome, GA 30161. Please note that the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission is closed November 22-23, 2018 for the Thanksgiving holidays. Local educational agencies, community-based organizations, small minority and/or women’s businesses are encouraged to apply. The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission reserves the right to reject any/all bids received or qualified, to accept other than the lowest bid, to negotiate with responsive bidders for the best price or to cancel, in part or in its entirety, the request if it is in the best interests of the NWGRC to do so. Funding is contingent upon the availability of federal funds.

Local educational agencies, community-based organizations, small minority and/or women’s businesses are encouraged to apply. The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission reserves the right to reject any/all bids received or qualified, to accept other than the lowest bid, to negotiate with responsive bidders for the best price or to cancel, in part or in its entirety, the request if it is in the best interests of the NWGRC to do so. Funding is contingent upon the availability of federal funds.

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PSA for EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

Bruce Bowman, Chairman of the Executive Committee announces a meeting of the Executive Committee for the purpose of Plan Update and other items. The meeting will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, GA.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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PSA for September 2018 WDB and CCEO Meetings

MEETING NOTICES

Bruce Bowman, Chairman of the Workforce Development Board announces a meeting of the WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD (WDB) OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA for the purpose of: Consent Agenda; Fiscal Report; Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities Committee Report; Youth Committee Report and Recommendations; High Demand Career Initiative Update; Change in Date and Location for November Meeting; other items. The meeting will be at 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, September 19, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Ted Rumley, Chairman of the Council of Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Georgia, announces a Meeting of the CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIALS OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA (CCEO) for the purpose of: Consent Agenda; Workforce Development Board Membership; WDB Actions; November Meeting; and other items. The meeting will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 20, 2018, Gordon County Agricultural Services Center, Calhoun, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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PSA for Youth Committee Meeting, September 12, 2018

Beth Kelley, Chairman of the Youth Committee, announces a meeting of the YOUTH COMMITTEE for the purpose of: Minutes; Performance Report; Fiscal Report; Goals and Objectives; Robbie Slocumb, Chief Professional Officer, Boys and Girls Clubs of Dalton; and other items. The meeting will be at Noon, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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PSA for Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities (PAID) Committee

A meeting of the Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities (PAID) Committee has been scheduled for the purpose of Minutes; Chairman; Membership; Goals and Objectives; and other items. The meeting will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 7, 2018, at the Rome Office of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission, Rome, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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PSA for July 2018 Annual WDB/CCEO Meeting

MEETING NOTICES

Bruce Bowman, Chairman of the Workforce Development Board, and Ted Rumley, Chairman of the Council of Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Georgia, announces a joint Annual Meeting of the WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD (WDB) OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA and CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIALS OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA (CCEO) for the purpose of: Consent Agenda; Fiscal Report; Executive Committee Membership; Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities Committee Report; Youth Committee Report and Recommendations; High Demand Career Initiative Update; Elyse Davis, Region Project Manager, Northwest Region, Community & Economic Development; and other items. The meeting will be at 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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PSA for July 2018 Youth and PAID Committee Meetings

MEETING NOTICES

Beth Kelley, Chairman of the Youth Committee, announces a  meeting of the YOUTH COMMITTEE for the purpose of: Minutes;  Performance Report; Fiscal Report; Goals and Objectives; Youth Committee Membership; End of Year Report; and other items. The meeting will be at Noon, Wednesday, July 11, 2018,  Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Paul Ray, Chairman of the Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities Committee  announces a meeting of the PROMOTING ACCESS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES COMMITTEE  for the purpose of Minutes; Goals and Objectives; Business Representatives; and other items. The meeting will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Northwest Georgia Regional Commission, Rome, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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PSA for MAY 2018 Council of Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Georgia, Workforce Development Board, and Committee Meetings

PSA for Council of Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Georgia, Workforce Development Board, and Committee Meetings

Please run the notices below as a public service announcement, at your convenience, prior to the meeting dates.  Included are the meetings Agenda for your reference, in compliance with the July 1999 revisions to the Georgia Open Meetings Law.

MEETING NOTICES

Jim Henry, Chairman of the Nominating Committee, announces a meeting of the NOMINATING  COMMITTEE for the purpose of: Minutes; Officers; Executive Committee; and other items. The meeting will be at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 16,  2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Robert Martin, Chairman of the Proposal Review Committee, announces a meeting of the PROPOSAL REVIEW COMMITTEE for the purpose of: Minutes; New Programs and Providers; Policies; and other items. The meeting will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Bruce Bowman, Chairman of the Workforce Development Board, announces a meeting of the WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD (WDB) OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA for the purpose of:  Consent Agenda; Fiscal Report; Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities Committee Report; Youth Committee Report and Recommendations; Proposal Review Committee Report and Recommendations; Nominating Committee Report and Recommendations; High Demand Career Initiative Update; Laura Gammage, GDEcD; and other items. The meeting will be at 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Ted Rumley, Chairman of the Council of Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Georgia, announces a Meeting of the CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIALS OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA (CCEO) for the purpose  of: Consent Agenda; Workforce Development Board Membership; WDB Actions; and other items. The meeting will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 17, 2018, Gordon County Agricultural Services Center, Calhoun, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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