WIOA Title I-A & I-B Policy & Procedure Manual Ch. 1) Administration and Governance
1.5 WIOA Regional and Local Plans
1.5.4 Public Comment
Effective date: July 1, 2020
Consistent with WIOA's Sunshine Provision, the WDB must make copies of the Regional Plan and/or Local Plan available for public comments1 in each county in the WDA. At minimum, the local WDB must:
Make copies of the Regional Plan and/or Local Plan available to the public in each county in the WDA through outlets such as public hearings, local news media and local websites.
Provide opportunity for members of the public and the WDB, including business and labor organizations, to comment on the Plan(s).
Allow a 30-day period, prior to the submission of the Regional Plan and/or Local Plan to DWD-DET, for comment from the public.
Make information about the Plan(s) available to the public on a regular basis through open meetings.
Include any public comments that express disagreement with the Plan(s) and the WDB's response to those comments in the submission to DWD-DET as part of the Regional Plan and/or Local Plan. In addition, the WDB must submit a copy of the published notice.