December 8, 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:  December 8, 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 Nov. 17, 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.  Trinidad Playgroup Proposal
The City of Trinidad has submitted a proposal to resume a playgroup in Trinidad, with a budget of $3480 for the year.

B.  2017 Commission Meeting Schedule
The Commission reviewed the meeting schedule at its November meeting.

C.  2017 Subcommittee Roster
The Commission reviewed the advisory committees’ roster at its November meeting. There has been one change: Taffy Stockton requested that Robin Baker replace her on the PFS advisory committee.

VI.  Information Item: Subcommittee & Workgroup Reports
  • Evaluation- meets Dec. 13
  • Fiscal—met Dec. 7
  • PFS—met Nov. 18
  • ECCE—meets Dec. 12 (10 min)


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

VIII. Information Item: Fiscal Policy
Reference: The Commission will review draft revisions to the Fiscal Policy, as recommended by the Fiscal Committee. (15 min)


IX. Information Item: Revised 16-17 Budget
Reference: The Commission will review the proposed revisions to the 2016-17 budget. (10 min)


X. Information Item: Fiscal Management Guide: Investment and Internal Controls
The Commission will review the Investment and Internal Controls sections of the Fiscal Management Guide. (15 min)

Next Meeting:
Thursday, January 12, 2017, 8:30 – 10:30 am, at 525 Second Street, Ste. 203, Eureka.