Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 9/14/2020 - 6:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 15.5 Review and Potential Ratification of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Sub-Recipient Agreement by and between Rubicon Programs and Mt. Diablo Adult Education (MDAE) for the term of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Enclosure: MOU and Subrecipient Agreement
File Attachment:
Rubicon Subrecipient Agrmt 20-21.pdf
Summary: Staff are requesting the ratification of MOU and Sub-Recipient Agreement by and between Rubicon Programs of Richmond, California and MDAE, in support of the Contra Costa Workforce Collaborative (CCWC) established in 2018-2019.

The CCWC is a collaboration among Contra Costa County K-12 District Adult Education programs, the Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) and Community-Based Organizations (CBOs), for the purpose of operating the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funded EASTBAY Works/America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) “Comprehensive Site” located at 4071 Port Chicago Highway in Concord, California. The EASTBAY Works/AJCC was formally operated by the Workforce Development Board Contra Costa County (WDBCCC) to deliver WIOA-funded Adult and Dislocated Worker (A/DW) Career Services. As of 2018-2019 the CCWC has been operating the EASTBAY Works/AJCC and has established and operates an additional ten (10) Access Sites across Contra Costa County. MDAE as a founding member of the CCWC operates an Access site for Central Contra Costa County at the Loma Vista Adult Center.

Rubicon Programs has been designated by the founding members of the CCWC as its Lead Agency and Fiscal Agent for oversight and support of the ten Contra Costa County AJCC Access Sites.

*NOTE: Ratification is requested since the term of this agreement begins July 1, 2020 with an ending date of June 30, 2021. Rubicon Programs, as the CCWC Lead Agency and Fiscal Agent as just recently concluded negotiations with the WDBCCC on behalf of its CCWC members regarding contract terms for the new 2020-2021 fiscal year. Hence this MOU is now being presented to the Board for potential ratification.
Funding: The funding source is WDBCCC WIOA Federal funding, to be administered by Rubicon Programs as the Lead Agency and Fiscal Agent of the CCWC.
Fiscal Impact No impact to the MDUSD General Fund. MDAE will receive reimbursement for contract-related expenditures up to the amount of $58,156.00 for the 12-month contract period July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
Recommendation: Move to ratify attached MOU and Sub-Recipient Agreement by and between Rubicon Programs and Mt. Diablo Adult Education.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Vittoria Abbate - Director, College & Career and Adult Education
Signed By:
Jennifer Sachs - Chief, Educational Services
Signed By:
Dr. Lisa Gonzales - Chief Business Officer
Signed By:
Dr. Adam Clark - Superintendent