WIOA Title I-A & I-B Policy & Procedure Manual Ch. 1) Administration and Governance
1.5 WIOA Regional and Local Plans
1.5.5 Plan Submission and Approval
Effective date: July 1, 2020
Each local WDB and planning region must complete the following steps:
Develop a local and/or regional plan in accordance with the WIOA Regional and Local Plan Guidelines.
Publish the plan(s) for a 30-day public comment period.
Present the plan(s) to the board of directors and, if required by local governance documents the chief elected officials, including any public commentary received.
Obtain approval from the board of directors and, if required, the chief elected officials, and obtain required signatures.
Submit the plan(s) to DWD-DET for review and approval.1
A Regional Plan and/or Local Plan submitted to DWD-DET, including a modification to such plan, shall be considered approved upon written notice by DWD-DET at the end of the 90-day period beginning on the day DWD-DET receives the Plan(s), or modification, unless DWD-DET makes a written determination during the 90-day period that:
There are deficiencies in the workforce investment activities that have been identified through audits, and the local area has not made acceptable progress in implementing plans to address the deficiencies;
The plan does not comply with applicable provisions of the WIOA and the WIOA Final Regulations, including the required consultations and public comment provisions, and the nondiscrimination requirements of 29 CFR Part 37;
The plan does not align with the State Plan, including with regard to the alignment of the core programs to support the strategy identified in the State Plan in accordance with WIOA Section 102(b)(1)(E) and 20 CFR § 676.105.