Public Notice ATTENTION: Businesses, Local Education Agencies, Community-Based Organizations, Local Labor Organizations and Interested Persons: The Chief Elected Officials for Local Workforce Area #4 (LWA #4) and Northwest Central Illinois Works (NCI Works) announces the availability of the Great Northwest Economic Development Regional Plan (Economic Development Region #6), Northern Stateline Economic Development Regional Plan (Economic Development Region #5) and the LWA #4 Local Workforce Plan of the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) for public review and comments. The Local and Regional Plans have been developed to provide a variety of workforce training services for adults and youth under WIOA for Program Years 2020 - 2023 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2024). Under the Local Plan, workforce training and services are provided to an 8-county area which include: Bureau, Carroll, Jo Daviess, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle, Putnam and Whiteside Counties. Regional strategies have been developed and workforce initiatives will be implemented for a 10-county area that includes: Bureau, Carroll, Henry, Jo Daviess, LaSalle, Lee, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island & Whiteside under the Great Northwest Economic Development Regional Plan. Regional strategies have been developed and workforce initiatives will be implemented for a 4-county area that includes: Boone, Ogle, Winnebago, and Stephenson under the Northern Stateline Economic Development Regional Plan. Detailed copies of these plans are available for public review Monday through Friday during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) at the following locations: 815 N. Orlando Smith Avenue, Room C328, Oglesby, IL and 1680 S. Galena Avenue, Dixon, IL. These Plans are also posted to the NCI Works (www.nciworks.org) and Business Employment Skills Team, Inc. (www.best-inc.org) websites. EOE. (G-7-C)

Posted 12/31/1969