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87151 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 %SOLUTION NO. 8,715 0 A RESOLUTION ALLOCATING TITLE II -A, II -B AND III JOB TRAINING PARTNERSHIP ACT (JTPA) FUNDS FOR EDUCATION ADM TRAINING SERVICES FOR DISADVANTAGED YOUTH AND ADULTS WITH EMPLOYMENT BARRIERS DURING PROGRAM YEAR 1992 (JULY 1, 1992 -JUME 30, 1993). 33( NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: SECTION 1: The Little Rock Private Industry Council is hereby authorized to allocate Title II -A, II -B, and III Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) funds for Program Year 1992 as follows. (A copy of the program description is attached as Exhibit A.) Watershed, Inc. Pathfinder, Inc. Cornerstone Project, Inc. LR Municipal Court Classroom Training On- the -Job Training Youth Competencies Chamber of Commerce Participant Assistance LRSD Summer Learning Program City Beautiful Kids Project Outstation Agencies Retraining Participant Assistance Administration Unallocated Funds ADOPTED: June 2, 1992 ATTEST: •• CITY CLERK $ 89,831.00 71,443.00 35,000.00 45,000.00 270,000.00 70,000.00 10,000.00 39,750.80 114,158.00 48,000.00 120,535.00 154,944.00 112,283.00 193,653.00 212,298.00 1.237.00 $1,473,974.00 APPROI-121: SHARON MAYOR yL'S� 6-5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 0 APPROVED AS TO FORM: 338 ,e -s5- 64 M M M •Y,HIBIT "A" PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Watershed's "Get Ready" Program - This program provides pre- employment and basic skills training, including counseling and family interaction programsoto 50 youth dropout offenders ages 14 -21. Pathfinder's Schools - Occupational skills training to 24 (19 adults and five youth) mentally or physically handicapped persons. Training includes packaging and handling of products, shelf stocking, fabrication and assembly of electrical circuit boards, wood machining, printing, and other occupational skills. Pathfinder also does certification, counselling, job development and placement, and provides some transportation. M M 3 3 E Cornerstone Prot - This program provides at -risk youth ages 14 -15 years old with a variety of activities and services leading to improved employment skills. Tutoring and counselling are also provided. Little Rock Municipal Court, Pre -Trial Release Program - This program serves youth defendants between the ages of 16 and 22 who are under court supervision while awaiting trial. Up to 60 participants are provided employment skills and basic education training. Participants are placed with non - profit agencies for an average of 25 hours per week of paid work experience. Classroom Training - Institutional occupational training is provided by area schools and training facilities through subcontractual agreements with JTPA. JTPA funds the cost of books and tuition for eligible participants. OJT Program - On- the -job training in demand occupations is provided for 75 participants. Both private and public sector employers design programs to meet hiring needs. These placements result in full -time, permanent unsubsidized employment. Youth Competencies - Youth competency skills training is offered to youth whose pre- testing scores identify deficiencies. Pre and post- testing is provided in all skill areas. Little Rock Chamber of Commerce - The Chamber of Commerce conducts an advertising and marketing campaign to recruit private sector employers for the OJT program and to refer new and existing Chamber members to JTPA for other employment and training needs. A local image campaign will also be conducted, along with Chamber sponsored workshops for business and industry representatives. LRSD. Summer Learning Program - Remediation in reading and math is provided by the Little Rock School District for up to 144 participants enrolled in the JTPA summer employment program. Pre and post- testing is administered by the LRSD. 2-rs 8-5, City Beautiful Kids - This program provides summer employment and educational experiences for 120 youth ages 14 -16. Participants work in crews removing trash, clearing grass and weeds from sidewalks, alleys and streets, learning job skills and also contributing to the City's beautification. This year, the program will also include a horticultural training component. Outstations - Youth ages 16 -21 are assigned to various public and non - profit agencies for paid summer employment. Participant Assistance - These are costs associated with assisting participants by providing employment eligibility certification, counselling, assessing participant needs and abilities, development of appropriate training activities, and job development upon completion of training. 340 6 -4