20 CFR 661.345 - What are the requirements for the submission of the local workforce investment plan?
(a) WIA section 118 requires that each Local Board, in partnership with the appropriate chief elected officials, develops and submits a comprehensive five-year plan to the Governor which identifies and describes certain policies, procedures and local activities that are carried out in the local area, and that is consistent with the State Plan.
(b) The Local Board must provide an opportunity for public comment on and input into the development of the local workforce investment plan prior to its submission, and the opportunity for public comment on the local plan must:
(1) Make copies of the proposed local plan available to the public (through such means as public hearings and local news media);
(2) Include an opportunity for comment by members of the Local Board and members of the public, including representatives of business and labor organizations;
(3) Provide at least a thirty (30) day period for comment, beginning on the date on which the proposed plan is made available, prior to its submission to the Governor; and
(4) Be consistent with the requirement, in WIA section 117(e), that the Local Board make information about the plan available to the public on a regular basis through open meetings.
(c) The Local Board must submit any comments that express disagreement with the plan to the Governor along with the plan.