March 22, 2016 Print E-mail

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:   March 22, 2016 from 5:00 pm 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:

A. Commission meeting minutes of January 14, 2016
B.  Commission meeting minutes of February 11, 2016

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.
  • December  2015 Postings
  • January 2016 Postings
  • February 2016 Postings

VI.  Information Item: Inclusion Series
Ronald White, Leadership Program Manager from Humboldt Area Foundation, will present on the “Advancing Equity” project, the status of planning and its community partners. (10 min)

VII. Action Item: Commission Officers
Per the Commission’s Bylaws, at the January Commission meeting officers for the Commission are proposed, and at a subsequent meeting nominees are selected by Commissioners.  Commissioners will select officers for 2016. (5 min)

VIII.  Information Item: Subcommittee Reports
  • ECCE
  • Evaluation
  • Fiscal
  • PFS (5 min)

IX.  Information Item: 2015 Evaluation Report
Evaluators Kim Puckett and Maria Vanderhorst will present the local annual Evaluation Report for the year ending December 2015.
(45 min)

X.  Discussion Item:  Strategic Plan
The Commission will discuss the procedure for the Strategic Plan update and the formation of a Strategic Plan workgroup. (25 min)

XI. Discussion Item: Fiscal Management Guide
Per the recommendation of the Fiscal Subcommittee, discussion of sections of the First 5 Association Fiscal Management Guide are a regular Agenda Item. This month’s discussion will be on the Conflict of Interest section of the Guide. (25 min)


Next Meeting: Thursday, April 14, 2016 from 8:30 am to 11am, Adorni Recreation Center conference room, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka