Minneapolis Workforce Development Board (MWDB)
The Minneapolis Workforce Development Board (MWDB), as originally established by the regulations set forth in the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and re-established by the regulations of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), will determine the directions and set policies for training and placement activities aimed at reducing the unemployment of Minneapolis residents and promoting School-To-Work Transition Programs. The Council will oversee the operation of Workforce Centers within the City of Minneapolis.
The MWDB shall meet at least four times a year. Additional meetings, as needed, may be called at the discretion of the Chair.
Next MWDB Meeting
The next Minneapolis Workforce Development Board (MWDB) meeting will be held on:
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Lutheran Social Service of MN
Center for Changing Lives
2400 Park Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
STEP-UP Worksite Tour will follow (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
Parking – Free parking is available for guests on the west side of the building and also on 24th and Park Avenue.
MWDB shall consist of not more than 19 voting members, with representation as follows:
- Large Business - 5 members
- Small Business - 5 members
- Organized Labor - 2 members
- Educational Agency - 2 members
- Vocational Rehabilitation Agency - 1 member
- Public Assistance Agency - 1 member
- Economic Development Agency - 1 member
- Public Employment Service - 1 member
- Community-Based Organization - 1 member
Current MWDB Membership
- Current MWDB Membership
The MWDB uses the City's open appointment process. Applications are reviewed by staff and the Chair of the MWDB, who make recommendations to the Mayor. The Mayor appoints the selected person to the MWDB.
Term of Appointment
Members shall serve two-year assignments. Membership status shall be reviewed at the end of each program year to determine member interest and desire to continue to serve on the MWDB. The Mayor shall review the MWDB membership and may re-appoint for an additional term with agreement from the MWDB members.
Last updated Aug 1, 2017