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Larimer County Workforce Development Board Meeting

April 13, 2016

Larimer County Courthouse, 200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO


1.    Networking                                                                                                                                                                       (7:45 - 7:50)

2.    Call to Order (Jerry Thurber)                                                                                                                                       (7:50 - 7:53)

a.   Roll call

b.   Review agenda

c.   Public comment on topics not on the agenda

d.   Announcements


3.    Consent Calendar (Jerry Thurber)                                                                                                                             (7:53 - 7:55)

a.   Approval of February 10, 2016 WDB meeting minutes *Vote*


4.    Local and Regional WIOA Plans *Vote*   (Joni Friedman & Jerry Thurber)                                                                (7:55 - 8:05)

a.   Larimer County Workforce Center Local Plan

b.   Central Region Plan


5.    WDB Data Dashboard Metrics Update (Jerry Thurber)                                                                                    (8:05 – 8:10)


6.    Sector Partnership Overview (Gen Ponce-Pore & Rusty Shawley)                                                                              (8:10 – 8:15)


7.    Northern Colorado Sector Partnership Panel (Rusty Shawley)                                                                    (8:15 – 9:10)

a.   Invited Panelists

·  Dave Carlson, Manufacturing Sector Partnership

·  Lanny Hass, Thompson Valley High School

·  Jonas McKinley, Health Sector Partnership

·  Lynn Vosler, Front Range Community College

·  ShaJuana Williams, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment


8.    Panel Q&A (Rusty Shawley)                                                                                                                                         (9:10 -9:25)


9.    Other  Business (Jerry Thurber)                                                                                                                                  (9:25 - 9:30)


10.    Adjourn                                                                                                                                                                               (9:30)


VISION:                  Cultivate a well-trained, productive, and competitive workforce in our region.

MISSION:            Connect community, government, business, and education to shape a robust, talented, and sustainable workforce.

PURPOSE:            Strengthen our workforce and communities by providing an interactive forum where workforce issues can be heard, partnerships formed, and solutions created.         

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