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Table of Contents

Chapter 1) Administration and Governance

Chapter 2) The One-Stop (Job Center) Delivery System

  • 2.1 Comprehensive Job Center Requirements and Standards of Service
  • 2.2 One-Stop Delivery System
  • 2.3 Structure of the One-Stop Delivery System
  • 2.4 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the One-Stop Delivery System
  • 2.5 One-Stop Operators (OSO)
  • 2.6 Job Center Branding

Chapter 3) Program Funding and Grants Management

  • 3.1 WIOA Allocation Process
  • 3.2 Modification of Grants
  • 3.3 Transfer of Funds
  • 3.4 Termination of Grants
  • 3.5 Grant Closeout

Chapter 4) Fiscal Management

  • 4.1 Access, Retention and Custodial Requirement for Records
  • 4.2 Standards for Financial Management System
  • 4.3 Reporting Requirements
  • 4.4 Cash Management and Invoicing Standards
  • 4.5 Cost Categories and Allowable Activities
  • 4.6 Program Income
  • 4.7 Sub grantee Monitoring
  • 4.8 Procurement Standards
  • 4.9 Property Management Standards
  • 4.10 Audit and Audit Resolutions
  • 4.11 Debt and Debt Collection
  • 4.12 General Principles Affecting Allow ability of Costs
  • 4.13 Allocation of Joint Costs
  • 4.14 Cost Allocation or Indirect Cost Rates
  • 4.15 Leverage Funds

Chapter 5) Non-Discrimination/Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Chapter 6) Complaints, Grievances, and Appeals

Chapter 7) Individual Training Accounts and Eligible Training Programs



Chapter 8) Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs

  • 8.1 Introduction and Overview
  • 8.2 Eligibility
  • 8.3 Program Design
  • 8.4 Career Services
  • 8.5 Training Services
    • 8.5.1 Eligibility
    • 8.5.2 Credentials
    • 8.5.3 Informed Choice
    • 8.5.4 Coordination of Funds
    • 8.5.5 Recovery of Costs
    • 8.5.6 Expenditure Requirement
    • 8.5.7 Career Pathways
    • 8.5.8 Accelerated Licensure for Vets
    • 8.5.9 Training vs. Individualized Career Service
    • 8.5.10 Methods of Funding Training
    • 8.5.11 Types of Training
  • 8.6 Supportive Services
  • 8.7 Program Exit
  • 8.8 Follow-up Services
  • 8.9 National Dislocated Worker Grants

Chapter 9) Rapid Response

Chapter 10) Youth and Young Adult Program

Chapter 12) File Documentation

  • 12.1 Opening and Closing Services
  • 12.2 Case Notes

WIOA Title I-A & I-B Policy & Procedure Manual
Ch. 1) Administration and Governance

1.4 Local Workforce Development Boards (Local WDBs)



1.4.2 Role of the Chief Elected Official (CEO)

Last revision: August 22, 2017

The chief elected official within a local area serves a vital role in establishing and governing the local WDB within that area.

Multiple Units of Local Government

In cases where more than one unit of local government exists within a local area, the chief elected officials of such units may execute an agreement to describe their responsibilities for carrying out roles and responsibilities, including financial liability. 1 This agreement (i.e. CEO Consortium Agreement) shall determine which official shall serve as the lead for the consortium, and therefore be the designated CEO for the local WDB.

Appointment of Local WDB Members

The chief elected official (CEO) in each local area is required to appoint the members of the local WDB within that area (except those members representing the State's Department of Workforce Development (DWD)) in accordance with established local WDB by-laws and the criteria established in this policy. 2

Special Note About Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Appointees

Positions on the local WDB designated for representatives from State of Wisconsin civil service agencies (i.e. Wagner-Peyser, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Unemployment Insurance) will be appointed to two (2) year terms by the State Secretary of Workforce Development.

At the commencement of each biennial local WDB recertification process DET will issue a list of current DWD-appointed representatives, to include the name, title, contact information, and term end date of each appointee.

By-Laws 3

The CEO for each local WDB must establish by-laws, consistent with State policy, that, at minimum, address the following:

Any changes to the local WDB's By-Laws, including additions, rescissions, amendments, or revisions, must be submitted to the WDB's assigned Local Program Liaison within 20 business days.

Other CEO Functions

The CEO for the local area serves as the local grant recipient. 4

The CEO collaborates with the local WDB on the following required functions:


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