September 13, 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:   September 13, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 pm
Location:  First 5 Humboldt meeting room, 525 - 2nd Street, Suite 203, Eureka



I. Welcome and Introductions

Any member of the Commission who has a conflict of interest with any agenda item is asked at this time to notify the Commission of his or her conflict and affirm that he or she has not discussed the item with any F5H staff or fellow commissioners. Announcing conflicts at this time will help the Chair announce Commissioner recusal for specific agenda items so that it can be noted in the minutes.

II.  Public Comments and Announcements

III. Executive Director Report

IV. Approval of Minutes:

A. Commission meeting minutes of August 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.

A. June 2016 Postings
B. Evaluation Policy for the Continuation of Existing Programs

The Commission will consider the policy revisions recommended by the Parent and Family Support Subcommittee.


VI. Information Item: Subcommittee & Workgroup Reports
  • Evaluation- Sept. 1 mtg. rescheduled
  • Fiscal—next meeting Oct. 5
  • PFS—met on Aug. 26th
  • ECCE—meeting on Sept. 12
  • Strategic Plan Workgroup—met on Aug. 7th - discussion item below (10 min)


VII. Information Item: Humboldt County Birth Data

Reference: Commissioners will hear an update on Humboldt County Birth Data. (20 min)


VIII. Discussion Item: First 5 Association Survey

Reference: The First 5 Association is working on a survey of Commissions, in advance of the October F5 Association Executive Director Retreat.

(10 min)


IX. Action Item: 2-1-1 proposal

Reference: The Commission will consider the proposal from Humboldt Community Access and Resource Center (HCAR) to fund 2-1-1 Humboldt for $10,000 during FY 16-17. (20 min)


X. Discussion Item: Holiday Funding Partnership

Reference: Commissioners will discuss the Holiday Funding Partnership, a project of the North Coast Grantmaking Partnership. (15 min)


XI. Discussion Item: Strategic Plan Draft

Reference: The Commission will consider input from the Public Input Session and discuss the most recent revisions to the Strategic Plan Draft Goals, Focus Areas, Objectives, Actions and Indicators. The Commission will discuss revisions as needed. (30 min)

Next Meeting: Thursday, October 27, 2016 5:00-7:00 pm, at 525 Second Street, Rm. 203, Eureka.