CHAPTER 709

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

EXECUTIVE ORDER

NUMBER SEVENTEEN

TO: Heads of all State Departments and Agencies.

RE: Establishment of a State Manpower Planning Council and Ancillary Manpower Planning Board for Kent and Sussex Counties.

WHEREAS, programs affecting manpower planning and development are the direct and indirect responsibility of several departments; and

WHEREAS, any statewide manpower service system must also reflect the viewpoints of interested citizens and private organizations concerned with manpower and related supportive services; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to coordinate these programs in order to increase their effectiveness, and to ensure optimum participation in Federal, State and local programs;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare and order as follows:

1. The Governor's State Manpower Planning Council is established as an advisory council for the purpose of coordinating programs affecting manpower planning and development in the State.

0. The Council shall consist of the following persons: (a) Chairman, to be appointed by the Secretary of Labor;

(b) Directors or Acting Directors of the following state agencies:

Division of Employment Services

Division of Unemployment Insurance

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Division of Social Services

Division of Economic Development

Division of Housing

Office of Economic Opportunity

Division of Vocational Education

Division of Environmental Control

Office of State Personnel

Delaware Agency to Reduce Crime

State Planning Office

In addition:

Assistant to the President of Delaware Technical and Community College

An Appropriate Representative from Agriculture

An Appropriate Representative from Transportation An Appropriate Representative from Health Services

(c) The Secretary of Labor may appoint additional members of the Council to include, but not be limited to, representatives of the following groups and interests:

State Chamber of Commerce

Division of Urban Affairs, University of Delaware

Mayor of the City of Wilmington

New Castle County Executive

Chief Elected Official of Kent County Government

Chief Elected Official of Sussex County Government

Appropriate Representatives from Industry

Appropriate Representatives from Organized Labor

Appropriate Representatives from Community Organizations

Client Group Representatives (who are presently enrolled in manpower programs or have been enrolled in manpower programs in the past)

3. The Governor's Ancillary Manpower Planning Board for Kent and Sussex Counties is established, subordinate to the State Manpower Planning Council, for the purpose of coordinating programs affecting manpower planning and development in the two counties.

4. The Board may include, but not be limited to, the following persons:

(a) Chairmen, the Chief Elected Officials of Kent and Sussex County Governments who would alternate each year

A Mayor from Kent County

A Mayor from Sussex County

Executive Director of Sussex County Community Action Agency

Local Office Manager, Dover Branch of Employment Services

Local Office Manager, Georgetown Branch of Employment Services

County Administrator, Division of Social Services, Kent County

County Administrator, Division of Social Services, Sussex County

An Appropriate Representative from Agriculture

Chairman of Delmarva Advisory Council

Appropriate Representatives from Industry

Appropriate Representatives from Organized Labor Appropriate Representatives from Community Organizations

Appropriate Client Group Representatives (who are presently enrolled in manpower programs or have been enrolled in manpower programs in the past)

0. The Council and Board shall have an Executive Committee which will advise the Chairmen of the Council and Board of any situations, conditions or activities having a bearing upon the effectiveness of coordinated planning and cooperative action between CAMPS agencies and to recommend courses of action.

1. The Executive Committee shall be empowered to make administrative and other practical decisions between regular meetings, based on the authority given to them by the State Manpower Planning Council.

7. The Executive Committee shall consist of the following persons:

(a) Chairman, Chairman of the State Manpower Planning Council

(b) Directors or Acting Directors of the following State agencies:

Division of Employment Services Division of Social Services

Division of Vocational Education Office of State Planning

(c) In addition, the Executive Committee may include:

The Chairman of the Ancillary Manpower Planning Board

The Chairman of the Manpower Area Planning Council

An Appropriate Representative from Industry

An Appropriate Representative from Organized Labor

An Appropriate Representative from a Community Organization

8. The Secretariat shall be responsible for providing staff and technical services to the State Manpower Planning Council and the Ancillary Manpower Planning Board and fulfilling such other functions as may be necessary for the preparation of manpower plans, and monitoring and evaluation of programs and services.

9. The Council shall serve as the major policy advisory group to the Governor on methods for improving the coordination and effectiveness of the State's manpower and training programs and shall consider such other matters as may be referred to it by the Governor or any member thereof. The Council shall provide effective planning for and implementation of State policies. The Board shall report to the Council which will in turn report to the Governor through the Secretary of Labor. The Secretary of Labor shall make an annual report to the Governor on the activities of the Council and which shall include a report of the Ancillary Manpower Planning Board.

10. Executive Order Number Fifty-Six, dated November 23, 1971, is hereby rescinded.

APPROVED this 7th day of Aug., 1973.

(GREAT SEAL)

SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT

Governor

Attest:

ROBERT H. REED

Secretary of State