May 11, 2017 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:  May 11, 2017 from 8:30-11:00 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 April 13, 2017

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. March 2017 Postings

VI. Information Item: Subcommittee & Workgroup Reports

  • Evaluation-- no report since last Commission meeting
  • Fiscal—met May 3
  • PFS—met April 28
  • ECCE—met April 17

(10 min)

VII. Action Item: Playgroup Funding Equity Proposal
The Commission will consider the playgroup funding proposal to take effect in FY 2018/19. (20 min)

VIII. Action Item: Annual Program Evaluation Team Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2017/2018

Reference: Per the Commission’s ‘Evaluation Policy for the Continuation of Existing Programs,’ the Program Evaluation Team’s recommendations for Fiscal Year 2017/2018 will be considered for the following programs: (90 min)

A. Arcata Play Center

B. Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center

C. Blue Lake Community Resource Center

D. Blue Lake Playgroup

E. Discovery Museum

F. Fortuna Playgroup

G. FUN Play Center

H. HAW/Healthy Kids Humboldt

I. HCOE Partnership (Children & Families Support Specialist & Inclusion Specialist)


K. Library Partnership

L. Loleta Playgroup

M. Manila Community Resource Center

N. Manila Playgroup

O. Mattole Valley Resource Center

P. Mattole Playgroup

Q. McKinleyville Family Resource Center

R. McKinleyville Playgroup

S. Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)

T. Nurse Family Partnership

U. Orleans Playgroup

V. Paso a Paso

W. Rio Dell Playgroup

X. Southern Humboldt Playgroups

Y. Tiny Tots Playgroup (Arcata)

Z. Trinidad Playgroup


BB.Willow Creek Community Resource Center

CC. Willow Creek Playgroup

DD. Women and Children’s Fund

IX. Discussion Item: FY 17-18 Budget
The Commission will discuss the proposed FY 17-18 Budget. (20 min)

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 22, 2017, 5-7:00 pm, at 525 Second Street, Ste. 203, Eureka.