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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, March 20, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
“T Building” – Room T.1400
1501 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Map of MCTC campus

Suggested Parking: MCTC Parking Ramp.  FREE parking: Parking fees will be waived for MWDB members and guests if you enter the MCTC Parking Ramp via the first parking entrance/stall and inform the attendant that you are there for the Minneapolis Workforce Development Board meeting.

Directions to Room T.1400 from the MCTC Ramp: The third floor of the parking ramp is connected by skyway to the second floor of the T-Building
As you enter the T-Building, there is a stairway down to the first floor, where Room T.1400 is located.


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

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Last updated Mar 19, 2018



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