Mountain Area Workforce Development Board Local Area Plan 2020-24 is now available for public comment

Mountain Area Workforce Development Board Comprehensive Four-Year Regional and Local Workforce Development Plan for Program Years 2020-24 is available for public comment beginning on Monday, May 19, 2020.  Public comment will be received for the next thirty (30) days until June 18, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  All public comments shall be sent to or to Zia Rifkin, Administrative Services, 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 local Workforce Development Board (WDB) to develop and submit to the state, in partnership with the local chief elected official, a comprehensive four-year plan.  Annually, each WDB provides updates to the four-year plan.  The WIOA Comprehensive Four-Year Plan for Program Years (PY) 2020-2024 is the first year of the comprehensive four-year plan, providing current information and is effective July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021.  The Comprehensive Four-Year Plan (PY 2020-24) will be maintained and updated as appropriate on an annual basis.