Local Workforce Development Board; Duties - Mich. Comp. Laws Section 408.123
A local workforce development board shall do all of the following in cooperation with the chief elected officials in the Michigan works area:
(a) Develop and submit to the governor a plan for coordinating local workforce development services for employers and job seekers in the area. The plan shall provide for access to designated core services with no fees or charges and shall provide services beyond the core services based on eligibility criteria.
(b) Award competitive grants or contracts to eligible providers.
(c) Develop a budget.
(d) Employ staff necessary to carry out the duties of the board.
(e) Solicit and accept grants and donations.
(f) Oversee the operation of the one-stop delivery of services through the Michigan works one-stop service center system.
(g) Establish local performance standards through negotiation with the department for evaluating and improving the Michigan works one-stop service center system.
(h) Coordinate workforce development activities with other economic development activities and strategies in the Michigan works area.
(i) Promote private sector employer participation in the Michigan works one-stop service center system.
(j) Make available connecting, brokering, and coaching activities through intermediaries to help meet employer hiring needs.
(k) Appoint an education advisory group and its chair.
(l) Conduct business at public meetings held in compliance with the open meetings act, 1976 PA 267, MCL 15.261 to 15.275, and make information available to the public concerning performance of its duties or other information requested under the freedom of information act, 1976 PA 442, MCL 15.231 to 15.246.
(m) Any other duties, functions, or responsibilities required of the board to implement the workforce investment act or state or federal law.
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