RFP - WIOA Services

Request for Proposals to Deliver Workforce Services to Adults, Dislocated Workers, and Youth, and Provide Business Services to Employers






The Northern Kentucky Area Development District (NKADD)/Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Board (NKWIB), as administrative entity for the programs in the eight-county Northern Kentucky region, is requesting proposals for programs to operate between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. The eight-county area consists of Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Grant, Gallatin, Kenton, Owen and Pendleton. The NKWIB awards contracts for one year, renewable annually for up to two additional years, pending satisfactory performance. Any funding awarded will be subject to the availability of federal funding granted to the Workforce Investment Board/ADD through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) by the U. S. Department of Labor (USDOL) distributed by the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet’s Department of Workforce Investment. Should the availability of such funding decrease following any award to a subrecipient, the award will be revised accordingly. In addition, if awarded, the subcontractor must be willing to alter program design based on NKWIB, State, or USDOL guidance.

The NKWIB is seeking vendors to provide WIOA services in the eight counties listed above. The successful applicant must be able to:

* Serve as the One-Stop Operator for Northern Kentucky’s workforce services network in all eight counties served by the NKWIB, including coordinating the services of one-stop network partners at any full-service career center(s), affiliate career center(s), or other service outlet(s) in those counties.

* Deliver Direct Workforce Services to job seekers and employers through the full-service career center(s), affiliate career center(s), or other service outlet(s) associated with Northern Kentucky’s workforce services network in all the 8 counties listed above.

All services must be structured in such a way that they are aligned with the Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Area Industry Sectors listed in the grant application.

Applications and detailed instructions will be available at http://www.nkadd.org or http://www.nkcareercenter.org/rfp2020/ beginning January 21, 2020.

A bidder’s conference will be held to provide technical assistance and Q&A to interested applicants on January 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM in the NKADD Conference Room, 22 Spiral Drive, Florence, KY 41042. Please notify Tonia Slone by e-mail if you plan to attend this meeting at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Completed applications (an electronic copy, the original and two copies) must be returned to the NKADD by close of business, February 26, 2020.

NKY Caucus Announces 2020 Legislative Forum






BY:  Northern Kentucky Legislative Caucus, Senator John Schickel, Chair

The public is invited to join Northern Kentucky House and Senate members on Saturday, January 4, 2020, from 9:00 – 11:00 am, for the 2020 Northern Kentucky Legislative Forum at Gateway Community and Technical College – Boone Campus Convening Center, located at 500 Technology Way, Florence, KY.  Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. 

The purpose of the meeting is to provide a forum for constituents to offer input on issues during the 2020 Legislative Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. 

Every effort is made to accommodate those wishing to address the Caucus. The morning's format for those wishing to speak will require signing in on a first-come, first-served basis, with the amount of time allotted for each speaker determined by the number of sign-ups.  To assure there is ample time to hear input on the different issues, multiple individuals addressing the same topic may be asked to select a spokesperson for the entire group.

The members of the Northern Kentucky Caucus are:

Senator John Schickel, 11th District, Chair

Senator Julian Carroll, 7th District​​​                  Representative Phillip Pratt, 62nd District

Senator Wil Schroder, 24th District​​                   Representative Kim Moser, 64th District

Senator Damon Thayer, 17th District    ​​          ​​Representative Buddy Wheatley, 65th District

Senator Paul Hornback, 20th District            Representative C. Ed Massey, 66th District           

Senator Chris McDaniel, 23rd District ​​            Representative Dennis Keene, 67th District

Representative Rick Rand, 47th District​​          Representative Joseph Fischer, 68th District​​​​​

Representative Sal Santoro, 60th District ​​       Representative Adam Koenig, 69th District

Representative Kim Banta, 63rd District        Representative Savannah Maddox, 61st District​​            

Representative Mark Hart, 78th District​

If you have any questions about the meeting or arrangements, or would like to request special accommodations for accessing the meeting, please contact Lisa Cooper, 859.283.1885,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact Information

Northern Kentucky Area Development District

22 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
P: 859.283.1885
F: 859.283.8178
TDD: 711
For general questions, please email info@nkadd.org

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