November 17, 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:  Nov. 17, 2016 from 8:30-10:30 am

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:
Commission meeting minutes of Oct. 27, 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.  CAPCC Proposal

The Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council (CAPCC) has submitted their annual request for $600 for their Stress and the Holidays Campaign.

B.  October Postings

VI. Information Item: Subcommittee & Workgroup Reports

  • Evaluation- meets Dec. 13
  • Fiscal—meets Dec. 7
  • PFS—met Oct. 28
  • ECCE—met Nov. 14 (10 min)

VII. Information Item: Investment of First 5 Humboldt Funds
Commissioners will receive an update by the County Treasurer on how the First 5 funds are invested by the County and what is considered when investment decisions are made. (20 min)


VIII. Information Item: Pediatric Oral Health
The Commission will receive an update on the Humboldt Dental Transformation Initiative proposed to the California Department of Health Care Services. (15 min)


IX. Information Item: Help Me Grow
The Commission will receive an update on efforts to implement the Help Me Grow model in Humboldt County. (15 min)

X. Information Item: Subcommittee Membership
The Commission will review the slate of subcommittee members for 2017. (15 min)


XI. Information Item: Meeting Dates
The Commission will review the 2017 meeting dates. (10 min)


XII. Action Item: 2015-16 Independent Audit Report
The Commission will consider adoption of the Financial Statements for the year ended June 30, 2016 as prepared by Christy White & Associates. (5 min)


XIII. Action Item: First 5 Annual Report
The Commission will consider adoption of the First 5 Annual Report submitted to First 5 California. (5 min)


XIV. Action Item: Strategic Plan
The Commission will consider adoption of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan. (15 min)


Next Meeting:
Thursday, December 8, 2016, 8:30 – 10:30 am, at 525 Second Street, Ste. 203, Eureka.