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    Lake County Workforce Development Board Seeks Proposals for WorksFirst Services - Friday, April 13, 2018

    Notice is hereby given that the Lake County Workforce Development Board (LCWDB) for the Lake County Department of Job and Family Services (LCDJFS) is seeking proposals from organizations wishing to provide WorksFirst services funded by TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families).

    Proposals are being solicited for Program Year 2018 (PY18) running July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  All proposals are subject to actual funding received by LCDJFS.  A second-year contract (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) could be awarded subject to satisfactory performance and available funding.

    Full specifications and instructions are available at  These materials are also available at the LCDJFS offices or by mail.  Contact Leslie Ryan at (440) 350-4496 or at to arrange a pickup or mailing.  Copies of proposal documents are not available by fax or electronic transmission.  A Bidders Conference to provide technical assistance in the preparation of proposals will be held at 2:00 PM on April 27, 2018 at the LCDJFS offices, 177 Main Street, Painesville, Ohio.

    Four (4) copies of each completed proposal must be submitted in sealed packages marked “ATTN: PY 18 WorksFirst Proposal” addressed to Robert J. Dawson, Executive Director, Lake County Workforce Development Board and received at 177 Main Street, Painesville, Ohio, 44077 no later than 12:00 Noon EST on May 11, 2018.  Any proposals not received at the designated place by the designated time and date must be rejected.

    A final contract will be subject to the actual funding made available for the specified activities but will not exceed $300,000 under any circumstances. The RFP is being published based on the terms and conditions as they are known on April 13, 2018.  The Lake County Department of Job and Family Services and the Lake County Board of Commissioners reserve the right to reject any or all proposals; to waive informalities in the RFP; to increase or decrease or omit any or all items; to award a contract or contracts to the lowest and/or best proposer; to waive or extend proposal deadlines; and/or to negotiate with all qualified sources if in the best interest of the parties. All proposals are subject to TANF regulations, policies, and funding allocations.

    The Lake County Department of Job and Family Services and the Lake County Board of Commissioners adhere to the principles of equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the selection of providers and awarding of contracts.  Auxiliary aids and services are available on request to individuals with disabilities.

    Available via the internet at  Click on Public Notice.  Published: The News-Herald: April 13, 2018.

    Public Notice - Lake County Solid Waste District 15-Year Plan - Friday, March 23, 2018
    The Lake County Solid Waste Management District Policy Committee has completed the update of the District's 15-year Solid Waste Management Plan. The Plan Update has been developed to meet HB592 requirements for solid waste planning for the Lake County District. The official planning period of the Plan Update is from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2032. 

    The Policy Committee welcomes input from the public during the comment period which is March 23, 2018 through April 21, 2018. The final draft of the Plan is available at this link.

    Please click here to read the public notice in its entirety.