§9-9-16. Intergovernmental coordination.
(a) The commissioner of the bureau of employment programs and
the superintendent of the department of education shall assist the
secretary in the establishment of the WV works program. Before
implementation of this program, each department shall address in
its respective plan the method in which its resources will be
devoted to facilitate the identification of or delivery of services
for participants and shall coordinate its respective programs with
the department in the provision of services to participants and
their families. Each county board of education shall designate a
person to coordinate with the local department of health and human
resources office the board's services to participant families and
that person shall work to achieve coordination at the local level.
(b) The secretary and the superintendent shall develop a plan
for program implementation to occur with the use of existing state
facilities and county transportation systems within the project
areas whenever practicable. This agreement shall include, but not
be limited to, the use of buildings, grounds and buses. Whenever
possible, the supportive services, education and training programs
should be offered at the existing school facilities.
(c) The commissioner shall give priority to participants of
the WV works program within the various programs of the bureau of
employment programs. The secretary and the commissioner shall
develop reporting and monitoring mechanisms between their