December 19, 2013 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.


Date and Time:   December 19, 2013 from 8:00 to 10:00 am
Location:   Humboldt County Office of Education, Madrone Room, 901 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka                      

I.  Welcome and Introductions
II.  Public Comments and Announcements
III.  Executive Director Report
IV.  Approval of Minutes:  Commission meeting minutes of November 20, 2013 


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.  October 2013 Postings
B.  Work Life Alliance—Rescind Membership: The Work Life Alliance is dissolving and the other partners have rescinded their membership.
C. Addressing Perinatal Depression—Support for a Conference:  To improve human and perinatal service provider knowledge about prenatal and postpartum mood disorders.


VI.  Action Item:  Social Media Policy
Reference: The Commission will consider the final version of the Social Media Policy.   (15 min)


VII.  Action Item:  Revised Budget for Fiscal Year 2013-2014
Reference:  The Commission will consider the revised budget for the current fiscal year.   (15 min)      

VIII.  Action Item: FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT Ten Year Forecast
Reference:   The Commission will consider the updated fiscal forecast.   (15 min)


IX.  Information Item: Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center
Reference: The Commission will receive a proposal from Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa requesting funds to support service to children age 0-5 and their families, including pregnant & parenting teens, at the Day Center.   (30 min)


X.  Discussion Item:  The Pacific North West Child Trauma Institute
Reference:  The Commission will review and discuss a concept paper proposing creating a regional trauma institute at Humboldt State University to address childhood trauma in rural Northern California.    (30 min)

Next Meeting: January 16, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00 am at the Office of FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT, 1012 Second Street, Eureka