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



I.   Welcome and Introductions 

II.  Public Comments and Announcements

III.  Executive Director Report

IV.   Approval of Minutes:  Commission meeting minutes of December 19, 2013 

V.  Consent Calendar:  The following item was reviewed and recommended for adoption and may be approved by a single vote. Any member of the public may request the Commission to pull the item for further discussion. 
A.  November 2013 Postings.


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


VII.  Action Item: Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center 
Reference: The Commission will consider 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)


VIII.  Discussion Item:  Commission Officers 
Reference:  Per the Commission’s Bylaws, at the January Commission meeting officers for the Commission are proposed, and at a subsequent meeting nominees are selected by Commissioners.    (10 min)


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


X.  Information Item:  Children’s Budget  
Reference: The Commission will be briefed on the value of developing a Children’s Budget for the County, and how accomplishing this is integral to addressing FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT’s Strategic Plan Goal 4: “Promote coordination of prevention services.”    (20 min)


Next Meeting: February 20, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00 am at the Office of FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT, 1012 Second Street, Eureka