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: October 20, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Location: Wharfinger Building, Bay Room,1 Marina Way, Eureka
I. Welcome and Introductions
II. Public Comments and Announcements
III. Executive Director Report
IV. Approval of Minutes: Commission meeting minutes of September 18, 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. August 2014 Postings
B. September 2014 Postings
C. CLIF Award: Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health, ‘Child Passenger Safety Program’
Reference: In partnership with other local funders, it is recommended that FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT contribute $6,000 to assist with purchasing cars seats for low-income families.
D. CLIF Award: Health Professional Shortage Area Designations for Humboldt County
Reference: In partnership with other local funders, it is recommended FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT contribute $1,000 to assist with the application process for Humboldt County to receive a Health Professional Shortage Designation. This status helps local medical entities to secure needed medical providers.
VI. Action Item: Commission Meeting Schedule 2015
Reference: Commissioners will consider their meeting schedule for fiscal year 2015. (5 min)
VII. Information Item: Annual Audit Report
Reference: The Commission will review Financial Statements for the Year Ended June 30, 2014 from Christy White & Associates. (30 min)
VIII. Information Item: First 5 Annual Report
Reference: Evaluators Kim Puckett and Maria Vanderhorst will review sections of the Annual Report to be submitted to First 5 California. (30 min)
IX. Discussion Item: Breastfeeding in the Workplace
Reference: Commissioner Callahan will facilitate a review of a proposal to support breastfeeding mothers in the workplace. (30 min)
Next Meeting: November 19, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Humboldt Area Foundation, Emerson Room, 363 Indianola Road, Bayside, CA