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Mountain Area Workforce Development Board Submits the DRAFT Local Area Workforce Plan for 2017

The DRAFT Plan will be available for public comment beginning on Friday, April 28, public comment will be received for the next thirty (30) days until Monday, May 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm.  All public comments shall be sent to nathan@landofsky.org or to Nathan Ramsey, Director, Mountain Area Workforce Development Board, Land of Sky Regional Council, 339 New Leicester Highway, Suite 140, Asheville, NC 28806.

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires each Workforce Development Board (WDB) to develop and submit, in partnership with the local chief elected official, to the state a comprehensive four-year plan, which was submitted in May, 2016. Annually, each WDB will provide updates to the four-year plan. The WIOA Program Year (PY) 2017 Plan will provide current information and be effective July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018. The Comprehensive Four-Year Plan (PY 2016) will be maintained and updated, as appropriate.