ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND WORKFORCE SERVICES INTERIM COMMITTEE
Monday, June 15, 2020 | 8:30 AM | 450 State Capitol

Approximate

Time frame

 

Text Box: 8:30 a.m.

1.    Committee Business

·         Call to order

·         Approval of the minutes of the November 20, 2019, meeting

·         Open and Public Meetings Act training

Text Box: 8:35 a.m.

2.    Committee Study Items

Legislative rule JR7-1-401(3) requires that the committee, in the committee’s first interim meeting, review the committee’s interim study items, modify the study items if desired, and adopt the study items.

·         Chairs Daniel McCay and Mike Winder

·         Committee discussion/action

Text Box: 8:45 a.m.

3.    Unemployment Insurance Program

The committee will discuss the unemployment insurance program, including possible draft legislation.

·         Rep. Karianne Lisonbee

·         Legislative staff

·         Kevin Burt, Director of the Unemployment Insurance Division, Department of Workforce Services

·         Committee discussion/action

Text Box: 9:20 a.m.

4.    Rental Assistance

  The committee will discuss rental assistance programs, including possible draft legislation.

·         Sen. Lincoln Fillmore

·         John Hardy, Director of the Housing and Community Development Division, Department of Workforce Services

·         Kori Ann Edwards, Managing Director of Operations, Governor’s Office of Economic Development

·         Committee discussion/action





 

Text Box: 9:50

5.    Workforce Solutions for Improved Air Quality

The committee will hear a report on air quality during a period of increased teleworking due to COVID-19 and discuss how the state’s workforce could change in the future as a result of  the pandemic, including  how those changes might contribute to improved air quality.

·         Logan Mitchell, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah

·         Paul Garver, Executive Director, Department of Human Resources Management

·         Jean Mills-Barber, Director of Field Operations, Department of Human Resources Management

·         Jeff Mottishaw, Senior Consultant, Governor’s Office of Management and Budget

·         Committee discussion/action

Text Box: 10:30 a.m.

6.    Governor’s Emergency Powers

The committee will discuss the governor’s emergency powers, including possible draft legislation.

·         Rep. Val Peterson

·         Committee discussion/action

Text Box: 10:45 a.m.

7.    Redevelopment Agencies

The committee will discuss the needs of redevelopment agencies related to the effects of measures taken to slow the spread of COVID-19.

·         Nick Duerksen, Economic Development/Redevelopment Director, Sandy

·         Committee discussion/action

Text Box: 11:000a.m.

8.    Other Items/Adjourn