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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.

Meeting Schedule

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, May 16, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Project for Pride In Living
Lower Level Conference Room
1035 East Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Parking – There is a small parking lot on a first come first serve basis. Street parking is also available.



MWDB shall consist of not more than 19 voting members, with representation as follows:

Current MWDB Membership

Appointment Process

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.



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Community Planning and Economic Development

Contact: 612-673-6226

Last updated May 12, 2017



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