June 22, 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:      June 22, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Location:     First 5 Humboldt Conference Room, 525 2nd Street, Room 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 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 May 11, 2017
Commission meeting minutes of May 25, 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.

  • April 2017 Postings
  • May 2017 Postings
  • Annual Audit:  Christy White Associates
    Reference: Contract with Christy White Associates to prepare the financial statements for the year ended June 30, 2017, with the option to renew for two additional years.

VI.  Information Item: Subcommittee & Workgroup Reports

  • Evaluation-no report
  • Fiscal - met on June 7th
  • PFS - will meet on June 30th
  • ECCE—information item below (20 min)

VII. Action Item: Commission Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018
Reference: Per the Commission’s annual budget development process, the budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 will be considered. (20 min)

VIII. Action Item: FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT Ten Year Forecast
Reference: The Commission will consider the updated Ten Year Forecast.  This is the Commission’s long range financial plan, and it is updated each year prior to the close of the fiscal year. (20 min)

IX. Discussion Item: Quality Early Childhood Education
Reference: Representatives of the ECCE subcommittee will present their recommendations for systems change related to Early Childhood Education.
(20 min)

X. Information Item: Family/Community Resource Center Funding Proposal
Reference: The Commission will review the proposal for FY 18-19 and FY 19-20 funding of Family/Community Resource Centers.
(20 min)

Commission Retreat: Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 24 Fellowship Way, Bayside, CA.

Next regular scheduled Meeting:  Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am, First 5 Humboldt Conference Room, 525 Second Street, Room 201, Eureka