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