1. A regional advisory board shall be established in each service delivery area as defined in section 84B.2. The members of the board shall be appointed by the governor, consistent with the requirements of federal law and in consultation with chief elected officials within the region. Chief elected officials responsible for recommendations for board membership shall include, but are not limited to, county elected officials, municipal elected officials, and community college directors. The membership of each board shall provide for equal representation of business and labor and shall include a county elected official, a city official, a representative of a school district, and a representative of a community college.
2. Each regional advisory board shall identify workforce development needs in its region, assist the workforce development board and the department of workforce development in the awarding of grants or contracts administered by the department of workforce development in that region and in monitoring the performance of the grants and contracts awarded, make annual reports as required by section 84A.1B, and make recommendations to the workforce development board and department of workforce development concerning workforce development.
3. Section 84A.1A, subsections 2, 3, and 5, apply to the members of a regional advisory board except that the board shall meet if a majority of the members of the board, and not five, file a written request with the chairperson for a meeting. Members of a regional advisory board shall be allowed their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties. All expenses shall be paid from appropriations for those purposes and the department of workforce development is subject to the budget requirements of chapter 8.
96 Acts, ch 1186, §11; 99 Acts, ch 21, §2; 2001 Acts, ch 24, §23
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