Our Vision: All Humboldt County children thrive in healthy, supportive, nurturing families and neighborhoods, enter school ready to learn and become active participants of their communities.
Meeting Date and Time: November 17, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Location: FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT, 1012 Second Street, Eureka
I. Welcome and Introductions
II. Public Comments and Announcements
III. Executive Director Report
IV. Approval of Minutes: Commission meeting minutes of October 27, 2015
V. Consent Calendar: The following items were reviewed and recommended for adoption and may be approved by a single vote. Any member of the public may request the Commission to pull an item for further discussion.
- A. FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT Sub-Committees for 2016
Reference: Sub-committee members for the 2016 calendar year are recommended.
- B. Musicians for Playgroup Initiative
Reference: Per the Commission’s informal competitive bid process, it is recommended that Jose Quezada and Heather Shelton be selected.
- C. Ratify Actions to Terminate Agreements for the Trinidad Tots Playgroup
Reference: 30 day notice has been given to the Trinidad Union School District and the City of Trinidad to terminate agreements in place for fiscal year 2015/2016 as of December 10, 2015.
- D. Ratify Actions to Terminate the Agreement for the Fortuna Playgroup
Reference: 30 day notice has been given to the Fortuna Elementary School District to terminate the agreement in place for fiscal year 2015/2016 as of December 10, 2015.
VI. Action Item: Annual Audit Report
Reference: The Commission will consider adoption of the Financial Statements for the Year Ended June 30, 2015 as prepared by Christy White & Associates. (15 min)
VII. Action Item: First 5 Annual Report
Reference: The Commission will consider adoption of the Annual Report submitted to First 5 California. (15 min)
VIII. Action Item: Revised Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016
Reference: The Commission will consider budget revisions for the current fiscal year. (15 min)
IX. Discussion Item: Marijuana Use: Impact on Child Development
Reference: The Commission will discuss recommendations about how to engage with policy development for regulating marijuana on behalf of young children. (25 min)
X. Information Item: Indicators for Early Childhood Success
Reference: The Commission will review the recently released report from the California Center for Rural Policy, an examination of indicators deemed important in Humboldt County, CA by the Decade of Difference and the Early Childhood Success Workgroup. (25 min)
XI. Discussion Item: Meeting Schedule for 2016
Reference: The Commission will discuss the proposed meeting schedule for the 2016 calendar year. (10 min)
Next Meeting: December 10, 2015 from 8:00 to 10:00 am, First 5 Humboldt office, 1012 Second St., Eureka