September 18, 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:   September 18, 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 August 20, 2014
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.      June  2014 Postings
B.      July 2014 Postings
C.     CLIF Award: Holiday Funding Partnership.  Funding allocation in the amount of $3,000 to partner with local funders to serve families with young children during the winter holiday season.


VI.  Discussion Item:  Commission Business
Reference: Commissioners will discuss their meeting schedule for the fiscal year, proposed policies for revision, and subcommittee membership.   (15 min) 


VII.  Information Item:  Resource for Child Care Licensing
Reference: Per key informant interviews conducted in fiscal year 2012/2013 and the suggestion that DeAnna Sander’s trainings be captured on video—a training video has been created.  Commissioners will review highlights from the video and be briefed on its use.   (30 min) 


VIII.  Discussion Item: Breastfeeding in the Workplace
Reference: Commissioner Callahan will lead a discussion on the value of supporting breastfeeding mothers in the workplace.   (30 min)

IX.  Information Item:  Commission Legal Counsel       
Reference:  Legal Counsel, Blair Angus, will review the Commission’s standard  agreement and give an update on service provided to the Commission.    (30 min)


Next Meeting: October 20, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Wharfinger Building in the Bay Room, #1 Marina Way, Eureka  CA  95501